Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry and forward Caleb Martin will not play tonight against the Chicago Bulls.
Lowry is dealing with knee issues while Martin has a sprained ankle.
Here’s the game preview:
Game time: 7:30 p.m., ET
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Betting line: Heat -5
VITALS: The Heat and Bulls meet for the second of three matchups this regular season. Earlier this season, Chicago recorded a, 116-108, win in Miami’s season opener. Last season, the Heat swept the series, 4-0, and has currently won eight of the last 10 overall against Chicago. The Heat are 62-61 all-time versus the Bulls during the regular season, including 36-26 in home games and 26-35 in road games. For the Heat, Jimmy Butler (knee) and Dewayne Dedmon (foot) are probable, Udonis Haslem (Achilles), Kyle Lowry (knee), Caleb Martin (ankle) are questionable and Gabe Vincent (knee), Omer Yurtseven (foot) and Jamal Cain (G League) are out. For the Bulls, Javonte Green (knee) is questionable and Lonzo Ball (knee) is out.
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G Zach LaVine
G Alex Caruso
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on Wednesday’s win against the Thunder: “There’s been a little bit more intent of getting to our actions and finding the open guy without missing the moment. We were finding our open shooters in those open windows that close very quickly in this league.”
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