MIAMI -- LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Chris Bosh scored 13 points and James Jones had 12 for the Heat. Miami sealed it with an 18-4 run in the fourth, all but three of those points coming with James getting a rest.
SPURS 90, MAVS 85: In San Antonio, Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the Spurs held their Texas rivals to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for the victory.
The Mavericks also went scoreless for 5Â½ minutes during that stretch, their lone field goal coming as time expired.
Tony Parker had 21 points, and Manu Ginobili added 17.
WIZARDS 102, BULLS 93: In Chicago, Nene dominated with 24 points and Trevor Ariza scored 18 as Washington rallied from 13 down in its playoff opener.
John Wall scored 16 in his postseason debut. Marcin Gortat added 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the fifth-seeded Wizards pulled out the victory even though they looked like they were ready to be blown out.