Waiters, who hasn't played since December 22, said last month he was aiming to delay surgery until the offseason after forgoing the option to have a procedure over the summer. Waiters' expected absence for the rest of the season is a major blow for Miami's depth.
Prior to this decision, Waiters had been resting and rehabilitating the ankle, but it was unclear if he had been making significant progress.
Last July, Waiters signed a four year, $52 Million deal with the Heat. But it's still a tough blow for the squad, which now sits at 24-17 and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
Crashing out the European Union 'will cost London 90000 jobs'
The impact assessments are likely to infuriate the government, which has insisted such information could undermine negotiations. Last month the Government was obliged to release some Brexit sectoral analyses after losing a binding vote in the Commons .
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Once Newton dropped to his knee, he had to be taken to the locker room, according to a new provision in the concussion protocol. The NFL confirmed after the game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome that it was investigating the Panthers' treatment of Newton.
Thursday was Delhi's coldest day of season
Around 14 trains were cancelled, 60 delayed and 18 rescheduled due to the thick fog in several parts of the northern India . The intensity of fog reduced in the capital Wednesday, after two days of dense fog in the morning.