When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
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 four-game season series, with the Heat also to play in Brooklyn on the final day of the regular season on April 10 . . . The Heat went 1-3 last season against the Nets, with the lone victory coming in the teams’ meeting in Mexico City . . . The Heat are 6-1 in their last seven visits to Barclays Center . . . The Heat are 2-3 on the road . . . The game opens a two-game trip for the Heat that concludes Friday in Indiana . . . The game is the lone home appearance in a five-game span for the Nets, who are coming off a four-game western swing . . . The Nets are 3-2 at home, entering on a two-game losing streak after winning their previous three . . . The Nets in the offseason added former Heat first-round pick Shabazz Napier . . . Dion Waiters (ankle), Dwyane Wade (birth of daughter) and James Johnson (hernia) are out for the Heat, with Yante Maten on G League assignment . . . For the Nets, Jarrett Allen (illness) is questionable, with Caris LaVert (leg), Treveon Graham (hamstring) and Dzanan Musa (G League assignment) out, and Theo Pinson and Alan Williams on two-way contracts.
— Ira Winderman
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