Preview: Heat get ready for big clash with James Harden, Rockets

November 4, 2019

TV: FOX Sports Sun

TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 5:30 p.m.


Houston Rockets (3-2, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (4-1, second in the Eastern Conference)

Miami faces Houston in a non-conference matchup.

Miami went 39-43 overall in the 2018-19 season while going 19-22 at home. The Heat gave up 105.9 points per game while committing 20.9 fouls last season.

Houston went 32-20 in Western Conference play and 22-19 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Rockets averaged 113.9 points per game last season, 42.1 in the paint, 18 off of turnovers and 12 on fast breaks.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

Heat Injuries: Justise Winslow: day to day (lower back), Derrick Jones Jr.: out (groin), KZ Okpala: out (left achilles strain), Jimmy Butler III: day to day (foot).

Rockets Injuries: Gerald Green: out (left foot), Nene: out (abductor).

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