Game Preview: Miami Heat @ Orlando Magic
Updated 5:30: Tobias Harris, Glen Davis and Kyle O’Quinn are all listed as OUT for tonight’s game.
-Victor Oladipo will start and Jason Maxiell will come off the bench.
-Dwyane Wade will NOT play.
The Orlando Magic dropped to 4-6 with a 108-100 loss to the Dallas Mavericks Saturday. The Miami Heat improved to 8-3 with a 104-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
The Magic rank 20th in offensive rating (102.5), eighth in defensive rating (102.3) and play at the league’s 10th-fastest pace (96.5). The Heat are first in offensive rating (113.5) 14th in defensive rating (104.6) and play at the league’s 18th-fastest pace (93.3).
Tip-off from the Amway Center is scheduled for 7:00 pm EST and will be shown locally on FS Florida.
As always, if you can’t watch the game, you can listen on the radio – in English on AM 580 WDBO and FM 96.5 and in Spanish on AM 1270 WRLZ.
The officials for tonight’s game are Tom Washington, Mark Lindsay and Scott Twardoski.
The Line: Miami – 7.5 (198.5)
- Tobias Harris continues to be out indefinitely with an ankle injury. However, head coach Jacque Vaughn didn’t rule out that he or power forward Glen Davis could return soon.
- Kyle O’Quinn is questionable with an ankle injury.
- Dwyane Wade didn’t play Tuesday night against the Hawks.
- Ray Allen (illness) and Udonis Haslem (back spasms) returned for the Heat Tuesday night.