Dwyane Wade scored 40 points one day after having fluid removed from his balky left knee, Udonis Haslem set season highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the undermanned Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.
After playing some of its best basketball of the season, the Miami Heat has hit a bit of a rough patch in recent games.
DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
The Miami Heat took a heartbreaking loss on Tuesday in Milwaukee but will have to bounce back quickly in Boston as the Celtics may be getting one of their best players back in the lineup.
Russell Westbrook recorded his 10th triple-double of the season, torching the Heat for 12 points, 10 rebounds and 17 assists in a 93-75 Oklahoma City Thunder victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday.
The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are two teams that seem to be trending in different directions lately.
The Miami Heat stayed hot at home, beating the Denver Nuggets 108-91 on Friday night.
A lot has happened in the Miami Heat’s world since losing in the NBA Finals last June.
Isaiah Thomas was in a considerable amount of postgame pain.
Even though their number of available bodies continues to dwindle, the Heat aren’t letting injuries become an excuse for failure as they fight for an Eastern Conference playoff berth.