What to know about tonight’s game: A day after clinching playoff spot, Heat travel to face Hawks again

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, left, drives past Atlanta Hawks guard Tyler Dorsey during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Miami. The Heat won 101-98. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI HEAT AT ATLANTA HAWKS

When: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Philips Arena, Atlanta

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WRTO 98.3 FM (Spanish)

Records: Miami 42-36, Atlanta 22-56

Line: Miami favored by 8.5 points

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS

Heat

F: James Johnson

F: Josh Richardson

C: Hassan Whiteside

G: Tyler Johnson

G: Goran Dragic

Hawks

F: Taurean Prince

F: John Collins

C: Miles Plumlee

G: Damion Lee

G: Isaiah Taylor

Scouting report: Miami will be without Dion Waiters (left ankle surgery). … Atlanta is expected to be without Kent Bazemore (right knee bone bruise), Malcolm Delaney (left ankle sprain), Jaylen Morris (left ankle sprain) and Dennis Schröder (left ankle sprain, bone bruise). … The Hawks own the worst record in the Eastern Conference and are 2-12 over their past 14 games. … Atlanta has eight rookies on its roster, led by former Cardinal Newman High standout John Collins. Collins is averaging 10.5 points and 7.3 rebounds this season. … The Heat have posted a 12-8 record since the All-Star break, with five of those losses coming in overtime. … Since Dwyane Wade was traded to the Heat on Feb. 8, Miami’s bench has averaged a league-high 47.2 points per game. … Heat center Kelly Olynyk is two minutes and 21 seconds away from earning his $1 million bonus for playing at least 1,700 minutes during the regular season. … Miami, which clinched a playoff spot Tuesday, enters Wednesday in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. … The Heat have won two of their three matchups with the Hawks this season, including Tuesday’s 101-98 win in Miami.

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