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GameThread: Cleveland Cavaliers (38-27) @ Miami Heat (44-23)

Jimmy Butler returns to action tonight against the rising Cavs.

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

The Miami Heat (44-23) host the Cleveland Cavaliers (38-27) tonight at the FTX Arena with tipoff at 8:00pm EST.

Jimmy Butler is available and will start, but Caleb Martin (hyperextended knee) will sit out and will continue to be listed as questionable.



  • Markieff Morris: out (reconditioning)
  • Caleb Martin: out (knee)


  • Cavaliers: Jarrett Allen: out (finger)
  • Collin Sexton: out for season (knee)
  • Caris LeVert: day to day (foot).

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Tipoff: 8:00 p.m.

Radio: WAXY 790 / WAQI 710 / Sirius XM Channel 895 (Heat Radio Network simulcast)

Starting Lineups

Celtics Position Heat
Celtics Position Heat
Marcus Smart PG Kyle Lowry
Derrick White SG Tyler Herro
Jaylen Brown SF Max Strus
Jayson Tatum PF Caleb Martin
Al Horford C Bam Adebayo