with the Heat only two game back in the loss column for the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Chicago's Luol Deng (ribs) is probable, Derrick Rose (foot) is doubtful and Miami's Dwayne Wade (ankle) has been upgraded to probable.
“Everything is still up for grabs right now,” said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. “So if you have an opportunity, you have to take it.”
“We need to play for something,” said LeBron James, who had 28 points in three quarters against Toronto. “It’s not all about the No. 1 seed, it’s about continuing to get better, and if it happens we’ll relish that moment. None of us want to go into the postseason losing games.”