NBA: Heat too much for Raptors, Nuggets outclass PacersJanuary 3, 2020
- Denver Nuggets claimed a 124-116 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers.
- Rookie Michael Porter Jr.
scoreda career-high 25 points and connected on 11 of 12 shots from the field – a 91.7 percent success rate.
- The Miami Heat launched 2020 with a dominant defensive performance, holding the reigning champion Toronto Raptors to 31.5 percent shooting in an 84-76 victory.
BamAdebayo led Miami with 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Heat out-scored the Raptors 21-16 in the fourth quarter to pull away in a close contest, improving their league-best home record to 16-1.