LeBron James chalked up 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists to help the Miami Heat tie a franchise record with their 14th straight victory.
The New York Knicks look like a true contender to the Miami Heat’s Eastern Conference dominance, but is it a mirage or should the Heat truly fear the Knicks in the postseason?
The Miami Heat had been undefeated at home heading into Thursday night’s game against the New York Knicks. The Heat had won a few close games and New York was without Carmelo Anthony, so it looked like another Heat win was very possible.
Raymond Felton scored a season-high 27 points, and the New York Knicks connected on 18 3-pointers to more than offset the absence of Carmelo Anthony while topping Miami for the second time this season, beating the Heat 112-92 on Thursday night.
For most of the 2010-2011 NBA season, the skinny on the Miami Heat was that they couldn’t win a close game and would choke in the clutch. The playoffs have proven this wrong and during Game 1, it was Dallas who couldn’t close the deal.