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Heat improve to 3-0

Miami beats Raptors 107-102

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MIAMI – Chris Bosh scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors for the 16th straight time, prevailing 107-102 on Sunday night.
   Dwyane Wade added 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Heat (3-0) -- the last unbeaten team in the Eastern Conference. Luol Deng scored 18 points, Shawne Williams added 16 and Mario Chalmers finished with 12 for Miami.

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points for Toronto (2-1), which hasn't beaten Miami since Jan. 27, 2010.

Kyle Lowry added 22, including a layup that got the Raptors within four with 21 seconds left. Jonas Valanciunas scored 14 and Greivis Vasquez finished with 12 for Toronto, which was outrebounded 43-28.

Miami led by as many as 16 late in the third quarter before the Raptors came roaring back, starting with a 6-0 run to close the third and get within 10. Toronto got within six twice midway through the fourth, before Shawne Williams made a pair of big plays for Miami.