A fast start and faster finish were enough to send the Miami Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals.
Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James’ shooting percentage is down. Shane Battier and Ray Allen have struggled to get anything going from 3-point range.
After letting the Milwaukee Bucks hang around for a few quarters in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Miami Heat finally hit the gas and took a 2-0 lead in the series with a 98-86 win.
All the Miami Heat really needed was two brilliant minutes to take a two-game lead over the Milwaukee Bucks.
How do you build upon a nearly perfect night? That’s the question the Miami Heat face in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
“We know we can play a better game.” Those words from Miami Heat superstar LeBron James should strike fear in every playoff opponent the Heat has this year.
The Miami Heat will wrap up its record-setting regular season Wednesday night at home against the Orlando Magic.
With the Big 3 back and the league’s best record clinched – as well as the winningest season in franchise history – the Miami Heat don’t have much left to do other than tune up for the playoffs.
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 awards for the Miami Heat continue to pile up this season with arguably the team’s best bench player, Shane Battier, receiving the 2013 Magic Johnson Award.