Heat missing 3 key players against Celtics

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BOSTON (AP) Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston.

Wade was sidelined Wednesday by a swollen left knee. Whiteside received 10 stitches on his right hand after he was cut in the second quarter of Tuesday night's 89-88 loss at Milwaukee, and Andersen was out with a bruised left calf.

Wade is averaging a team-high 21.6 points per game. He had 21 points in the loss to the Bucks.