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10-5, 1st in Southeast

Luol Deng out tonight vs. Celtics

The Heat forward did not participate in the team's shootaround today and will miss his third straight game tonight. The Heat also announced forward Chris Bosh will be a game-time decision after missing shootaround with an illness.

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Heat slip to seventh in rankings

Marc Stein knocks Miami down one notch despite a 2-1 week; both wins were against the Knicks. The Heat will play their next four games at home. Power Rankings

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Heat Daily Links: Monday

Top Headline: Hassan Whiteside leading Miami's tough defense

Heat rally past Knicks (1:02)
A glimpse of vintage Wade in sweet crossover (0:20)
Wade sparks the Heat with a dunk (0:15)
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Whiteside among top DFS plays

Heat center Hassan Whiteside is one of Tom Carpenter's top recommendations for Friday night, when the Heat will try to beat the Knicks for the second time in five nights. Best buys (Insider)

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Heat Daily Links: Friday

Top Headline: Heat have benefited from opposing shooters missing a lot of open shots

Drummond's double-double propels Pistons (0:46)

Halftime: Pistons 60, Heat 43

The Heat trail the Pistons by 17 at the half, but that's not necessarily bad news for Miami. When facing a deficit of at least 17 points at the half this season, the Heat are 1-0 entering today. The rest of the NBA is 0-21. Detroit's Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson have 12 points apiece at the break. Follow live

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Chris Bosh among top DFS plays

Joe Kaiser really likes the Heat power forward against the Detroit Pistons since teammate Luol Deng will be sidelined with an injured hamstring. It's one of Kaiser's top recommendations for Wednesday night. Best buys (Insider)

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Heat Daily Links: Wednesday

Top Headline: Rookie Justise Winslow plays a lot due to his top defense

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Heat Daily Links: Tuesday

Top Headline: Hamstring hindering Deng, may need to sit out a few games

Wade, Heat shut down Knicks (0:40)

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

Heat hold Knicks to 78 points, probably moving them into the No. 1 spot in defensive efficiency after tonight. Hassan Whiteside with 5 blocks, giving him NBA-best 4.8 per game this season, with last swat coming against Kristaps Porzingis on a drive.

Winslow volleyball spikes Afflalo's layup attempt (0:11)
Green soars high for fancy layup (0:09)
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Knicks (8-6) at Heat (8-4)

New York rookie Kristaps Porzingis was thought to be a project when drafted No. 4 overall. So far this season, the Latvian big man leads all rookies in points (29), rebounds (15, tied with Jahlil Okafor) and blocks (7) in a game. Follow live

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Whiteside should be in your lineup

Miamis Hassan Whiteside could be a risky play because he doesn't always play up to his price in daily leagues. But our experts like his matchup against the Knicks on Monday. DFS best buys (Insider)

Steph Curry Paint By Numbers (0:49)
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Heat sixth in power rankings

When does a five-point win help a team drop two spots in Marc Stein's weekly assessment? When it was Miami needing to finish fast at home against winless Philadelphia after trailing by 17. Week 4 Power Rankings

Team Stats

Points Per Game96.325th
Rebounds Per Game45.210th
Assists Per Game19.125th
Points Allowed91.72nd

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