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NBA GAMETHREAD: Boston Celtics (35-13) @ Miami HEAT (26-22)

The playoff rivals meet up for the final time in their regular season series, which airs on TNT.

Miami Heat v Boston Celtics Photo by Nick Grace/Getty Images

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The Miami Heat (26-22) remain home to host the NBA-best Boston Celtics (35-13) tonight at 7:30pm in what is now known as the Miami-Dade Arena.

While Miami’s injury list is short, the Celtics have several key players out tonight including Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart. Can the Heat take advantage?

The game airs nationally on TNT.



  • Nikola Jovic (Back Spasms) — OUT
  • Duncan Robinson (Finger Surgery) — OUT
  • Omer Yurtseven (Ankle Surgery) — OUT


  • Marcus Smart (Right Ankle; Sprain) — OUT
  • Jaylen Brown (Right Adductor; Injury Management) — OUT
  • Al Horford (Low Back; Stiffness) — OUT
  • Malcolm Brogdon (Personal Reasons) — OUT
  • Danilo Gallinari (Left Knee; ACL Repair) — OUT


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

Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. EST

Starting Lineups

Bucks Position Heat
Bucks Position Heat
Jrue Holiday PG Gabe Vincent
Grayson Allen SG Tyler Herro
Pat Connaughton SF Jimmy Butler
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Caleb Martin
Brook Lopez C Bam Adebayo