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The Miami Heat huddle before a game against the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Teams Battle For NBA Playoff Berths, Seeds At End Of Season

Even teams that aren’t going to make the playoffs are getting a taste of it during the final days of the season.

04/13/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat handles the ball against the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Put Heat On Brink Of Elimination, Beat Miami 107-104

The Miami Heat are on the brink of playoff elimination following a 107-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.

04/11/2015

Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Florida Panthers prepares for a face-off against the Boston Bruins at the BB&T Center on March 21, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Bruins 2-1 in a shootout. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Jagr Leads Panthers Past Devils 3-2 In Season Finale

In their season finale, the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday night thanks to Jaromir Jagr’s goal and assist.

04/11/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat during the game against the Charlotte Hornets on April 7, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Trying To Avoid Playoff Fallout Versus Raptors

Dwyane Wade knows there’s plenty of doubt about the Miami Heat and their playoff chances right now.

04/11/2015

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Heat Down, But Insist They’re Not Out In East Race

Dwyane Wade knows there’s plenty of doubt about the Miami Heat and their playoff chances right now.

04/10/2015

Goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers defends the net against the Carolina Hurricanes at the BB&T Center on April 2, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Stamkos, Lightning Beat Panthers 4-0 To Clinch Home Ice

Led by Steven Stamkos’ two goals and an assist, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Florida Panthers prepares for a face-off against the Boston Bruins at the BB&T Center on March 21, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Bruins 2-1 in a shootout. (Source: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Jagr Scores Twice, Panthers Defeat Senators 4-2

Jaromir Jagr’s two goals helped the Florida Panthers not only beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Sunday, but also pull the team within a point of Ottawa for ninth place in the Eastern Conference.

03/29/2015

Brandon Pirri #73 of the Florida Panthers stops with the puck in front of P.A. Parenteau #15 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on March 28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  (Source: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Panthers Playoff Hopes Hinge On Big Game In Ottawa

The Florida Panthers push for a playoff spot will face a huge test on Sunday.

03/29/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat during the game against the Denver Nuggets on March 20, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has been playing his best basketball of the season in recent weeks and it’s no coincidence that the team has been climbing the standings during that time.

03/23/2015

Brandon Pirri #73 of the Florida Panthers scores the game-winning goal past Goaltender Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins during the shootout at the BB&T Center on March 21, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Bruins 2-1 in a shootout. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Pirri’s Shootout Goal Gives Panthers 2-1 Win Over Bruins

The Panthers won their second game in a row thanks to Brandon Pirri’s clutch shootout goal against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

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