The Miami Heat will finish up the regular season at home against the East-best Toronto Raptors (59-22). It’s unknown whether the Raptors will be playing a full game of rotation players or not. Several players missed their last game for rest reasons. They have the #1 seed locked up.
Miami has struggled as of late, coming off an embarassing loss to the Thunder, one in which they led by 4 points going into the 4th quarter before being outdone 39-12 in the final frame.
But with the final game at hand, the Heat need to put together a solid performance and let the chips fall where they may.
When: Wednesday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m. ET
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL
TV: Fox Sports Sun, NBALP
Win Probabilities: Miami has a 36% chance of winning, according to FiveThirtyEight.
Toronto: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, OG Anunoby, Serge Ibaka, Jonas Valanciunas
Miami: Goran Dragic, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson, James Johnson, Hassan Whiteside
Raptors: Fred VanVleet (Questionable, back), Lucas Nogueira (Questionable, hamstring)
Heat: Dion Waiters (Out, Ankle)
What To Watch For
Can the Heat find a healthy rhythm to end the regular season?
It’s been a rough ending to a roller coaster regular season. It would be nice to see the Heat work well offensively against a good team. They have plenty to play for, so we are looking for a better rhythm from the guards to send the team into the post season on a high note.
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