LA Clippers vs Miami Heat Starting Lineups & Depth Charts - Feb 4, 2023-24 NBA Season

Clippers on a Winning Streak: Kawhi Shines Against Pistons

by Nouman Rasool
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LA Clippers vs Miami Heat Starting Lineups & Depth Charts - Feb 4, 2023-24 NBA Season
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In an eagerly anticipated NBA showdown, the Los Angeles Clippers are set to face off against the Miami Heat at Miami's Kaseya Center on Sunday, with the game kicking off at 6 p.m. ET. This match marks the second encounter in their seasonal series, following the Clippers' victory over the Heat with a score of 121-104 on January 2.

As part of the NBA's packed nine-game schedule, this game is set to draw significant attention. Basketball fans across the nation can tune into the live broadcast on ESPN, while local viewers can catch the action on Bally Sports Sun and KTLA.

Additionally, the game will be available for streaming on NBA League Pass and Fubo TV, the latter offering access to NBA TV through a complimentary trial period.

Clippers' Recent Success

The Clippers, currently third in the Western Conference with a record of 32-15, are riding the momentum of consecutive wins, including an impressive 4-1 record on their recent East Coast road trip.

Their latest victory came against the Detroit Pistons, with a score of 136-125, where Kawhi Leonard led the team with 33 points, complemented by four rebounds and three assists. On the other side, the Miami Heat, holding the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference with a 26-23 record, are also on a winning streak with two consecutive victories.

Despite a challenging stretch with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games, the Heat showed resilience in their recent 110-102 win against the Washington Wizards, with Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo combining for a formidable 44 points and 23 rebounds.

Heading into this match, both teams are facing some injury concerns. The Clippers will potentially be without center Ivica Zubac due to an ankle injury, and forward Moussa Diabate is sidelined with a hand injury. The Heat's injury list includes small forward Jamal Cain, who is questionable due to illness, and both shooting guards Duncan Robinson and Dru Smith are out with a concussion and knee injury, respectively.

The starting lineups highlight key players for both teams, with the Clippers showcasing talents like James Harden, Paul George, and Kawhi Leonard, while the Heat's lineup features Terry Rozier, Tyler Herro, and Jimmy Butler.

This clash will spotlight key matchups, including the battle between Kawhi Leonard and Jimmy Butler, two of the league's premier two-way wings. Additionally, the game will feature an intriguing cross-matchup between James Harden and Bam Adebayo, promising a strategic and competitive battle on the court.

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