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.
Following a tough six-game road trip, the Miami Heat return home for a week before beginning another long stretch of games outside of South Beach. They hope their defense is waiting for them there.
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.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade just plain don’t like each other.
The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics already don’t like each other; and a play by Boston point guard Rajon Rondo at the end of Miami’s season-opening win will only add fuel to the fire between the teams.
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.
Game 7. The simple mention of it strikes fear in some fans and ignites others to cheer louder than they ever thought they could. Saturday night, the Miami Heat and 20,000 of their closest friends will face the Boston Celtics at the AmericanAirlines Arena for all the marbles in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.