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James, Wade shine as Heat edge Magic in overtime

LeBron James of the Miami Heat, pictured in Miami, Florida, on December 25, 2012
LeBron James of the Miami Heat, pictured during an NBA match at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, on December 25, 2012. James on Monday delivered the go-ahead basket in overtime and Dwyane Wade followed with a steal and a dunk to seal a 112-110 vi

LeBron James delivered the go-ahead basket in overtime and Dwyane Wade followed with a steal and a dunk to seal a 112-110 victory for the NBA champion Miami Heat over Orlando.

James' 36 points on Monday included a slashing layup that broke a 106-106 tie with 1:07 remaining in overtime.

He also added 11 assists, while Chris Bosh added 22 points for a Heat team that rebounded from back-to-back losses at Detroit and Milwaukee.

"We haven't been playing particularly well on the road so maybe this will change the dynamic and hopefully we'll have a paradigm shift in 2013 and we'll take off and start playing the way we're capable of on the road," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.

Wade shrugged off a poor 3-for-10 performance from the free-throw line to finish with 21 points.

With less than 10 seconds to play in overtime he intercepted an inbounds pass from Orlando's J.J. Redick and jammed home a dunk.

The Heat clawed back from an 11-point third-quarter deficit, and overcame a monster night from the Magic's Nikola Vucevic, who scored 20 points and grabbed a club-record 29 rebounds.

Shaquille O'Neal had held the Magic's record for most rebounds in a game at 28.

Despite his efforts, the Magic lost their sixth straight, their longest losing streak since a six-game slide in 2006.

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