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Miami Heat to square off against the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday

October 26, 2021 GMT

Miami Heat (2-1, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (2-2, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Brooklyn Nets host the Miami Heat.

Brooklyn went 26-16 in Eastern Conference play and 28-8 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Nets averaged 6.7 steals, 5.3 blocks and 13.1 turnovers per game last season.

Miami finished 40-31 overall and 24-18 in Eastern Conference games during the 2020-21 season. The Heat averaged 17.8 points off of turnovers, 10.1 second chance points and 34.4 bench points last season.

INJURIES: Nets: Kyrie Irving: out (not with team).

Heat: Victor Oladipo: out (right knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.