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Miami hosts Memphis in season opener

October 23, 2019 GMT

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Miami Heat

Miami; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

The Miami Heat open the season at home against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Miami went 39-43 overall in the 2018-19 season while going 19-22 at home. The Heat allowed opponents to score 105.9 points per game and shoot 44.1% from the field last season.

Memphis finished 24-28 in Western Conference play and 12-29 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Grizzlies shot 45% from the field and 34.2% from 3-point range last season.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

Heat Injuries: Udonis Haslem: out (wrist).

Grizzlies Injuries: Josh Jackson: out (not with team), Andre Iguodala: out (not with team), Jonas Valanciunas: day to day (foot).

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