The inconsistent team Los Angeles Lakers, has a difficult task against the Miami Heat, who receives them in the FTX-Arena, in a repeat of the NBA final a couple of years ago, where the Californian team was champion.
With Anthony Davis discarded for this duel, the responsibility of the new account will fall on LeBron James, Y Russell Westbrook.
James has been on a great scoring plan, going 16 straight games scoring 25 or more points, while Westbrook has been on a slump, averaging just 14.3 points per night.
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For its part, the Heat, which has just lost to Atlanta, wants to resume the path of victory, and continue to rise in the Eastern Conference, ranking third, with 29 wins and 17 losses.
Miami has recovered its health little by little, already with Jimmy Butler without physical discomfort, and the return of Bam Adebayo, who was out for more than a month with a ligament injury to his thumb.
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Butler has been the engine of the Heat, averaging 21.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.9 assists, and 1.9 steals per night.