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Waiters out as Heat hosting lowly Suns

Miami fighting for playoff spot

Dion Waiters watched Heat practice Monday on crutches
Dion Waiters watched Heat practice Monday on crutches

MIAMI – The Miami Heat need to take care of business at home in their playoff push.

The Heat host the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.

Phoenix has the second-worst record in the Western Conference at 22-48.

The Heat are 34-36 entering play on Tuesday.

Miami is currently on the outside looking in for the playoffs.

The Heat have the No. 9 spot in the East.

Dion Waiters was on crutches at practice for Miami on Monday and will not play.

He has a left ankle injury.

The Heat are in the middle of a 5-game homestand.


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