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GameThread: Miami Heat (2-1) welcome Jimmy Butler back, host Atlanta Hawks (2-1)

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Jimmy Butler replaces Tyler Herro in the starting lineup tonight.

Houston Rockets v Miami Heat Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images

Game Story:

The Miami Heat (2-1) will finally be able to officially debut Jimmy Butler at the AmericanAirlines Arena tonight when they host the Atlanta Hawks (2-1).

Butler had missed the first three games of the regular season after the birth of his daughter and now replaces rookie Tyler Herro in the starting lineup. Justise Winslow and Kendrick Nunn will continue to start alongside Meyers Leonard and Bam Adebayo. James Johnson and Dion Waiters continue to be listed as inactive.

Trae Young was recently named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week (Nunn was included in the list of nominees) after averaging 34.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 9.0 assists in three games to start the season.

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Broadcast Details:

Tip-Off: 7:30PM

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)

Starting Lineups

Wizards Position Heat
Wizards Position Heat
Bradley Beal PG Kyle Lowry
Kyle Kuzma SG Tyler Herro
Corey Kispert SF Caleb Martin
Deni Avdija PF Nikola Jovic
Kristaps Porzingis C Bam Adebayo