Miami Heat forward-center Chris Bosh will miss Sunday's game against the Lakers after attending his grandmother's funeral. Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra told reporters that Bosh, who had already missed two games, planned to rejoin the team Tuesday in Miami against the New Jersey Nets.
The news was somewhat of a surprise to Lakers Coach Mike Brown. He said at Saturday's practice he expected Bosh to play. In any case, Bosh's absence will hardly change how the Lakers match up against Miami. In Bosh's place the Heat will start Udonis Haslem, allowing LeBron James to remain at small forward.