Report: Heat guard Waiters to have season-ending surgery

NBA.com Global on Jan 13, 2018 05:40 AM
Report: Heat guard Waiters to have season-ending surgery
FILE - DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 3: Dion Waiters #11 and Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat talk during the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 3, 2017 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA.com staff report

The surging Miami Heat received a huge blow as guard Dion Waiters is expected to undergo season-ending surgery on his injured left ankle according to Yahoo’s Shams Charania.

The Heat are currently on a six-game winning streak and are in fourth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

In 30 games this season, Waiters, in his seventh season, averaged 14.3 points per game.

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