Shane Battier has sprained knee

Updated: November 27, 2012, 2:50 PM ET
By Michael Wallace | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Miami Heat forward Shane Battier confirmed Monday that he sprained a right knee ligament, and teammates are preparing to be without him for a few games.

Battier sustained the injury when he landed awkwardly after a teammate fell into him in the third quarter of Saturday's win over Cleveland. He immediately hopped off the court, headed directly to the Heat's locker room and did not return to the game.

The Heat are officially listing Battier as day to day, but coach Erik Spoelstra ...

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