Miami Heat: Injury to Udonis Haslem Will Test Not Only The Heat, But Its Fans

November 22nd, 2010 by Pedro Heizer Leave a reply »
The injury bug has hit Miami, yet again. Already without sharpshooter Mike Miller, Miami now loses its heart and soul with the injury to Udonis Haslem for weeks or even longer.

The MRI on Sunday revealed Haslem has a torn ligament in his left foot and will be out indefinitely. Pat Riley said on Sunday that he expects Haslem to play again this season, but just doesn’t know when.

It is yet unclear if Udonis Haslem will nees surgery to repair the torn ligament. Haslem was brought to a specialist in Miami on Monday to evaluate it.

Haslem was leading not only Miami, but the entire league reserves in rebounding with eight per game and was also averaging eight points per game.

Since Miami ranks 19th in the NBA in rebounding, Pat Riley said that he is considering adding a player to the roster, but this move would require Miami to cut someone from the current roster.

Who would Miami pick up? Well that’s simple, Erick Dampier is the clear frontrunner. For his career, Dampier averages eight points and seven rebounds per game. Dampier would be the clear favorite to be added to a roster that has been lacking effort in ...

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