LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both did things they had never done before.And the Miami Heat needed every bit of their efforts.
Miami Heat point guard Norris Cole has only known one NBA team since he joined the league and the Heat are not about to let him get away.
It may seem that the Miami Heat’s season just ended, but training camp for the Heat opens Tuesday and with the team meeting the media on Monday, there are two items on the agenda: winning a third straight NBA championship and keeping LeBron James in town.
As the Miami Heat celebrates its latest championship, it’s never too early to take a peek at what could be coming for the franchise that has dominated the Eastern Conference for the last three years in a row.
The Miami Heat have run out of mulligans and face the reality of a second high-profile collapse in the NBA Finals if the team can’t right the ship in Game 6 against the San Antonio Spurs.
A little more than a year ago, the thought of adding a player like point guard Chauncey Billups to the Heat would have generated a lot of interest from most Heat fans. Now, it’s barely even a blip on the radar.
Chris Bosh stood up in a relatively quiet Miami Heat locker room and offered a concise, blunt and accurate assessment of where things stand so far in the Eastern Conference finals.
Normally a buzzer-beating loss to a team that you beat for much of the game would demoralize most squads. But the Indiana Pacers say they’re even more confident heading into Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals despite being down 1-0 in the series to the Miami Heat.
A fast start and faster finish were enough to send the Miami Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals.
LeBron James came on strong down the stretch to finish with 25 points, Chris Bosh added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Miami Heat followed up the most lopsided playoff win in franchise history with a 104-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.