Gameday Rundown: HEAT Look To Complete Season Sweep Of Lakers
Game starts at 7:30PM on TNT
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami HEAT
Thursday, April 8th @ 7:30PM
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena - Miami, FL
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Radio: 790AM, 98.3FM (Espanol)
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- The HEAT and Lakers meet for the second and final matchup this regular season.
- Earlier this season, Miami recorded a, 96-94, road win in Los Angeles on 2/20. With a win, the HEAT will sweep the season series for the seventh time and the first since the 2014-15 campaign.
- The HEAT are 28-37 all-time versus the Lakers during the regular season, including 18-14 in home games and 10-23 in road games.
What to watch for:
- KZ Okpala (health and safety protocols) is out. Tyler Herro (Left Foot; Soreness) and Gabe Vincent (Right Knee; Soreness) are probable.
- LeBron James (Right Ankle; sprain), Anthony Davis (Right Calf; strain) and Jared Dudley (Right Mcl; tear) are out. Andre Drummond (Right Big Toe; contusion) and Kyle Kuzma (Left Calf; strain) are probable.
- Andre Iguodala enters tonight’s game just one steal short from tying Magic Johnson for 23rd on the all-time steals list.
- Duncan Robinson has currently connected on multiple three-point field goals in 15-straight games, the second-longest streak in team history.
- The HEAT is currently holding opponents to just 40.3 points in the paint, the lowest in the NBA.
- The HEAT dished out 34 assists vs. MEM on 4/6, marking their 10th 30-assist game of the season, posting an 8-2 (.800) record over that span.
|106.5||POINTS PER GAME||110.0|
|107.4||OPPONENT POINTS PER GAME||105.8|
|.447||OPPONENT FG PCT.||.453|
|.346||3-PT FG PCT.||.353|
|42.5||REBOUNDS PER GAME.||45.2|
|44.0||OPPONENT REBOUNDS PER GAME||42.0|
|26.2||ASSISTS PER GAME||24.5|
|7.31||STEALS PER GAME||7.59|
|14.6||TURNOVERS PER GAME||15.6|
|15.1||OPPONENT TURNOVERS PER GAME||15.0|
|4.10||BLOCKS PER GAME||5.53|