Rodney McGruder

Heat forward Justise Winslow has solid return in first game back from injury

Heat forward Justise Winslow has solid return in first game back from injury

It was only a few minutes but Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow felt progress in his first action on the court in more than a month.

Winslow had been sidelined 14 games with a strained left knee. It was his first game since Dec. 13.

“I felt pretty good,” Winslow said. “I actually wasn’t as tired as I thought. In the second half, especially I got in better rhythm. It felt good to be back out there competing.”

Winslow finished with three points, four rebounds and four assists in 13 minutes Sunday in Miami’s 97-79 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. He made his only 3-point field goal attempt. Most importantly, he said he felt fully healed from the injury.

“Yea, it felt...

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