Heat Continue Battle To Defend Championship Against NetsDefending NBA champions The Miami Heat take on the Brooklyn Nets tonight in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals series.
And Now They Know: It's Heat vs. Nets For the last week, the Miami Heat were waiting and watching, resting and recovering.
Heat Three-Peat Within ReachAs much as the rest of us are savoring these NBA playoffs, with all the buzzer beaters and Game 7s and overtime drama, the view is even better for LeBron James and his teammates.
Rookie Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James On Final Play With the Heat down one and only seconds left, the ball was right where you want it—in LeBron James' hands and he was going up against Nets’ rookie Mason Plumlee.
Nets Finish Off Sweep Of Heat, Win 88-87A debated block at the buzzer. A season sweep of the NBA champions.
Nets Get Heat Again, Win 96-95Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter, Mirza Teletovic scored 17 off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets beat Miami for the third time in as many tries this season, topping the Heat 96-95 on Wednesday night.
Jason Collins & The Nets Set To Visit MiamiThe Brooklyn Nets made sports history earlier this year when they signed the first openly gay athlete, Jason Collins, to a ten-day contract. Now, after a second 10-day contract, Collins will be rewarded with a contract keeping him in Brooklyn for the rest of the season.
Gallo Goes There: Don't Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be GreatOkay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Nets Beat Heat In 2 OTs For 5th Straight WinJoe Johnson scored 32 points, Shaun Livingston helped Brooklyn dominate the second overtime after LeBron James fouled out, and the Nets beat the Miami Heat 104-95 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In AmericaLocal cable providers love to remind us that we have nine - yes, nine - professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Nets Hand Heat First 2-Game Skid Since January Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson scored 19 points each, and the Brooklyn Nets ended years of futility against the Miami Heat and sent the NBA champions to their first losing streak in 10 months with a 101-100 victory Friday night.