Saying they reaffirm the team’s commitment to the city, the Miami Heat announced Wednesday night that they have agreed to extend their partnership with Miami-Dade County another 10 years through 2040.
If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.
LeBron James was standing at his locker and chatting a few days ago when the conversation turned to which teams out there the Miami Heat might fear entering these playoffs.
The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference’s top seed, and the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No. 1 seed for the Indiana Pacers.
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.
Zach Randolph had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies kept their playoff hopes alive with a 107-102 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
The Memphis Grizzlies find themselves in the unenviable position of having to make up ground in the late stages of a playoff race, and that task is especially difficult with three of their remaining five opponents all playing for something in terms of the postseason.
A debated block at the buzzer. A season sweep of the NBA champions.
There’s an old saying of what a difference a year makes. For the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky, it’s the difference between sitting at home and playing for a national championship.
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.