Deng, Birdman out for Heat

Miami short-handed against Milwaukee


MIAMI – The Miami Heat will be short-handed when they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.

Forward Luol Deng will miss the game.

He has a sore calf.

Chris Andersen will also be out of action.

The Birdman has a sore elbow and back.

The injury to Andersen should open up more minutes for phenom Hassan Whiteside.

The Heat trail the Bucks by 2 games for the 6th seed in the East.

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