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MIAMI -- For the Miami Heat, the third quarter was pretty much the whole story. Chris Bosh tumbled over some courtside seats on one end, and LeBron James apologized to a few fans during one particularly frustrating moment on the other. In between, Mario Chalmers gave the Heat all the boost they needed. Chalmers went on a personal 9-0 run in a 39-second span of the period, Bosh led all scorers with 19 points on 8-for-9 shooting, and the Heat went on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-88 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. "We just try to get out in transition, let our defence be our offence most of the time and keep working from there," Chalmers said. Ray Allen scored 17 in his first game back from a bout with the flu. Chalmers had 12 of his 14 in the third quarter for the Heat, who were without Dwyane Wade for the second time this season. James finished with a season-low 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Heat (8-3), and no starter played in the final 12 minutes while backups put away the game. "Were very confident in our lineup we got, man," James said. "Those guys continue to play well. They continue to work together and its great to have a Hall of Famer in that lineup with Ray coming back." Mike Scott scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Atlanta, which got 12 points apiece from Al Horford and Pero Antic. Kyle Korver made three 3-pointers for the Hawks, extending his streak to 84 consecutive games with at least one make from beyond the arc, five shy of matching Dana Barros NBA record. "Its a constant battle," Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said of playing the Heat. "They take away something. Hopefully you can find something else. At times we did and at times we didnt." Miamis lead was 56-54 in the third quarter when Chalmers got hot -- in a hurry. James Jones, who started in place of Wade, actually started what became a 15-2 run with a 3-pointer, and then Chalmers got going. He cut across the lane for a reverse layup while getting fouled, then made a 3-pointer from the left wing after an Atlanta turnover. Jeff Teague missed a layup on the next Atlanta possession, James wound up throwing a chest pass from about 50 feet to Chalmers, who pulled up on the catch and connected on another 3-pointer from the same spot. Just like that, 56-54 became 68-54. And Bosh provided one of the nights highlights by giving the crowd a rather comical thumbs-up after his dive into the expensive seats, plus was thrilled to learn afterward that the photo quickly made its rounds on social media. "You dont get to go in the stands much," Bosh said. Atlanta carved the deficit to 10 entering the fourth, but the Heat -- with five reserves on the court -- then showed off their depth. Allen scored Miamis first 12 points of the final quarter, Michael Beasley added the next four, and the Heat lead grew 94-78 with 5 minutes remaining, ensuring that the two-time defending NBA champions would keep their starters on the bench for the entirety of the final period. Norris Cole finished with eight points, nine assists and five rebounds for Miami. "Our starters are rooting them on," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. "They understand the importance of that group." Neither team led by more than six points in the first half, one where the Hawks held James scoreless for the first 16 minutes. James never really got on a sustained roll offensively, though Miami didnt need him to get there, either. James scored 10 points in the second quarter, and only three in the rest of the game. Even without Wade, and on a night Miami used its sixth starting lineup in 11 games, that didnt matter. "Theyre a great defensive team," Korver said. "They were able to really trap the ball. With LeBron in the back, theyre able to cover every passing angle - it seems like that. Nothing really feels open." Atlanta was without forward Paul Millsap, out with right elbow tendinitis. Gustavo Ayon started in his place. NOTES: Heat F Udonis Haslem had a fairly odd stat line: seven points and six fouls in eight minutes, the fastest anyone has fouled out of an NBA game since Feb. 16, 2011. Haslem had missed Miamis last four games with back spasms. ... James is now two free throws away from the 5,000th make from the line in his career. ... Spoelstra improved his winning percentage to .6617. If Miami wins at Orlando on Wednesday, he would pass legendary Boston coach Red Auerbach (.6619) on the NBAs career list, among coaches with more than 400 games. ... Atlanta finished with 22 assists, and the Hawks have had at least 20 in every game this season. Cheap Blue Jays Jerseys . Boston is making its first appearance in the ALCS since 2008. For Detroit, its a third straight trip to the ALCS and its fourth in eight years. Wholesale Blue Jays Jerseys . Compared to what hes gone through in recent weeks, that seemed like a breeze. Speaking to The Associated Press on Friday at an NBA Cares event, Silver said hes thrilled that the leagues attention can be on the championship series between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs -- and not, as it was for so much of the post-season, on the off-the-court matters involving the banishment of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and now the looming sale of that franchise. https://www.cheapbluejays.com/ . Zimmermann became the National Leagues first 16-game winner, pitching seven solid innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Wednesday night. 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On the day after Billy Horschel posted his 12th straight round in the 60s, won his second straight tournament against a world-class field and picked up an additional $10 million bonus as the FedEx Cup champion, Watson was kicking back in his seat at a Kansas City Royals game.DALLAS - Jonathan Bernier wasnt quite satisfied after earning his second shutout of the season and posting his second-highest save total.Most of the night I felt pretty good, but theres just a few that got away from me, the Toronto goalie said after making 43 saves as the Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Tuesday.James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists for Toronto, which snapped a three-game slide.The Stars four-game winning streak ended when they were shut out for the first time since Jan. 9 at New Jersey.I had a few bad rebounds but the D-men did a good job tying up sticks and letting me get back in position, Bernier said. Timely goal, good power play, good penalty kill. Thats how we won the game tonight.Nazem Kadri opened the scoring 55 seconds into the game, and assisted when van Riemsdyk scored at 6:21 of the second period.Phil Kessel had two assists, the second on Tyler Bozaks power-play goal at 10:30 of the second. Mike Santorelli finished the scoring with an empty-net goal at 16:09 of the third.Toronto killed off four Dallas power plays.Our special teams werent good enough, Stars coach Lindy Ruff said. We had a couple opportunities where we got a little stagnant on the power play, and not enough pucks went to the net.Youve got to give Bernier a lot of credit. He was fabulous.Berniers save total, which included 19 in the third period, was one short of his season high. He has nine career shutouts.As always, your goalies your No. 1 penalty killer. Bernie was called on far, far too often tonight, Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said. You know theyre going to make a push, and we were able to withstand the storm, but Bernie was a big reason for it.ddddddddddddDallas Kari Lehtonen allowed three goals and stopped 22 shots.Toronto took a 1-0 lead in the first minute when van Riemsdyk passed from the right corner to the front of the net. Kadri beat the Stars Tyler Seguin and Alex Goligoski to the puck and put it past Lehtonen.Neither team scored again in the first period, though Seguin and Bozak each hit a post. Dallas outshot Toronto 10-8 in the period.In the second, van Riemsdyk scored on a breakaway at 6:21. His backhand shot went between Lehtonens legs.The Maple Leafs lead grew to 3-0 on Bozaks power-play goal. Dion Phaneufs drive from the top of the slot deflected off Stars defenceman Jordie Benn to Bozaks stick at waist height. A review to determine whether the puck went in off his glove allowed the goal to stand.Again the Stars had nothing to show for outshooting Toronto, 14-11.Chippy play in the third period led to three minor penalties for roughing and a full-fledged fight between Phaneuf and Dallas Antoine Roussel at 12:20. Phaneuf and Roussel were assessed a major and a minor penalty apiece.NOTES: In five career games against Dallas, Kadri has nine points (four goals, five assists). ... Toronto D Stephane Robidas received an ovation when the Stars played a video tribute during a timeout. Robidas played 704 games for Dallas before being traded to Anaheim last season. ... Lehtonen came out of the net with more than four minutes remaining, but returned after Santorellis empty-netter. Lehtonen had been pulled during the second period after allowing four goals in Sundays 6-5 shootout victory at Edmonton. ' ' '

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