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Heat rallies past Celtics, 93-86

  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

    Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) is blocked by Miami Heat center Greg Oden (20) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) scores against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Boston Celtics small forward Jeff Green (8) passes against Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)
  • Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) drives against Boston Celtics center Kris Humphries (43) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP PhotoAlan Diaz)

MIAMI — LeBron James scored 11 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Bosh added 16 and the Miami Heat blew an 18-point lead before rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Tuesday night.

Chris Andersen scored 13 points and made all five of his shots for Miami, which ended the game on a 9-0 run.

Brandon Basson scored 15 points, Kris Humphries had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Jeff Green had 12 points for the Celtics, who outrebounded Miami 46-33 but shot only 39 percent.

Rajon Rondo, still coming around after returning from knee surgery, missed all eight of his shots, plus missed a pair of free throws with the Celtics down four with 44.4 seconds remaining.

Avery Bradley, the Celtics’ other starting guard, was lost in the second quarter with a sprained right ankle.

The Celtics rallied from a 10-point deficit to win 111-110 in their first trip to Miami this season. So clearly, being in a double-digit hole on the road against the two-time champs doesn’t deter them.

They were down by as many as 18 in this one, then steadily began chipping away, getting it down to 11 by halftime, down to four entering the fourth and then taking their first lead since the opening minutes on a dunk by Humphries with 3:08 left — about a half minute after James tried a reverse dunk that rimmed out.

Humphries’ dunk made it 86-84. The Celtics didn’t score again.

James made seven free throws, Allen added a jumper and that was it, the 9-0 run that ended the night for Miami.

As if playing without Dwyane Wade isn’t difficult enough for Miami — he was out for the 12th time this season — the Heat found themselves facing a sticky situation at his position just 71 seconds after tip-off.

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