Boston Celtics (5-3, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (3-3, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Boston visits the Miami Heat after Jayson Tatum scored 40 points in the Celtics’ 126-114 win against the Raptors.
Miami finished 44-29 overall and went 29-7 at home a season ago. The Heat averaged 112 points per game last season, 19.7 from the free throw line and 40.2 from 3-point range.
Boston finished 48-24 overall and 30-13 in Eastern Conference play during the 2019-20 season. The Celtics averaged 113.7 points per game while shooting 46.1% from the field and 36.4% from deep last season.
The teams match up Wednesday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Heat: None listed.
Celtics: Jeff Teague: out (ankle), Romeo Langford: out (right wrist), Javonte Green: out (health and safety protocols), Marcus Smart: out (right thumb), Kemba Walker: out (left knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.