The big question heading into Tuesday night’s game between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics isn’t who will be in the starting lineup, but instead who will be sitting out the next to last game of the season.
The Miami Heat return to the court Thursday night for what could be the deciding game in LeBron James’ quest to capture a third NBA MVP trophy.
After cruising through what was effectively a scrimmage against the Charlotte Bobcats Friday night, the Miami Heat came out storming against the Knicks and look to follow that up Monday night against the New Jersey Nets.
The Miami Heat have gone from chasing the Eastern Conference’s best record to getting whipped in consecutive games by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. There’s plenty of blame to go around, but after last year, the Heat don’t seem fazed by the increasing scrutiny.
Over the weekend, the Miami Heat played two more games without power forward Chris Bosh. It was two straight losses to Utah and Los Angeles and it showed that Bosh may be the most important player on the team.
The Miami Heat’s seven-game winning streak has been spurred by superb play from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. But lost amidst the shuffle has been Chris Bosh who had almost disappeared from the offense, until Tuesday night.
It’s taken more than two decades and the signing of the Big Three, but the Miami Heat have finally reached .500 in overall team record.
The Miami Heat will wind up a solid month of January Wednesday night with a game at the Milwaukee Bucks. For the Heat, they have managed to stay at the top while Dwyane Wade missed multiple games this month.
The Miami Heat may be well-represented on the 2012 United States Olympic team. USA Basketball announced Monday that Heat players Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh are all among the 20 finalists for the 2012 squad.
The first member of the Big Three of the Miami Heat to show up for informal workouts for next season was Chris Bosh. The power forward arrived at the AmericanAirlines Arena Thursday morning and was thankful to finally be back on the court.