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NBA: Heat rally to beat Cavaliers in overtime and keep playoff hopes alive

NBA: Heat rally to beat Cavaliers in overtime and keep playoff hopes alive

Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game’s final four from the free-throw line, and the host Miami Heat remained alive in the postseason chase by rallying to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 124-121, on Monday night.

Hassan Whiteside had 23 points and 18 rebounds for the Heat, who would have been eliminated with a loss.

Deron Williams had a season-high 35 points for the Cavaliers, who fell to 0-7 this season when LeBron James doesn’t play.

Cleveland also played without Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson, and fell a game behind Boston in the race for No. 1 in the Eastern Conference.

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