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Kings fall to Heat 108-96 in overtime

Player of the game: Tyler Johnson had seven of his 22 points in overtime as the Miami Heat defeated the Kings 108-96 Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Rudy Gay led the Kings with 30 points and 12 rebounds. The Kings played overtime without DeMarcus Cousins, who fouled out with 30.6 seconds left in regulation. Cousins, who had 30 points, was called for all six of his fouls in the fourth quarter. The Kings have lost two in a row

Turning point: Miami used an 11-0 run, fueled by Johnson, to go ahead 105-94 in overtime. The Heat’s Goran Dragic also played well in the extra period and finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.

X-factor: The Kings shot 5 of 23 on 3-pointers. The Heat made 13 of 29.

Injuries: Sacramento’s Omri Casspi (illness) was inactive for the second consecutive game.

Records: Kings 2-3, Heat 2-2

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