The Miami Heat opened their post-LeBron era with a winning group effort.
The Miami Heat have played in four straight NBA Finals and won back-to-back titles in 2012-13, but the excitement and anticipation of reaching another championship series departed along with LeBron James.
While the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat appear poised to make a run at a second consecutive title, their rebounding efforts haven’t resembled those of a championship caliber club.
LeBron James’ twisted right ankle remained sore Saturday, though not enough for the reigning NBA MVP to be concerned about his status for Miami’s season-opener against the Boston Celtics.
Via a news release, the Miami Heat announced Thursday that they have signed guard Garrett Temple. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Chris Bosh scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade returned from injury to score 27 more, and the Miami Heat held off the undermanned Charlotte Bobcats 112-103 on Friday night.