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Battier likely to miss time with knee injury

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04:14 PM ET 11.26 | Don't expect to see Shane Battier on the court for at least the next two games. The Miami Heat forward suffered a sprained MCL in the team's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, and LeBron James let it slip that the Heat are not going to have Battier for "the next few games." Battier, for his part, was more cautious. "I think it could have been a lot worse than it actually was," Battier said. "I've sprained my MCL before, so I knew what it felt like. I knew exactly what it was." Battier is still expected to sit out until Wednesday at the very earliest.

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November 26, 2012  05:06 PM ET

Battier looks like Gommer when he smiles.

November 26, 2012  05:07 PM ET

the Heat will need him in the playoffs you have to be healthy Shane...

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November 26, 2012  07:43 PM ET
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they have like 49 players under contract whom they promised big minutes too....I don't think he's so vital

LOL...

They will just knock the dust off of Miller and give him more P/T.

Lewis will snag extra minutes too, which is not a bad thing in either case.

 
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