Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat: Time, venue, pre-buzz and all you need to know about live streaming the NBA game
Heat's Jimmy Butler is expected to return after his injury, and with his return, all eyes will be on his match against T.J Warren
The battle for the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference continues to hang in the balance as the Indiana Pacers go against Miami Heat on August 10, 2020. Pacers defeated Los Angeles Lakers with 116-111 which vaulted them into a position to move up in the race. Meanwhile, Miami Heat opened the door of being overtaken after losing back to back to the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns.
The interesting thing about this match is that Heat's Jimmy Butler is expected to return to the match after his injury in the last match, and with his return, all eyes will be on his match against T.J Warren. As reported by Miami Herald, The last time they met was seven months ago, Butler and Warren were involved in several contentious confrontations that included a middle finger from Warren directed at Butler and then Butler blowing a kiss goodbye as Warren walked off the floor following his ejection.
As reported by Miami Herald, in an interview about the incident in January, Butler even said “To me, I think it’s tough for him because I can guard him and he can’t guard me,”. “At the end of the day, that’s what it comes down to. You have just got to watch your mouth in certain situations. There’s some [expletive] you just don’t say as a man. He has got to see me the next time because I feel like what he said was truly disrespectful." he added.
Indiana Pacers Preview
Despite not having their All-Star Domantas Sabonis, The Indiana Pacers have gone 4-1 since the NBA season restarted on June 30. As, T.J. Warren proved to be a great player during the seeding games so far. Victor Oladipo and Malcolm Brogdon have also been in great shape.
Miami Heat Preview
No doubt in the fact that The Miami Heat have struggled in the past few matches, with back to back defeat. Heat lost matches to Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns. Without Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic, the Miami Heat have not been at their full strength for these games. Though we have seen Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson stepping up their game with relentless three-pointers. With Butler's return, the Heat have a good chance against the Pacers in this game.
Where to Watch?
You can stream the match live on Fox Sports Sun, Fox Sports Indiana and TSN. People can also follow the match on WAXY 790 AM, WAQI 910 AM, 93.5/107.5 FM.
When to Watch?
You can stream the match live at 8:00 PM ET.
The match will take place in the VISA Athletic Center, Disney World in Orlando. The place was formerly called Josten Center. It is located at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The huge sports center has a total of 12 volleyball courts and 6 basketball courts. Describing the enormous center, ESPN's website says, "Something magical occurs when ESPN innovation and entertainment join the magic and service of Walt Disney World® Resort. Since 1997, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has seen sports dreams come true for athletes and fans of all ages."
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