Highlights of Friday's NBA games

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(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games.

Heat 118, Bulls 96

The short-handed Chicago Bulls put up a good fight for three quarters, but the Miami Heat dominated the fourth to win 118-96 on Friday night at the United Center.

Chicago (32-32) played without injured starting guards Jimmy Butler (knee sprain) and Derrick Rose (groin strain).

The Bulls trailed just 84-81 starting the fourth, but were outscored 34-15 in the quarter and 64-38 in the second half.

Hornets 118, Pistons 103

Marvin Williams had 22 points and five 3-pointers and the Charlotte Hornets stretched their winning streak to six with a 118-103 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.   Continued...

Mar 11, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) is defended by Chicago Bulls guard Justin Holiday (7) during the second half at the United Center. Miami won 118-96. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports