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NBA GAMETHREAD: Miami HEAT (19-18) @ L.A. Clippers (21-17)

Jimmy Butler returns to the starting lineup tonight for the Heat, while Kawhi Leonard is out.

LA Clippers v Miami Heat Photo by IEric Espada/NBAE via Getty Images

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The Miami Heat (19-18) continue their West road trip with tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers (21-17) at the crypto.com Arena.

Dewayne Dedmon is out due to health and safety protocols as well as Nikola Jovic with lower back spasms. Jimmy Butler is available, as is Duncan Robinson, Gabe Vincent and Caleb Martin — who were all previously listed as questionable.

For the Clippers, Kawhi Leonard is out with an illness.

The game will air locally on Bally Sports as well as on NBA League Pass beginning 10:30pm EST.

INACTIVE/INJURIES

Heat

  • Dewayne Dedmon, out (health and safety protocols)
  • Omer Yurtseven, out (left ankle surgery)
  • Nikola Jovic, out (lower back spasms)
  • Caleb Martin, available (Left Quadriceps; Strain)
  • Duncan Robinson, available (Left Hamstring; Strain)
  • Gabe Vincent, available (Left Knee; Effusion)
  • Jimmy Butler, available (Right Knee; Injury Management)

L.A. Clippers:

  • Kawhi Leonard, out (non-COVID illness)
  • Brandon Boston Jr., out (G-League)
  • Moussa Diabate, out (G-League)
  • Jason Preston, out (G-League)
  • Nicolas Batum, questionable (Left Ankle Sprain)

BROADCAST INFORMATION:

  • TV: Watch the game live on Bally Sports Sun or NBA League Pass
  • Radio: Listen live on KKSE 92.5FM, S: WAQI 710

Tipoff: 10:30 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