Heat check: Plane problems keep Miami grounded in Indy

Erik Spoelstra and the rest of the Miami Heat were unable to fly back home from Indianapolis on Sunday because of plane problems.

The Miami Heat will be at home when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night at American Airlines Arena.

However, the Cavaliers (44-29), who defeated the Brooklyn Nets, 121-114, to extend their winning streak to five games Sunday, were in South Beach before the Heat were.

While Cleveland flew out of New York and headed to Miami after its victory Sunday afternoon, the the Heat were not so fortunate.

After a 113-107 overtime loss at Indiana on Sunday, Miami (39-35) was unable to leave Indianapolis.

It remains to be seen if that helps Cleveland, but you can bet the Cavaliers are searching for anything and everything to use to their advantage as they head to what has been a house of horrors for them — Cleveland has dropped 13 consecutive games in American Airlines Arena.

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