PHILADELPHIA 76ers AT MIAMI HEAT
When: Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami
TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish)
Records: Miami 31-29, Philadelphia 32-26
Line: Philadelphia favored by 1 point.
PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS
F: Justise Winslow
F: Josh Richardson
C: Hassan Whiteside
G: Tyler Johnson
G: Goran Dragic
F: Robert Covington
F: Dario Saric
C: Joel Embiid
G: JJ Reddick
G: Ben Simmons
Scouting report: The Heat are in the eighth, and final, playoff spot in the East, two games behind No. 7 Philadelphia. … The teams play for the third time in the last 10 games. The Sixers won the previous two, both at home, including 104-102 on Feb 14, a game in which the Heat lead by 24 points in the third quarter. Ben Simmons had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. … Philadelphia was without center Joel Embid. Embid had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the Sixers’ victory on Feb. 2. … Embid leads Philadelphia with 23.9 points and 11.2 rebounds and he is one of five players in the league averaging at least 20 points and 10 rebounds. … The Sixers had a seven-game winning streak snapped Sunday with a 109-94 loss at Washington. They are playing their third game in four nights. … Philadelphia is tied for ninth in the league with 107.6 points per game. … The Heat defeated the Grizzlies at home Saturday for just their second win in their last nine games. … Tyler Johnson notched a game-high 23 points and Justise Winslow scored a season-high 17. … Miami is without Rodney McGruder (G League assignment) and Dion Waiters (left ankle). Kelly Olynyk (shoulder) is listed as questionable. Both McGruder and Olynyk are expected to return sometime this week.