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.
The winner of tonight’s Heat Pacers game will be atop the East and in position to host Game 7 of conference finals.
For the last six weeks, Indiana and Miami haven’t exactly looked like NBA title contenders.
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.
Rajon Rondo hit two running baseline shots in the last two minutes and the Boston Celtics capitalized on the absence of LeBron James to beat the Miami Heat 101-96 Wednesday night.
Miami Heat center Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen was known last season for his hustle, physical play, and of course a signature Mohawk. But just before Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, Birdman came out with a ‘nohawk.’
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Dwyane Wade and Chris Andersen will not play against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Greg Oden played in his first NBA regular-season game in more than four years Wednesday night, coming off the bench in the second quarter of the Miami Heat’s game against the Washington Wizards.
LeBron James scored 32 points, Dwyane Wade scored 22 and the Miami Heat turned things around in the second half to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-88 Tuesday night.
The Miami Heat hoped to rest three banged-up regulars and lean on LeBron James to steal a road victory before visiting one of the best teams in the Western Conference.