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NBA GAMETHREAD: L.A. Clippers (14-12) @ Miami HEAT (11-14)

Kyle Lowry is out, but Jimmy Butler returns tonight.

NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

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

The Miami Heat (11-14) host the Los Angeles Clippers (14-12) tonight at the FTX Arena on Thursday, December 8th.

Jimmy Butler returns tonight after taking the last game off, with Kyle Lowry’s turn to rest. Gabe Vincent and Omer Yurtseven will also be out.

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



  • Kyle Lowry: Out - Right Knee; Injury Management
  • Omer Yurtseven: Out - Left Ankle; Surgery
  • Jamal Cain: Out - G-League assignment
  • Dewayne Dedmon: Out - Left Foot; Plantar Fasciitis
  • Gabe Vincent: Out - Left Knee; Effusion


  • Normal Powell: out
  • John Wall: questionable
  • Kawhi Leonard: out


  • 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

Knicks Position Heat
Knicks Position Heat
Jalen Brunson PG Kyle Lowry
Quentin Grimes SG Tyler Herro
RJ Barrett SF Jimmy Butler
Julius Randle PF Caleb Martin
Jericho Sims C Bam Adebayo