MIAMI - Dwyane Wade had 25 points and seven assists, Michael Beasley added 22 points and the Miami Heat were in control throughout an easy 104-86 victory over the defending Eastern Conference-champion Orlando Magic last night.

Dorell Wright and Quentin Richardson each scored 11 points for the Heat, who beat their Southeast Division rivals for the second time in two meetings this season.

Dwight Howard finished with 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Magic, who fell to 15-4 against the East this season.

Orlando 18 26 16 26 – 86

Miami 33 26 30 15 – 104

   FG   FT   Reb   

ORLANDO Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Pietrus 18:30   5-6   0-0   0-0   0   2   12

Lewis 30:29   3-9   1-2   1-3   1   2   9

Howard 36:00   6-11   5-9   2-14   0   3   17

Williams 23:48   3-8   0-0   0-2   2   0   7

Carter 29:03   4-10   2-2   0-2   2   0   10

Barnes 21:07   0-8   0-0   0-4   1   4   0

Johnson 24:12   2-6   0-0   0-1   5   4   5

Redick 25:54   5-9   1-1   1-5   1   1   13

Anderson 6:57   1-2   0-0   0-1   0   1   3

Gortat 12:00   2-4   0-2   2-5   0   1   4

Bass 12:00   3-5   0-1   1-2   0   1   6

Totals 240:00   34-78   9-17   7-39   12   19   86

Percentages: FG .436, FT .529. 3-Point Goals: 9-28, .321 (Pietrus 2-2, Redick 2-4, Lewis 2-5, Anderson 1-2, Johnson 1-2, Williams 1-5, Barnes 0-4, Carter 0-4). Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: 13 (18 Pts). Blocked Shots: 2 (Howard 2). Turnovers: 12 (Carter 3, Howard 3, Johnson 2, Barnes, Bass, Lewis, Williams). Steals: 5 (Redick 2, Barnes, Johnson, Lewis). Technical Fouls: Defensive three second, 5:36 first.

   FG   FT   Reb   

MIAMI Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Richardson 21:27   4-9   0-0   0-4   1   0   11

Beasley 34:20   8-15   6-8   2-8   2   1   22

O'Neal 17:56   4-7   0-0   2-4   2   4   8

Arroyo 26:18   2-5   0-0   2-4   7   1   5

Wade 29:16   10-17   4-8   0-3   7   0   25

Haslem 29:55   4-8   1-1   1-6   0   2   9

Anthony 25:54   3-5   0-0   1-2   0   4   6

Wright 26:27   5-9   0-0   1-8   0   1   11

Chalmers 21:42   2-6   2-2   0-4   6   4   7

Magloire 4:10   0-0   0-0   0-0   0   0   0

Cook 2:35   0-0   0-0   0-0   0   0   0

Totals 240:00   42-81   13-19   9-43   25   17   104

Percentages: FG .519, FT .684. 3-Point Goals: 7-14, .500 (Richardson 3-7, Arroyo 1-1, Wade 1-1, Wright 1-1, Chalmers 1-2, Beasley 0-2). Team Rebounds: 6. Team Turnovers: 9 (13 Pts). Blocked Shots: 5 (Wade 3, Anthony 2). Turnovers: 7 (Beasley 2, Chalmers 2, Haslem 2, Richardson). Steals: 5 (Anthony 2, Beasley, Haslem, Wright). Technical Fouls: None.

A: 18,303 (19,600). T: 2:19. Officials: Greg Willard, Courtney Kirkland, Leon Wood.

Bulls 98, Knicks 89

CHICAGO - Luol Deng scored 24 points, John Salmons added 20 and Chicago rallied from 17 down to beat New York for its third win in 14 games.

The Bulls took control with a 15-2 run in the fourth quarter. Salmons scored seven points in the final 47.7 seconds, hitting a key three-pointer.

The Knicks led by as many as 17 in the first quarter.

Chicago 23 25 21 29 – 98

   FG   FT   Reb   

NEW YORK Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Jeffries 40:26   3-7   0-0   3-9   3   5   6

Harrington 36:35   5-18   4-6   1-6   3   2   18

Lee 40:12   5-14   3-3   2-8   3   4   13

Duhon 44:24   5-12   3-4   1-3   7   2   18

Chandler 43:28   6-13   0-0   1-7   4   2   13

Gallinari 27:08   6-17   0-1   0-3   1   1   18

Curry 3:32   0-2   1-2   0-1   0   2   1

Douglas 4:15   1-3   0-0   0-0   0   4   2

Totals 240:00   31-86   11-16   8-37   21   22   89

Percentages: FG .360, FT .688. 3-Point Goals: 16-47, .340 (Gallinari 6-15, Duhon 5-10, Harrington 4-13, Chandler 1-6, Jeffries 0-1, Douglas 0-2). Team Rebounds: 9. Team Turnovers: 10 (19 Pts). Blocked Shots: 6 (Harrington 2, Jeffries 2, Chandler, Lee). Turnovers: 9 (Harrington 3, Chandler 2, Curry, Duhon, Gallinari, Jeffries). Steals: 1 (Duhon). Technical Fouls: Defensive three second, 1:19 first; Defensive three second, 5:09 fourth.

   FG   FT   Reb   

CHICAGO Min   M-A   M-A   O-T   A   PF   Pts

Deng 41:39   8-16   7-7   3-13   5   1   24

Miller 22:51   0-5   0-0   1-2   0   1   0

Noah 38:11   3-6   9-10   1-9   1   3   15

Rose 35:30   8-18   2-2   1-4   6   1   18

Salmons 33:43   7-14   5-5   0-7   4   1   20

Hinrich 39:11   3-8   2-3   1-4   5   2   9

Gibson 28:55   6-11   0-1   1-10   0   3   12

Totals 240:00   35-78   25-28   8-49   21   12   98

Percentages: FG .449, FT .893. 3-Point Goals: 3-9, .333 (Deng 1-1, Hinrich 1-4, Salmons 1-4). Team Rebounds: 11. Team Turnovers: 15 (13 Pts). Blocked Shots: 2 (Gibson 2). Turnovers: 13 (Salmons 4, Noah 3, Rose 3, Deng 2, Miller). Steals: 3 (Gibson, Rose, Salmons). Technical Fouls: Defensive three second, 11:15 second; Defensive three second, 3:37 third; Miller, 12:00 third.

A: 19,791 (20,917). T: 2:18. Officials: Bennett Salvatore, Phil Robinson, Tony Brothers.