DENVER -- Before Friday night's game, Denver coach George Karl said he believed Miami is the best team in the NBA.
Perhaps he was wrong.
As far as the NBA standings are concerned, the Heat aren't even the best NBA team in their state.
Miami (8-4) dropped its third straight game, 117-104, to the Nuggets at the Pepsi Center to fall a half game behind Orlando in the Southeast Division. This sure doesn't look like the same outfit Heat forward Chris Bosh called tops in the league before the season.
Well, Bosh continues to say it.
"We're still the best team in the league," he said.
It might be pretty hard to continue with that boast if the latest injury to Heat star guard Dwyane Wade is serious. Wade went down in a heap with 7:24 left in the game and limped to the locker room.
It initially looked pretty bad, with Wade saying later he thought his right ankle was broken. But Wade said the good news is X-rays were negative, and it's merely a sprain.
"I've sprained my ankle plenty of ...