Sunday’s matchup in South Beach features the 15-21 Trail Blazers visiting the 25-10 Miami Heat.
It will also be the first time that Meyers Leonard will face his former team since being traded last summer. Leonard spent his first six seasons of his career in Portland.
The 7-footer is averaging 5.9 points, while shooting 45.2 percent from three-point range in 19.3 minutes per game with Miami this season.
For Portland, Sunday is all about starting a winning streak after snapping its latest five-game losing skid Friday with a 122-103 win over the Wizards.
And, have you heard about Blazers Pass?
You can get 15 live Trail Blazers games, pre and postgame shows, and on-demand full-game replays with Blazers Pass! (Only available to fans located in Blazers Territory, pursuant to NBA rules and agreements. No TV provider required. Subscription Period: November 4, 2019 - April 16, 2020. Subscription auto-renews prior to start of next season.)
Don't miss any of the coverage of today's game:
1:30pm Blazers Game Day with Chad Doing
2:00pm Blazers Warm-Up
2:30pm Trail Blazers Pregame Show
3:00pm Trail Blazers vs. Heat
After the game catch Blazers Outsiders with hosts Joe Simons and Dan Marang!
“I want to be a defensive anchor. Like I’ve said, I feel like I’m the best rim protector in the league and that’s not going away. We’ve just got to lock in better defensively overall. It’s a team effort and I feel like we did that tonight.” – Hassan Whiteside after Friday’s victory over Washington