Heat to play in China
The NBA champion Miami Heat will play two preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers in China this fall. The teams will meet Oct. 11 in Beijing and Oct. 14 in Shanghai. It’s the first time the reigning NBA champions will play in NBA China Games, which will mark their sixth edition. Eight NBA teams will play in eight international games in October as part of the league’s international preseason schedule. Among them, the Dallas Mavericks will play games in Barcelona and Berlin and the Boston Celtics will play games in Istanbul and Milan against top Euroleague teams.