Heat vs Pelicans Highlights: It was Heat vs Pelicans in the NBA preseason. The match Miami Heat vs Pelicans was won by the New Orleans Pelicans 114-92 in NBA preseason.
The New Orleans Pelicans won their first game of the NBA preseason against the Miami Heat. The Pelicans team looked impressive on the court as they shot 44.7% from the field. They also made 26 of the 31 awarded free throws.
Pelicans’ 2019 No. 1 draft pick, Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram who recently signed a new max contract stole the show as they scored 26 and 22 points, respectively. Zion Williamson also secured a double-double.
Miami Heat was without their star guard, Jimmy Butler, and his absence reflected in the game. Tyler Herro was the Heat’s top scorer and played really well. If he can keep this type of performance up for the Heat, he will definitely be a star.
The Pelicans took a big lead in the last quarter where they scored 29 points. They held Erik Spoelstra’s side to just 20 points in the last quarter.
Check out this explosive jam by Brandon Ingram
Brandon Ingram. Boom. pic.twitter.com/zDRzBaG7uq
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) December 15, 2020
Heat vs Pelicans Stats
Zion Williamson led the Pelicans in points. He scored 26 with an 8/13 FG. He also shot 10/11 of his free throws.
For the Heat, it was Tyler Herro who scored 17 points at a 50% FG. He converted 1/2 of his free throws.
Brandon Ingram had 6 assists for the Pelicans against the Heat. He played for 31 minutes and turned the ball over 3 times.
For the Heat, it was Bam Adebayo who dished out 8 assists in 19 minutes. He also had 2 turnovers.
Zion Williamson grabbed the board 11 times, 3 of which were offensive rebounds.
Max Strus had 8 rebounds, 3 of which were offensive rebounds.
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Match Details: Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans
Time: 05:30 A.M.
Venue: American Airlines Arena, Miami
Miami Heat vs New Orleans Pelicans LIVE Match Preview
Match Preview – Miami Heat
The Miami Heat had an amazing last season. To everyone’s surprise, they won the Eastern Conference title and reached the NBA finals to face the LA Lakers.
Match Preview – New Orleans Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans did not have a good record last season. Even with their No. 1 draft pick, Zion Williamson, and a player like Brandon Ingram they managed a record of 30-42.
However, the Pelicans have made some key additions to their rosters. They have brought in players like Steve Adams, Eric Bledsoe, and Kira Lewis. The trade that brought in Eric Bledsoe also included Jrue Holiday leaving the Pelicans for the Bucks.
NBA TV coverage: NBA preseason live stream
Seven preseason games will be broadcast nationally across ESPN and TNT.
NBA Live streaming: Heat vs Pelicans Live Streaming
Every preseason game will be available live via NBA TV, while the nationally broadcast game will also be available via ESPN’s digital platforms.
Heat possible starting 5:
Goran Dragic, Avery Bradley, Tyler Herro, Meyers Leonard, Kelly Olynyk
Pelicans possible starting 5:
Eric Bledsoe, Lonzo Ball, Alexander-Walker, Zion Williamson, Steve Adams