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Heat bring Rockets’ hot streak to end with narrow victory

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The Houston Rockets’ five-game winning streak was brought to an end by the Miami Heat a night after breaking the NBA three-point record.

After sinking 26 three-pointers in Wednesday night’s 136-118 victory over the Washington Wizards, the Rockets were edged 101-99 at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

James Harden had another big night, putting 35 points on the board, but a narrowly missed three-pointer from Eric Gordon on the buzzer saw the Heat clinch victory.

Josh Richardson scored 22 points and Tyler Johnson put 19 on the board for Miami, who claimed their first three-game winning run of the season.

In the night’s other game, the Los Angeles Clippers overcame a four-game losing streak, beating the Dallas Mavericks 125-121.

In a game that went down to the wire, the lead changed six times in the fourth quarter, but a late rally from Dallas was overshadowed by two free throws from Tobias Harris to rescue the victory.

Luka Doncic finished with a season-high 32 points for the Mavericks, but was matched by the Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams added 26 for the home side.

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