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Clippers vs. Heat NBA preseason: game time, TV & radio info, and more

The Los Angeles Clippers and Miami Heat face off in the first of two games in China on Thursday morning, the second NBA preseason game for both teams. With Chris Paul out and Dwyane Wade questionable as both superstars recover from offseason surgery, here is a look at the relevant details of Thursday's contest.

Time: 4:30 a.m. PDT

Location: MasterCard Arena, Beijing, China

TV: NBA-TV; game will also be replayed at 11:30 a.m. PDT

Radio: KFWB AM 980

2011-2012 Matchup: The Clippers won the only meeting between the two teams last season, a 95-89 overtime triumph at Staples Center on January 11. The Clippers have beaten the Heat at home in back-to-back years.

Preseason History: Thursday is just the second time these two teams have ever met in the preseason, as the Clippers beat Miami 118-108 at Miami Arena on October 16, 1990, in just the third season of existence for the Heat.

Probable Starting Lineups:

Clippers: Eric Bledsoe and Willie Green at guard; Caron Butler and Blake Griffin at forward; DeAndre Jordan at center

Heat: Norris Cole and Mike Miller at guard; LeBron James and Shane Battier at forward; Chris Bosh at center