The Miami Heat have their work cut out for them defending Steph Curry who is averaging 30 PPG this season for the Warriors (15-13). After dropping a game to the LA Clippers, the Heat are hoping they can bounce back and begin to salvage this road trip before it gets out of hand.
If there was ever a game that Bam Adebayo should exert his strength, quickness, and size — it is this one. The Warriors, without Wiseman, are small and that should really help Bam be dominant. But the question is will the Heat have enough to score with the Warriors. Guarding Curry won’t be easy especially without Avery Bradley. Leaving the job to Kendrick Nunn should be interesting.
Miami desperately needs this game before they play a back-to-back in Sacramento tomorrow night.
This game is on national television by ESPN.
ODDS: FiveThirtyEight gives the Heat a 44% chance to win the game.
HEAT VS CLIPPERS: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 10:00 PM.
- Meyers Leonard: out for season (shoulder)
- Avery Bradley: out (calf)
- Chris Silva: out (hip)
- Goran Dragic: out (ankle)
- Klay Thompson: out for season (knee)
- Marquese Chriss: out for season (leg)
- James Wiseman: out (wrist)
- Kevin Looney: out (ankle)
|George Hill||PG||Kyle Lowry|
|Grayson Allen||SG||Duncan Robinson|
|Khris Middleton||SF||Jimmy Butler|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo||PF||PJ Tucker|
|Brook Lopez||C||Bam Adebayo|
TV: ESPN, FOX SPORTS SUN
RADIO: The Ticket 790AM & The HEAT Radio Network (Mike Inglis, Ruth Riley Hunter)
SPANISH RADIO: WAQI 710AM & The HEAT Spanish Radio Network (José Pañeda, Joe Pujala)
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