The Miami Heat visited the United States’ capital to face off against the Washington Wizards.
The Heat were coming off a victory against the Sacramento Kings with a final score of 115-106. Before then, the Heat had lost seven straight games.
Duncan Robinson had to sit this game out due to a concussion.
They went into this game with a record of 25-23 and in 7th place within the eastern conference. The Heat find themselves being in the middle of the pack, just like last season around this time.
But Miami came out victorious with an eight lead as star forward Jimmy Butler scored 24 points on 7/10 from the field. All-star center Bam Adebayo scored 20 points and snatched 14 rebounds to give him a double-double. The final score was 110-102.
New point guard Terry Rozier continued his shooting struggles as he shot 2/13 from the field. However, he ended with 15 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists.