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Heat beat Lakers on Shaq night in Miami

Heat erase 19 point deficit to defeat Lakers

Shaquille O'Neal thanks the crowd during a special halftime ceremony during which his number was retired at the American Airlines Arena on Thursday night.
Shaquille O'Neal thanks the crowd during a special halftime ceremony during which his number was retired at the American Airlines Arena on Thursday night.

MIAMI – Justise Winslow and Hassan Whiteside each finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied from 19 points down to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-107 on Thursday night.

Winslow set a career high for points and tied a career best in rebounds for the Heat, who raised Shaquille O'Neal's No. 32 jersey to the rafters in a halftime ceremony.

Goran Dragic scored 21 and James Johnson added 19 for Miami, which snapped a three-game slide and went 3-3 on its six-game homestand.

Lou Williams scored 27 points for the Lakers, who fell to 5-14 on the road.

Nick Young scored 20 and D'Angelo Russell had 17.