Basketball
Warriors find best defensive performance of the season against Heat

Both teams shot it poorly. The Warriors shot at a 37 percent clip, the Heat at 36 percent. Miami could only muster 57 points going into the final quarter, and Golden State forced 23 turnovers.

Nov.07 - SportLand: The Golden State Warriors held the Miami Heat to 80 points, 12 points under the previous lowest total they've allowed this season. Defense won the game for the defending champs on Monday night, capturing their fourth consecutive win after a 97-80 outcome at ORACLE Arena.

Both teams shot it poorly. The Warriors shot at a 37 percent clip, the Heat at 36 percent. Miami could only muster 57 points going into the final quarter, and Golden State forced 23 turnovers, turning them into 28 points.

It was the first game of the season that the Warriors scored below 100 points, but the Warriors outscored the Heat 26-4 on fast break points, ESPN reports.    

Kevin Durant provided 21 points, eight rebounds, six assists, one steal, and three blocks. It was his fifth game with three or more blocks on the season. Through the first three quarters, Durant, 10-of-10 at the line, made more free throws than the entire Heat roster (7-of-11).