Erik Spoelstra: No timetable for Chris Bosh playing for Heat

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The Heat were reportedly trying to convince Chris Bosh to sit out the rest of the season.

Bosh released his own statement — not through the team — saying he was “positive” he’d play again this season.

See the disconnect?

Manny Navarro of The Miami Herald:

I’m sure Bosh wants to return as quickly as possible. He’s a professional competitor.

Miami’s motivations are a little less clear. Surely, Bosh’s long-term health matters, but how much does triggering insurance benefits factor? It’s also not an either/or proposition.

Bosh says he has no blood clots, but if he’s still on blood-thinners, it’s nearly impossible doctors clear him to play. The risk is just too great.