Last Update on December 11, 2013 14:05 GMT
UNDATED (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers have stretched their lead in the NBA's Eastern Conference by knocking off the No. 2 team.
Paul George scored 15 of his 17 points while the Pacers were turning a seven-point, halftime deficit into a 90-84 victory over Miami. The Pacers never led until Roy Hibbert converted a three-point play midway through the third period.
Hibbert finished with a team-high 24 points as Indiana improved to a league-best 19-3 and moved three games ahead of the Heat.
LeBron James led the Heat with 17 points, 14 rebounds and six assists but had only three baskets and nine points after the first quarter.
In other NBA action:
-- San Antonio had little trouble with Toronto as Manu Ginobili (MAN'-oo jih-NOH'-blee) scored 16 points and Tony Parker added 15 in the Spurs' 116-103 downing of the Raptors. Tim Duncan and Aron Baynes each had 14 points for the Spurs, who trailed by 14 in the first quarter before outscoring the Raptors 65-38 over the next two periods.
-- Kevin Durant scored 30 points in Oklahoma City's 101-92 win over the Hawks in Atlanta. The Thunder won for the 11th time in 12 games despite a poor shooting night by Russell Westbrook, who shot 6-for-21 in scoring 14 points.
-- Goran Dragic scored 31 points and Marcus Morris added 22 as Phoenix beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108. Kobe Bryant looked better in his second game back from Achilles' surgery, scoring 20 points on 6-of-11 shooting in 29 minutes.
-- Minnesota pounded Detroit 121-94 behind Kevin Love's 26 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists in just 30 minutes. Nikola Pekovic (nee-KOH'-luh PEHK'-oh-vich) and Kevin Martin added 18 points each for the Timberwolves.
-- John Henson's 25 points and 14 rebounds carried Milwaukee to a 78-74 win at Chicago. Brandon Knight also had a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Bucks improved to 5-16.
-- Deron Williams scored a season-high 25 points in his return to the lineup, while Brook Lopez added 24 in Brooklyn's 104-96 win over visiting Boston. Williams was sharp after missing the Nets' previous nine games with a sprained left ankle, helping the Nets post consecutive wins for the first time this season.
-- Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and had 11 assists as Cleveland hammered New York 109-94. Jarrett Jack had 17 points to help the Cavaliers earn their fourth consecutive home win and drop the Knicks to 5-15.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Clippers have signed 13-year veteran swingman Stephen Jackson. The Clippers have lost J.J. Redick, Matt Barnes and Reggie Bullock to injuries in recent weeks, forcing the Pacific Division leaders to search for depth. The 35-year-old Jackson spent last season with San Antonio, averaging 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds.
MLB-ANGELS-DIAMONDBACKS-WHITE SOX TRADE
UNDATED (AP) -- Tuesday's edition of baseball's winter meetings has produced a three-team deal.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired outfielder Mark Trumbo from the Anaheim Angels in a deal involving the Chicago White Sox.
The White Sox acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from Arizona for left-hander Hector Santiago, and the Diamondbacks then sent Santiago and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels for Trumbo. Arizona also will receive a player to be named or cash from each of the other clubs.
Trumbo hit .234 with 34 home runs and 100 RBIs this year. Santiago was 4-9 with a 3.56 ERA in 23 starts and 11 relief appearances.
In other player news:
-- First baseman-outfielder Garrett Jones and the Miami Marlins finalized a two-year, $7.75 million contract. The left-handed hitter batted .233 with 15 homers and 51 RBIs with Pittsburgh this year. He lost his starting job late in the season and batted only twice in the playoffs.
-- Catcher J.P. Arencibia (ar-ehn-SEE'-bee-uh) has come to terms on a $1.8 million, one-year contract with Texas to likely be a back-up to starter Geovany Soto. Arencibia hit .194 with 21 homers, 18 doubles and 55 RBIs in a career-high 138 games this year for Toronto.
-- The Colorado Rockies have picked up starting pitcher Brett Anderson and cash from the Oakland Athletics for lefty Drew Pomeranz and minor league right-hander Chris Jensen. The 25-year-old Anderson was the Athletics' starter on opening day this year before going 1-4 with a 6.04 ERA in five starts and 16 appearances. Pomeranz went 0-4 with a 6.23 ERA in 21 2/3 innings over four starts and eight outings for the Rockies last season, while Jensen pitched for Class-A Modesto.
-- Major league teams interested in Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (mah-sah-HEE'-roh tah-NAH'-kah) still don't know if he will be available this winter. The president of Rakuten Eagles says no decision has been made on whether Tanaka wants to pitch in North America next year.
-- The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent right-hander Ryan Webb to a two-year contract. Webb had a 2.91 ERA with the Miami Marlins in 2012, recording 54 strikeouts in 80 1/3 innings while appearing in a career-high 66 games this year.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-TOP 25 SCHEDULE
UNDATED (AP) -- The Kansas Jayhawks have a two-game losing streak after dropping a battle of ranked teams.
