Battier to replace Haslem as starter

Heat back in Oklahoma City

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MIAMI - The Heat are back in Oklahoma City for the first time since the NBA Finals.

The team announced on Thursday that forward Shane Battier will replace Udonis Haslem as the starter.

Haslem left Tuesday's Portland game with a leg injury.

The Heat have won six straight games.

Miami won the previous matchup against Oklahoma City on Christmas.

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