Brendan Haywood out for Game 3

Updated: June 6, 2011, 2:46 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Backup center Brendan Haywood was ruled out for Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat after being a game-time decision.

Without Haywood, the Mavs lost 88-86 as the Heat took a 2-1 series lead.

Haywood left Game 2 with a strained right hip flexor that he originally suffered during practice last week and aggravated during Thursday night's series-tying comeback win over the Heat. His participation in Saturday's practice and Sunday's shootaround ...

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