Brendan Haywood plays in Game 4

Updated: June 7, 2011, 11:53 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Dallas Mavericks backup center Brendan Haywood was active for Tuesday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals, going scoreless in just three minutes of his team's 86-83 win over Miami.

Haywood, who left Game 2 with a strained right hip flexor and did not play in Game 3, said before the morning shootaround that he was feeling better. An MRI exam confirmed that the swelling in the hip had gone down significantly.

"We don't know how it's going to go," coach Rick Carlisle said after ...

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