Tonight’s matchup: Heat face Warriors high-powered offense after notching first road win of season

Hassan Whiteside and the Heat celebrate last season after Dion Waiters’ game-winner over the Warriors. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

MIAMI HEAT VS. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

When: Monday, 10:30 p.m.

Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif.

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish)

Records: Miami 4-5, Golden State 7-3

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS

Heat

F: Okaro White

F: Justise Winslow

C: Hassan Whiteside

G: Josh Richardson

G: Goran Dragic

Warriors

F: Kevin Durant

F: Draymond Green

C: Zaza Pachulia

G: Klay Thompson

G: Stephen Curry

Scouting report: Miami’s most thrilling victory last season was over Golden State, 105-102 capped by a Dion Waiters’ 3-pointer with less than a second to play. Now, the Heat may have to face the defending World Champions without their starting shooting guard as Waiters returned to Miami on Saturday to witness the birth of his daughter. The team says Waiters will return during this trip, which still has four games remaining, but when is the question. … Miami plays its first back-to-back set of the season after defeating the Clippers on Sunday without Waiters, 104-101. The Heat blew a 23-point fourth quarter lead before rallying. The win was Miami’s first on the road this season and evens this six-game road trip at 1-1. … The Warriors have won three straight, all on the road. … Golden State is the only team in the league with three players averaging at least 20 points per game – Stephen Curry at 26.7, Kevin Durant at 25.3 and Klay Thompson at 21.0. … The Warriors lead the league in points per game (120.7), FG percentage (.526) and are second in 3-point FG percentage (.414) … Thompson has made at least one 3-pointer in 64 consecutive games, ninth longest streak in NBA history. … The teams split the series last season with the Heat losing for the third straight year in Oakland.

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