Jalen Brunson has been out of commission for the New York Knicks for two straight games now. The 26-year-old is now in danger of missing his third straight contest on Wednesday when the Knicks host the Miami Heat in Madison Square Garden. As such, the fans want to know: Is Jalen Brunson playing tonight vs. the Heat?

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Jalen Brunson injury status vs. Heat

The Knicks initially had Brunson listed as questionable to play due to a right hand injury. He is currently dealing with a sprained right hand, which is the same injury that has kept him out for his team's last two games. The good news for Knicks fans is that Brunson has now been upgraded to available just before tipoff.

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In other injury news, Derrick Rose is also questionable to play for New York due to a non-COVID illness. Duane Washington Jr. and DaQuan Jeffries are both out. As for the Heat, Jimmy Butler has been upgraded to available, while Kyle Lowry remains questionable. Nikola Jovic won't be able to play due to a back injury.

The Knicks, who are currently fifth in the East, enter Wednesday's bout with a three-game advantage over the Heat. Miami, on the other hand, is at seventh, and is looking to move up in the standings in order to avoid having to go through the Play-In tournament to secure a playoff berth.

Now, with regard to the question Is Jalen Brunson playing tonight vs. the Heat, the answer is yes.