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Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat, 7:30 p.m., Monday

When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.

Tickets: Available at Heat.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX.

TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish).

Scouting report: This is the first game of the three-game season series, with the Heat playing in Philadelphia only once. The teams also meet April 9 at AmericanAirlines Arena . . . This is the first meeting since the 76ers ousted the Heat 4-1 in the first round of last season’s playoffs . . . The teams have split a four-game season series each of the past two years . . . The 76ers have not won a regular-season game in Miami since Dec. 23, 2014 . . . The game concludes a four-game homestand for the Heat, the third of their “Vice Nights” home games . . . This is the second stop on a three-game trip for the 76ers . . . The 76ers in the offseason added Wilson Chandler and Mike Muscala, but lost outside-shooting specialists Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova. They then dealt Heat playoff nemesis Dario Saric as well as Robert Covington and Jerryd Bayless to the Timberwolves for Jimmy Butler and Justin Patton. . . Dion Waiters (ankle) and James Johnson (hernia) are out for the Heat, with Yante Maten on G League assignment . . . For the 76ers, Mike Muscala (nose) and Zhaire Smith (foot) are out, with Butler and Patton expected to join the team later in the week.

— Ira Winderman

iwinderman@sunsentinel.com. Follow him at twitter.com/iraheatbeat or facebook.com/ira.winderman

For daily Heat mailbag go to sun-sentinel.com/askira



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