|Nets beat Heat 100-98 in NBA Europe exhibition|
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|Thursday, 09 October 2008 11:34|
Michael Beasley, the second overall draft pick in June, scored 21 points for the Heat but missed a chance to force a second overtime when he the second of his two free throws rattled out in the closing seconds.
Dwyane Wade also scored 21 points for Miami and was largely rested in the third and fourth quarters, while Vince Carter was limited to only eight points for the Nets.
The Heat led 41-29 in the second quarter, but the Nets rallied to take an 87-77 lead with less than five minutes left in regulation. Miami fought back before Stromile Swift's dunk put the Nets ahead 91-89 with 30 seconds remaining. Miami's Daequan Cook scored to send the game to overtime.
n Wizards in Berlin on Tuesday, and three days later in Barcelona, Spain.