Heat 94, Clippers 80

Updated: October 11, 2012, 10:57 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- ">LeBron James scored 20 points, and the ">Miami Heat beat the ">Los Angeles Clippers 94-80 on Thursday in an NBA preseason game in China.

">Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 19 points and eight rebounds.

The NBA champion Heat will play the Clippers again Sunday in Shanghai.

New addition ">Ray Allen had 15 points off the bench for Miami, hitting four 3-pointers.

">Dwyane Wade played in his first preseason game after surgery on his left knee but shot just 2 for 9, finishing with five points.

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