Miami Heat Playoffs

DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks reaches for a steal against Luol Deng #9 of the Miami Heat at Philips Arena on March 27, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hawks Beat Heat 99-86, Clinch Top Seed In Eastern Conference

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.

03/27/2015

Goran Dragic #7 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat talk during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Arena on March 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat May Need Another Strong Performance From Dragic Against Hawks

The acquisition of Goran Dragic has been key to the Miami Heat’s playoff push, and their eventual reward could be a series with the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks.

03/27/2015

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Heat’s Oden Gets Back In The Game Before Playoffs

After missing 11 games due to back spasms, Miami Heat forward Greg Oden tried to shake off some of the cobwebs in their last game of regular season play against the Philadelphia 76ers.

04/17/2014

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Heat On Cusp Of 1st Place With Raptors Coming To Town

Despite posting just a 9-8 record in the month of March, Miami has a chance to do something not many thought was possible a few weeks ago, move into first place in the Eastern Conference.

03/31/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 25: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat shoots a free-throw against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2013 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Returns To Practice With Heat

The Miami Heat got some good news Friday as the team continued preparing for the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 27:  Amare Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat during the game on January 27, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Need Haslem To Step Up Play In Postseason

When Chris Bosh was moved to the center position in the starting lineup, the Miami Heat hoped Udonis Haslem would rise to the challenge and become a quality contributor on both ends of the floor.

CBS4–05/09/2012

(Source: Miami Heat) Miami resident Gonzalo Barcia was designated as the Grand Prize winner of 48 Hours of Intense HEAT presented by Miccosukee Resort & Gaming (HANDOUT)

Trivia Question Decides Ticket Winner For Heat Playoffs

In the end, it wasn’t enough to endure 2 days and night in the heat and cold, without sleep or even your smartphone to while away the time. In the end, the winner of lower bowl playoff tickets for the entire Miami Heat Chase for the Championship came down to a trivia question.

04/28/2012

(Source: CBS4) Heat Fans try to be the last fans sitting to win tickets to the Heat playoff games

Fans Sitting & Hoping For Heat Playoff Tickets

Before the Heat start playoff basketball against the Knicks Saturday, the Heat organization has been working for fans to try to get them amped up for the Heat’s playoff run, once again called White Hot Heat.

CBS4–04/27/2012

White Hot Heat

Heat Playoff Tickets On Sale Saturday

The Miami Heat will enter the NBA Playoffs hoping to finish off the journey they began when the Big Three joined forces in South Florida. The Heat announced Wednesday that tickets to the opening round of the playoffs will go on sale Saturday.

CBS4–04/18/2012

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Heat’s First Playoff Opponent Still To Be Decided

The Miami Heat have clinched the Southeast Division and have just about sewn up the number two seed in the Eastern Conference barring a complete collapse by either the number one seeded Chicago Bulls or by the Heat.

CBS4–04/16/2012