Battier expected to miss Wizards game

Heat forward dealing with knee injury

Published On: Dec 04 2012 03:08:59 PM EST

Heat forward Shane Battier is expected to sit against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday.

According to several reports, Battier will miss his third straight game with an MCL strain.

The Heat forward injured his knee on Nov. 24 against the Cleveland Cavs.

The Heat have won both games that Battier has missed.

The Wizards have the worst record in the NBA at 1-13.