Richardson will start at shooting guard for Sunday's game against the Trail Blazers.

The Heat are expected to be without Dion Waiters (ankle) for a few games, so Richardson will get the first shot at replacing him in the starting five. Richardson should see a solid bump in minutes in the short term, although he'll likely still have to share the additional playing time with Wayne Ellington as well. In 21 previous starts this season, Richardson has averaged 11.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists across 33.5 minutes.

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