MIAMI HEAT VS. SAN ANTONIO SPURS
When: Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio
TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish)
Records: Miami 11-12, Golden State 16-8
Line: San Antonio favored by 7.5 points.
PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS
F: Justise Winslow
F: Josh Richardson
C: Bam Adebayo
G: Dion Waiters
G: Goran Dragic
F: Rudy Gay
F: LaMarcus Aldridge
C: Pau Gasol
G: Danny Green
G: Tony Parker
Scouting report: The Heat are playing back-to-back games against teams with the second- and third-best records in the Western Conference, Golden State and San Antonio. The Warriors blitzed the Heat in the second half Sunday on the way to a 123-95 victory. … The Heat and Spurs meet for the second, and final time, this season. San Antonio easily defeated the Heat, 117-100, a week into the season. Aldridge led the Spurs with 31 points. Gay had 22 off the bench. … Kawhi Leonard is getting closer to returning from the thigh injury that has kept him out all season, but he will not play against Miami. Forward Kyle Anderson, who started against Miami in October and led the Spurs with 10 rebounds, is out with a quadriceps injury. … Aldridge leads the Spurs with 22.8 points and 8.2 rebounds. … Tony Parker recently returned from his torn quadriceps muscle and has played four games. He is averaging 7.8 points and 4.0 assists. … Defensively, the Spurs are allowing a league low 97.0 ppg, and are second in defensive rating, 99.9. They allow the fewest second chance points, 10.3 per game. … The Heat are still without center Hassan Whiteside (left knee bruise), swingman Rodney McGruder (stress fracture, left leg) and forward Okaro White (left foot facture). … Adebayo will receive his fourth consecutive start in place of Whiteside. He is averaging 9.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in his last four games. … Miami is 6-6 on the road. … The Heat have lost eight straight to San Antonio.