The Miami Heat couldn’t overcome a 35-point deficit, falling 99-97 to the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
It’s been a forgettable five weeks for the Washington Wizards, who are looking to put another loss behind them Friday night when they host a Miami Heat team on the verge of its longest winning streak in over four months.
It was a rough game from start to finish for the Miami Heat on Monday.
Dwyane Wade shined in his return from injury, leading the Miami Heat to a win despite one of their lowest-scoring efforts of the season.
While the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat appear poised to make a run at a second consecutive title, their rebounding efforts haven’t resembled those of a championship caliber club.
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James came up with the idea several hours before the game.
There’s bad, and then there’s the basketball the Washington Wizards have played this season. The Wiz came into Tuesday night’s game with the Heat with the worst record in the NBA while Miami had the best record.
Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, putting in more than his share of poetry-in-motion moments during a second-quarter run, and the Miami Heat topped the Washington Wizards 106-89 Friday night.