Heat on lockdown regarding Dion Waiters' health situation


Waiters was said to have suffered a "medical emergency" on the team's flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles, and while a Heat spokesman refused to offer any specific details on the situation, Andy Slater of FOX Sports was able to unearth some additional information.

Four other Heat players sat out Friday's game against the Lakers with various injuries, the report said. "He had a seizure when he was finally woken up, I'm told".

As in our original story, the Miami Heat have yet to comment.

After the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat on Friday at Staples Center, LeBron James and Anthony Davis shared a amusing moment in the locker room.

THC/marijuana is a banned substance by the National Basketball Association - even if it is legal in Colorado (where the Heat had recently been on their road trip) and California (where the plane landed).

Waiters was not with the team at Staples Center for Friday night's game, and has yet to be on the bench for a game this season, after being suspended for the October 23 season-opening victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at AmericanAirlines Arena due to what the Heat determined to be conduct detrimental to the team.

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Of the games he has missed, Waiters was considered on the active roster for two of them - a win last Sunday against the Houston Rockets and the Thursday victory in Phoenix - but did not see playing time, according to the Herald. In the past, he has never been out for more than 13 games in a single season. So instead of me joining the circus I told myself you from (Philly) you've been through worst s- in your life than this.

"They were in a zone, I knew what was going to be open".