Preview: Heat wrap up road trip with showdown against LeBron James, Anthony Davis
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 10 p.m.
Miami Heat (6-2, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (6-1, first in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles heads into a matchup with Miami as winners of three home games in a row.
Los Angeles went 37-45 overall with a 22-19 record at home during the 2018-19 season. The Lakers averaged 111.8 points per game last season, 55.6 in the paint, 16.8 off of turnovers and 19.3 on fast breaks.
Miami finished 23-29 in Eastern Conference action and 20-21 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Heat averaged 105.7 points per game last season, 48.9 in the paint, 15.5 off of turnovers and 9.9 on fast breaks.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Heat Injuries: Dion Waiters: day to day (illness), Justise Winslow: out (illness), Chris Silva: day to day (illness), Derrick Jones Jr.: day to day (groin), KZ Okpala: out (left achilles strain), Udonis Haslem: day to day (illness).