Sun Apr 9, 2017 9:40PM
Miami Heat forward James Johnson (16) scores past Washington Wizards Marcin Gortat (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Washington, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (Reuters)
Miami Heat forward James Johnson (16) scores past Washington Wizards Marcin Gortat (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Washington, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (Reuters)
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In the NBA, the visiting Miami Heat have registered 106-103 over the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center.

Washington started the match as the better side on Saturday and went ahead by a single point at the end of the first period. But Miami came back in the second frame and won the quarter 24-23 to tie the game at 52-52 at the intermission.

In the third period, Slovenian Goran Dragic drove in for a three-point play to make it 64-60 for the visitor’s midway through the quarter.

But the game got locked again at 102-102 in the fourth period and with only 11 seconds left James Johnson hit a layup to give Miami a 104-103 lead and from then on the Heat held on to edge Washington 106-103 in the nation's capital.