Rajon Rondo hit two running baseline shots in the last two minutes and the Boston Celtics capitalized on the absence of LeBron James to beat the Miami Heat 101-96 Wednesday night.
LeBron James scored 43 points — 25 in a bewildering first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game without injured All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
Dwyane Wade came off the bench for the first time in more than six years. The Larry O’Brien Trophy wasn’t at stake. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich sported a casual, no-tie look.
LeBron James had 21 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to help the Miami Heat snap a three-game losing and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-86 on Friday night.
The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.
LeBron James returned from a groin injury on his birthday and wasted no time finding his shooting touch. James scored 26 points and the Miami Heat beat the skidding Denver Nuggets 97-94 Monday night despite losing Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole during the game.
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.