It’s becoming almost an annual occurrence, the Miami Heat are in the Eastern Conference Finals again. Since 2005, the Heat have played in five of the nine Eastern Conference Finals and won two championships.
The last time the Orlando Magic played the Miami Heat, the AmericanAirlines Arena held its breath as a last-second shot from LeBron James sealed the victory, 97-96. The Heat will face the same Orlando Magic team Monday night looking to extend the team’s winning streak to 27 games.
The Miami Heat blew a 20-point lead Wednesday night and went without a basket for nearly seven minutes at the end of the game against Orlando, but when the Heat needed him the most, LeBron James came through.
The Miami Heat will try to break the franchise record for longest winning streak Monday night when the team squares off with the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis.
As the Miami Heat prepare to face the Memphis Grizzlies to open the month of March Friday, head coach Erik Spoelstra is being honored for just how well his team played in February.
Before he took a seat on the bench, LeBron James made sure to grab one more rebound.
While he’s yet to make any meaningful contribution on the court, the Miami Heat have seen enough of Chris Andersen to sign him to a second 10-day contract.
Miami Heat fans have been doing a lot of hand wringing as of late due to the team’s repeated rebounding woes contributing to a few losses. But the Heat is in first place, something another team of superstars out west are nowhere near.
If you’re taller than 6’9” and can rebound with the best of them, it would definitely pay to call the Miami Heat right now. The Heat was abused again on the boards Tuesday night, this time in a loss to the Indiana Pacers, 87-77.
While the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat appear poised to make a run at a second consecutive title, their rebounding efforts haven’t resembled those of a championship caliber club.