Playoff Update: The Biggest Stories In The NBA, NHL PlayoffsHere's a look at the latest and most important storylines from around the NBA and NHL Playoffs.
Heat Face Off Against The Pacers Friday By now, Lance Stephenson's list of egregious acts from Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals are well-known: He blew air into LeBron James' ear, interrupted a Miami Heat huddle and got caught flopping for the second time.
Heat Know The Biggest Tests Are Still Ahead During the dog days of the regular season, the Miami Heat often spoke about the need to not take any shortcuts on the way to the playoffs.
Nets Try To Back Up Belief By Beating Heat Again Paul Pierce called the Miami Heat a juggernaut. He insisted they are still the team to beat.
Nets Cool Heat, Cut East Semifinal Deficit To 2-1 Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Andray Blatche had career playoff highs of 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets handed the Miami Heat their first loss this postseason, 104-90 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Heat Continue Battle To Defend Championship Against NetsDefending NBA champions The Miami Heat take on the Brooklyn Nets tonight in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals series.
Nets Have 4 Wins Over Heat, But Need 4 More Dwyane Wade hardly thinks the regular-season series between Brooklyn and Miami was meaningless.
Key Matchups In Round 2 Heat, Nets Playoff BattleThe Miami Heat are back on the practice court Monday to prepare for a team they haven’t defeated all year long. That team is the Brooklyn Nets. The Heat and the Nets begin their Eastern Conference semifinals matchup Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
And Now They Know: It's Heat vs. Nets For the last week, the Miami Heat were waiting and watching, resting and recovering.
Heat Finish First-Round Sweep, Round 2 Tickets On Sale TuesdayLeBron James scored 31 points, and the Miami Heat completed a first-round sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 109-98 victory Monday night.
Heat Not Happy Over LeBron Taking A Beating Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says his team isn't happy that a hard foul against LeBron James in Game 2 against Charlotte wasn't even reviewed by referees, the latest complaint Miami has levied in how much abuse its star takes during games.
Heat Hit Practice Ahead Of First Playoff Game The Heat hit the practice floor Friday ahead of Sunday’s playoff game against the Charlotte Bobcats—a team which the Heat has beat 16 times in a row.