Los Angeles, Monday Bam Adebayo hit a thrilling game winner at the buzzer on Sunday to lift the Miami Heat to a 109-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, who lost superstar Kevin Durant to another injury. American Adebayo nailed a step-back 14-footer from the baseline as the Heat snapped a three-game losing skid. Both teams were short-handed, with the Heat playing without Jimmy Butler (sprained ankle) and the Nets already without James Harden, who has a hamstring injury. Durant scored Brooklyn\u2019s first eight points before exiting the game with just under eight minutes remaining in the first quarter. The 11-time all-star was driving to the basket when he clashed knees with Heat forward Trevor Ariza. Durant suffered a left thigh contusion. Durant returned to the Nets\u2019 lineup April 7 after a 23-game absence because of a hamstring injury. He has averaged 23.8 points while playing in four of the Nets\u2019 last five games. \u2018\u2019He\u2019s sore, but we don\u2019t know how severe it is,\u2019\u2019 Brooklyn coach Steve Nash said. Adebayo finished with 21 points, 15 rebounds and five assists, and Slovenia\u2019s Goran Dragic finished with 18 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Adebayo drove left, pulled up and launched a 14-footer as time expired. Adebayo knows his role with the team but still likes to get the green light sometimes from the bench during key moments in the game. \u201cHe handled it the right way,\u201d coach Erik Spoelstra said. \u201cHe looked over to the bench, and at that point we just made eye contact. My hands were up, and it was like, \u2018OK, it just better be the last shot.\u2019\u201d Landry Shamet scored a career-high 30 points and made seven-of-12 from beyond the arc, and Kyrie Irving chipped in with 20 points and nine assists for the Nets. \u201cThey were playing well, hitting a lot of shots, so you\u2019ve got to give credit, like I always say,\u201d Irving said. \u201cBut there were definitely some preventable plays out there that I feel like just could have been better.\u201d -AFP In New York, Julius Randle finished with 33 points and 10 assists as the New York Knicks withstood a 34-point performance from Zion Williamson by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 122-112 in overtime. Derrick Rose came off the bench to score a season-high 23 points, and RJ Barrett tallied 18 as the Knicks beat the Pelicans for the second time in three games. Both Barrett and Reggie Bullock, who had 15, contributed offensively before fouling out. \u2018\u2019I haven\u2019t had this feeling in a long time, let alone be on a winning streak,\u2019\u2019 Rose said. \u2018\u2019So I\u2019m grateful to be in this situation.\u2019\u2019 Williamson also had nine rebounds and five assists, Eric Bledsoe scored 22 and Brandon Ingram added 19 for the Pelicans, who lost in overtime for the second consecutive game. Randle nailed two free throws with just over two minutes to go in overtime to give the Knicks a 112-105 lead, and New York cruised from there. \u2018\u2019We didn\u2019t play great in the second half, but we found a way to win the game,\u2019\u2019 Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said.