Oklahoma City Thunder
The Miami Heat lost out on an unrestricted free agent Friday when Caron Butler chose to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Miami Heat knocked out the Chicago Bulls Sunday afternoon at the AmericanAirlines Arena, but the focus wasn’t as much as the game as the lineup that head coach Erik Spoelstra put on the court.
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said forward Lebron James had a “swollen, bleeding, sore nose” after being hit in the face during Thursday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
LeBron James scored 33 points before leaving the game with a bloody nose and the Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-81 on Thursday night.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James went down with a bloody nose midway through the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder after he was hit by Serge Ibaka on a drive to the basket.
The Miami Heat have needed a wake-up call for the last few months and it may have come in the form of a demolition at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder erased an 18-point early deficit on the way to overwhelming the Miami Heat 112-95 on Wednesday night.
In what could be a NBA Finals preview, the hottest team in the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder, will take on the two-time defending NBA Champion Miami Heat Wednesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
While the Miami Heat took the night off to sing a little “Battioke” with teammate Shane Battier, the NBA’s top MVP candidate near the halfway point of the season put on another show in Oklahoma City.
The Miami Heat will start the 2013-2014 season with one goal in mind, a three-peat. But, the Heat and its fans also know that the upcoming season could be the last with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh as a unit in Miami.