The Miami Heat (24-24) return home after a two game road trip against some of the worst teams in the East, to play against another struggling team, the Chicago Bulls (11-40). After wins over the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks, the Heat have a chance to climb back over .500 with a win at home.
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 87% chance to win.
Chicago: Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, Wayne Seldon, Lauri Markkanan, Robin Lopez
Miami: Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson, Wayne Ellington, James Johnson, Hassan Whiteside
Bulls: Denzel Valentine (Out), Wendell Carter Jr. (Out), Chandler Hutchison (Out)
Heat: Goran Dragic (Out)
What To Watch For
The Second Unit
The Heat really have their strongest advantage against the Bulls weak second unit. Outside of Jabari Parker, the Bulls don’t have much to go to. Meanwhile, the Heat are several players they can rely on to create offense in the second unit. Miami should be able to separate themselves with the bench units.
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