Heat center Eddy Curry may see some playing time tonight for the first time since 2009 in tonight’s matchup against the Lakers, according to the Miami Herald.
“It’s going to feel great, It’d feel even better if I can do a Mike Miller and just go 6 for 6. I’m not anticipating that. That’s a pretty tough act to follow,” Curry told the Herald of his return to the court.
Curry has been rehabbing from a hip flexor strain incurred at the start of training camp. He is still day-to-day and is still being evaluated by the Heat’s training staff. Head coach Erik Spoelstra is optimistic that Curry will return soon if not tonight against the Lakers, according to the Herald. The last time Curry saw playing time was in December of 2009 as a member of the New York Knicks. During those four minutes, he was 0-2 , picked up a foul and hit one of two free throws against the Chicago Bulls.