Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Winslow's season could be over

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Justise Winslow of the Heat will have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder today, and the team expects he will miss the remainder of the season.

Winslow was hurt in the final minute of Miami's loss Friday in Boston when he got tangled up with Celtics center Al Horford. The injury was originally diagnosed as a stinger, and even Winslow said earlier this week that he wasn't worried.

Winslow immediately began grabbing at the shoulder after he and Horford made contact while anticipating a rebound. Winslow was called for a foul on the play.

Further tests after the team returned to Miami revealed the tear, which the Heat announced Wednesday.

"I really feel for him because I know how much time he put in this summer," said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. "He's put in as much time as anybody."

Winslow missed 16 games this season with a sore left wrist. The second-year forward out of Duke is averaging 10.9 points on 35 percent shooting this season.

Game Highlights: Giannis Antetokounmpo made a turnaround jumper at the buzzer to give the visiting Bucks a 105-104 victory over the Knicks. … Jimmy Butler scored 10 straight during a critical stretch in the fourth quarter, leading the visiting Bulls to a 106-94 win over the Cavaliers, who were without injured stars Kyrie Irving (hamstring) and Kevin Love (food poisoning). … Dennis Schroder scored 18, Dwight Howard had 13 and 12 rebounds and the visiting Hawks beat the Magic 111-92. … Nicolas Batum had a season-high 28 as the host Hornets defeated the Thunder 123-112.

Around the League: The Hawks will retire the number of Pete Maravich, the Associated Press reported. A date and details of when the No. 44 will be raised to the rafters have not been finalized.

Winslow's season could be over 01/04/17 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:10pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. NFL Week 3: What we learned

    Bucs

    Take the knee … well, not NOW

     1. Photo of Roger Mooney for Times Sports.
  2. Marc Topkin's takeaways from Sunday's Rays-Orioles game

    The Heater

    RHP Chris Archer's primary problem Sunday, as in much of September, was a lack of slider command. When he can't throw it where he wants, and doesn't have the confidence in the changeup to throw it often, he can't win with just his fastball.

  3. Somehow, Rays' Chris Archer remains just shy of being an ace

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — Chris Archer had another bad game Sunday.

    Chris Archer is sputtering to the finish line, his rough start on Sunday his fourth in his past five in which he hasn’t gotten past four innings.
  4. Bradenton high school senior Chasten Whitfield inspires young anglers

    Outdoors

    MADEIRA BEACH — The kids lined up single file, snow cones in hand, a procession of sweaty, excited grade schoolers watching Chasten Whitfield throw a cast net.

    Whitfield, a senior at Bradenton Manatee, demonstrates how to throw a cast net at the FishKids tournament in Madeira Beach. She also taught knot tying.
  5. Wreck helps Kyle Busch take control of Monster Cup's ISM 300

    Auto racing

    LOUDON, N.H. — Kyle Busch saw little but billowing white smoke that engulfed the track and blinded enough drivers that it caused a tremendous wreck that notably altered the race running order.

    Kyle Busch celebrates with a burnout after his third victory of the season that earns a berth in the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs. He also has some fun with Loudon the Lobster.