Spurs Maul Heat – NBA Roundup
UNDATED (AP)— The two-time NBA champion Miami Heat have hit a late-season slump. Losing their second straight game from start to finish, the Heat were dismantled by the San Antonio Spurs 111-87. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 23 points and 11 rebounds.
Tony Parker scored 17 points, including 14 in the first half. Boris Diaw (DEE'-ow) added 16 and Kawhi (kuh-WY') Leonard had 11 for San Antonio, which has won five straight.
Chris Bosh had 24 points, LeBron James added 19, Dwyane Wade had 16 and Michael Beasley 11 for Miami.
In other NBA action:
— Gerald Green scored 25 of his career-high 41 points in the third quarter and the Phoenix Suns erased a 16-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-122. Russell Westbrook had 36 for the Thunder.
__ The L.A. Clippers demolished the rival Lakers 142-94. The Clippers opened up a 33-point halftime lead that grew to 49 points after three quarters. Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 20 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and two steals. The Clippers shot 55 percent for the night.