Bam Adebayo scores 26 points, Heat beat Pelicans 124-98


              Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) goes to the basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. The Heat won 124-98. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) goes to the basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. The Heat won 124-98. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) slam dunks over New Orleans Pelicans guard Dyson Daniels (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas (17) is fouled as he goes to the basket against Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans center Willy Hernangomez (9) is fouled as he drives to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Miami Heat forward Caleb Martin (16) goes to the basket between New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) and center Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum (3) battles for a loose ball with Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro (14) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry (7) shoots in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
            
              New Orleans Pelicans guard Jose Alvarado and Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo, behind, battle for the ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Bam Adebayo scores 26 points, Heat beat Pelicans 124-98