May 16, 2021

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Cavs vs Heat | Rocket Mortgage Game Preview

Where to watch and listen

TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Radio: WTAM 1100, 89.1 WNZN

Cavaliers LIVE will begin post-game coverage 30 minutes before the start of the match immediately afterwards.

SATURDAY NIGHT HOOPS

At the end of the season series (and back to back) the Cavaliers host the intense heat Saturday night at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Miami achieved a win on Wednesday night when Erik Spoelstra recorded his 600th win as head coach.

LAST TIME OUT

Last night’s game was a close matchup for the first half before heading away in the third against Wine & Gold’s Wizards to make a one-sided decision. In his first return game after three games, Collin Sexton led the Cavs with 22 points. Cedi Osman, Jarrett Allen, Isaac Okoro and Darius Garland were also double digits for the Cavs.

Read the summary of Friday’s game here.

HOW THE TEAMS STACK

CLE
MY
21-42
recording
33-30
13th in the east
Stand
7th in the east
104.0
PPG
106.5
42.5
role playing game
41.8
24.1
APG
26.0
4.7
BPG
4.0
8.1
SPG
7.8

PLAYERS TO SEE

Caves: Isaac Okoro, Cedi Osman and Darius Garland

Heat: Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Kendrick Nunn

INJURY REPORT *

Caves:

TBD – back to back

Heat:

TBD

Subject to change *

LINKS BETWEEN OPPONENTS

  • Heat assistant coach Chris Quinn played seven games for the Cavaliers in 2012-13
  • Cavs assistant coach Antonio Lang played 6 games for the Heat in the 1997/98 season
  • Cavs striker Kevin Love and Heat striker Trevor Ariza both played their college ball at UCLA

    WHAT’S NEXT?

    With the weekend coming to an end tonight, the Cavs have two days off in advance Another Back to back mid-week against the Phoenix Suns and Portland TrailBlazers on Tuesday and Wednesday.