Miami Heat Updates: Chris Bosh to play again next season?

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Despite not having played for most of the season, the Miami Heat are still confident that veteran player Chis Bosch will be able to play for Miami next season. The information is based on the news that reported by ESPN’s Dan Le Batard on ESPN Radio show. The news suggests that Chris Bosh will be ready to play for Miami heat by next season.

“What I know of private medical history, which is to say I have partial information because so much of this is private and guarded and protected, I don’t know what’s going to be different in six months about what’s so right now. Bosh is going to think, six months from now, he’s also going to be able to play. And the recurrence of clots is still going to be something that’s problematic and that doctor might not clear him on. And so I’m sitting here looking at this, and everything that was the wrestling match during the postseason about getting Bosh back out there, I think it’s going to exist and then, later on down the road, this is going to get messy where the Heat, I think – now, keep in mind, I’m saying this with partial information – but I think this is going to end up in a place where they’re fighting over whether or not he retires,” Dan Le Batard said in a statement, via the NBC

Bosh’s current status is still in doubt, meaning he can’t play until his health issues end. Bosh’s health condition was once considered serious but has cleared up recently. The Heat may think that Bosh is ready to return next season, but a recent report suggests the exact opposite. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst has taken a closer look at Bosh’s health condition, where he cited several sources when reporting.

“There is a fear within the Heat organization that Bosh’s condition will prevent him from ever being cleared to play by team doctors,” Brian Windhorst reported, via the

Both ESPN guys are highly reliable persons, Brian Windhorst is the NBA insider who said to have strong knowledge of the industry and players, while Dan Le Batard is a Miami local guy who has strong sources in the Miami area.

The 32-years-old power forward has not played since the first-half of the season, after suffering from a “mysterious injury” in his leg, which turned out to be a serious blood clot. He is still signed with the Miami Heat until the 2016-17 NBA season.

If Bosh will play next season, then the Heat will have a nice core of players to build around them, and if the Heat managed to re-sign Hassan Whiteside, then they will bring an additional element to a talented Miami squad. With Bosh and Whiteside in the lineup, they could now be a credible challenger to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference.

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