Scottie Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points and Dorian Finney-Smith added 15 as 19th-ranked Florida topped the 13th-ranked Jayhawks 67-61. Wilbekin made 7 of 12 shots and added six assists to help the Gators extend their home winning streak to 21 games.
Elsewhere in top-25 hoops:
-- Eleventh-ranked Kentucky beat Boise State 70-55 behind James Young's 21 points. Julius Randle had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats.
-- Kevin Pangos scored 11 of his 18 points in the final six minutes as No. 20 Gonzaga rallied from 10 points down to beat West Virginia 80-76. Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 19 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 15 for the 9-1 Bulldogs.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL-BOISE STATE/KOETTER
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter isn't saying much about his recent interview with Boise State other than to confirm it took place. Koetter went 26-10 as Boise State's coach from 1998-2000. He was 40-34 at Arizona State from 2001-06. Boise State is trying to replace Chris Petersen, who took the job at Washington.
UNDATED (AP) -- Evan Lysacek (LY-sah-chehk) will not get to defend his Olympic title.
The reigning ice skating gold medalist has announced that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the injury was not going to improve and he was risking permanent damage if he kept training.
Lysacek said he will have to take time off the ice for the injury to completely heal, and surgery remains a possibility.
UNDATED (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks remain No. 1 in the Associated Press power rankings despite their loss to division rival San Francisco. The Seahawks claimed 10 of 12 first-place votes while No. 2 Denver received the other two following its rout of Tennessee. New Orleans is third, followed by New England and the 49ers.
UNDATED (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin (oh-VEHCH'-kihn) padded his NHL goal-scoring lead by notching the third four-goal game of his career, and first since January 2008. But the Capitals needed Troy Brouwer's (BROW'-urz) goal in the fifth shootout round to beat Tampa Bay 6-5.
The Lightning led 4-2 until Ovechkin scored consecutive power-play goals 2:10 apart late in the second period. He also knotted the score with 33 seconds left in regulation, giving him 26 goals this season.
Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and four assists in the Capitals' fifth victory in six games since a four-game skid.
Also on ice:
-- Patrick Sharp and Brandon Saad (sahd) each scored twice in Chicago's 6-2 romp over Dallas. Patrick Kane had a goal and two assists as the Blackhawks moved back into sole possession of the Western Conference lead, two points ahead of Anaheim.
-- Boston has a one-point lead over second-place Pittsburgh in the East after Reilly Smith scored with 4:33 left to give the Bruins a 2-1 triumph at Calgary. Smith's game-winner came just 1:38 after David Krejci (KRAY'-chee) tied the game for the Bruins.
-- Anze Kopitar (AHN'-zhay KOH'-poh-tahr), Alec Martinez and Tyler Toffoli each had a goal and an assist in the Los Angeles Kings' 6-0 shutout of the Canadiens in Montreal. Martin Jones stopped 30 shots in his third NHL game and second consecutive shutout as the Kings handed the Habs their first regulation loss in 11 games.
-- Antoine Vermette scored two goals and Thomas Greiss stopped 29 shots to lead Phoenix past Colorado 3-1. The Avalanche are just 6-7 since their 14-2 start.
-- Kevin Shattenkirk's power-play goal with 3:02 left snapped a 1-1 tie and gave St. Louis a 2-1 win over Winnipeg. Alex Steen scored his team-high 21st goal and Brian Elliott stopped 21 shots to help the Blues win for just the second time in their last five games.
-- The New York Islanders had dropped 10 straight overall and 10 straight on the road until Kyle Okposo (oh-POH'-soh) scored the tying and winning goals in a 3-2 shootout win at San Jose. Okposo knotted the score with 1:37 left in regulation before the Isles dealt the Sharks their fourth consecutive loss.
-- Florida erased a 2-0 deficit in the third period before shootout goals by Aleksander Barkov and Brad Boyes completed the Panthers' comeback in a 3-2 triumph against Detroit. Nick Bjugstad (BYOOG'-stad) provided the equalizer with 5:22 left in the third period.
-- The New York Rangers suffered their fourth straight home loss as Carter Hutton handled 28 shots in Nashville's 4-1 triumph at Madison Square Garden. Paul Gaustad scored an empty-netter and had two assists to help the Predators end a five-game losing streak.
-- Columbus beat New Jersey 5-4 on Nick Foligno's (foh-LEE'-nohz) goal with 1:31 remaining. Cam Atkinson finished with two goals and two assists, while linemate Brandon Dubinsky added a goal and three helpers.
-- Zemgus Girgensons scored the tying goal in regulation before netting the deciding goal in the 10th shootout round to lift Buffalo past Ottawa 2-1. Ryan Miller made 35 saves as the Sabres won for only the fourth time in 17 home games this season.
-- Edmonton blew a 4-1 lead before beating Carolina 5-4 on Jordan Eberle's (EB'-ur-leez) power-play goal 1:48 into overtime. Eberle, Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nail Yakupov each had a goal and an assist as the Oilers improved to 7-3-1 in their last 11 games.