A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday’s 7:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Raptors at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish).
Tentative Starting lineups
MIAMI HEAT (16-16)
Center: Hassan Whiteside
Power forward: James Johnson
Small forward: Justise Winslow
Shooting guard: Rodney McGruder
Point guard: Josh Richardson
Coach: Erik Spoelstra.
TORONTO RAPTORS (21-9)
Center: Serge Ibaka
Power forward: Pascal Siakam
Small forward: Kawhi Leonard
Shooting guard: Danny Green
Point guard: Kyle Lowry
Inactive: Jonas Valanciunas. (Chris Boucher, Jordan Lloyd.)
Coach: Nick Nurse.
Referees: David Guthrie (#16), Scott Wall (#31), Nate Green (#65).
Uniforms: Heat in fuchsia “Sunset Vice” uniform; Raptors in black “Statement” uniform.
Pregame note of note: Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard has scored 20 or more points in his last 10 appearances. He is averaging 30.8 points and shooting .534 (109 of 204) from the field and .424 (25 of 59) on 3-pointers during this stretch. His longest streak of 20-point games is 11 in a row, from Feb. 8 to March 6, 2017 while with the Spurs.
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