Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night.
Chris Bosh has now three-peated.
Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Kyle Korver scored 18 and the Atlanta Hawks handed the Miami Heat another home loss, 112-102 on Wednesday night.
Paul Millsap and Al Horford each scored 19 points to help the Atlanta Hawks get their fourth straight win, beating the Miami Heat 114-103 Friday night.
Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade are playing at a high level without LeBron James, though the Miami Heat are still searching for some consistency on offense.
The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.
Here is my list of best 3-point shooters of all time….
The teams with the best 3-point percentage so far in these playoffs are San Antonio and Miami, so it might seem logical to think that the Spurs and Heat love the long-range game.
The two-time defending champion Miami Heat kick off their preseason schedule Monday night as they begin work on pursuing a three-peat as NBA champions.
The Miami Heat is not going to be a major player on the free agent market that opened up at midnight Monday. When you’re the champs, you can get away with sitting out the big spending.