The Miami Heat are glad to be back home. But returning from a long road trip can always lead to some struggles on the home court right away. The Heat will immediately be put to the test when they face the pesky Raptors who are 1-1 against Miami so far this season.
Toronto (16-16) lost last night against the Philadelphia 76ers and they are also really looking for a win to continue to compete in the middle of the muddied Easter Conference. Miami, looking for their 4th straight win is trying to climb its way back into the playoff picture at 14-17 on the season.
The Raptors will be without Kyle Lowry, but surprisingly have only lost one game this season without him. They beat Miami without Lowry on January 22. Miami will have to win the rebounding battle against the Raptors to have a great chance to win.
ODDS: FiveThirtyEight gives the Heat a 56% chance to win the game.
HEAT VS RAPTORS: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 AT 8:00 PM.
- Meyers Leonard: out for season (shoulder)
- Avery Bradley: out (calf)
- Chris Silva: out (hip)
- Goran Dragic: day-to-day (ankle)
- Tyler Herro: day-to-day (hip)
- Kyle Lowry: out (thumb)
|Cole Anthony||PG||Kyle Lowry|
|Jalen Suggs||SG||Duncan Robinson|
|Franz Wagner||SF||Jimmy Butler|
|Wendell Carter Jr.||PF||PJ Tucker|
|Mo Bamba||C||Bam Adebayo|
TV: 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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