Preview: Heat’s road trip continues with matchup against streaking Spurs
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 8 p.m.
Miami Heat (34-36, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (42-29, fifth in the Western Conference)
San Antonio will try to keep its nine-game win streak going when the Spurs take on Miami.
The Spurs have gone 29-7 in home games. San Antonio is the NBA leader shooting 39.8 percent from deep, led by Davis Bertans shooting 45 percent from 3-point range.
The Heat are 17-16 in road games. Miami is 15-17 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Heat defeated the Spurs 95-88 in their last meeting on Nov. 7. Hassan Whiteside led Miami with 29 points and Patty Mills paced San Antonio scoring 20 points.
DeMar DeRozan is shooting 47.5 percent and averaging 21.6 points. Jakob Poeltl is shooting 57.4 percent and averaging 6 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
LAST 10 GAMES
Heat: 7-3, averaging 108.5 points, 45.8 rebounds, 26.2 assists, 8.7 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 47.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 101 points on 42.6 percent shooting.
Spurs: 9-1, averaging 108.2 points, 46.2 rebounds, 22.5 assists, 6.5 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 48.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 101.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting.
Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee).