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GAMETHREAD: Cleveland Cavaliers (14-24) @ Miami Heat (21-18)

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Bam Adebayo returns to the lineup in a home game that’s there for the taking.

Miami Heat v Cleveland Cavaliers Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images

This is our GAMETHREAD: Chat live about the game here!

The Miami Heat host the Cleveland Cavaliers at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday night with a chance to hand the Cavs their fourth straight loss.

Bam Adebayo finally returns to the starting lineup and the Heat are now looking as close to full strength as ever this regular season at the perfect time. Cleveland, who will be without Kevin Love and Taurean Prince tonight, take a 5-14 road record against Miami, who have won four straight and 10 of their last 11.



  • Meyers Leonard: out for season (shoulder)
  • Avery Bradley: questionable (calf)


  • Andre Drummond: out (not with team)
  • Taurean Prince: out (shoulder)
  • Matthew Dellavadova: out (appendicitis)
  • Kevin Love: out (calf)

Tipoff: 8:00 p.m.


Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710

Starting Lineups

Celtics Position Heat
Celtics Position Heat
Marcus Smart PG Kyle Lowry
Jaylen Brown SG Max Strus
Jayson Tatum SF Jimmy Butler
Al Horford PF PJ Tucker
Robert Williams C Bam Adebayo