San Antonio Spurs
Playing games on back-to-back days is never an easy thing, especially on the road.
The Miami Heat are still trying to find some consistency in the early stages of the NBA season.
It’s been a difficult few months for Mario Chalmers, who was criticized for his poor play in the NBA Finals, then lost his starting job at the beginning of the season.
Following a tough home loss on Tuesday night, the Miami Heat have a chance to get back on track when they visit a familiar foe on Wednesday.
The Miami Heat struggled in the second half and couldn’t keep up with the visiting Houston Rockets.
Even without LeBron James, the Miami Heat have fared just fine as a familiar superstar has led the team to a perfect 3-0 start.
LeBron James in a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform. Derek Fisher on the Madison Square Garden sideline. A fifth championship banner in the San Antonio Spurs rafters.
The Miami Heat (3-4) are in Memphis on Friday night to take on the Grizzlies (3-4) for their final tune-up game before the start of the season.
One Miami man is notorious for crashing prime time sporting events. Whether it’s the Kentucky Derby or the NBA Finals, people can expect the orange-clad “Marlins Man” to be there.
Rookie Shabazz Napier had 25 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and Miami held on for a 111-108 overtime victory over San Antonio on Saturday night in the teams’ first meeting since the Spurs routed the Heat in the NBA Finals.