Wednesday around the NBA


Heat 115, Hawks 86

ATLANTA

Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points, including 15 on five 3-pointers when Miami took the lead for good in the second period, and the Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks. Josh Richardson also had 19 points, and Justise Winslow had 18 for Miami. Taurean Prince led Atlanta with 20 points, Lee and Tyler Dorsey each had 15. No other Hawks player scored in double figures.

Magic 105, Mavericks 100

ORLANDO, FLA.

Rookie Jamel Artis had 18 points for his second straight career high to help the Orlando Magic beat the depleted Dallas Mavericks. Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 20 points without playing in the fourth quarter. Gordon scored 16 points in the first quarter, leading the Magic to a 14-point lead. Bismack Biyombo had 12 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high five assists. Jalen Jones led Dallas with 15 points. Johnathan Motley added 14 points and eight rebounds in his first NBA start, and Kyle Collinsworth came off the bench for 14 points and nine rebounds.

76ers 115, Pistons 108

DETROIT

JJ Redick scored 25 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers won their 12th straight game, eliminating Detroit from playoff contention. The Pistons had their five-game winning streak snapped, and their defeat clinched a postseason spot for the Milwaukee Bucks. The Eastern Conference playoff field is now set, although there’s still plenty of uncertainty over the actual matchups. Philadelphia pulled even with Cleveland for third place in the East. Anthony Tolliver scored 25 points for the Pistons and went 7 of 8 from 3-point range.

Associated Press

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