4th Southwest
98
1st Southeast
111
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Game Recap: Heat 111, Pelicans 98
The Heat defeated the Pelicans, 111-98. Duncan Robinson led the way for the Heat with 23 points, including an NBA Christmas Day record-tying 7 3pt FGM, while Bam Adebayo added 17 points and four rebounds in the victory. Zion Williamson tallied a Pelicans Christmas Day franchise record 32 points and 14 rebounds in the losing effort. The Heat improve to 1-1 on the season, while the Pelicans fall to 1-1.