Brooklyn now 3-0 against Miami this season, after hanging on to beat Heat 96-95

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James, right, looks for an open teammate past Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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"We do need to execute down the stretch," Wade said. "We need to be able to at least get the ball up to the rim, so we're going to have to work on that a little bit. We've got something to work on as a team. That's not a bad thing."

NOTES: James took a pair of free throws 3:07 into the game. He didn't take any in games earlier this week against Chicago and Washington. ... Joe Johnson had a 22-point first quarter against Miami in January; he was held to eight Wednesday. ... Brooklyn was staying in Miami overnight, a perk since it doesn't play again until Saturday in Washington.

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