Charlotte plays Miami, looks for 4th straight road win
Charlotte Hornets (4-1, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (3-1, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte visits Miami aiming to continue its three-game road winning streak.
Miami went 40-31 overall and 6-6 in Southeast Division play a season ago. The Heat shot 46.9% from the field and 35.8% from 3-point range last season.
Charlotte went 33-39 overall and 8-4 in Southeast Division play during the 2020-21 season. The Hornets averaged 17.7 points off of turnovers, 12.7 second chance points and 34.7 bench points last season.
INJURIES: Heat: Victor Oladipo: out (right knee).
Hornets: P.J. Washington: out (right knee), Terry Rozier: day to day (ankle).