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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

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