Miami was absolutely embarrassed by the Dallas Mavericks, who went on 37-2 run in the second half and beat the Heat 93-72 on Friday night.
Luol Deng scored a season-high 30 points, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade added 20 apiece and the Miami Heat stayed perfect against Dallas since the 2011 NBA Finals with a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday night.
Miami HEAT forward LeBron James has been named to the NBA’s 2012-13 All-Defensive First Team. This marks the fifth time in James’ career that he has earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors, all in consecutive seasons.
If the New York Knicks can pull it together they will move on to face either the Miami Heat or the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.
Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh has been added to the roster next month’s All Star Game in Houston, the NBA announced Thursday.
Frustrated and foul-prone for three quarters, LeBron James finally did what he usually does at Madison Square Garden.
If you’re a healthy body and can play at a decent level; the New York Knicks would probably like to have a word with you. The Knicks lost Iman Shumpert for the rest of the season and the rest of the Knicks have their work cut out for them going forward.
When the Miami Heat play the New York Knicks Thursday night, Jeremy Lin’s presence on the court will give an added dimension to the Knicks game that will be especially prevalent in the Knicks’ offensive attack. But it can be stopped.