The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.
As much as the rest of us are savoring these NBA playoffs, with all the buzzer beaters and Game 7s and overtime drama, the view is even better for LeBron James and his teammates.
Former Michigan forward Jon Horford is transferring to Florida for his final year of college eligibility.
Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Lou Williams had 18 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks earned the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spot with a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
As the Miami Heat appear to be close to hitting their playoff stride, the Heat’s top competition in the Eastern Conference appears to be collapsing under the pressure of trying to knock off the Heat.
The Atlanta Hawks didn’t talk about ending their nine-game losing streak against Miami.
The Atlanta Hawks routinely struggle offensively when facing the Miami Heat.
For the Miami Heat, the third quarter was pretty much the whole story. Chris Bosh tumbled over some courtside seats on one end, and LeBron James apologized to a few fans during one particularly frustrating moment on the other.
Dwyane Wade sat out Miami’s game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, the second time this season that the Heat guard has been held out for rest purposes.
A good way to start the preseason, the Miami Heat picked up a win against the Atlanta Hawks Monday night in the preseason opener.