The two-time defending champion Miami Heat kick off their preseason schedule Monday night as they begin work on pursuing a three-peat as NBA champions.
The Dallas Mavericks have ended up with Miami guard Shane Larkin after a pair of trades to move down in the NBA draft and clear salary cap space for a run at center Dwight Howard in free agency.
The Miami Heat have long been locked into the top seed in the NBA playoffs but the rest of the field is almost decided as the NBA regular season wraps up this week.
Unlike Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Old School,” the Heat are no longer going streaking. The team posted its first loss since February 1 Wednesday night after reeling off 27 straight victories. The loss to the Chicago Bulls isn’t surprising, neither is the Heat’s reaction to the loss.
The Miami Heat’s winning streak reached 19 with a victory over the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night, but there’s no rest for the NBA’s hottest team as the Heat look for a 20th straight win Wednesday against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points and the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 19 games, leading wire-to-wire in beating the Atlanta Hawks 98-81 on Tuesday night.
The Miami Heat were already playing the best basketball in the NBA coming into Sunday’s highly anticipated matchup with the Indiana Pacers. With a blow out win over Indiana, 105-91, Miami sent the rest of the NBA a simple message, who’s next?
The Miami Heat hit the hardwood of the United Center Thursday night and by the end of the game against the Chicago Bulls had secured a ninth straight victory and served notice to the league that everyone should be very afraid when the Heat come to town.
Miami scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter to erase Atlanta’s 10-point lead and the Heat, led by LeBron James’ 24 points, beat the Hawks 103-90 on Wednesday night to extend their season-best winning streak to eight games.
LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade had 26 and the Miami Heat pulled away in the second half to beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-92 on Monday night, improving to 10-1 at home this season.