Bosh replaces Haslem in Heat starting lineup

All-Star forward Chris Bosh is back in the starting lineup for

the Miami Heat.

After coming off the bench in the first four games since

returning from an abdominal injury, Bosh was back in the starting

lineup for Miami for Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Thursday


He replaced Udonis Haslem. The rest of Miami’s starting five is

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers and Shane Battier.

Bosh had started every game he played in throughout the regular

season and the playoffs before missing nine games with a strained

lower abdominal muscle during the Eastern Conference semifinals and


Coach Erik Spoelstra said after Bosh scored 10 points off the

bench in Game 1 that the Heat ”need more from him