Rashard Lewis' daughter and brother have been dealing with some serious medical concerns, which could be impacting Lewis' play on the court. His one-year-old daughter is doing better after developing a mysterious illness that caused high fevers, muscular pain and rashes, while his brother has been diagnosed with cancer. [...]
Related Rashard Lewis News
Think about the long careers of Shane Battier, Udonis Haslem and Rashard Lewis. Then try to guess how they felt about spending extended time on the bench this season.
Those three, as well as Michael Beasley, James Jones and Greg Oden, went through long stretches with minimal or no playing time this year. While all of six them ultimately were willing to sacrifice in the name of team, coach Erik Spoelstra has been hearing plenty of arguments for more minutes this season.
“It’s an emotional game and an emotional time of year,” he said after Tuesday’s practice at AmericanAirlines Arena. “There will be times when we all question each other. As long as it’s not affecting the ultimate goal and everybody being two feet in, then I understand the emotions of it