Tough decisions for Heat with Chris Bosh out

Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra have to decide how big they want to go this season, or whether it's best for the Miami Heat to start playing for next year. (Getty Images)
Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra have to decide how big they want to go this season, or whether it’s best for the Miami Heat to start playing for next year. (Getty Images)

The Heat are uncertain about Chris Bosh’s status going forward, but one thing they do know is the games will keep coming.

While it is difficult to shift focus back to basketball, Miami has no choice. The team resumes the second half of the season Friday in Atlanta, the start of three games in four nights, and must decide how to proceed.
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Luol Deng back for Heat vs. Chicago Bulls, Hassan Whiteside out

Luol Deng expects to start tonight against the Chicago Bulls. (Getty Images)
Luol Deng expects to start tonight against the Chicago Bulls. (Getty Images)

The Heat are getting their roster back, starting with the return of Luol Deng and back-up point guard Beno Udrih. Both intend to play tonight when Miami visits the Bulls.
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Could Josh McRoberts be back Monday at Bulls?

Josh McRoberts is getting closer to a return, which could come Monday in Chicago. (Getty Images)
Josh McRoberts is getting closer to a return, which could come Monday in Chicago. (Getty Images)

Josh McRoberts was completely unaware of the Twitterstorm caused Thursday by the Heat upgrading him from out to questionable for their game tonight against the Raptors. While he has since been ruled out, there is a chance he could be back Monday when the team plays at Chicago.
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What are Heat doing with Chris Andersen, Amar’e Stoudemire?

Chris Andersen has played in three of Miami's 31 games. (Getty Images)
Chris Andersen has played in three of Miami’s 31 games. (Getty Images)

One of the more puzzling situations with the Heat is coach Erik Spoelstra’s plan for Amar’e Stoudemire and Chris Andersen.

Both are in the twilight of their careers, but still have something to offer. Stoudemire has been decent offensively in spot appearances, and Andersen is coming off a productive season in which he averaged 10.2 points, 9.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per 36 minutes.
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