Heat’s Goran Dragic game-time decision vs. Pelicans

Thursday December 24th, 2015

Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic is a game-time decision for coach Erik Spoelstra on Christmas Day against the New Orleans Pelicans, reports the Miami Herald’s Ethan Skolnick.

Dragic has been dealing with swelling in his left wrist, and was forced to miss the team’s game against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday.

An MRI on Dragic’s wrist came back negative, and he said he’ll be ready to play once the swelling goes down.

Dragic is averaging 11.3 points and 5.3 assists in 31.4 minutes per game this season. 

The Heat also announced that forward Josh McRoberts will not be active on Christmas, as he recovers from a knee injury. McRoberts was limited in practice on Monday.

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Guard Tyler Johnson is also a game-time decision against the Pelicans.

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