MIAMI -

The Miami Heat released their preseason schedule on Wednesday.

The schedule starts Oct. 7 with a game at the Atlanta Hawks.

After that, Miami heads to China for a pair of games against the L.A. Clippers on Oct. 11 and 14.

The Heat return to the American Airlines Arena for games against Detroit on Oct. 18 and San Antonio on Oct. 20.

Miami travels to North Carolina to face Charlotte on Oct. 23.

The Heat has one final road test in Kansas City, MO against Washington on Oct. 24.

Miami concludes the preseason at home against New Orleans on Oct. 26.

The regular season opens Oct. 30 when the Heat host the Boston Celtics.