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GameThread: Miami Heat (7-3) @ Los Angeles Lakers (6-5)

Heat look to move on from an ugly night in Denver as they continue their road trip in L.A.

Miami Heat v Denver Nuggets Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images

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The Miami Heat (7-3) continue their West Coast road trip with tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers (6-5).

Max Strus is still not ready to play and remains out for the Heat, but Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro — who were earlier both listed as day-to-day — will be available.

For the Lakers, LeBron James (abdomen) remains out and joining him on the bench is point guard Rajon Rondo (hamstring). Former Heat players Kendrick Nunn and Trevor Ariza are both out with ankle injuries.

The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.



  • Victor Oladipo - out (knee; surgery rehab)
  • Max Strus - out (knee sprain)
  • Caleb Martin - probable (sprained left thumb)
  • Markieff Morris - out (whiplash)
  • PJ Tucker - questionable (shoulder)


  • LeBron James - out (abdomen)
  • Kendrick Nunn - out (ankle)
  • Austin Reaves - out (hamstring)
  • Trevor Ariza - out (ankle)
  • Talen Horton-Tucker - out (thumb)
  • Rajon Rondo - out (hamstring)

TV: ESPN, Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Tipoff: 10:00 p.m.

Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710 / Sirius XM Channel 895 (Heat Radio Network simulcast)

Starting Lineups

Nuggets Position Heat
Nuggets Position Heat
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope PG Gabe Vincent
Bruce Brown SG Max Strus
Vlatko Cancar SF Jimmy Butler
Michael Porter Jr. PF Caleb Martin
Nikola Jovic C Bam Adebayo