The Miami Heat are a game away from a fourth straight trip to the Eastern Conference finals. And it’s like they haven’t even noticed.
The Miami Heat are a game away from a fourth straight trip to the Eastern Conference finals.
Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Andray Blatche had career playoff highs of 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets handed the Miami Heat their first loss this postseason, 104-90 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
So far, the Miami Heat have the advantage in the NBA Playoff race, but the Brooklyn Nets are looking to take some of the momentum away while on their home court.
Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets are facing off in the Eastern Conference semi-finals—but it’s not the first time major players meet in this grand stage.
Dwyane Wade hardly thinks the regular-season series between Brooklyn and Miami was meaningless.
The Brooklyn Nets made sports history earlier this year when they signed the first openly gay athlete, Jason Collins, to a ten-day contract. Now, after a second 10-day contract, Collins will be rewarded with a contract keeping him in Brooklyn for the rest of the season.
Deron Williams got his first preseason action. LeBron James and Chris Bosh didn’t need any more.
Paul Pierce drove his shoulder right into LeBron James, a postseason foul in a preseason game. A message to the NBA champions? “It’s a message to the league,” Pierce said.
After capturing a second-straight NBA championship, everyone is still chasing the Miami Heat and that chase may be about to pick up steam in Brooklyn.