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Game Preview: Heat look to win third straight as they take on Denver at home

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The Heat look to win their third straight against Denver tonight and continue to keep their playoff hopes alive.

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Game Story:

The Heat are doing a great job keeping their playoff hopes alive after two fantastic victories over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Portland Trail Blazers. Dwyane Wade has clearly been the best player on the Heat lately averaging 29.8 points over the last six games. Wade had this to say about his play in Portland:

"This is what I love to do," Wade said. "I mean, obviously the last couple years I had to do what I had to do for that team. But now for this team I get to be a little bit back to my usual self, having the ball. I'm not going to do it right every time, but I like my chances most nights."

The Nuggets are on the second night of a back-to-back after being hammered by James Harden and the Houston Rockets, which puts the Heat in a great position. Hopefully Miami can capitalize and continue to keep their postseason dreams afloat.

Game Fact:

Miami is 7-10 in games played in Miami against Denver.

Probable Starters:

Miami

  • Luol Deng
  • Udonis Haslem
  • Hassan Whiteside
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Goran Dragic

Denver

  • Wilson Chandler
  • Danilo Gallinari
  • Kenneth Faried
  • Randy Foye
  • Ty Lawson

Broadcasting

  • NBA League Pass
  • Altitude2
  • Sun Sports
  • 104.3 The Ticket