One of the rumors going around the NBA is that Miami Heat superstar LeBron James might return to Cleveland this summer or next summer to help his hometown team. If that were to ever happen, the Cavaliers might wan to remember how to spell King James’ name.
For a while Tuesday night, it looked like Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was going to make a run at Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game record. James cooled off in the second half but still led the Heat to a 100-96 victory over his former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James scored 43 points — 25 in a bewildering first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game without injured All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
While the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are on cruise control heading towards the NBA Playoffs, one Eastern Conference team is also closing in on a record season, but not one the franchise will likely be proud to mention.
Miami sports fans often lament at the dysfunction of the pro sports franchises not named the Heat. But, Miami fans should take heed that it could always be worse, as fans in Cleveland continue to find out each year.
Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers were on the cusp of a historic win to end the Miami Heat’s 23-game winning streak. The Cavs were by 27-points at one stage of the game, and then LeBron James showed the world, again, that when he chooses; he’s unstoppable on the court.
LeBron James is heading back to Cleveland Wednesday night. But unlike the past trips, the focus won’t be completely on James, but rather the entire Heat team as they look for the team’s 24th consecutive victory.
It’s been more than a month since the Miami Hurricanes kicked their season into high gear with a mauling of the then-number one ranked Duke Blue Devils. Since then both teams have had Saturday circled on the calendar for the rematch.
The Miami Heat did everything they could to give Sunday’s game to the Cleveland Cavaliers, including blowing a 22-point lead. Still, the Heat found a way to notch a 109-105 victory and push the team’s winning streak to 11 straight.
The Miami Hurricanes lived dangerously for the second straight game, but still managed to hold on just long enough to secure its 13th straight Atlantic Coast Conference victory Tuesday with a 54-50 win over Virginia.