NEW YORK – Bam Adebayo had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
Jimmy Butler added 17 points for Miami (3-1).
P.J. Tucker finished with 15, and Tyler Herro and Dewayne Dedmon each contributed 14.
A preseason favorite to win the NBA championship, Brooklyn has alternated losses and wins through the first five games of the season and dropped to 2-3.
Kevin Durant finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Joe Harris contributed 15 points on 5-for-15 shooting, including 5 for 11 from 3-point range.