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NBA GAMETHREAD: Sacramento Kings (2-4) @ Miami HEAT (3-5)

Jimmy Butler is out tonight just when the Heat are trying to gain momentum.

Miami Heat v Sacramento Kings Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

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After the Miami Heat (3-5) avenged last week’s road loss to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and will seek the same tonight when they host the Sacramento Kings at the FTX Arena.

Victor Oladipo and Omer Yurtseven continue to be inactive but are now joined by Jimmy Butler (Left Hip; Tightness). Two-way player Jamal Cain will also not be active tonight as he is with the G-League Sioux Falls Skyforce.

The game will air locally on Bally Sports and on NBA League Pass beginning 7:30pm EST.



  • Omer Yurtseven: Out - Left Ankle; Impingement
  • Victor Oladipo: Out -Left Knee; Tendinosis
  • Jamal Cain: Out - G League - Two-Way
  • Jimmy Butler: Out - Left Hip; Tightness


  • De’Aaron Fox: Out - Right Knee; Bone bruise


  • TV: Watch the game live on Bally Sports Sun or NBA League Pass.
  • Radio: Listen live on 95.7 The Game, WQAM 560, S: WAQI 710

Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. EST

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