The Miami Heat will face a tough test when they hit the American Airlines Arena court on Tuesday.
With Chris Andersen sidelined with an ankle injury, the Miami Heat had to find a big guy to take his place.
The Charlotte Hornets hadn’t defeated the Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month.
It’s been a difficult few months for Mario Chalmers, who was criticized for his poor play in the NBA Finals, then lost his starting job at the beginning of the season.
The Miami Heat got contributions from all over their roster against a tough Brooklyn team.
The Miami Heat (5-5) are on the road to take on the Brooklyn Nets (4-5) Monday night.
The Miami Heat are looking to break out of a little funk that has cost the team its previous two games.
Paul Millsap and Al Horford each scored 19 points to help the Atlanta Hawks get their fourth straight win, beating the Miami Heat 114-103 Friday night.
Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are playing at a high level without LeBron James, though the Miami Heat are still searching for some consistency on offense.
Wednesday night’s game between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers will have a different feel then games between the two teams have had in recent years.