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GameThread: Orlando Magic (7-26) @ Miami Heat (20-13)

Jimmy Butler returns to the starting lineup today.

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Miami Heat Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

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The Miami Heat (20-13) host the Orlando Magic (7-26) at 3:30pm today at the FTX Arena as part of their current four-game homestand.

Jimmy Butler is returning to the starting lineup while Cole Anthony has been ruled out by the Magic.



  • Victor Oladipo: out (knee; surgery rehab)
  • Markieff Morris: out (whiplash)
  • Dewayne Dedmon: out (knee)
  • Bam Adebayo: out (thumb surgery recovery)
  • Kyle Lowry: out (health and safety protocols)
  • PJ Tucker: questionable (leg)


  • Jalen Suggs: out (thumb)
  • Cole Anthony: out (right ankle)
  • Jonathan Isaac: out (knee)
  • E’Twaun Moore: out (knee)
  • Michael Carter-Williams: out (left ankle)
  • Moritz Wagner: out (health and safety protocols)
  • Mychal Mulder: out (health and safety protocols)
  • Ignas Brazdeikis: out (health and safety protocols)
  • Chuma Okeke: out (health and safety protocols)
  • BJ Johnson: out (health and safety protocols)
  • Terrence Ross: out (health and safety protocols)
  • Markelle Fultz: out (knee)
  • Mo Bamba: out (health and safety protocols)

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Tipoff: 3:30 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