Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat
When/Where: 1 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena
Tickets: Available at Heat.com or
TV: Fox Sports Sun; Radio: 790-AM,
106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish) Scouting report: This is the fourth and final game of the season series. … The Hornets lead the series 2-1 and have already clinched the potential playoff tiebreaker because of a superior division record. … The Heat won the most recent meeting, 91-84, on March 6 in Charlotte, with Hassan Whiteside stepping up with an 18-point, 15-rebound performance and Kelly Olynyk adding his own double-double of 22 points and 11 rebounds. … The Heat lost the previous meeting at AmericanAirlines Arena,
113-112, on Oct. 20. … The Heat have won seven of the past nine meetings and are
3-1 against Charlotte in the past four meetings at AmericanAirlines Arena. … The game closes out a five-game homestand for the Heat, to be followed by a four-game trip that opens Monday in Oklahoma City. … The game closes out a four-game trip for the Hornets. … For the Heat, Yante Maten and Charles Cooke are on G League assignment. … For the Hornets, Cody Zeller (knee) is doubtful, with Joe Chealey and JP Macura on G League assignment.
— Ira Winderman