Miami takes on Washington for conference matchup

Miami Heat (40-33, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (14-60, 14th in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Kuzma and the Washington Wizards host Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat.

The Wizards are 4-11 against division opponents. Washington is 7-25 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 13.6 turnovers per game.

The Heat are 27-18 against Eastern Conference opponents. Miami is 16-14 in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Wizards average 113.4 points per game, 4.9 more points than the 108.5 the Heat allow. The Wizards average 109.8 points per game, 13.2 fewer points than the 123.0 the Wizards give up to opponents.

The two teams match up for the fourth time this season. The Wizards defeated the Heat 110-108 in their last meeting on March 10. Kuzma led the Wizards with 32 points, and Jimmy Butler led the Heat with 23 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Deni Avdija is shooting 50.7% and averaging 14.3 points for the Wizards. Jordan Poole is averaging 19.2 points over the last 10 games.

Adebayo is averaging 19.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and four assists for the Heat. Terry Rozier is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wizards: 3-7, averaging 106.6 points, 41.9 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.2 points per game.

Heat: 5-5, averaging 104.9 points, 43.1 rebounds, 24.3 assists, 8.6 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 99.8 points.

INJURIES: Wizards: Richaun Holmes: out (toe), Isaiah Livers: out for season (hip), Eugene Omoruyi: out (ankle), Tyus Jones: out (back), Landry Shamet: out (calf), Bilal Coulibaly: out for season (wrist).

Heat: Duncan Robinson: out (back), Josh Richardson: out for season (shoulder), Tyler Herro: out (foot).


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