Miami Heat forward Shane Battier will miss the team's game against the Washington Wizards with a knee injury, according to Joseph Goodman of the Miami Herald. This will be the third straight game that Battier has sat after he suffered the injury in the Heat's win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on November 24.

In his absence, the Heat will start former Wizard Rashard Lewis alongside LeBron James and Chris Bosh in the frontcourt. Lewis played in just 14 minutes in the Heat's win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Udonis Haslem will probably see more time off the bench, and you can also expect to see the Heat roll with small lineups that place Dwyane Wade at small forward and James at power forward.