On Thursday night, Stephen Curry and the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors will face Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat in the second game of a back-to-back.
Injury Update Warriors – Heat: Stephen Curry Ready, 4 Players OUT
Miami traveled to Portland on Wednesday night to face Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers, and they won their first road game of the season, 119-98. After losing three of their first four home games, the Heat will now face a difficult task against the defending champions with less than 24 hours to prepare.
The Warriors were defeated 134-105 by the Phoenix Suns in a game that got out of hand in the second half, with the Suns outscoring the Warriors 62-39 after leading by six points at halftime.
Both teams have high title hopes this season, but only one will win their third game of the season. Will the Miami Heat win their second game in a row to tie the season at 3-3, or will the Golden State Warriors win and improve to 3-2?
With Klay Thompson returning from his first career ejection and Stephen Curry coming off his worst scoring performance of the season, the Warriors will look to get back to winning ways against the Heat at home.
Latest Injury News:
- Warriors: Donte DiVincenzo (hamstring) – OUT. Andre Iguodala (hip) – OUT
- Heat: Omer Yurtseven (ankle) – OUT, Victor Oladipo (not with team) – OUT
Heat vs. Warriors Key Stats & Facts
The Miami Heat are coming off a 119-98 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
The Golden State Warriors were defeated by the Phoenix Suns 134-105 on Tuesday night.
Stephen Curry of the Warriors has made at least four three-pointers in every game this season and is shooting 44.4 percent from three-point range.
The Heat currently have the best free-throw shooting team in the league, averaging 85.3 percent from the line.
During the 2021-22 regular season, the Warriors won both games against the Heat by an average of 10.5 points per game.