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GameThread: Miami Heat (6-1) versus Boston Celtics (3-5)

Miami is firing on all cylinders while Boston recently held a players-only meeting.

NBA: Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

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The Miami Heat (6-1) wrapped up a successful two-game road trip with a convincing win in Dallas and will now host the Boston Celtics (3-5) tonight at the FTX Arena. Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a road win against the Orlando Magic last night to improve to 3-2 on the road while the Heat are a perfect 3-0 at home.

Former Heat player Josh Richardson will be out tonight for the Celtics with a foot injury, while the Heat have Victor Oladipo and Max Strus as being listed as out for tonight’s game while KZ Okpala has been upgraded to day-to-day/questionable with an ankle injury.



  • Victor Oladipo - out (knee; surgery rehab)
  • Max Strus - out (knee sprain)
  • KZ Okpala - day-to-day (ankle)


  • Josh Richardson - out (foot)

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA TV

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