The Miami Heat (38-39) are hosting the Boston Celtics (46-32) in the back side of a home-and-home as they battle for a playoff spot. The Heat currently in 8th, are in danger of falling out of the playoffs with every game they play. Boston is also looking to secure home court advantage.
On Monday, the Heat got down big in Boston, but made it all the way back to within 3 in the final moments, but could not secure the win against the Celtics.
When: Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL
TV: Fox Sports Sun, NBATV
Win Probability: According the FiveThirtyEight the Heat have a 29% chance to win.
Boston: Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, Aaron Baynes
Miami: Goran Dragic, Dion Waiters, Derrick Jones Jr., Kelly Olynyk, Bam Adebayo
Heat: Justise Winslow (questionable), Josh Richardson (questionable)
What To Watch For
Guarding the Three
That’s really what hurt Miami on Monday in Boston as the Celtics went 17-40 (42%) from downtown. The Heat have to rotate much better to keep Boston from getting open looks. This has to be a total defensive effort for Miami.
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