NBA Playoffs

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NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.

04/16/2015

Philadelphia 76ers V Miami Heat

Heat Top The 76ers 105-101 And Strengthen Draft Lottery Pick

Miami ended the season with two wins in one game.

04/15/2015

Doris Burke of ESPN interviews Pat Riley President of the Miami Heat during the 2008 NBA Draft Lottery at the NBATV Studios on May 20, 2008 in Secaucus, New Jersey.  (Source: Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat May Be Better Off Losing Their Final Game

The Miami Heat head into game 82 of their 2014-15 schedule on Wednesday night, but the game holds a different kind of meaning than what the team has gotten used over the past decade or so.

04/15/2015

The Miami Heat huddle before a game against the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Teams Battle For NBA Playoff Berths, Seeds At End Of Season

Even teams that aren’t going to make the playoffs are getting a taste of it during the final days of the season.

04/13/2015

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Mannix: Miami Heat Have to ‘Run the Table’

The Miami Heat aren’t just getting bit by the injury bug, they’re getting devoured, with more players unhealthy than healthy at this point of the season with playoff hopes on the line tonight against the Hornets. “They […]

WQAM–04/07/2015

Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat during the game against the Detroit Pistons on April 4, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Source: B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Enter Final Homestand On Outside Of Playoff Picture

The Miami Heat’s season has entered crunch time, with a playoff spot now on the horizon instead of within their grasp.

04/07/2015

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

03/26/2015

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

Wade Playing His Best When The Heat Need Him The Most

At a time when winning games has become most crucial to the Miami Heat’s playoff hopes, the best player in the franchise’s history is playing better than he has all season.

03/18/2015

Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs looks to pass as Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat defends during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

A New Playoff Format For The NBA Might Add Excitement

At a time when parody in the NBA is much more rare than it once was, the current playoff format is being viewed by some as flawed.

02/23/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat drives against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 20, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Reiterates That He’s Ready To Return To Heat Lineup

The Miami Heat are looking to finish their season strongly and enter the NBA Playoffs as a team that has a chance to make a run at a fifth straight Finals appearance.

02/18/2015

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