Preview: Heat continue push for playoff spot at home vs. Cavaliers
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland Cavaliers (16-49, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (30-34, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami hosts Cleveland aiming to continue its three-game home winning streak.
The Heat have gone 14-18 in home games. Miami is 12-15 in games decided by 10 points or more.
The Cavaliers are 12-31 against Eastern Conference opponents. Cleveland is 5-35 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Heat won the last meeting between these two squads 100-94 on Jan. 25. Justise Winslow scored 27 points to help lead Miami to the win.
Hassan Whiteside leads the Heat with 12.2 rebounds and averages 12.9 points. Bam Adebayo has averaged 6.5 rebounds and added 8.5 points per game over the last 10 games for Miami.
Kevin Love leads the Cavaliers scoring 18.8 points and collecting 11.4 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson has averaged 17.9 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 42.4 percent over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 GAMES
Cavaliers: 5-5, averaging 110.1 points, 45 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 6.3 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 43.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.8 points on 48.2 percent shooting.
Heat: 5-5, averaging 108.4 points, 44.1 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.4 points on 44.2 percent shooting.
Heat Injuries: Goran Dragic: day to day (left calf strain).