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Report: Heat's Dwyane Wade Will Not Miss Playoff Games With Dislocated Finger

Miami Heat captain Dwyane Wade dislocated a finger in last night's loss to the Washington Wizards, but he isn't expected to miss any postseason play, according to head coach Erik Spoelstra. From Tom Haberstroh of

Wade played less than three minutes of last night's 86-84 loss at American Airlines Arena. His left index finger was swollen, and he left last night in a splint, but X-rays were negative.

"I'm not going to cry about it," Wade told the Associated Press. "When I was sitting on the table before they could put it back in, the worst-case scenario was surgery, and the best-case scenario was this. Obviously it will be sore for a couple of days, but I'll be ready to go when the playoffs start, for sure."

Wade has started 49 of Miami's 63 games thus far this season, missing a handful with various injuries. He's averaged 22.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists per contest. The Heat (45-18) have three games left in the regular season before opening the playoffs next weekend.

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