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Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers overcome LeBron, Cavs

Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) dribbles the ball against Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (8) during the second half at Golden 1 Center. Photo Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) dribbles the ball against Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (8) during the second half at Golden 1 Center. Photo Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

Dario Saric hit two key hoops in the final 5:09 to squash Cleveland rallies Thursday night, helping the Philadelphia 76ers hold on for a 108-97 victory over the Cavaliers in a nationally televised game in Cleveland.

The win was Philadelphia's first in three tries against Cleveland this season, and allowed the 76ers (33-27) to move within 2 1/2 games of the Cavaliers (36-25) in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

The loss cut into the Cavaliers' lead in the Central Division. They now lead Indiana (34-27) by just two games.

Kings 116, Nets 111 (OT)

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and De'Aaron Fox added 21 to lead host Sacramento to a win over Brooklyn .

Willie Cauley-Stein had 17 points and Buddy Hield tallied 16 for the Kings, who halted a five-game losing streak. Skal Labissiere added 11 points.

DeMarre Carroll recorded 22 points and 10 rebounds and Allen Crabbe scored 20 for Brooklyn, which lost for the 14th time in the past 16 games. Jarrett Allen had 15 points and 13 rebounds, D'Angelo Russell contributed 15 points and 12 assists and Joe Harris scored 11 points.

Lakers 131, Heat 113

Isaiah Thomas scored a game-high 29 points off the bench and Julius Randle added 25 points to power Los Angeles past host Miami.

The 131 points are the most allowed by Miami this season. Since 1995, it was just the fourth time the Heat has allowed more than 130 points.

Brandon Ingram added 19 points, five assists and five rebounds but left the game with 3:41 remaining due to an apparent leg injury. Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball returned to the starting lineup for the first time since Jan. 13, producing eight points, seven assists and six rebounds.

Blazers 108, Timberwolves 99

Damian Lillard shook off a poor shooting start to score 35 points as host Portland rallied for a victory over Minnesota.

CJ McCollum added 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic and Shabazz Napier 16 apiece for the Trail Blazers (36-26), who won their fifth straight game overall and 12th of 13 at home.

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 34 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for the Timberwolves (38-27), who had won two straight. Andrew Wiggins added 21 points for Minnesota.

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