Playing games on back-to-back days is never an easy thing, especially on the road.
The Miami Heat have been struggling of late, and a west coast trip is probably not the best remedy.
The Miami Heat are still trying to find some consistency in the early stages of the NBA season.
It’s been a difficult few months for Mario Chalmers, who was criticized for his poor play in the NBA Finals, then lost his starting job at the beginning of the season.
Following a tough home loss on Tuesday night, the Miami Heat have a chance to get back on track when they visit a familiar foe on Wednesday.
The Miami Heat struggled in the second half and couldn’t keep up with the visiting Houston Rockets.
Even without LeBron James, the Miami Heat have fared just fine as a familiar superstar has led the team to a perfect 3-0 start.
Despite living in the post-LeBron era, the Miami Heat are not lacking superstar talent.
Rookie Shabazz Napier had 25 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and Miami held on for a 111-108 overtime victory over San Antonio on Saturday night in the teams’ first meeting since the Spurs routed the Heat in the NBA Finals.
They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid.