What to know about tonight’s game: Will Heat find a way to slow down LeBron James and Cavaliers?

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James will face off Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS AT MIAMI HEAT

When: Tuesday, 8 p.m.

Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami

TV/Radio: TNT/WAXY 790AM, WRTO 98.3 FM (Spanish)

Records: Cleveland 44-29, Miami 39-35

Line: Cavaliers favored by 3.5 points

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS

Cavaliers

G: LeBron James

F: Larry Nance Jr.

C: Kevin Love

G: George Hill

G: Jose Calderon

Heat

F: Josh Richardson

F: James Johnson

C: Bam Adebayo

G: Tyler Johnson

G: Goran Dragic

Scouting report: Miami will be without Dion Waiters (left ankle surgery). Hassan Whiteside (left hip flexor strain) is also listed as out for Tuesday’s game against Cleveland. … Cleveland will be without Jeff Green (illness), Kyle Korver (excused absence, not with team) and Cedi Osman (left hip strain). … The Cavaliers enter on a five-game winning streak. … LeBron James is averaging 34.4 points on 61.5 percent shooting to go with 9.6 rebounds and 11.2 assists during Cleveland’s five-game winning streak. … Also during the Cavaliers’ five-game winning streak, the team is averaging 122.2 points on 51.8 percent shooting from the field. … Cleveland has now scored at least 120 points in a franchise-record tying four consecutive games. … The Heat enter on a two-game losing skid. … Miami has posted a 9-7 record since the All-Star break, with four of those losses coming in overtime. … The Heat enter on a season-high six-game home winning streak, including 9-1 in their past 10 in Miami. … The Heat and Cavaliers have already faced off twice this season, with Cleveland winning both of those games — the Cavaliers beat the Heat 108-97 in Cleveland on Nov. 28 and the Cavaliers beat the Heat 91-89 in Cleveland on Jan. 31.

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