By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (AP) — Actual ticketholders were back at a Miami Heat game for the first time since March.

The Los Angeles Clippers had many of them deciding to leave early. Nicolas Batum scored 18 points and the Clippers used a 20-2 run in the third quarter to help fuel what became a 109-105 win over the short-handed and reeling Heat on Thursday night.

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Lou Williams had 17 for the Clippers, who were again without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George because of the league’s virus protocols.

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Tyler Herro returned after missing seven games with neck spasms and scored 19 points for Miami, which dropped its fifth straight and was without seven players.

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