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GAME PREVIEW: Heat host Sixers in Dwyane Wade’s home finale

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The curtain will set on the iconic career of Dwyane Wade inside the AAA when the Heat play the Sixers.

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The Miami Heat (38-42) are hosting the Philadelphia 76ers (50-30) for their final home game of the 2018-19 regular season...and also the final home game of their iconic superstar, Dwyane Wade. For Miami, the game still has implications. Their playoff hopes are dimly alive as they can still make the postseason if they win their final two games while the Detroit Pistons lose their final two games (Memphis, New York). Although unlikely, it’s not over.

Although the game has meaning...this game is all about Dwyane Wade. With pregame ceremonies, standing room only, the place should be a special atmosphere.

Game Info

When: Tuesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL

TV: Fox Sports Sun

Win Probability: According the FiveThirtyEight the Heat have a 32% chance to win.

Probable Starters

Philadelphia: Ben Simmons, T.J. McConnell, Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic

Miami: Goran Dragic, Dion Waiters, Justise Winslow, Kelly Olynyk, Bam Adebayo

Injury Report

Sixers: Joel Embiid (Out), JJ Redick (Out), James Ennis (Out)

Heat: Josh Richardson (Out)

What To Watch For

Dwyane Wade
Every time he touches the ball the entire arena should be cheering. Don’t take your eyes off of him, it is likely the last time you see him in uniform at the AAA.

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