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Miami Heat's Tyler Herro Ruled Out Tonight Against the Portland Trail Blazers

Herro is in the league's health and safety protocols

Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro will not play tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers because of the league's health and safety protocols. 

Here's a look at the vitals for tonight's game: 

Game time: 7:30 p.m., ET

Where: FTX Arena

TV: Bally Sports Sun

Betting line: Heat -9.5

VITALS: The Heat and Trail Blazers meet for the second and final matchup this regular season. Earlier this season, Miami recorded a, 115- 109, win in Portland on 1/5 and with a win would sweep the series for seventh time in team history and the first time since the 2018-19 campaign. The Heat are 25-41 all-time versus the Blazers during the regular season, including 11-21 in home games and 14-20 in road games ... For the Heat, Tyler Herro (health and safety protocols), Markieff Morris (protocols), Kyle Lowry (personal reasons) and Victor Oladipo are out.

PROJECTED STARTERS

HEAT

G Gabe Vincent

G Duncan Robinson

C Bam Adebayo

F Jimmy Butler

F P.J. Tucker

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TRAIL BLAZERS

F Nassir Little

F Robert Covington

C Jusuf Nurkic

G C.J. McCollum

G Anfernee Simons

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