Now that the team’s 27-game winning streak is over, the Miami Heat are free to concentrate on the real goal of the season, the NBA championship. The Heat get back on the road to the title with a Friday night game against the New Orleans Hornets.
Unlike Will Ferrell’s character in the movie “Old School,” the Heat are no longer going streaking. The team posted its first loss since February 1 Wednesday night after reeling off 27 straight victories. The loss to the Chicago Bulls isn’t surprising, neither is the Heat’s reaction to the loss.
The Miami Heat hit the hardwood of the United Center Thursday night and by the end of the game against the Chicago Bulls had secured a ninth straight victory and served notice to the league that everyone should be very afraid when the Heat come to town.
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James or Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Michael Jordan. When it comes to the greatest player in the last generation, it’s come down to those two names and with each passing game; LeBron is getting closer to overtaking his airness.
The Miami Heat finally made its way to the White House Monday to be honored by President Barack Obama for winning the 2012 NBA Championship.
NBA general managers gave the Miami Heat plenty of respect in an annual poll released Monday. The GM’s predict the Heat will repeat as NBA champions and Heat superstar LeBron James will win another NBA MVP award.
For the first time since winning the NBA Championship in June, the Miami Heat will return to the home court to play Thursday night in the preseason home opener against the Detroit Pistons.
The Miami Heat are almost ready to chase a second straight championship, but there are plenty of landmines waiting for the Heat on the roster and on the schedule.
While Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is the heart and soul of the Miami Heat, perhaps no player is more important to the team outside of LeBron than center Chris Bosh.
The Miami Heat’s prime target in free agency, guard Ray Allen, will visit the team Thursday to talk with team officials about joining the reigning NBA Champions.