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GAMETHREAD: Miami Heat (39-31) @ Milwaukee Bucks (45-25)

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Jimmy Butler is out tonight as the Heat reveal a new starting lineup.

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Miami Heat Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

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The Miami Heat (39-31) visit the Milwaukee Bucks (45-25) tonight with Jimmy Butler (back) out tonight and Nemanja Bjelica starting in his place.

Butler was previously listed as questionable today along with Kendrick Nunn (sore left calf), but the latter will remain in the starting lineup. Newcomer Omer Yurtseven joins Victor Oladipo on the inactive list.

Milwaukee will retain the same starting five from their previous game and have reported no changes to their injury report.



  • Victor Oladipo: out for season (knee)
  • Jimmy Butler: out (back)


  • Axel Toupane: out (oblique)

Tipoff: 8:00 p.m.

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710

Starting Lineups

Bucks Position Heat
Bucks Position Heat
Jrue Holiday PG Goran Dragic
Donte DiVincenzo SG Duncan Robinson
Khris Middleton SF Jimmy Butler
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Trevor Ariza
Brook Lopez C Bam Adebayo