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Miami Heat announce 2017 preseason home dates

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MIAMI -- The Miami HEAT announced their 2017-18 preseason home schedule Thursday. The HEAT will first play at the AmericanAirlines Arena against the Atlanta Hawks on October 1 at 6:00PM. They will then face off the following week against the Charlotte Hornets in Miami on October 9 at 7:30PM and conclude the home preseason schedule vs. the Washington Wizards on October 11 at 7:30PM.

Individualtickets for the three home games at AmericanAirlines Arenawill go on sale tomorrow beginning at 12PMand can be purchased by logging on to HEAT.com or Ticketmaster.com.Tickets can also be purchased at theTissot Ticket Center at AmericanAirlines Arenastarting onMonday, May 1stat 10AM, and continuing Mondays through Fridays from 10AM to 5PM.Ticket prices start at $10 plus applicable fees.

Starting with the 2017-18 season, all Miami HEAT home games will be mobile only entry. HEAT fans may access their game tickets via the Miami HEAT App, Ticketmaster.com and/or the Ticketmaster App on a smartphone in order gain entry to AmericanAirlines Arena.The Miami HEAT App is the number one source to enhance HEATfans'gameday experience.For more information, please visit HEAT.com/app.

The complete preseason schedule for both home and away games will be released at a later date.

The preseason home schedule is as follows:

DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME

Oct. 1 vs. Atlanta AmericanAirlines Arena 6:00 PM

Oct. 9 vs. Charlotte AmericanAirlines Arena 7:30 PM

Oct. 11 vs. Washington AmericanAirlines Arena 7:30 PM