Miami's Dwyane Wade and Nets' Deron Williams out
NEWARK, N.J. (AP)
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said that Wade was being given a day off as part of a maintenance program for a right ankle injury that has sidelined him a couple of times. The All-Star had 28 points and nine assists in a win over the Knicks on Sunday.
Miami is 11-1 in games that Wade does not start.
Williams injured his right calf on Saturday night in a loss to Boston. With backup Jordan Farmar out with a groin injury, Sundiata Gaines started for the Nets.