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               === Heat go for seventh straight win vs. Suns ===
 (  -  The Miami Heat  have won six  straight and will try to
 extend that streak to seven Monday night when they welcome the Phoenix Suns to
 AmericanAirlines Arena.
 The  two-time defending  champs haven't faltered since a shocking home loss to
 the  Boston Celtics on  Nov. 9. Miami has taken nine of its last 10 and is one
 of five teams with double-digit wins in the season.
 Miami's  most  recent victory was  hard-earned. LeBron  James made a jumper to
 give the Heat a 101-99 win at home over the Orlando Magic, who led most of the
 game on Saturday.
 "The  play  wasn't executed the  best," James said  of his winning shot, which
 came  with 15.1 seconds left. "They kind of read what we were going to do, but
 I was just able to pop free."
 Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 27 points, followed by James, who had 22 points,
 nine  rebounds, seven  assists  and three  steals. Chris  Bosh  chipped in  15
 The  Heat  have been  magnificent on  offense. They  are fourth  in the NBA in
 scoring at 106.6 ppg and have topped the 100-point mark in 12 of 13 games this
 The  Suns are  2-0 on this current  road trip, which will end on Monday night.
 Phoenix  knocked  off the Charlotte Bobcats  on Friday night, then toppled the
 Magic, 104-96 on Sunday.
 Against  Orlando,  the Suns took  a 10-point lead  after the first quarter and
 never looked back. Phoenix only committed nine turnovers in the victory Sunday
 and the bench was solid.
 Marcus  Morris had  16 points  for  the second  unit while  his twin  brother,
 Markieff, scored 12.
 "Marcus  and Markieff  played well," head coach Jeff Hornacek said. "They gave
 us  some good  minutes in the second  half. Our bench as a whole played pretty
 good.  We  put a lot  on all of  our players because  we think they are pretty
 good; we expect them to play well every night."
 Goran  Dragic was great  with 23 points and 13 assists. Gerald Green scored 20
 points, while Channing Frye added 14 points.
 Eric Bledsoe missed his fourth straight game with a left shin contusion. He is
 listed as day-to-day.
 The Heat have won six in a row over Phoenix and eight of their last 12 at home
 against the Suns.
 11/25 10:34:18 ET