Heat nip Raptors for fifth straight win

The Miami Heat provided more evidence Tuesday night they are a legitimate force in the Eastern Conference, knocking off the Raptors in Toronto, 90-89, for their fifth straight win.

Raptors forward Serge Ibaka and Heat forward James Johnson exchanged punches and were ejected midway through the third quarter.

After the game, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan and Heat guard Goran Dragic engaged in a heated exchange.