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LeBron James #6, Head Coach Erik Spoelstra and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Hit Practice Ahead Of First Playoff Game

The Heat hit the practice floor Friday ahead of Sunday’s playoff game against the Charlotte Bobcats—a team which the Heat has beat 16 times in a row.

04/18/2014

MIAMI, FL - April 6: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat celebrates on the court during the game against the New York Knicks at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on April 6, 2014. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Motivated LeBron Preps For The Playoff Grind

LeBron James was walking down the hallway that the Miami Heat call “Championship Alley” a few minutes after last season’s NBA Finals, when he decided the time was right to send a message.

04/18/2014

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Boring Part Of The Year Over For The Heat

LeBron James was standing at his locker and chatting a few days ago when the conversation turned to which teams out there the Miami Heat might fear entering these playoffs.

04/17/2014

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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

5. Miami Heat (54-26)

Heat’s First Round Playoff Schedule Set Against Bobcats

The regular season is over, and now it’s time for the NBA playoffs. The Miami Heat will be shooting for three championships in a row starting Sunday afternoon after ending their regular season with a loss against the 76ers.

CBS Miami–04/17/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Top 5 NBA Playoff Moments

With the NBA Playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA Playoff history.

04/16/2014

White Hot Heat

Miami Heat To Host Week Of Events To Kickoff Playoffs

Good news for Miami Heat fans. The NBA Playoffs have returned and so has White Hot Heat Week.

04/13/2014

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Pacers, Heat Still Fighting For East No. 1 Seed

For the last six weeks, Indiana and Miami haven’t exactly looked like NBA title contenders.

04/10/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 31: Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 31 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Pull Ahead Of Pacers With 9 Games Left

The Miami Heat made it somewhere Monday night the team hasn’t been since the beginning of the season, first place in the Eastern Conference.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

MIAMI, FL - February 23: Greg Oden #20 of the Miami Heat looks to pass the ball against the Chicago Bulls at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Feb. 3, 2014.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oden & Heat Need A Win Monday Against Portland

When the Miami Heat play the Portland Trail Blazers Monday night, one player on the Heat roster will see a former team that drafted him with the number one overall pick in the NBA Draft.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

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