LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jimmer Fredette scored 17 points and Lane Babbitt added 15 to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
Chris Bosh shot 3 for 13 for Miami and Dwyane Wade was 2 of 7.
The Pelicans used a 20-5 run to end the second quarter to turn a six-point Heat lead into a 44-35 halftime advantage. New Orleans hit five 3-pointers in the run.
New Orleans finished 14 of 32 from behind the arc in the game at the KFC Yum! Center. Fredette and Babbitt combined to go 8 of 14.
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