Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games

Mon Dec 8, 2014 12:27am EST
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(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games:

Grizzlies 103, Heat 87

The Memphis Grizzlies used a 17-3 run early in the final quarter to beat the slumping Miami Heat.

The Heat (9-11) got within three points but ran out of gas to drop their fourth straight despite a game-high 25 points by Dwayne Wade.

Reserve forward Jon Leuer led Memphis with a season-best 20 points as the Grizzlies (16-4) bounced back from their first home defeat of the season against San Antonio on Friday.

Celtics 101, Wizards 93

The Boston Celtics almost blew a 25-point second-half lead but held on for their third straight victory, nipping former captain Paul Pierce and his Washington Wizards.   Continued...

Memphis Grizzlies forwards Tayshaun Prince (21) and Jon Leuer (30) celebrate after a score by Leuer in the second half against the Miami Heat at FedExForum. Memphis defeated Miami 103-87. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports