Heat at Clip­pers

Sun Sentinel Palm Beach Edition - - SPORTS - — Ira Win­der­man

When/Where: 10:30 p.m., Sta­ples Cen­ter, Los An­ge­les. TV: Fox Sports Sun. Ra­dio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Span­ish), 1140-AM (Span­ish), 760-AM (Span­ish). Scout­ing re­port: This is the first game of the two-game sea­son se­ries, with the teams to meet Jan. 23 at Amer­i­canAir­lines Arena . . . The Heat swept last sea­son's two-game se­ries, af­ter be­ing swept in the two-game se­ries each of the pre­vi­ous two sea­sons . . . The Heat have won three of their last five road games against the Clip­pers . . . The game con­cludes the Heat's fourth back-to-back set of the sea­son, with the Heat 1-2 on the sec­ond nights of such pair­ings . . . The game is the sec­ond on a six-game trip for the Heat, who re­main in Los An­ge­les for a Mon­day game against the Lak­ers at Sta­ples Cen­ter . . . The Clip­pers have been idle since Wed­nes­day's 96-86 loss in Mem­phis at the end of a four-game trip . . . The Clip­pers en­ter with 10 vic­to­ries in their last 13 games . . . They are 9-1 at home and are rid­ing a nine-game home win­ning streak . . . The Clip­pers have been boosted by the re­ju­ve­nated play of Danilo Gal­li­nari, the emer­gence of first-round pick Shai Gil­geous-Alexan­der and the bench con­tri­bu­tions of Lou Wil­liams and Mon­trezl Harris . . . Dion Wait­ers (an­kle), Has­san White­side (per­sonal rea­sons) and Wayne Elling­ton (per­sonal rea­sons) are out for the Heat, with Yante Maten and Dun­can Robinson on G League as­sign­ment . . . For the Clip­pers, Luc Mbah a Moute (knee) and Jerome Robinson (foot) are out, with An­gel Del­gado and Johnathan Mot­ley on G League as­sign­ment.

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