The team announced that starting center Jusuf Nurkic will miss his third consecutive game with a sprained right ankle.
Nurkic went through extensive pregame shooting drills before the Blazers loss' at the Golden State Warriors on Monday and seemed to be moving well.
On the other hand, forward Moe Harkless has been upgraded to probable against the Heat.
Meanwhile, Meyers Leonard was a late addition to the Blazers' injury report with what the team is labeling an illness.
The Blazers (13-13) have lost a season-high five consecutive games and need a win against the Heat to avoid dipping below .500 for the first time this season.
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