New York – Rui Hachimura matched his season high with 17 points Saturday, but he could not stop the Washington Wizards' 128-124 defeat to the Miami Heat following the last-minute withdrawal of star shooting guard Bradley Beal due to the NBA's coronavirus safety protocols.
In the absence of Beal, as well as former MVP Russell Westbrook, who was out with a quadriceps strain, Hachimura looked to step up his production against last season's NBA finalists at Washington's Capital One Arena.
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