Heat juggle lineup for Game 3

The Miami Heat have dramatically juggled their lineup for Game 3

against Indiana.

Forward Shane Battier and seldom-used center Dexter Pittman were

added to the starting five, joining LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and

Mario Chalmers.

Coach Erik Spoelstra has been forced to try new things with star

power forward Chris Bosh out with an abdominal strain and likely to

miss the remainder of the conference semifinal series against the


Battier will start at small forward over struggling Udonis

Haslem, and Pittman moves in for Ronny Turiaf, who started Game


Before the game, Spoelstra said with Bosh out ”everything is on

the table.”

Haslem is just 2 of 9 in the first two games. Pittman didn’t

play in the first two games of the series.