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HEAT: A ceremony is set for this afternoon in Milwaukee, where Marquette standout Dwayne Wade's No. 3 jersey will be retired at halftime of the Golden Eagles' game with Providence.


The Heat will play in Milwaukee against the Bucks tonight.


"I'm excited, because this is something that doesn't happen to a lot of players, especially a player like me who didn't finish," said Wade, who left after his junior season.



NUGGETS: Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith were involved in a fender bender on their way to the team shootaround Friday morning, coach George Karl said.
Neither player was injured and both played against Portland on Friday night, Karl said.

MAGIC: Grant Hill is expected to miss at least two weeks because of a sprained knee.


Hill sprained his medial collateral ligament Wednesday against the Milwaukee Bucks. He is Orlando's second-leading scorer, averaging 15 points in 39 games.


The six-time All-Star has missed most of Orlando's games in his six seasons with the team, first with an ankle injury and last year with a sports hernia.

HAWKS WATCH

RAPTORS 103, HAWKS 91

In Atlanta, Chris Bosh scored 24 points and Morris Peterson had 21 to help Toronto beat Atlanta on Friday night.

Winners of five of six, the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors improved to 24-23, the first time since 2001-02 that they've been over .500 this late in a season.

Bosh had 10 rebounds to lead Toronto in points and boards for the 29th time in his 35 games.

Joe Johnson led the Hawks, who had won four of five, with 28 points. Smith had 26 points and 12 rebounds.

NEXT: vs. New Jersey, noon, Sunday

TV: SportSouth

RECORD: 17-28

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