Eastern Conference Playoffs
The Miami Heat will begin the 16-game march to an NBA Championship on Sunday when they host the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
The Miami Heat will wrap up its record-setting regular season Wednesday night at home against the Orlando Magic.
Miami Heat All-Star guard Dwyane Wade will not play again Tuesday night when the Miami Heat host the Milwaukee Bucks. It’s the fifth straight game Wade has missed while dealing with ankle and knee soreness.
The New York Knicks have beaten the Miami Heat three of the last four times the teams have played including Tuesday night’s 102-90 victory. It’s given Knicks players and fans confidence they can hang with the Heat, but when the playoffs start, regular season victories mean nothing.
For the second straight game, Miami Heat superstars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, along with point guard Mario Chalmers will not play. The announcement from the Heat came ahead of Tuesday’s game against the New York Knicks.
Now that the team’s 27-game winning streak is over, the Miami Heat are free to concentrate on the real goal of the season, the NBA championship. The Heat get back on the road to the title with a Friday night game against the New Orleans Hornets.
As the Miami Heat walked off the court after Game 5, the reality began to set in for the players and the fans; it looks like another season full of promise is going to come up short of even the NBA Finals this year.
Chris Bosh has been telling the Miami Heat that he’s ready to play. The Heat seem ready to listen.
It’s sometimes hard to pin down just how important one player is for a team, but that’s far from the case in the Eastern Conference Finals for Chris Bosh and Kevin Garnett.
After two straight losses in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat are on the ropes and facing a very tough road to get to the NBA Finals. But the Heat are about to get a big addition to their lineup.