A Florida resort and the NBA’s Miami Heat are coming to town to play a season series that has become a hot spot for dentons in the Sunshine State.
The Heat will play the Orlando Magic at 7 p.m.
Sunday at the Biltmore, a hotel on the banks of the Florida Gulf Coast, according to ESPN.
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has been known to visit the area when the Heat play there, as have Orlando Magic star Aaron Gordon and others, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.
“I’m excited to be in Florida and have the opportunity to play in Orlando,” Heat forward Josh McRoberts said.
Florida will be the second team for the Heat to visit this season.
The Miami Heat won their first two games of their season series against the Brooklyn Nets in the Bahamas.
The NBA announced Wednesday that it is moving the first round of the NBA playoffs from Orlando to Miami in 2018, meaning the Heat will not have to travel there for the first time in nine years.
In Miami, the Heat beat the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, then beat the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in the Heat’s home opener.
The Heat and Orlando are the only teams in the league with three-point shooting, and they’ve combined for a league-leading 46.9 percent shooting in the paint and 41.3 percent on 3-pointers.