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Shaquille O'Neal scored 23 points, Eddie Jones and Jason Williams had 19 apiece, and the Miami Heat extended the NBA's longest current winning streak to nine games with a 103-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.
Shaquille O'Neal had 24 points, nine rebounds and a season-high eight assists, Eddie Jones added 23 points, and the Miami Heat put together a huge second-half run to beat the Chicago Bulls 103-70.
Eddie Jones had a season-high 21 points and the Heat got above .500 on Monday with a win over the Hawks.
Just hours before Thursday's trade deadline, Marc Stein has the latest.
Eddie Jones rejoined the Heat on Thursday.
Eddie Jones is heading back to the Miami Heat, ESPN.com has learned.
Shaquille O'Neal will soon sign a long-term contract to stay with the Miami Heat, a move that can hardly be considered a surprise.
Eddie Jones and the rest of Miami's perimeter defenders are making the Pistons' best shooter work for everything he gets.
Do the Pistons have enough depth to repeat? John Hollinger takes another close look and still says no.
MIAMI 90, NEW JERSEY 65
Miami 102, Cleveland 82
Miami 112, Orlando 103
Alonzo Mourning and Shaquille O'Neal are in the house, but everything remained in limbo Friday, with no one certain when the Heat would debut their new look.
Shaquille O'Neal had 33 points and 18 rebounds and Eddie Jones added 23 points to lead the Miami Heat past the host Toronto Raptors 111-96 Wednesday night.
Our scout analyzes the Jazz' guard situation, the Heat's winning secrets, and the big 'O' in Okafor.