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GameThread: New Orleans Pelicans (2-13) @ Miami Heat (9-5)

Jimmy Butler returns, but Bam Adebayo and Kyle Lowry will sit out tonight.

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The Miami Heat (9-5) host the New Orleans Pelicans (2-13) after returning from their West Coast trip.

Jimmy Butler returns to action, but Bam Adebayo will continue to sit out with his knee injury and Kyle Lowry joins him on the bench for rest.



  • Victor Oladipo - out (knee; surgery rehab)
  • Kyle Lowry - out (rest)
  • Markieff Morris - out (whiplash)
  • Bam Adebayo - out (knee)


  • Zion Williamson - out (knee)
  • Daulton Hommes - out (leg)

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Tipoff: 7:30 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