NBA: Dragic on fire as Heat scorch Raptors to level semi-final series at 3-3

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic.
Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic. PHOTO: EPA

Miami (AFP) - Goran Dragic scored 30 points as the Miami Heat roared back to level their Eastern Conference semi-final series with a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors here Friday.

Slovenian star Dragic was outstanding as Miami squared the best-of-seven series at 3-3 to set up a decisive final duel in Toronto on Sunday.

Dragic also had seven rebounds and four assists as Miami seized an early lead before gradually pulling away from the Raptors.

Dwyane Wade also made a telling contribution for Miami, chipping in with 22 points, including five assists and six rebounds at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.

Kyle Lowry meanwhile gave a superb individual display for Toronto in a losing effort.

The 30-year-old point guard finished with a game high 36 points, with three assists and four rebounds.

The winner of the series faces a daunting meeting with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.