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Dwyane Wade out Tuesday vs. Cavaliers

Posted on: January 24, 2012 11:52 am
Edited on: January 24, 2012 11:53 am
Posted by Royce Young

Dwyane Wade will miss his fifth straight game of the season because of a sprained ankle, sitting out the Heat's game at home versus the Cavaliers Tuesday.

Wade sprained it during a Jan. 14 game against the Denver Nuggets. Without Wade this season, the Heat are 6-1.

Miami will likely just continue doing what it has done over the past four games, putting the ball in LeBron's hands more while using a committee of James Jones, Mike Miller, Norris Cole, Mario Chalmers and Shane Battier to fill Wade's time.

Wade, 30, is averaging 19.6 points, 5.4 assists, 4.3 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.7 blocks in 35.1 minutes per game this season.

Miami next game after tonight is Tuesday at Detroit, which I wouldn't expect Wade to play either. Maybe he could return Friday for a home game against New York.

Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: January 24, 2012 5:43 pm

Dwyane Wade out Tuesday vs. Cavaliers

wade missed some games. well the heat won most of those gmes. i am surprise at that. let him heal a little longer, maybe the heat will win home field advantage through the playoffs.

Since: Oct 29, 2010
Posted on: January 24, 2012 5:19 pm

Dwyane Wade out Tuesday vs. Cavaliers

The way the NBA is shaping up has been a plus for the injured player problem. There are lots of weak teams in the league and this allows a team to give a player more time to heal when they have a stretch against inferior competition. Heat shouldn't need Wade here. The Bulls had the same benefit when Rose was sidelined.

Since: Dec 8, 2006
Posted on: January 24, 2012 2:46 pm

Dwyane Wade out Tuesday vs. Cavaliers

get healthy DWade, however long it takes, title time.......

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