MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside did not accompany his team to Toronto for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.READ MORE: Drew Barrymore Discusses New Show & Her Passion To Help Others
The Heat flew north on Tuesday. Before departing, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Whiteside will remain home to continue getting therapy on his injured right knee.
Whiteside did not play in Game 4 of the Heat-Raptors series on Monday. He sprained the medial collateral ligament in the knee while taking an awkward fall in Game 3.READ MORE: Madeline Pumariega, At The Helm Of Miami-Dade College, Calls 2021 'The Year Of The Woman'
The Heat still plan to list him as day-to-day going forward. Game 6 of the series is Friday in Miami.
Miami and Toronto have split the first four games of the series.MORE NEWS: Coast Guard Searching For Plane, Pilot That Went Missing Off Boca Raton Coast
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