NBA: Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win




The Miami Heat provided more evidence they are a legitimate force in the NBA's Eastern Conference after upstaging the Toronto Raptors 90-89. Wayne Ellington's acrobatic layup with less than a second to play on Tuesday snapped Toronto's 12-game home winning streak, while extending Miami's unbeaten run to five games. Raptors forward Serge Ibaka and the Heat's James Johnson exchanged punches and were ejected midway through the third quarter.

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