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Dwyane Wade will be a game-time decision Monday vs. Pacers

Dwyane Wade's name was back in the Heat's projected lineup for Monday's game against the Pacers.

But the 12-time All-Star, who felt discomfort in the back of his left knee last Wednesday late in practice and has missed the Heat's last two games, will still be a game-time decision coach, Erik Spoelstra said.

"He's feeling better," Spoelstra said. "He was able to get through a workout yesterday. He was able to go through [Monday morning's shootaround]. But he still has to go through his process before the game."

Barring an unexpected setback, odds are Wade will be back in the starting lineup for the Heat. Miami is 4-1 this season when Wade hasn't played and has averaged 101.2 points offensively when he's been out. 

How much of the Heat's fast-paced offensive style in Friday and Saturday's wins still be incorporated with Wade in the lineup?

"This pace that we've been trying to develop that we think is a better fit for our aggressiveness, this started when Dwyane was here," Spoelstra said. "So he adds to that. That type of versatility he brings, we need it. But if he can't go tonight, then the guys aren't feeling sorry for themselves. We'll forge ahead."

> A Heat spokesman said Monday during shootaround the team still does not have an update on Chris Bosh. He remains out with a blood clot in his left calf and spent last week seeking further evaluation on if and when he might be able to return this season. 




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