Tonight’s matchup: Heat face high scoring Warriors without defensive anchor Hassan Whiteside

Miami’s Goran Dragic goes up for a shot on Golden State’s Andre during the Warriors victory at ORACLE Arena on November. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS. MIAMI HEAT

When: Sunday, 7 p.m.

Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami.

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

Records: Miami 11-11, Golden State 17-6

Line: Golden State favored by 10 points.

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS

Heat

F: Justise Winslow

F: Josh Richardson

C: Bam Adebayo

G: Dion Waiters

G: Goran Dragic

Warriors

F: Kevin Durant

F: Draymond Green

C: Zaza Pachulia

G: Klay Thompson

G: Stephen Curry

Scouting report: The Warriors defeated the Heat, 97-80, in Oakland one month ago. Kevin Durant scored 21 points to lead Golden State. James Johnson led Miami with 21. … Golden State won 6-of-7 in the series, the lone Heat win 105-102 last January thanks to Dion Waiters’ 3-pointer in the final second. … The Warriors are coming off a 133-112 victory on Orlando Friday in which they scored 78 points in the first half. They had a season-high 46 assists. They had three players with at least 20 points; Klay Thompson, 27; Durant, 25; Stephen Curry, 23. … Thompson leads the league with 11.7 catch-and-shoot points per game. He has made at least one 3-pointer in 77 consecutive games. … The Warriors top the NBA in scoring (118.0 ppg), field goal percent (.512), opponents’ field goals percentage (.435) and 3-point field goal percentage (.401). … Curry is third in the NBA with 26.0 points per game, Durant is ninth at 24.9. Durant leads all players in blocks with 2.11 per game. … Tonight is the third game of the Warriors’ season-long six-game road trip. … The Warriors are 9-2 vs. teams from the Eastern Conference. … The Heat will be without center Hassan Whiteside (left knee bruise) for the third straight game. Also, Rodney McGruder (stress fracture, left leg) and Okaro White (left foot facture) remain out. … The Heat have allowed the seventh fewest points per game, 102.8, in the league. … Miami has won its last two home games after losing 5-of-6. … Leading scorer Goran Dragic has just 20 points in his last three games while shooting 7-of-29.

[Why did Heat decide to sign Josh Richardson to extension? Just look at what he did vs. Hornets]

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