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@ Was 
W 91-88
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vs. Ind 
L 95-120
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vs. Bos 
W 104-98
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NBA roundup: Heat halt Celtics winning streak at 16

(TSX / STATS) -- MIAMI -- Goran Dragic scored 27 points as the Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 104-98, snapping the Celtics' 16-game winning streak Wednesday night.

The Heat nearly squandered a 14-point lead midway through the fourth as the Celtics ran off 13 straight points and got within 91-90 on Marcus Smart's two free throws with 3:14 remaining. Dion Waiters' responded with consecutive 3-pointers for a seven-point advantage. Dragic clinched the victory with three free throws in the final 28 seconds.

The loss was Boston's first since a 108-100 defeat at Milwaukee on Oct. 18. Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and Jayson Tatum finished with 18 points for the Celtics.

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Leaders
Points: Goran Dragic18.8
Rebounds: Hassan Whiteside13.2
Assists: Goran Dragic4.6
FG%: Hassan Whiteside58.8%
Steals: Josh Richardson1.29
Blocks: Hassan Whiteside1.83
Defense (Rank)
Points: 102.8 (8)
Rebounds: 44.2 (20)
Assists: 18.5 (3)
FG%: 44.2% (9)
FT%: 79.1% (28)
3P%: 37.3% (21)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 100.5 (25)
Rebounds: 43.5 (17)
Assists: 20.2 (26)
FG%: 44.7% (20)
FT%: 78.4% (11)
3P%: 35.2% (21)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
Washington 10 8 .556 --
Charlotte 8 9 .471 1.5
Miami 8 9 .471 1.5
Orlando 8 10 .444 2.0
Atlanta 3 15 .167 7.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/14/2017 DeAndre Liggins Waived
10/14/2017 Erik McCree Waived
10/14/2017 Tony Mitchell Waived
10/12/2017 Tony Mitchell Signed as Free Agent
10/12/2017 Larry Drew II Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
11/14/2017 Okaro White Foot surgery
10/12/2017 Rodney McGruder Leg stress fracture
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