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.
The Miami Heat will likely be short-handed Thursday night when they face the New York Knicks at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Miami Heat are scheduled to play the New York Knicks Friday at Madison Square Garden, right in the heart of the area left devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Count Heat superstar Dwyane Wade as one who is questioning the move to play the game this soon.
The New York Knicks are expected to be one of the biggest challengers to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference this year. But the Knicks will be without a key piece for at least the first six weeks of the season.
The Miami Heat signed 6’10” Josh Harrellson, last of the New York Knicks, Monday afternoon to bring their total roster number to 18 heading into training camp.
The New York Knicks will have to rely on Mike Bibby and Toney Douglas at the point guard position against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA playoffs Wednesday night.
As the Miami Heat come back for Game 5 looking to close out the Knicks, the Heat’s offense is needs a kick start after a Game 4 fiasco that saw the Heat struggle from the field and from the free throw line.
The Miami Heat missed out on a chance to eliminate the New York Knicks Sudnay afternoon and as the series returns to the AmericanAirlines Arena, the Knicks are in desperation mode at the point guard position.
The Miami Heat started off the regular season with a bang this year by utilizing a spread offense similar to what the Oregon Ducks football team uses. With Amar’e Stoudemire out for the Knicks, that kind of high-flying offense may resurface for the Heat.