Miami Heat forward James Johnson still left Thursday night’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers with a shoulder injury. On Friday, an MRI unveiled that the veteran electric power forward suffered a sprain in his AC joint.
Per Heat: James Johnson’s MTI unveiled a slight Remaining AC Sprain. He will be shown as doubtful for tomorrow’s match.
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) February 22, 2019
Following serving as an above ordinary rotational participant in his very first two seasons with the Heat, Johnson’s play has taken a step again this season. He averaged 11.8 factors, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.7 assists above the 2016-17 season and 2017-18 season.
This season, nevertheless, he is recording just 7.8 factors, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per match.
This injury is unlikely to assistance with his falling numbers.
The Heat will appear to prevail over Johnson’s probable absence in Saturday’s match versus the Detroit Pistons. At the instant, the Pistons are just a 50 % match ahead of the Heat in the playoff race.