After losing a close, much-needed game to the Orlando Magic (34-45) on Friday, the Miami Heat (46-33) will host a rematch and look for revenge Sunday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena. It will also be Miami's final home game of the regular season, where they've won the last six.
While it'll be the finale of the regular season it won't be for the entire season as the Heat get ready for the postseason. How many home games the Heat get in Miami will be largely decided by the way the Heat play in these last three games of the season.
Against the Magic it should be a easy win. Especially against a team without Aaron Gordon and Victor Oladipo, who are dealing with concussions. But based on the outcome of last game, the Heat are going to have to work hard from the start and play like a playoff team throughout the whole game.
The Heat will have to find a way to contain Nikola Vucevic, a center who's given the Heat problems throughout the years and put up 29 points and six rebounds on Friday. Evan Fournier and Elfrid Peyton also gave Miami several problems the other night and will probably get an increase in opportunity to do the same with Oladipo out.
Orlando Magic (34-45) @ Miami Heat (46-33)
6:00 PM EST at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Fox Sports Sun / Radio: 790