Heat's McRoberts out indefinitely with meniscus tear

Forward to have surgery, could be out for remainder of season


MIAMI – An already rough season for the Heat got a little rougher on Monday.

The Heat announced that an MRI revealed that forward Josh McRoberts has meniscus tear in his right knee.

McRoberts will undergo surgery and will be out indefinitely. The injury is serious enough that the Heat believe McRoberts could miss the remainder of the season.

McRoberts, a free agent signed during the off-season, suffered the injury during last week's win in Phoenix and sat out Miami's last three games.

In 17 games this season, McRoberts was averaging 4.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.

And if things weren't bad enough, the Heat may be without the services of both Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade tomorrow night vs. the Nets. Bosh was limited in this morning's practice with a calf strain and has already been ruled out of action. Wade did not participate in Monday's practice due to illness but did travel with the team to Brooklyn.

The team also announced that Justin Hamilton is also questionable for the Nets game with a quad contusion.