POSTED: Feb 19, 2016 7:23 PM ET
Atlanta (AP) — All-Star guard Dwyane Wade sits out Miami's game Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks because of soreness in his left knee, leaving the short-handed Heat without another key player.
Coach Erik Spoelstra says Wade will be evaluated again Saturday.
Spoelstra, down to nine healthy players, did not immediately have a revised starting lineup.
Whiteside was suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow at San Antonio center Boban Marjanovic's head on Feb. 9.