Indianapolis, IN (Sporting Alert) — Dwyane Wade starts for the Miami Heat in tonight’s NBA clash with fellow Eastern Conference rivals Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Wade sat out Sunday night’s 110-95 victory over the Detroit Pistons because of a knee problem, but return for Miami (16-5) tonight to join Mario Chalmers at the guard positions. Shane Battier also starts.
Indiana (18-3) is looking to rebound from the 118-94 defeat at Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.
The club said Danny Granger will not play against the Heat, but he could be back for the game against the Charlotte Bobcats this Friday.
Indiana Team: George Hill (PG) Lance Stephenson (SG) Paul George (SF) David West (PF) Roy Hibbert (C).
Miami Team: Mario Chalmers (PG) Dwyane Wade (SG) LeBron James (SF) Shane Battier (PF) Chris Bosh (C).