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NBA GAMETHREAD: Atlanta Hawks (32-31) @ Miami Heat (33-31)

The struggling Heat face a division rival in a fight to rise in the standings.

NBA: Miami Heat at Atlanta Hawks Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

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The Miami Heat (33-31) look for their first win in their current homestand at the Miami-Dade Arena tonight against the visiting Atlanta Hawks (32-31).

Atlanta is eighth in the Eastern Conference while division foe Miami is right above with the seventh seed.

Jimmy Butler has been upgraded to available and will be in the starting lineup. Kyle Lowry and Nikola Jokic remain on the injury list while Omer Yurtseven and Jamal Cain will be with the Sioux Falls Skyforce on G League assignment.

Injury Report:


  • Jimmy Butler (knee) — AVAILABLE
  • Jamal Cain (G-League) — OUT
  • Nikola Jovic (back) — OUT
  • Kyle Lowry (knee) — OUT
  • Omer Yurtseven (G-League) — OUT


  • Tyrese Martin (G-League) — OUT
  • Donovan Williams (G-League) — OUT


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

Tipoff: 8:00 p.m. EST

Projected Starters (at time of publishing):

Nets Position Heat
Nets Position Heat
Spencer Dinwiddie PG Gabe Vincent
Cam Johnson SG Tyler Herro
Mikal Bridges SF Jimmy Butler
Dorian Finney-Smith PF Kevin Love
Nic Claxton C Bam Adebayo