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GAME PREVIEW: Heat return home, host Clippers

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NBA: Miami Heat at Los Angeles Clippers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Heat (22-23) return home after a disappointing 4-game road trip that included three losses. Again under .500, the Heat are looking to get back on track when they host the L.A. Clippers (25-22). The Heat already beat the Clippers once this season, and will need a strong effort to do so again.

Game Info

When: Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL

TV: Fox Sports Sun

Win Probability: According the FiveThirtyEight the Heat have an 75% chance to win.

Probable Starters

L.A.: Patrick Beverley, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, Montrezl Harrell

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

Injury Report

Clippers: Luc Mbah a Moute (Out), Danilo Gallinari (Out)

Heat: Goran Dragic (Out)

What To Watch For

Hassan’s Advantage
The Clippers really have no one that can challenge Hassan Whiteside from a positioning or reach standpoint. Will the Heat use him wisely and take advantage? If the Heat can control the paint, they have a great shot at winning. The Clippers have great perimeter defenders, so nothing easy will come from outside.

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