Wednesday's HIGHLIGHTS

Thunder 112, Heat 95: Kevin Durant scored 33 points, and Oklahoma City dominated Miami after overcoming a 22-4 deficit. The Thunder led by as many as 25 and shot 16 for 27 from 3-point range, including 5 for 5 by Derek Fisher off the bench. It was Oklahoma City's ninth straight win. LeBron James led Miami with 34 points.

  • James apologized for using the word "retarded" while answering a question in a pregame interview. James said the word's usage is a bad habit he's trying to break, and he'll try not to use it again. "I mean no disrespect," James said.

    Clippers 110, Wizards 103: Blake Griffin led five players in double figures with 29 points, and Los Angeles beat Washington.

    Bulls 96, Spurs 86: Jimmy Butler had 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago sent San Antonio to its third straight loss.

  • The Spurs' Manu Ginobili will be sidelined three to four weeks because of a strained hamstring.

    Rockets 117, Mavericks 115: Chandler Parsons scored 26 points as Houston beat Dallas. Dwight Howard added 21 points for the Rockets, and Jeremy Lin had 18. Dirk Nowitzki had 38 points and 17 rebounds for Dallas.

    Suns 126, Bucks 117: Goran Dragic scored 30 points despite sustaining an apparent injury to his left elbow, and Phoenix beat Milwaukee.

    Timberwolves 88, Pelicans 77: Kevin Love had 30 points and 14 rebounds to spark Minnesota past New Orleans.

    Bobcats 101, Nuggets 98: Al Jefferson scored 35 points, helping Charlotte hold off Denver.

    Grizzlies 99, Kings 89: Mike Conley had 27 points as Memphis beat Sacramento.

    Postponed: The Detroit Pistons' game at the Atlanta Hawks was postponed because of the winter storm that has made travel unsafe in Atlanta.

    -- ASSOCIATED PRESS