Wednesday, August 20, 2014   

(NBA) Heat clinch playoff berth
(03-11 11:33)

Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points as Miami beat Washington 99-90 to clinch a playoff spot.
Chris Bosh scored 22 for the Heat, who snapped a three-game slide and moved within one game of Indiana in the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Ray Allen added 13 for Miami, which was down one midway through the fourth before Wade sparked a 12-0 run with five points, three assists and a block at the rim. The Heat never trailed again, and avoided their first four-game slide since 2011.
Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Martell Webster added 17 and Drew Gooden scored 15 for the Wizards. --AP   
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