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Mourning To Play Despite Broken Nose

February 23, 2000

MIAMI (AP) _ Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning had his broken nose reset Tuesday, and he’ll play Wednesday without a mask against New Jersey.

Mourning caught an elbow from Michael Curry that broke his nose early in the fourth quarter of Monday’s 95-87 loss at Detroit. Mourning missed only three minutes, returning to the game after the bleeding stopped.

``It’s all in here, baby,″ Mourning said, pointing to his heart.

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