Heat win first game of preseason, beat Warriors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Bosh scored 21 points and Luol Deng and Shawne Williams added 19 each to help the Miami Heat win their first game in the preseason with a 115-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Trailing 103-102 with 5:16 left, Mario Chalmers hit a 3-pointer to give the Heat (1-4) a lead. Shabazz Napier added a 3-pointer 30 seconds later to extend the lead and give the Heat the victory.
Klay Thompson scored 27 points to lead the Warriors (4-1) while David Lee added 22 points. It was the first loss in the preseason for Golden State.
The Warriors led 56-47 at the half and built their advantage to 12 in the third quarter before the Heat rallied in the final period, outscoring Golden State 32-13 in the final quarter.
Former Kansas Jayhawks star Brandon Rush, who plays for the Warriors now, exited the game early due to lower back spasms.