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Gameday Rundown: Wizards Rematch

Washington Wizards vs. Miami HEAT

Miami, FL
Friday, November 18 @ 8:00 PM
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TV: Bally Sports Sun
Radio: WQAM 560 - WAQI 710
Stream On: NBA LEAGUE PASS

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Series Notes:

  • The HEAT and Wizards meet for the third of four matchups this regular season.
  • So far this season, they have split the previous two matchups, most recently a, 113-105, win on Wednesday as tonight marks as the second consecutive games between the squads.
  • Last season, Miami won the series, 3-1, winning the season series for the fourth consecutive season after splitting it, 2-2, in 2017-18. The HEAT are 93-45 all-time versus Washington during the regular season, including 52-17 in home games and 41-28 in road games.

What to watch for:

  • Bam Adebayo has scored in double-figures in all 17 games he has appeared in this season and in 33-straight dating back to last season, marking as the second-longest streak of his career.
  • Erik Spoelstra has gone a perfect 6-0 in challenges so far this season. He has won challenges vs. TOR on 10/24, at SAC on 10/29, vs. GS on 11/1, at WAS on 11/18, at MIN on 11/21 and vs. WAS on 11/23.
  • Erik Spoelstra has recorded 764 career wins (668 regular season & 96 postseason) with the HEAT, the fourth-most by a head coach with a single franchise in NBA history.

Injuries:

  • Miami: Bam Adebayo, Available, Injury/Illness (Left Knee; Contusion) - Jimmy Butler, Out, Injury/Illness (Right Knee; Soreness) - Dewayne Dedmon, Questionable, Injury/Illness (Left Foot; Plantar fasciitis) - Tyler Herro, Available, Injury/Illness (Left Ankle; Sprain) - Haywood Highsmith, Probable, Injury/Illness (Right Hip; Inflammation) - Victor Oladipo, Out, Injury/Illness (Left Knee; Tendinosis) - Duncan Robinson, Out, Injury/Illness (Left Ankle; Sprain) - Max Strus, Out, Injury/Illness (Right Shoulder; Impingement) - Gabe Vincent, Questionable, Injury/Illness (Left Knee; Effusion) - Omer Yurtseven, Out, Injury/Illness (Left Ankle; Surgery) - Jamal Cain, Probable, Injury/Illness (Head; Non-Covid Illness) - Caleb Martin, Available, Injury/Illness (Head; Non-Covid Illness)
  • Washington: Bradley Beal, Questionable, Injury/Illness (Right Thigh; Right thigh contusion) - Johnny Davis, Questionable, Injury/Illness (Right Groin; Right groin soreness) - Rui Hachimura, Questionable, Injury/Illness (Right Ankle; Right ankle soreness) - Monte Morris, QuestionableInjury/Illness (Right Ankle; Right ankle soreness) - Delon Wright, Out, Injury/Illness (Right Hamstring; Right hamstring strain)
Miami HEATCATEGORYOPPONENT
108.5Points Per Game108.4
109.6OPPONENT POINTS PER GAME109.6
.444FG PCT..467
.476OPPONENT FG PCT..444
.3373-PT FG PCT..346
.848FT PCT..772
40.7REBOUNDS PER GAME45.2
43.6OPPONENT REBOUNDS PER GAME44.2
23.8ASSISTS PER GAME24.8
7.63STEALS PER GAME6.06
14.1TURNOVERS PER GAME14.3
16.5OPPONENT TURNOVERS PER GAME12.7
3.32BLOCKS PER GAME6.17