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NBA PLAYOFFS GAMETHREAD: Eastern Conference Finals, Game 3 - Miami Heat @ Boston Celtics

Miami seeks to regain homecourt advantage in ECF.

NBA: Playoffs-Boston Celtics at Miami Heat Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports

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With the series tied 1-1, the Miami Heat hit the road to face the Boston Celtics tonight at the TD Garden for Game 3 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.

Heat point guard Kyle Lowry has returned after a lengthy absence and will be in the starting lineup, as will PJ Tucker.

While Miami is listing no injuries for tonight, Daniel Theis is replacing Robert Williams III (knee) in Boston’s starting lineup.

The game will air on ABC at 8:30pm EST.



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  • Sam Hauser (right shoulder instability episode) - out
  • Robert Williams (left knee soreness) - out


Tipoff: 8:30 p.m. EST

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