When/Where: 8 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Tickets: Available at Heat.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.
TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: This is the first game of the four-game season series, with the Bucks also to visit March 15 . . . The Heat swept last season’s three-game series and have won five in a row from Milwaukee, after losing seven of the previous nine meetings . . . The Heat have won the past four meetings at AmericanAirlines Arena . . . The game opens a back-to-back set for the Heat that concludes Sunday in Orlando . . . The game completes a back-to-back set for the Bucks, coming off a Thursday night game in Boston, with a Christmas game in New York to follow . . . Goran Dragic (knee) and Dion Waiters (ankle) are out for the Heat, with Justise Winslow (ankle) questionable, and Duncan Robinson on G League assignment . . . For the Bucks, Ersan Ilyasova (nose) is out, with Trevon Duval, Donte DiVincenzo, Jaylen Morris and Christian Wood on G League assignment.
— Ira Winderman
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