Tag Archives: Jimmy Butler

Lakers vs HEAT reaction

Jacari McRae | December 14th, 2019 

It was fun while it lasted. The Miami Heat‘s 11 game winning streak was snapped by the Los Angeles Lakers in what felt like a playoff game. Up by eight at halftime, the Heat found themselves trailing by 11 in the third period before going into the fourth down by three. From there, the game went back and forth, ending with Jimmy Butler‘s missed three-point attempt at the buzzer. The Heat’s record for the season is now 18-7.

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Hawks vs HEAT reaction

Jacari McRae | December 11th, 2019

For the second straight game, the Miami Heat found themselves in a close one at home. Just like they did against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, the Heat found a way to beat the Atlanta Hawks. The Heat overcame a 117-111 deficit with less than a minute left in regulation to force overtime, where the team went on a 16-0 run to close the game. The win improves the Heat’s home record to 11-0 for the season. Continue reading

Bulls vs Heat reaction

Jacari McRae | December 9th, 2019

For the first time this season, at home, the Miami Heat had to break a sweat to come out victorious. Despite their record, the Chicago Bulls threw the first punch and lead the Heat by nine after the first period. Even though the Heat won the next two quarters, the game was still in doubt. But in the end, the Heat prevailed. Miami moves to 17-6 for the season.

Here are my takeaways from the team’s 110-105 victory over the Bulls.

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Wizards vs HEAT reaction

Jacari McRae | December 7th, 2019

For the first time since October 23rd, the Miami Heat trailed after a first-quarter at home. The Washington Wizards‘ fast-paced offense proved to be an early challenge for the Heat’s defense. However, in the second half, the Heat stepped up defensively and held the Wizards to 38 points to win the game. The win improves the Heat to 9-0 at home, which is the best home start in franchise history.

Here are my takeaways from the Heat’s 112-103 victory over the Wizards.

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Factor Five: NBA Daily Fantasy Picks For DraftKings, FanDuel (Friday, Dec 6)

Chris Giordani | December 6th, 2019

Holiday shopping season has come into full stride for 2019, and with the first weekend in December upon us, I’m certain that a number of us will be out in Winter [foot] traffic trying to compile a multitude of gifts for a number of different personalities and preference-types. This is despite the fingertip-driven, Amazon-same-day society we currently live in that requires we go outside of our typical comfort zone of online orders and pause buttons.

“What might this have to do with Friday NBA Daily Fantasy, Chris?” you may be asking.

We’re forced by the simple science of laziness prevailing over all else to make the easiest pivots and secondary options in life. And when forced outside of our realm of tortoise-paced timeliness and 21st century First World conveniences, we’re immediately befuddled with indecision or haphazardly hair-trigger reactions. Continue reading

HEAT vs Raptors reaction

Jacari McRae | December 4th, 2019 

The list of unbeaten home teams just got shorter. Thanks to the Miami Heat. Despite losing their best bench scorer in Goran Dragic, the team still pulled out a victory against the Toronto Raptors. It was the team’s best road victory against an elite team since their October 26th victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Heat now improve season record to 15-5 for the season. Here are my takeaways from Tuesday’s 121-110  road victory against the Raptors. Continue reading

HEAT vs Nets reaction

Jacari McRae| December 2nd, 2019

For the first time in a month, the Miami Heat found themselves in a close game. Trailing by seven with under two minutes left, the Heat had to dig deep to leave Brooklyn with a win. And they did it by getting multiple stops on the defensive end. Miami now enters Monday with a 14-5 season record.

Here are my takeaways from Sunday’s 109-106 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.

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