What to know about tonight’s game: Will Heat have Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside vs. Kings?

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic battles for the ball against Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph during the first half Thursday, (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)


When: Wednesday, 10 p.m.

Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, Calif.

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WQBA 1140AM (Spanish)

Records: Miami 36-32, Sacramento 21-47

Line: Heat favored by 6.5 points



F: Josh Richardson

F: James Johnson

C: Bam Adebayo

G: Tyler Johnson

G: Goran Dragic


F: Justin Jackson

F: Zach Randolph

C: Kosta Koufos

G: Bogdan Bogdanovic

G: De’Aaron Fox

Scouting report: Miami will be without Dion Waiters (left ankle surgery). Dwyane Wade (mild left hamstring strain) and Hassan Whiteside (left hip pain) have also been ruled out for the Heat, but that could change depending on how Wade and Whiteside react to treatment and shootaround in the morning. … Sacramento will be without Harry Giles (bi-lateral knee rehabilitation) and Iman Shumpert (post-surgical left knee rehabilitation & left plantar fasciitis). … The Kings are 3-7 over their past 10 games. … Sacramento has recorded the league’s worst offensive rating and second-worst defensive rating this season. … Zach Randolph is scoring a team-high 14.8 points per game for the Kings this season, to go with 6.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists. … Heat forward Justise Winslow is averaging 12.2 points on 53.1 percent shooting from the field and 54.2 percent shooting from 3-point range, to go with 7.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists over his past nine games. … Miami is 21-6 this season when holding opponents to under 100 points. … Dwyane Wade is currently six points short from the 22,000th point of his career. … The Heat’s bench has averaged 53.0 points, 23.7 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 5.2 steals and 2.5 blocks while posting a +32.8 plus/minus per game over the last six contests. … The Heat and Kings have faced off once this season, with Sacramento winning that game — the Kings beat the Heat 89-88 on Jan. 25.

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