Credit: USA Today Sports -Scanpix
Credit USA Today Sports -Scanpix

The Miami Heat defeated the Houston Rockets, 113-106 (34-26, 28-22, 29-22, 22-36), at the Toyota Center in Houston. The Heat improved to 2-0 in the preseason, while the Rockets fell to 1-1.

The winners were up by 21 points (91-70) at the end of the third quarter and despite the hosts' efforts, they had no problem getting their second win before the official NBA tipoff.

Tyler Herro

Tyler  Herro
Position: SG, PG
Age: 21
Height: 196 cm
Weight: 90 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Tyler Herro led all scorers with 24 points and nine rebounds for the Heat, while Kyle Lowry added two points, five rebounds, 10 assists and four steals in the victory. Good work from Adebayo with 15 points and 7 rebounds.

Jalen Green tallied 20 points and five rebounds for the Rockets in the losing effort.

Miami Heat: Tyler Herro 24 (7/13 FGs, 4/7 3-points shots, 9 rebs.), Duncan Robinson 20 (7/14 FGs), Bam Adebayo 15 (7 rebounds, 6/9 FGs), Dewayne Dedmon 8 (9 rebs.).

Houston Rockets: Jalen Green 20 (6/15 FGs, 5 rebounds), Christian Wood 13, Kevin Porter 12, Daniel Theis 10 (5/7 FGs), Alperen Sengun 9 (6 rebounds, 3 assists).

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