Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics: The Boston Celtics will look to get back to winning ways when they play against Miami Heat away at American Airlines Arena on 7th January, Wednesday at 06:00 AM IST.
After losing 117-122 against the Los Angeles Clippers, the Heat delivered a response in the very next game as they beat Orlando Magic 113-92 against Orlando Magic in the very next game. Bad Adebayo dropped a triple-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds and 10 assists, while Duncan Robinson had 21 points and Jimmy Butler scored 21 points in the game. With that win, Miami improved their regular-season record to 32-14.
Boston Celtics on the other hand, arrive in a game with a 123-108 defeat in the last match against the team New Orleans Pelicans. That defeat ended a three-game winning run for the Greens. Boston is fourth in the Eastern Conference heading into this match with a 30-15 record.
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics team news:
Miami Heat: Justise Winslow will miss yet another game for the Heat with a back injury.
Kendrick Nunn sat out the last match against the Orlando Magic due to an Achilles Tendon injury but is considered as questionable for this game.
Boston Celtics: Celtics missed the services of superstar Jayson Tatum in the last couple of games due to a groin injury but he is considered as doubtful for this match. Javonte Green is also listed as a doubt for this match.
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Line-Ups
MiamiHeat: Goran Dragic (PG), Andre Iguodala (SG), Jimmy Butler (SF), Maurice Harkless (PF), Bam Adebayo (C)
Boston Celtics: Marcus Smart (PG), Jaylen Brown (SG), Jayson Tatum (SF), T. Thompson (PF), Daniel Theis (C)
Miami Heat vs Boston Celtics Squads
MiamiHeat (MIA): Precious Achiuwa, Bam Adebayo, Kyle Alexander, Avery Bradley, Jimmy Butler, Goran Dragic, Maurice Harkless, Udonis Haslem, Tyler Herro, Andre Iguodala, BJ Johnson, Meyers Leonard, Kendrick Nunn, KZ Okpala, Kelly Olynyk, Duncan Robinson, Chris Silva, Max Strus, Gabe Vincent
Boston Celtics (BOS): Kemba Walker, Brad Wanamaker, Tremont Waters, Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart, Romeo Langford, Carsen Edwards, Gordon Hayward, Grant Williams, Javonte Green, Jayson Tatum, Semi Ojeleye, Daniel Theis, Enes Kanter, Robert Williams, Vincent Poirier, Tacko Fall, Payton Pritchard