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Miami Heat Center Bam Adebayo Expected to Return Next Week

After missing six weeks of action, Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo is close to returning to the court.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the one-time All-Star is targeting his return for Monday’s game against the Toronto Raptors.

After right thumb surgery six weeks ago, Miami Heat All-Star center Bam Adebayo is targeting a return vs. the Toronto Raptors on Monday, sources tell ESPN. Adebayo – who averages 18.7 points and 10.2 rebounds -- has been ramping up on the court this week.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 14, 2022

Adebayo underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb on December 7.