Day 3 of the restart will host 5 games, the opening game is between Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets. Here we look at the TV Schedule, game preview, and probable lineups.
The season is back in a different venue with empty Courts and Virtual fans. The pandemic has changed the Leagues’ environment but the zeal for basketball in players is unchanged.
Day 2 saw powerful performances from Star NBA players like James Harden (49 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists), Giannis Antetokounmpo (36 points, 15 rebounds, and 7 assists) and CJ McCollum (33 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists), each player leading his team to victory.
Heat and Nuggets will start their campaign from today and will go all out as team only have eight seeding games before the real game, the playoffs.
Both teams are vying to go deep into the playoffs and hence the first game out will be important to get everything in motion after the shutdown. Jimmy Butler and the new, slim Nikola Jokic would be wanting to make a statement early on in the seeding games.
Where to watch Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets on TV and Online?
The game is scheduled at 1:00 PM (ET) and can be watched on the following platforms:
- NBA TV (Accessed through NBA League Pass)
- TV: Fox Sports Sun
- KKSE 92.5FM
- Live Stream on Fubo.tv
Fans can watch the seeding games on NBA TV on both the NBA website and the mobile application. However, you’ll need to buy the NBA League Pass in order to do that.
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Heat vs Nuggets Preview
Heat and Nuggets have a similar record in their three scrimmage games in the Bubble. Both teams have one win and two defeats in the practice matches from July 22 to July 28.
Miami Heat (41-24) is currently on the No. 4 spot of the Eastern Conference. They can climb up to 2nd seed or can go down to the sixth seed, the games will decide how things will unfold in the next 15 days of the seeding games. A 3rd place finish would help them avoid Milwaukee Bucks in the semi-final of the Eastern Conference semi-finals.
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) August 1, 2020
Nuggets have been a brilliant outfit all through the season and currently sit 3rd in a stacked Western conference, 43-22.
Today’s fixture for both the team is important as it will set their tempo for the next seven seeding games. Room for error in the restart is very thin as one mistake can cost teams their ticket to playoffs. Both are the underdog teams for the NBA 2020 title.
The probable lineup for Denver Nuggets
The probable lineup for Miami Heat