The Miami Heat have long been locked into the top seed in the NBA playoffs but the rest of the field is almost decided as the NBA regular season wraps up this week.
Dwyane Wade scored 22 points, LeBron James shook off his worst shooting night of the season to hit a key 3-pointer in the final half-minute, and the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 13 games by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 98-91 on Friday night.
The NBA’s trade deadline wasn’t expected to generate a lot of activity from the Miami Heat, but the Heat did make one move before the deadline.
LeBron James wants to win as many championships as he can. When it comes to the titles dictated by money, he’s not that interested.
The Miami Heat focused on shutting down Memphis’ inside scoring duo of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol. Grizzlies reserve guard Wayne Ellington made them pay dearly for it.
With their two biggest stars ailing, the Miami Heat might not be at full strength in a matchup between two of the league’s hottest teams.
The Miami Heat have made pitches before to players, most notably getting LeBron James and Chris Bosh to join the team. Thursday, the Heat will be back at it trying to convince free agent guard Ray Allen to bring his talents to the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Rudy Gay scored 17 points, Zach Randolph had 14 points and 14 rebounds off the bench, and the Memphis Grizzlies put seven players in double figures to snap Miami’s 17-game home winning streak by beating the Heat 97-82 on Friday night.
The Memphis Grizzlies have the unenviable task of trying to stop the Miami Heat’s 17-game home winning streak Friday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Memphis Grizzlies cant take the Heat, and Saturday’s game proved that when they melted on the court, losing to Miami 188-85.