The Miami Heat’s season has entered crunch time, with a playoff spot now on the horizon instead of within their grasp.
Kemba Walker scored 15 points, Bismack Biyombo had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and the surging Charlotte Hornets edged the Miami Heat 78-76 on Wednesday night.
The Miami Heat have been playing better of late, but on the second night of a back-to-back they’ll be facing a team that has been trending upwards in a big way.
The Charlotte Hornets hadn’t defeated the Heat in over four years before finally getting the best of them earlier this month.
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.
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The Charlotte Bobcats have likely earned some respect around the NBA after hanging tough with the two-time defending champion Miami Heat.
LeBron James grabbed a basketball off a rack as he left the practice court Tuesday, then turned and took a 40-footer without so much as jumping. Swish. Seems like James and the Heat aren’t worried about much right now. Their opponents in this Eastern Conference first-round series can’t feel the same.
LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.