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Tyler Johnson, short-handed Heat hold off Kings, 107-102

Miami Heat's Tyler Johnson on his game high 23 points vs the Kings as Heat sweep series

Tyler Johnson had a game-high 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 27.8 seconds to play, as the short-handed Miami Heat swept the season series against the Kings with a 107-102 victory Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center.
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Tyler Johnson had a game-high 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 27.8 seconds to play, as the short-handed Miami Heat swept the season series against the Kings with a 107-102 victory Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center.

Player of the game: Tyler Johnson had a game-high 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 27.8 seconds to play, as the short-handed Miami Heat swept the season series against the Kings with a 107-102 victory Wednesday night at Golden 1 Center.

Turning point: Johnson’s off-balance shot gave the Heat a 104-102 lead. He was fouled and made the free throw.

X-factor: Miami made 12 3-pointers. The Heat were averaging 8.6.

Injuries: The Kings’ Rudy Gay (strained right hip flexor) was out.

Records: Kings 15-20; Heat 11-26

'Second unit was unbelievable brought us back in this game,' said Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins after they were unable to close the game against the Miami Heat.

Before Wednesday's game against Miami, Kings coach Dave Joerger looks for improvement as a homestand begins, discusses DeMarcus Cousins' role and gives an update on Rudy Gay and Ty Lawson.

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