Jacari McRae | February 13th, 2020
After a rough five-game road trip, the Miami Heat are looking forward to the All-Star break. In a battle of teams with identical 35-18 records, the Utah Jazz came out on top. Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz’s killer threes down the stretch were too much to overcome. Miami drops to 35-19 and is now 2.5 games behind the Boston Celtics for the third seed.
Here are my takeaways from Wednesday’s loss to the Jazz.
Jacari McRae | January 28th, 2020
After losing at home on Friday, the Miami Heat bounced back with a win over the Orlando Magic. Whenever the Magic made a run, the Heat pushed back. The win moves the Heat back into second place in the Eastern Conference standings. Their season record is now at 32-14.
Here are my takeaways from Monday’s win over the Magic. Continue reading
Jacari McRae | January 18th, 2020
Playing in their 41st game of the season, the Miami Heat finished the night with a victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Miami was in control for most of the game. Even though the Thunder came back, the Heat still found a way to win. The win improves the Heat’s record to 29-12 for the season. Continue reading
Jacari McRae | January 9th, 2020
No late-game theatrics in this one. The Miami Heat were in control from start to finish. Fueled by their poor performance in their last road game, Miami was on a mission to make a statement on Wednesday. And they did it by defeating the Indiana Pacers 122-108. With the Boston Celtics loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Heat are now second in the East standings.
Jacari McRae | December 26th, 2019
In what felt like a playoff game, the Miami Heat had to dig deep to pull out with a victory. After trading baskets in the first three quarters, Miami opened the fourth period on a 19-4 run. The Utah Jazz made a late run to cut the lead to four, but the Heat still made enough plays to win the game. After the win over the Jazz at home, the Heat now has the best home record in the league at 13-1.
Here are my takeaways from the Heat’s win over the Jazz. Continue reading
Jacari McRae | December 19th, 2019
The Miami Heat are now responsible for handling the Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Toronto Raptors their first home losses. After struggling against the Heat’s zone defense, the Sixers finally figured out the zone, charging all the way back to within two points. Al Horford’s three-point attempt with 4.8 seconds left fell short, and the Heat came away with a 108-104 win. The win improves the Heat’s season record to 20-8.
Here are my takeaways from Wednesday’s victory over the 76ers. Continue reading
Jacari McRae | December 15th, 2019
Heading into Saturday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks, the Miami Heat were 0-4 on the second night of a back to back. After a hot first half, the Heat blew a 24-point lead and was in danger of losing to the Luka Doncic-less Mavericks. But in the end, the Heat made critical plays down the stretch to close the game. The Heat moves to 19-7 for the season.
Here are my takeaways from the Heat’s win over the Mavericks. Continue reading