The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade had not played together in a couple of weeks, so the Miami Heat needed some time to get back into rhythm.
The Miami Heat have spent much of the last two weeks without Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, or Chris Bosh in the starting lineup. But, Friday night the Heat will have its Big Three on the court against the Boston Celtics, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
It’s not like there’s any extra motivation needed for the Miami Heat, but the Boston Celtics may have added a little bit of fuel to the Heat’s fire with recent comments about the Heat’s 22-game winning streak.
Paul Pierce hit a go-ahead jumper with 31 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime Sunday after learning that All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo was out for the season with a knee injury.
LeBron James got his ring, then got cramps.
When the Miami Heat take the court Tuesday night in the regular season opener against the Boston Celtics, the biggest storyline may be sitting on the bench at the beginning of the game.
The last time the Boston Celtics were playing the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena in a game that counted; they watched as the Heat pulled away and celebrated winning the Eastern Conference championship.
It’s been a long time coming for Miami Heat superstar LeBron James, but Tuesday night, he will officially receive his first NBA championship ring and watch as the team hoists another championship banner into the rafters of the AmericanAirlines Arena.
There’s no shortage of potentially awkward events for Ray Allen to endure Tuesday night.