THE Heat absorbed multiple blows in the opener of the title series, with Goran Dragic suffering a foot injury.
The Miami guard has a torn plantar fascia in his left foot, according to reports. The Slovenian guard had six points and three assists in 14 minutes before leaving the game.
Miami was overpowered by the Los Angeles Lakers in Game One of the NBA Finals, 116-98, on Wednesday in Lake Buena Vista, Florida (Thursday, Manila time).
Injuries made the night worse, with Bam Adebayo also leaving the game in the third quarter after aggravating a left shoulder injury.