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Game Preview: Heat conclude road trip against Celtics

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Boston will be looking for revenge after their recent loss in Miami.

NBA: Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Game Story:

The Miami Heat took care of business and dispatched the lowly Chicago Bulls on Saturday but now face a Boston Celtics team out for revenge to conclude their four-game road trip.

Miami enjoyed one of their more impressive recent victories on Jan. 10 when they beat Boston 115-99 at home in their first matchup of the season, but have been inconsistent on this road trip while the Celtics are on a three game winning streak. Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 19 points in a balanced team effort to dispatch the Celtics earlier this month, and they’ll need everyone to contribute once again to finish 2-2 before heading home.

ESPN’s Basketball Power Index shows the Celtics with a 78.6% chance of winning tonight’s rematch, but the Heat have proven before that they can rise up to the challenge against more talented teams — especially one that has shown just as much inconsistency as they have this season.

Probable Starters:

Miami: Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson, Rodney McGruder, James Johnson, Hassan Whiteside

Boston: Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart, Marcus Morris, Jason Tatum, Al Horford

Broadcast Info:

Tip-Off: 6:00 PM

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

Radio: The Ticket 790AM & The HEAT Radio Network (Mike Inglis)

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