Heat beat Defending Champs with Shut-Down Defense

The Miami Heat defeated the defending champion Raptor last night at the AAA 84-76 improving the team's record at home to a league best 16-1.

Big game out of center Bam Adeybayo with 15 points and 1 rebounds on a low scoring night for the squad. Dragic and Herro both had 10+ points off the bench while Butler and Nunn were kept under 10 points for the game.

The big story wa the improvement of defense after giving up 123 points to the Beal-less Wizards on Dec. 31, the Heat allowed only 76 points along with only allowing 12 points in the the 4th quarter.

Tonight up the Heat will take on their in-state rival Orlando Magic in Orlando. Tip off at 7:00 pm EST.

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