ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — For the second time in as many weeks, the Miami Heat’s first round pick in 2014 came back to bite them in a preseason game.READ MORE: Florida Fire Rescue Chief Fired For Not Forcing Firefighter Vaccinations
Shabazz Napier scored 11 of his 15 points in overtime against his former team and the Orlando Magic beat the Heat 95-92 on Tuesday night.
HEAT: Josh Richardson led the Heat with 18. Tyler Johnson took a hard fall in the first quarter and sat the second half with a sore lower back.
MAGIC: Aaron Gordon, who missed the first four exhibition games recovering from jaw surgery, played 17 minutes, scoring 10 points. He had two highlight-worthy dunks, including one off a bounced alley-oop from rookie Mario Hezonja.READ MORE: Change Could Tee Up Football At Florida Colleges
RESTING UP: Magic guard Elfrid Payton (sore hamstring) and forward Tobias Harris (sore knee) both sat. In the Heat’s first back-to-back of the preseason, coach Erik Spoelstra gave the night off to veterans, with the exception of spot minutes by Chris Andersen and Gerald Green.
MIDSEASON FORM: Orlando forward Channing Frye had 12 points and eight rebounds in 18 minutes.
UP NEXT: The Heat play Houston on Saturday. Orlando heads to Brazil to play Flamengo on Saturday.MORE NEWS: Florida Board Of Education Approves Civic Curriculum Changes
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