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GAMETHREAD: Miami Heat (39-32) @ Detroit Pistons (20-51)

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The Miami Heat (39-32) visit the Detroit Pistons (20-51) tonight with several players sitting out for both teams.

With the New York Knicks beating the Boston Celtics, the only suspense left is whether the Heat — now locked in as the No. 6 seed — will face the Milwaukee Bucks as expected or the Brooklyn Nets in the first round.



  • Victor Oladipo: out for season (knee)
  • Jimmy Butler: out (back)
  • Goran Dragic: out (back)
  • Andre Iguodala: out (hip)
  • Kendrick Nunn: out (calf)
  • Bam Adebayo: out (rest)
  • Trevor Ariza: out (rest)
  • Omer Yurtseven: out (not with team)


  • Cory Joseph: day to day (ankle)
  • Deividas Sirvydis: day to day (tibia)
  • Sekou Doumbouya: out (personal)
  • Isaiah Stewart: out (personal)
  • Dennis Smith Jr.