After missing Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Bam Adebayo told Yahoo! Sports that “I believe I’ll be in the lineup” for Sunday’s Game 3.
Adebayo suffered a neck strain in the opening game of the NBA Finals. Up until the last game of the regular season this year — when the Heat gave him the night off for rest before the playoffs — Adebayo had played in every single game since his rookie season in 2017-18.
A 2020 All-Star and All-NBA Defensive Team selection, he has been a crucial cog to the Heat’s success all year long. In Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Adebayo took over the game in the fourth quarter and finished with 32 points and 14 rebounds.
Miami is down 0-2 in the best-of-seven series, and no NBA team has ever come back from a 0-3 deficit.
Goran Dragic’s status for Game 3 remains unknown.
- Jimmy Butler
- Jae Crowder
- Bam Adebayo
- Duncan Robinson
- Tyler Herro
- LeBron James
- Anthony Davis
- Dwight Howard
- Danny Green
- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
- TV: ABC
- Streaming: fuboTV (via ABC)
- 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)
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