On the brink of missing the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons, the Miami Heat will try their best to close out this disappointing campaign on a positive note.
Goran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since coming to Miami in a February trade, and the Heathelped their playoff chances by topping the Charlotte Hornets 105-100 on Tuesday night.
Dwyane Wade suited up for Miami on Saturday night after suffering a scary knee injury earlier in the week. But his gritty effort wasn’t enough to push Miami past the Piston, as Detroit took home the 99-98 win.
The Miami Heat’s playoff hopes nearly took a devastating blow, but the exact impact is still unclear.
Miami Heat fans held their collective breath Thursday night as Dwyane Wade rolled on the floor in pain – clutching the same knee he had drained less than a week ago.
Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tony Parker added 16 in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs added more steam to their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night.
DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
The acquisition of Goran Dragic has been key to the Miami Heat’s playoff push, and their eventual reward could be a series with the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks.
Goran Dragic had 22 points and seven assists, and the banged-up Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Wednesday night.
Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a six-game losing streak with an 89-88 comeback victory over Miami on Tuesday night in a key game for the sixth spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race.