Start time: 7:00 PM ET
Probable starting lineups
Toronto: Jose Calderon, DeMar DeRozan, Linas Kleiza, Andrea Bargnani, Aaron Gray
Miami: Mario Chalmers, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Joel Anthony
Toronto: James Johnson is a gametime decision. Jerryd Bayless is out for the season.
Miami: Mike Miller is out indefinitely.
On the one hand, the Heat have lost two of their last three games. On the other hand, they crushed the defending champion Dallas Mavericks by 21 points last night. Which team will show up at the Air Canada Centre tonight? It probably won’t matter, since the Raptors are 0-5 against Miami’s superteam.
James Johnson will be a gametime decision because of a respiratory infection. I’m hoping he can play, but I don’t think anyone else on this team has a prayer of covering LeBron. In his four games against the Raptors since he joined the Heat, LeBron has averaged 28.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists.
In case you missed it, we recorded and posted another episode of RaptorBlog Radio earlier today. We talked to Raptors’ Director of Sports Science, Alex McKechnie, about Jonas Valanciunas and his physical readiness for the NBA game.