Dwyane Wade Injury: Updates on Heat Star’s Hamstring and Return

January 27th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will not return to Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks after suffering a right hamstring strain, the team announced:

Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick reported more on Wade's next steps after the game:

Wade, 33, scored 12 points in 19 minutes on 5-of-9 shooting. Norris Cole entered the game for the All-Star with a little more than nine minutes remaining. The Heat will use a rotation of Cole, Mario Chalmers and rookie Shabazz Napier at the two guard spots.

Wade strained his left hamstring two weeks ago against the Los Angeles Lakers and was forced to miss two games. He's missed 10 games total this season with various ailments, most notably knee soreness and the ongoing pain in his left hamstring.

With both legs acting up, the Heat are going to have to be careful with how they monitor Wade's workload. It's possible this was a compensation injury—with Wade gritting through the left hamstring and thus putting more weight (and pressure) on his right leg. Regardless, keeping Wade healthy will be navigating a minefield given the the ...

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