7:30 p.m., American Airlines Arena
TV: Fox Sports Southeast Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
G K. Walker
G G. Dragic
G C. Lee
G D. Wade
F N. Batum
F J. Johnson
F M. Williams
F L. Deng
C C. Zeller
C A. Stoudemire
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Dwyane Wade vs. Courtney Lee: Wade is among the most physical shooting guards in the league and has played this season like he’s still in his prime 24 points shy of 20,000 career points.
▪ The Heat is still waiting on whether Chris Bosh will recover from a blood-clot episode in time to rejoin them, possibly for the playoffs.
▪ The Heat leads the season series with the Hornets 2-1, so Miami can clinch a tiebreaker by winning this game.
▪ The Heat added Joe Johnson, who arranged a buyout with the Brooklyn Nets in time to sign and be eligible for the playoffs.
▪ The Heat has been bringing center Hassan Whiteside, who grew up in Gastonia, off the bench recently. He had a triple-double (points/rebounds/blocks) in his last game against the Hornets.
Did you know?
The Heat has won 12 consecutive games against the Hornets in Miami.