The Miami Heat’s regular season dominance came on the back of a 27-game winning streak that defined the team’s excellence. Coincidentally, the Heat’s hope of a championship now rest on whether the team can win just two games in a row.
By the time the Miami Heat get on their plane to come home late Sunday night, they could have a stranglehold on the race to finish with the NBA’s best record.
Unlike Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Old School,” the Heat are no longer going streaking. The team posted its first loss since February 1 Wednesday night after reeling off 27 straight victories. The loss to the Chicago Bulls isn’t surprising, neither is the Heat’s reaction to the loss.
The Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak was snapped Wednesday night by the Chicago Bulls, 101-97, when a furious comeback by LeBron James and his teammates fell short.
The last time the Orlando Magic played the Miami Heat, the AmericanAirlines Arena held its breath as a last-second shot from LeBron James sealed the victory, 97-96. The Heat will face the same Orlando Magic team Monday night looking to extend the team’s winning streak to 27 games.
The tens of thousands who descended on Downtown Miami for a weekend of big events were already out in force Saturday morning.
The Miami Heat have won 25 straight games, turned what was a super-close Eastern Conference race into a runaway and seem to be finding different ways to prevail on a nightly basis.
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.
Sometimes in sports, a player will run his mouth when he shouldn’t and then has his words shoved right down his throat. That’s just what happened to Boston Celtics guard Jason Terry Monday night against the Miami Heat.