- Heat guard Dwyane Wade will miss his sixth straight game with a strained hamstring. Toney Douglas is expected to replace him in the starting lineup.
- Miami will also be without center Greg Oden (back) for the sixth game in a row. Coach Erik Spoelstra said Oden is making progress.
- Heat center Chris Andersen is a new addition to the injury list. He will not play because of back and knee pain.
- Knicks coach Mike Woodson said forward Carmelo Anthony will play despite a sore shoulder. He bruised it in Friday’s loss to the Washington Wizards.