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Jimmy Butler out, Goran Dragic questionable to play versus Bucks

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Two key players could be out for the Heat against the top seeded Bucks.

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Jimmy Butler will sit out his second consecutive game with a foot injury for the Miami Heat when they face the top ranked Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.

Key reserve Goran Dragic is listed as day-to-day and is questionable to play after suffering a mild sprain on his right ankle in the final moments of last night’s 112-106 win against the Boston Celtics. X-rays taken after the game came back negative.

Butler earlier missed a Heat practice with an excused absence but did not leave the NBA bubble at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando, Florida and played in Monday’s 107-103 loss to the Toronto Raptors before sitting out yesterday’s game.

Dragic led the way for the Heat in that game with 25 points, five assists, two steals, five rebounds and a block. He also contributed 20 points, three assists, three rebounds, and two steals off the bench in the victory against Boston.

They are the only players listed in the Heat’s injury report as of late Wednesday. Miami faces Milwaukee tomorrow at 4:00pm ET.