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It’s time for Basketball: Spurs vs Heat

Two warm weather teams meet in icy San Antonio for a rescheduled makeup game

NBA: Preseason-Miami Heat at San Antonio Spurs Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports

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After the physical slugfest of Tuesday night’s Warrior debacle, the Spurs are playing an early game tonight to adapt to the icy weather conditions blanketing much of the country. Tonight’s game is a makeup for the game scheduled on December 29, which was canceled because Miami did not have enough players available, due to injuries and Covid protocols.

With both Jakob Poeltl and Jock Landale out tonight in concussion protocol, courtesy of blows to the head from Warriors rookie Jonathan Kuminga on Tuesday, the Spurs front court looks to be very thin tonight, with Drew Eubanks and Juancho Hernangomez taking most of the minutes, but it’s entirely possible that the Spurs could play super small, with Devin Vassell at the five. It will take an incredible defensive effort to contain Bam Adebayo for the young Spurs to secure a win tonight, but this team has been surprising this year, sometimes in a good way, more often in a bad way. Let’s home tonight is one of the good ones.

Programming note: This game is on CW35 at 6:00 PM, moved up from the 7:30 tip because of weather.

Game Prediction:

The halftime show will be a production of Hamilton on Ice, the hit Broadway show, entirely performed on ice skates.

Ice, ice, Baby!!
In a winter storm
What troubles there be
When weather doth transform

One final word:

Go Spurs GOOOOOO!!

San Antonio Spurs vs Miami Heat
February 3, 2022 | 6:00 PM CT (Time change: weather)
Streaming: NBA League Pass
TV: CW35

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