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Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102

CORRECTS DAY OF WEEK - Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) leaps to score against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. An already decimated Miami Heat roster had two more players scratched at halftime.

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James Harden’s 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, right, hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in front of Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin (13), from France, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Washington. The Rockets won 99-91. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall’s Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.

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Bruins edge Hurricanes 2-1 in OT

Boston Bruins' Carl Soderberg (34) charges between Carolina Hurricanes' Ron Hainsey (65) and Justin Faulk (27) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — David Pastrnak scored on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

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Davis leads Pelicans past sinking Timberwolves 110-88

Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng (5) reaches for the ball against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Dieng was called for a foul.(AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.

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Gee pitches 7 innings as Mets defeat Cardinals 3-2

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Dillon Gee allowed singles to four of his first five batters, then settled in to pitch seven innings Sunday in the New York Mets’ 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

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