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Game Preview: Heat take on Hornets in home opener

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Miami looks to build on its last second win against Washington as they return home to take on the Hornets

NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Game Story:

After a nail-biter in Washington the Heat return back to Miami for their home opener against the Charlotte Hornets. Miami is still without some key rotation guys in James Johnson and Justise Winslow, and Wayne Ellington. The Hornets usually give the Heat a strong fight so this one is worth tuning in for.

Tip off is at 8PM

Projected Starters:

Heat: Goran Dragic, Rodney McGruder, Josh Richardson, Derrick Jones Jr., Hassan Whiteside

Injuries: Heat: Dion Waiters (Out), Wayne Ellington (Doubtful), James Johnson (day-to-day), Justise Winslow (doubtful)

Hornets: Nicolas Batum, Marvin Williams, Cody Zeller, Jeremy Lamb, Kemba Walker

Injuries: None

Broadcast Info:

TV: FOX Sports Sun (Eric Reid, John Crotty, Jason Jackson)

Radio: The Ticket 790AM & The HEAT Radio Network (Mike Inglis, Ruth Riley Hunter)

Spanish Radio: WAQI 710AM & The HEAT Spanish Radio Network (José Pañeda, Joe Pujala)