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             === Heat beat Kings in double OT for 12th straight win ===
 
 Miami,  FL (Sports  Network)  -  Despite playing  their  fifth  game in  seven
 days, the Miami Heat kept their season-high winning streak alive.
 
 But it wasn't easy.
 
 LeBron  James  and Dwyane  Wade combined  for 79 points,  and the Heat tallied
 their  12th straight  victory in  a 141-129  double-overtime triumph  over the
 Sacramento Kings.
 
 James  had  a season-high 40  points, to go with  a career-high 16 assists and
 eight rebounds, while Wade added 39 points, eight boards and seven assists for
 Miami, which hasn't lost since Feb. 1 when it fell to the Indiana Pacers.
 
 "It  probably felt  like 20 innings if  it were a baseball game. But we needed
 double-overtime and we did it," James said.
 
 The Heat are two wins away from the franchise's longest winning stretch of 14,
 accomplished from Dec. 6, 2004-Jan. 1, 2005.
 
 Marcus  Thornton  hit eight  3-pointers  and  netted  36  points to  lead  the
 Kings,  who have  dropped six consecutive tilts.
 
 "To  be able to take that team into two overtimes, it just shows the testament
 of us growing," Thornton said.
 
 A  9-2 spurt propelled the Heat to a 105-96 lead with 4:01 left in the fourth,
 but the Kings rallied a bit later.
 
 After  Wade's  layup gave Miami  a 110-101 edge  with 2:20 to play, Sacramento
 outscored  the  hosts 11-2 to  close out  regulation. Thornton nailed three 3-
 pointers  during the  burst  before  DeMarcus Cousins'  layup  with 8.5  ticks
 remaining tied the contest at 112-112.
 
 Wade's left wing jumper at the buzzer clanked off the front of the rim.
 
 Triples  by Thornton  and Isaiah Thomas, sandwiched around a Wade jumper, gave
 the  Kings  a 124-123 margin, but  James split a  pair of foul shots with 29.3
 ticks  in  OT to knot the  contest. Chris Bosh missed  a jumper at the horn to
 send the tilt into another extra session.
 
 The Heat, though, seized control in the second overtime.
 
 After Thornton hit another trey to pull Sacramento within 128-127 with 3:50 on
 the clock, Miami countered with an 11-2 surge to put the game away.
 
 James  netted the  first seven points of  the burst and Wade's layup capped it
 to put Miami ahead 139-129 with 1:01 to go.
 
 Miami  led  27-22 after a  quarter of play, but  the Kings outscored the hosts
 31-24 in the second to take a 53-51 edge into the break.
 
 Sacramento headed into the fourth with a slim 85-84 lead.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Bosh  recorded  15 points,  eight rebounds,  four blocks  and three steals ...
 Thornton  was 8-of-12  from beyond the arc ... Sacramento turned the ball over
 19 times, which led to 26 Miami points.
 
 02/27 00:57:57 ET