Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra said Friday that Dwyane Wade and Greg Oden are both not expected to play against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Miami Heat ascended to first place in the Eastern Conference Tuesday while pursuing the ever-elusive three-peat. But the question in the back of the minds of many Heat fans is what happens when the current season ends.
The Miami Heat can pull ahead of Indiana with a victory over Toronto Monday night and a Pacers loss to the San Antonio Spurs. But the Heat will have to beat the Raptors with a short-handed roster.
The Miami Heat can pull even in the loss column with the Indiana Pacers this year if LeBron and company can go into Bankers Life Fieldhouse Wednesday night and knock off Indiana at home. But that’s a lot easier said than done.
After losing again over the weekend, the questions surrounding the Miami Heat ahead of the playoffs are growing as the team tries to stop a streak of seven losses in the last 11 games.
The Miami Heat needed something to help them break out of their recent slump and between Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen, and Greg Oden; the Heat finally got into the win column Sunday afternoon.
With a chance to take over first place in the Eastern Conference, the Heat has gone cold losing four of five to playoff contending teams. Friday night, the Heat can work on righting the ship when the Denver Nuggets come to the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Since Miami Heat superstar LeBron James scored a franchise-record 61 points in a game against the Charlotte Bobcats, the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player has looked mortal in games against the San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, and Houston Rockets.
The Miami Heat lost out on an unrestricted free agent Friday when Caron Butler chose to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heatused a huge third quarter to run away and eventually rout the New York Knicks 108-82 on Thursday night.