FILE – PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 16: Goran Dragic #7 of the Miami Heat passes the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Two of Round Just one of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE by using Getty Images)
MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones Jr. are on their way again to the Miami Heat rotation.
Each practiced Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) and are readily available for Miami’s activity at Philadelphia on Thursday (Friday, PHL time). Dragic has played in only two of Miami’s past 41 game titles, and underwent surgical procedures to clean out his right knee in December. Jones got bone bruises in his right knee soon after a fall in a activity at New York past thirty day period.
Jones was initially anticipated to be out for at least a handful of far more weeks. Heat mentor Erik Spoelstra claimed each have do the job remaining ahead of acquiring again to total energy.
Dragic, an All-Star past period, was averaging 15.3 points and 4.9 assists ahead of surgical procedures. Jones is averaging 7.4 points this period.
Miami (26-30) is now ninth in the Japanese Meeting.