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Deng questionable for Game 6 with bruised wrist

  • Deng questionable for Game 6 with bruised wrist

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Miami Heat forward Luol Deng is questionable for Friday's Game 6 matchup with the Toronto Raptors with a bruised left wrist.

Deng was forced to leave Wednesday's Game 5 contest after injuring his wrist in the second quarter. He underwent X-rays that night, but tests came back inconclusive.

The 30-year-old's been an important part of Miami's postseason run, averaging 14.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.7 assists on 48.4 percent shooting in 12 playoff games.

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The Duke product said Wednesday he'll play in Miami's next contest if the injury didn't appear significant.

"Right now we're just being smart. I have to know what it is. As long as it's nothing serious I will be out there Friday (Game 6)," he said.

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