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GameThread: Phoenix Suns (52-13) @ Miami Heat (44-22)

Jimmy Butler is out tonight.

Phoenix Suns v Miami Heat Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

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The Miami Heat (44-22) host the Phoenix Suns (52-13) tonight at the FTX Arena with tipoff at 7:30pm EST on ESPN.

Jimmy Butler (sinus congestion) is out tonight, with Gabe Vincent starting in his place. Caleb Martin (Achilles soreness) will be available.

Devin Booker is available for the Suns.



  • Markieff Morris: out (neck)
  • Jimmy Butler: out (sinus congestion)
  • Javonte Smart: out (two-way)
  • Kyle Guy: out (two-way)


  • Chris Paul: out (thumb)
  • Dario Saric: out (ACL injury)
  • Frank Kaminsky: out (knee)
  • Cam Johnson: out (quad)

TV: Bally Sports Sun, NBA League Pass

Tipoff: 7:30 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