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.
The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference’s top seed, and the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No. 1 seed for the Indiana Pacers.
The Miami Heat is hoping to avoid a four-game losing streak when the team plays the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night. One of the biggest questions in the game will be the status of center Greg Oden.
The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.
Greg Oden played in his first NBA regular-season game in more than four years Wednesday night, coming off the bench in the second quarter of the Miami Heat’s game against the Washington Wizards.
The Miami Heat were humiliated Tuesday when they lost to the Washington Wizards, 105-101. The team also lost a key piece of the attack in point guard Mario Chalmers.
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.
The Miami Heat play its final regular season game Thursday night against the Washington Wizards and none of the Big Three are expected to see any court time.
Miami Heat fans have to feel bad for superstar LeBron James, because he gets the worst of every NBA crowd each night. That included an alleged incident with a Washington Wizards fan over the weekend.