For the first this season, Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade miss a game due to injury.
That was not a typo that you just read.
Wade has been playing through the shoulder injury since he injured it last week versus the Jazz will attempting to do a crossover. Wade had been wearing a t-shirt under his jersey to help protect his shoulder more:
INJURY UPDATE: Dwyane Wade (shoulders) has been ruled out of tonight's game vs the Nuggets.
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 16, 2016
With Wade out, the Heat will dress ten players tonight. Jarnell Stokes, Goran Dragic, Chris Andersen, and Josh McRoberts are all out in addition to Wade being out.
Wade is averaging 18.4 points, 4.6 assists, and 4.2 rebounds on 45% shooting from the floor for the Heat in 38 games this year. He will remain on pace to appear in over 70 games, which would be his most since the 2009 season.
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