Richardson (ankle) is "very unlikely" to play in Wednesday's game against the Nuggets, but he'll be available off the bench, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

Richardson appears to have tweaked his ankle late Wednesday prior to the game and despite the Heat being short on bodies, he's unlikely to play. Richardson will still be available off the bench in an emergency situation, but as it currently stands, he's not expected to see the court. Richardson's absence likely means an even bigger workload for guys like Tyler Johnson, Wayne Ellington and Rodney McGruder.

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