Game Time: 7:00 PM EST on Monday December 12, 2022
Miami Heat 0, Indiana Pacers 0 (7:00 pm ET)
What’s the buzz on Twitter?
The Pacers welcome back Victor Oladipo pic.twitter.com/rPvPbLuX2O – 7:06 PM
Pacers with a pregame tribute to Victor Oladipo. This is the final part of it: pic.twitter.com/ZiWKjafUC3 – 7:06 PM
The Pacers played a video to celebrate Victor Oladipo’s return. He received a nice cheer from the Indy crowd. – 7:05 PM
Tyrese Haliburton is ready to hoop.🏀 pic.twitter.com/iTe7By0rKC – 6:48 PM
Victor Oladipo is back in Indianapolis for the first time since the Pacers traded him in January 2021. Oladipo spoke about tonight’s return and the emotions attached to it miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… – 6:45 PM
Rick Carlisle switching up the starting lineup, replacing Jalen Smith with Aaron Nesmith.
So it’s Haliburton, Nembhard, Hield, Nesmith and Turner.
Smith has played 25 minutes total in the last two games. – 6:40 PM
Injury Report for tonight’s game against Miami:
Kendall Brown – Out (right tibia stress reaction)
Chris Duarte – Out (left ankle sprain)
Daniel Theis – Out (right knee) pic.twitter.com/LQVDmJ9V5r – 6:33 PM
Heat again using the starting lineup of Lowry, Herro, Butler, Martin and Adebayo tonight vs. Pacers.
This group has actually outscored opponents by 9.5 points per 100 possessions this season. – 6:33 PM
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to be in attendance at tonight’s Heat-Pacers. – 6:32 PM
Heat again opening with Adebayo, Martin, Butler, Herro and Lowry. The only inactives are the four not with the team: Yurtseven (ankle), Vincent (knee), Cain (G League), Jovic (G League). – 6:31 PM
Pacers rookie Kendall Brown is out indefinitely after suffering a stress reaction in his right tibia.
He will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
He was averaging 11.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in 8 appearances with the Mad Ants. – 6:24 PM
Kendall Brown has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his right tibia and he will be out indefinitely.
🔗: https://t.co/SCHb48dFtm pic.twitter.com/bHiTBDVzIH – 6:22 PM
Pat Riley statement on the passing of Paul Silas pic.twitter.com/gBnbNIdz6f – 6:07 PM
No Andrew Wiggins the next two games against the Bucks and Pacers. He’ll be re-evaluated Thursday. The Warriors play the Sixers on Friday in Philadelphia – 5:57 PM
Andrew Wiggins will miss the Warriors’ upcoming back-to-back against the Bucks and Pacers to open this road trip. Still dealing with an adductor strain. Will be re-evaluated on Thursday. Warriors are in Philadelphia on Friday. – 5:54 PM
Warriors say Andrew Wiggins (adductor strain) is making “good progress” and will be reevaluated on Thursday.
Translation: Wiggins will miss at least the next two games against the Bucks (Tuesday) and Pacers (Wednesday). – 5:52 PM
Andrew Wiggins (adductor strain) was re-evaluated today and is making “good progress”, per Warriors. He’ll be re-evaluated again on Thursday, meaning he will miss tomorrow’s game against the Bucks and Wednesday’s against the Pacers. – 5:48 PM
Chris Duarte (left ankle sprain) practiced with @TheMadAnts today and will play with them in Wisconsin this week, per Head Coach Rick Carlisle. – 5:31 PM
Dewayne Dedmon, who was listed as questionable, is expected to be available tonight vs. Pacers.
Only four Heat players out are Vincent, Cain, Yurtseven and Jovic. – 5:31 PM
It looks like Dewayne Dedmon, who had been listed as questionable, will be available tonight. – 5:30 PM
Chris Duarte practiced with the Mad Ants today and will play multiple games with them in Wisconsin to ramp up to his return.
Practice time is scarce for the Pacers right now. – 5:23 PM
From earlier — Heat have gone from last season’s sizzle to early-season fizzle with 3-point shooting. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… – 5:07 PM
From earlier — Personnel needs, luxury-tax math both part of equation as Heat attempt to stay ahead of injury curve sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… – 5:07 PM
From earlier — ASK IRA: Is Heat development program coming up short? sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… – 5:07 PM
1/3 of the Pacers’ shot attempts come on catch and shoot threes
So expect a lot of man, and not too* much of zone from Miami tonight
They desperately need a night where they shoot well from 3
I’m sure they fall into that Indiana style either way – 5:04 PM
Inside my Oladipo story, paid subscribers can watch and/or read his full comments today from shootaround.
On his return, health and never losing his joy for the game.
https://t.co/NAHOSxkmeu pic.twitter.com/aDujHwcXaf – 4:30 PM
Victor Oladipo is feeling many things — nostalgia being near the top of the list — as he prepares to go against the Pacers tonight for the first time since being traded away. Story on his emtions and thoughts, including some notes from Erik Spoelstra: https://t.co/JCIbaLAhCI pic.twitter.com/9fQlSKhy0t – 4:23 PM
Pacers guard Buddy Hield was a nominee for Eastern Conference Player of the Week — which was won by 76ers’ Joel Embiid. – 3:31 PM
The one 10-win scenario that definitely gets Dolphins in the playoffs is wins over Patriots and Jets, because Miami would win tiebreaker against both teams by achieving that. But if they lose to Buffalo and lose vs Pats or Jets, Miami will need help: miamiherald.com/sports/nfl/mia… – 3:22 PM
we’re looking for young professionals who are ready to grow in the sports and entertainment industry.
@PacersSportsEnt and the @MGProject are teaming up to host a workshop aimed at developing marketing solutions across PS&E brands.
apply here: https://t.co/K7OKJisGsf pic.twitter.com/7oGLkNCJ4H – 3:18 PM
Heat forward and Bigface Coffee founder Jimmy Butler will take part in CNBC’s Small Business Summit on Wednesday, the network announced.
The summit is to help entrepreneurs navigate a looming recession and rocky road ahead, CNBC says.
Heat are in OKC that night. – 2:25 PM
Heat’s point of attack issues about to have their hands full tonight with Haliburton-Hield-Mathurin, who combined for 70 point last time they played Miami
Heat also shot 28% from 3 last time they played in Indiana
Let’s see what happens – 2:18 PM
Personnel needs, luxury-tax math both part of equation as Heat attempt to stay ahead of injury curve. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Also: Victor Oladipo finally makes it back “home” again in Indiana. – 2:15 PM
Victor Oladipo is back in Indianapolis for the first time since the Pacers traded him in January 2021. Oladipo spoke about his return and the emotions attached to it miamiherald.com/sports/nba/mia… Also, Erik Spoelstra explains decision to waive Dru Smith and bring back Orlando Robinson – 2:00 PM
Shams reports in here that the Heat could have “re-energized” interest in Jae Crowder, but incorrectly states that Oladipo and Dedmon are eligible to be traded this week. They are not trade eligible until mid-January.
theathletic.com/3992371/2022/1… – 1:46 PM
Twitter poll: Predict the Spurs’ record for this week.
Monday vs Cleveland
Wednesday vs Portland
Saturday vs Miami (in Mexico City) – 1:17 PM
What our mornings on the road sound like 🔊 pic.twitter.com/OQ1BeOTlZR – 1:02 PM
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