DAILY READ: IT'S TIME TO GO BIG!
TONIGHT'S GAME: Utah Jazz (14-13) at Heat (17-6)
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: AmericanAirlines Arena
(Eric Reid, Tony Fiorentino, Jason Jackson)
TV: Sun Sports
Radio:AM 790/104.3 FM & The Heat Radio Network (Mike Inglis, John Crotty)
Spanish Radio:WAQI 710AM (José Pañeda, Joe Pujala)
Series: Jazz leads 30-20. Utah won the only meeting last season. The Heat is 12-12 all-time at against the Jazz.
Scouting report: The Heat (17-6) is 12-2 at home and has won its last three games. Over his last five games Dwyane Wade is shooting .634 from the field. LeBron James has scored at least 20 points in the Heat’s first 23 games.
Miami is 12-0 this season when shooting over .500 from the field. The Heat has thrived off of home-court advantage to begin the season. Miami has scored at least 100 points in 12 of its last 14 home games, averaging 106.7 points per game.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has emphasized better starts in recent weeks and his team has responded. In five of the Heat’s last six games, the Heat has held leads throughout the fourth quarters.
The Jazz is 10-7 since moving forward Gordon Hayward into a reserve role.