Josh McRoberts Injury: Updates on Heat Star’s Knee and Return

December 26th, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »
Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts will be on the sideline during the team's game against the Orlando Magic on Saturday night because of knee problems.

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Heat Rule McRoberts Out Saturday, Dec. 26 The Heat announced McRoberts will not suit up against the Magic. The 28-year-old hasn't played since Dec. 9 against Charlotte while recovering from a bone bruise on his knee.

Knee problems have plagued McRoberts throughout his career. His 2014-15 season ended Dec. 23, 2014, when the Heat announced he had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.

The Heat had slowly been working McRoberts back into the rotation before his latest setback. The former Duke star has appeared in 20 games this season, recording just 3.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. 

Fortunately for the Heat, they have depth at power forward to withstand a long absence by McRoberts. Chris Bosh is the entrenched starter, while Udonis Haslem is a capable backup.

At this point in McRoberts' career, considering how fragile he has been, the Heat should take things slowly to make sure he's 100 percent healthy be ...

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