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.
Turns out, the Miami Heat can beat the Brooklyn Nets.
The Miami Heat will get back to work Sunday in anticipation of taking on either the Raptors or Nets in round two of the NBA play offs. Off since finishing off their first-round sweep of Charlotte, the Heat will open their next postseason series at home on Tuesday.
LeBron James had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 98-85 Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference first round series.
LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the teams’ Eastern Conference first-round series.
LeBron James grabbed a basketball off a rack as he left the practice court Tuesday, then turned and took a 40-footer without so much as jumping. Swish. Seems like James and the Heat aren’t worried about much right now. Their opponents in this Eastern Conference first-round series can’t feel the same.