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Game Preview: Jimmy Butler returns as Heat take on Hawks in Miami

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The Heat look to bounce back after Sunday’s loss with a win against the Hawks tonight .

Atlanta Hawks v Miami Heat Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Game Story:

After an exhilarating win against the Bucks on Saturday night, the Heat could not get it done against the Wolves on the back end of the back-to-back. Many might say it’s because they lacked the scoring punch of Jimmy Butler, who returns to the lineup tonight after the birth of his child last week.

Last season the Heat dropped winnable games against the Hawks that came back to bite them during their late season playoff push. They can’t afford to do that again even against a young Hawks team with prolific scorers.

Probable Starters:


  • Jimmy Butler
  • Bam Adebayo
  • Meyers Leonard
  • Kendrick Nunn
  • Justise Winslow


  • De’Andre Hutner
  • John Collins
  • Alex Len
  • Cam Reddish
  • Trae Young

Broadcast Info:

Tip-Off: 7:30PM

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

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)