Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday during Oracle Arena.
TV: NBA TV, CSN Bay Area.
Records: Warriors 32-6, Heat 11-28.
2015-16 deteriorate series: This a initial assembly this deteriorate between a Warriors and Heat. Golden State swept Miami 2-0 final season. … Last Jan. 11, a Warriors’ dais keyed their 111-103 victory. Reserve brazen Harrison Barnes, in his fifth diversion behind from an ankle injury, had 12 points, Andre Iguodala 9 and Marreese Speights scored 6 discerning points during a start of a fourth entertain as a Warriors pulled away. … On Feb. 24 during Miami, Stephen Curry scored 42 points, including dual late go-ahead 3-pointers, and Klay Thompson had 33 as a Splash Brothers carried a Warriors to a 118-112 victory. Before Curry strike a large shots during a end, Thompson kept a Warriors in a diversion with 15 fourth-quarter points.
Warriors update: Golden State is home for 4 games after their road to Sacramento on Sunday. … Curry seems to be removing behind to being his aged self, scoring 35, 40 and 30 points in his past 3 games while holding 25, 27 and 22 shots. … Also on a hurl recently has been core Zaza Pachulia, who has scored in double total in 4 uninterrupted games. More critical than his scoring, Pachulia has been really active during both ends of a floor. On Sunday he had 3 steals and contributed to Kings core DeMarcus Cousins’ 7 turnovers.
Heat update: The group that used to be a Miami Heat is in 14th place in a Eastern Conference and will skip a playoffs for a second time in 3 seasons after creation a postseason 10 of a 11 seasons before that. Dwyane Wade is left after Heat boss Pat Riley motionless not to give Wade a remunerative career-ending agreement (we saw how good that worked out for a Los Angeles Lakers when they gave one to Kobe Bryant). Chris Bosh hasn’t played given a All-Star mangle given of blood clots. … The Heat comes into this diversion carrying mislaid dual in a quarrel in Los Angeles and 8 of nine. … This is Game 5 of a six-game outing by a Pacific Division and Milwaukee. … Second-year brazen Justise Winslow is out after pang a ripped right labrum and could be finished for a season. … This will be a homecoming for sixth male Tyler Johnson, a third-year actor from St. Francis High in Mountain View. He is averaging 13.8 points in 31.1 mins off a dais after signing a four-year, $50 million agreement as a limited giveaway representative this past summer. … Center Hassan Whiteside scores 17.2 points per diversion and leads a joining in resilient with an normal of 14.3.
Things to watch: Heat indicate ensure Goran Dragic (19.0 points) used to light adult a Warriors during his days in Phoenix (2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons). In 8 games opposite a Warriors as Sun, he averaged 21.1 points on 54.6 percent sharpened (53 for 97) and 71.0 percent (22 for 31) on 3-pointers. … Miami is 29th in scoring (98.1 points) and descent potency (100.5). … The Warriors are still operative by some defensive issues. They have not been means to put together 48 mins of plain invulnerability given their wins over Portland (135-90) and Utah (106-99) final month. In their past 3 games, they gave adult 71 first-half points opposite Portland, 49 points in a fourth entertain and overtime opposite Memphis and 58 points in a initial half opposite Sacramento. In a Kings game, a initial dual of those 58 points stirred Warriors manager Steve Kerr to call a timeout after usually 18 seconds after Cousins spun around Pachulia and into a wide-open line for an uncontested asperse on a initial play of a game.