Heat at Clippers
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.