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Heat Game Day: Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat

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

Inactive: Dion Waiters, Goran Dragic. (Duncan Robinson, Yante Maten on two-way contracts.)

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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