James missed the last game due to back spasms, and Oden was held out due to precautionary reasons regarding his knees. But the Heat know they can`t continue to struggle, especially against a tough Western Conference opponent.
"We aren't used to playing so unstable . . . We need to pick it up." Chris Bosh said after the loss
The Heat (46-20) are currently second the East, three games behind the Pacers (50-18) for the number one seed.