cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Sports

Miami Heat Open Preseason With Win Against Hawks

View Comments
MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 7: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes up for the dunk against the Atlanta Hawks during a game on October 7, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Copyright NBAE 2013 (Photo by: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

MIAMI, FL – OCTOBER 7: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes up for the dunk against the Atlanta Hawks during a game on October 7, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Copyright NBAE 2013 (Photo by: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Miami Heat

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A good way to start the preseason, the Miami Heat picked up a win against the Atlanta Hawks Monday night in the preseason opener.

Chris Bosh scored 21 points on 7-for-8 shooting, LeBron James scored nine and the two-time defending champion Miami Heat opened the preseason with a 92-87.

Roger Mason Jr. scored 14 points and Rashard Lewis added 11 for the Heat, who had what once was 22-point lead trimmed to two in the final seconds but never trailed.

Miami played without Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem, Chris Andersen, Michael Beasley and Greg Oden.

Mike Scott led the Hawks with 13 points. Paul Millsap added 12, Al Horford had 10 points and nine rebounds and DeMarre Carroll scored 10.

Atlanta lost forward Gustavo Ayon late in the first quarter with a right shoulder injury. The Hawks said he would be evaluated again Tuesday.

Bosh had 19 points in 14 first-half minutes, helping Miami to a 49-30 lead at the break.

Click here for a gallery of photos from the game. 

(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,497 other followers