James Harden will be wearing a new uniform the rest of the season. Involved in the trade deadline’s biggest deal, the 10-time All-Star was traded from the Nets to the 76ers, teaming him up with MVP candidate Joel Embiid.
In 44 games with the Nets this season, Harden averaged 22.5 points, 10.2 assists and 8.0 rebounds on .414/.332/.869 shooting splits.
Harden has been remarkable with the 76ers, averaging 26.8 points, 12.0 assists and 7.3 rebounds on .592/.500/.902 shooting splits.
The 76ers enter the final stretch of the regular season with a 39-23 record. They trail the first-place Heat in the Eastern Conference standings by 2.0 games.
Will James Harden play tonight vs. Heat?
Harden will be held out of Saturday’s contest against the Heat to rest his left hamstring.
Per the Sixers, James Harden is OUT for tonight’s game at Miami due to left hamstring injury recovery. Team says this is part of his scheduled management program. This is the second night of a back-to-back after last night’s home win over Cleveland.
— Gina Mizell (@ginamizell) March 5, 2022
Harden missed a total of eight games with a left hamstring ailment prior to the All-Star break. He has returned strong for the 76ers but will receive a rest day as part of his scheduled injury management program.
The 76ers are a perfect 4-0 with Harden in the lineup.
What channel is 76ers vs. Heat on?
- TV channel (US): NBC Sports (Philadelphia), Bally Sports Sun (Miami)
- Live stream (US): NBA League Pass | Sling TV
- TV Channel (Canada): NBA TV Canada
76ers vs. Heat will be broadcasted regionally on NBC Sports in Philadelphia and Bally Sports Sun in Miami. Viewers in the United States can stream the game NBA League Pass and Sling TV, which offers a free three-day trial.
In Canada, the game can be viewed on NBA TV Canada
76ers vs. Heat start time
- Date: Saturday, March 5
- Time: 8:00 p.m. ET | 5:00 p.m. PT
76ers vs. Heat is scheduled to tip-off at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 5. The game will be played at FTX Arena in Miami.
76ers upcoming schedule
|Date||Opponent||Time (ET)||National TV (US)|
|March 5||at Heat||8:00 p.m.||–|
|March 7||vs. Bulls||7:00 p.m.||–|
|March 10||vs. Nets||7:30 p.m.||TNT|
|March 13||at Magic||6:30 p.m.||–|
|March 15||vs. Nuggets||8:00 p.m.||ESPN|