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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.

INJURIES

MIAMI:

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

BOSTON:

  • 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

Hawks Position Heat
Hawks Position Heat
Trae Young PG Kyle Lowry
Dejounte Murray SG Tyler Herro
De'Andre Hunter SF Max Strus
John Collins PF Caleb Martin
Onyeka Okongwu C Bam Adebayo