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New Jersey Nets Visit Miami Heat: Roster Reports And Starting Lineups

New Jersey Nets:


Center Brook Lopez hurt his right ankle on Sunday, and left Charlotte on crutches.

Center Mehmet Okur is still out with a back problem.

Forward Shawne Williams is out for the season recovering from foot surgery.

Guard Keith Bogans will miss the rest of the season with a broken ankle.

Forward Damion James is out for the year to rehab a foot injury.

Starters: (PPG, RPG, APG, SPG, BPG)

Point guard - Deron Williams (22.6, 3.5, 8.2, 1.1, 0.4)

Shooting guard - MarShon Brooks (13.8, 4.0, 2.1, 1.1, 0.4)

Small Forward - DeShawn Stevenson (2.8, 2.0, 0.9, 0.3, 0.0)

Power forward - Kris Humphries (13.2, 10.6, 1.2, 0.7, 1.2)

Center - Johan Petro (4.0, 3.4, 0.7, 0.4, 0.4)

Key off the bench:

Anthony Morrow plays about 29 minutes per game, fourth highest total on the Nets. Look for that to continue tonight, especially considering the injury bug that has bit New Jersey. Morrow averages 13 points, three rebounds and one assist per game.

Miami Heat:


No injuries to report. Power forward Chris Bosh has returned to the team after missing three games due to a family matter, and will start tonight.


Point guard – Mario Chalmers (11.0, 2.5, 3.4, 1.4, 0.1)

Shooting guard – Dwyane Wade (22.9, 4.3, 4.9, 1.7, 1.3)

Small forward – LeBron James (27.8, 8.4, 6.8, 1.8, 0.8)

Power forward – Chris Bosh (18.4, 8.3, 2.0, 0.9, 0.8)

Center – Joel Anthony (3.2, 4.3, 0.1, 0.5, 1.2)

Key off the bench:

The Heat have a bench full of three point threats. James Jones, Mike Miller, and Shane Battier are all legitimate outside threats, making a combined 91-of-211 from beyond the arc.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.