Normally a buzzer-beating loss to a team that you beat for much of the game would demoralize most squads. But the Indiana Pacers say they’re even more confident heading into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals despite being down 1-0 in the series to the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James and guard Dwyane Wade can add another award to their already full trophy cabinet.
It’s been one-year in the making, but the Eastern Conference Finals will match up the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat starting Wednesday night. Both teams are ready for the matchup and there certainly isn’t any love lost between the two squads.
The Miami Heat find themselves in a position they’re not quite used to in the last two years, behind in a NBA playoffs series. The Heat collapsed against the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals and now must regroup in a hurry.
As the Miami Heat prepare to take the floor Monday for its second round playoff matchup against the Chicago Bulls, the biggest question surrounding the series is who Chicago will have on the floor for Game 1.
What is the definition of the “most valuable player?” The NBA doesn’t define it for voters, but nearly every voter this year said Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was it. The lone holdout turned out to be Boston Globe writer Gary Washburn.
The formal announcement of James’ fourth Most Valuable Player award is planned for Sunday, the eve of the Eastern Conference semifinals for the Heat. The honor will vault him into an elite category shared by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain, the only other players to win the award at least four times.
To the surprise of virtually no NBA fan, ESPN.com is reporting Miami Heat superstar LeBron James will once again be named the league’s most valuable player this Sunday.
Over the last two years, not having Dwyane Wade in the lineup for a playoff game would have been cause for concern for the Miami Heat. This year, a much-deeper Heat squad had a message for the injured Wade, don’t worry, we’ll take care of this.
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