The excitement of Game 3 of the NBA Finals was dampened by violence that hit close to home for the Miami Heat.
The Miami Heat fell 111-92 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Miami Beach Police are looking for a gunman after a celebrity chef with ties to the Miami Heat is shot and killed inside the South Beach hot spot Club Mansion.
When teams win championships, star players shine. But sometimes, with so much excitement surrounding the NBA Finals, other players have a chance to step into the spotlight—enter the Miami Heat’s Rashard Lewis.
The NBA Finals are back in Miami, as the Heat stand on the brink of a third straight championship if they can beat the Spurs in Games 3 and 4, starting Tuesday night.
Four years ago, when LeBron James uttered that now-infamous phrase — “not two, not three, not four, not five …” — about how many championships he hoped to win with the Heat, it was almost immediately turned into a punch line. It rings prophetic in some ways now, with the Heat back in the NBA Finals for a fourth consecutive season.
Erik Spoelstra said he mentioned how daunting the task would be only once.
The NBA announced on Thursday that Indiana Pacers’ Lance Stephenson and Roy Hibbert have been fined $10,000 and $5,000, respectively, for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules during Game 5 on the Eastern Conference Finals.
During the dog days of the regular season, the Miami Heat often spoke about the need to not take any shortcuts on the way to the playoffs.
LeBron James scored 22 points, Chris Bosh added 18 and the Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 on Thursday night.