Last year, the biggest flaw for the Miami Heat was the lack of depth behind the Big Three. After Thursday night’s domination of the Los Angeles Lakers, it looks like the Heat has taken a flame-thrower to that flaw.
Perhaps the biggest weakness during the Miami Heat’s run to the 2011 NBA Finals was a lack of depth. Based on the first two weeks of the NBA regular season, consider that problem solved.
It looked for months like it would never happen, but Friday, the Miami Heat returned to the court for their first practice since before the final game of last year’s NBA Finals.
It’s a Miami Heat homecoming at the AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami. For the first time since the NBA lockout ended, players will return to the triple-A for a voluntary workout and physicals.
Giving back to the community in a big way, Miami Heat forward James Jones, along with several other celeb athletes including gymnast Shannon Miller and Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard, has launched a summer camp for foster kids.
When the Miami Heat need a big shot from the perimeter next season, they won’t be able to kick the ball out to James Jones. The forward told the Heat Wednesday that he will not exercise his player option and will instead become a free agent.
LeBron James scored 24 of his 35 points in the second half, Dwyane Wade added 28 and the Miami Heat used a late 14-0 run to pull away and beat the Boston Celtics 102-91 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.
Fresh off a Game 1 victory that saw Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade torch the Boston Celtics; the Heat looks to take a two games to none lead in the best of seven series Tuesday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh added 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Miami Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals by topping Philadelphia 97-91 on Wednesday night and ousting the 76ers in five games.
LeBron James scored 34 points and Miami held on for a 98-90 win over the Atlanta Hawks, who nearly rallied from a 20-point deficit while playing their backups against the Big Three in the fourth quarter Monday night.