MIAMI LeBron James scores, passes, rebounds and plays defense. Apparently, he also breaks news.
The Miami Heat offered no timetable Monday on how long forward Shane Battier might be out due to a knee injury. Then James stepped up to talk with the media.
Unfortunately, were not going to have him for the next few games, James said of Battier.
James later backtracked a bit. But it certainly seems reasonable the Heat could be without Battier for home games Thursday against San Antonio and Saturday against Brooklyn. After that, they dont play again until Dec. 4 at Washington.
Battier suffered a sprained right MCL when teammate Udonis Haslem fell into him in the third quarter last Saturday against Cleveland. Battier, who didnt need an MRI, didnt practice Monday.
I think were day-to-day, said Battier when asked if theres a chance he could face the Spurs. I think were all day-to-day. You want to make God laugh? Tell him your plans for tomorrow.
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra clung to some...