Celtics Rule Smart, Horford Out For Game 1 Against HeatThe Celtics announced those updates about three hours before the series opener against the Miami Heat. Derrick White was added to the starting lineup in Smart's place, and Grant Williams was starting in place of Horford.
Erik Spoelstra, Ime Udoka Have Heat And Celtics Ready For East FinalsErik Spoelstra coaches the Miami Heat, Ime Udoka is in his first season coaching the Boston Celtics, and one of them will be representing the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals.
Heat Beat 76ers 99-90 in Game 6, Advance To East FinalsJimmy Butler knocked Joel Embiid out of the playoffs, then walked over to his former 76ers teammate and hugged him, told him he loved him and was proud of him.
Heat Roll Past 76ers 120-85 In Game 5, Take 3-2 Series LeadJimmy Butler scored 23 points, Max Strus added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Miami Heat moved one win away from a trip to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Philadelphia 76ers 120-85 on Tuesday night.
Kyle Lowry Out Of Game 5 Of Heat-76ers, Hamstring ProblemKyle Lowry's leg issue forced the Miami Heat to rule out their starting point guard for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers.
James Harden, Joel Embiid Power 76ers Past Heat, Even Series 2-2James Harden scored 31 points, Joel Embiid had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Miami 116-108 on Sunday night in Game 4 to even the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
76ers Blow Past Heat 99-79 To Take Game 3 Of Semifinal SeriesThe Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Miami Heat 99-79 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal game Friday night. 
Heat Roll Past 76ers 119-103The Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 119-103 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series Wednesday night.
Thomas James, Who Spent 30 Years In Prison For Crime He Did Not Commit, Gets Brightline WishThomas James, who was recently exonerated after spending 30 years behind bars, received a huge welcome at the Miami Brightline station on Wednesday.  
Heat's Herro Overwhelming Pick As NBA's Sixth Man Of YearHe averaged 20.7 points, nearly four more per game than any other reserve in the league, plus had a huge role in Miami securing the No. 1 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Herro Scores 25, Heat Take Game 1 Over 76ers 106-92Tyler Herro scored 25 points, Bam Adebayo finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the Miami Heat topped the shorthanded Philadelphia 76ers 106-92 on Monday night in the opener of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.