Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Bam Adebayo good to go for Game 5 against Celtics


Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Thursday that star big man Bam Adebayo is good to go for Friday’s potential close-out Game 5 against the Boston Celtics.

Adebayo got tangled up with Celtics guard Jayson Tatum in the second half of Wednesday’s Game 4. His left wrist appeared to get turned in the wrong direction, but he brushed off concerns about an injury lingering.

“I’m good,” Adebayo said after the game. “Just a wrong turn … wrong little movement, nothing major.”

Spoelstra also didn’t sound outwardly concerned postgame.

“He’s just got a lot of ice on his body,” Spoelstra said. “And that’s where we are right now — everybody’s earning their ice.”



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