On what was a special night, the Miami Heat came out victorious over the shorthanded Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat opened the game on an 11-2 run converting their first four attempts. After leading by single digits in the first period, the Heat pushed their lead to 30 by halftime. From there, they never looked back. Miami is now 23-3 at home.
The Miami Heat continue to find ways to win at home. Despite playing sluggish for most of the game, the Heat got the stops they needed to finish off the Sacramento Kings 118-113. With the win, Miami moves to 19-1 for the season at home and is now 7-0 in overtime games. Continue reading →
Home sweet home. Coming off a disappointing three-game road trip, The Miami Heat bounced back with a win over the San Antonio Spurs. And they did it with a much-improved defense, particularly in the fourth quarter. Miami held the Spurs to 23 points on 36 percent shooting in the period. The win puts the Heat at 28-12 for the season.
Here are my takeaways from Wednesday’s victory over the Spurs.
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 →
The Cleveland Cavaliers were no match for the Miami Heat, who was on fire from beyond the three-point arc. The Heat dominated the Cavaliers 124-100 at the American Airlines Arena. The victory moves the Heat season record to 10-3.
Since we last met, several rookies, have risen and fallen in the rookie hierarchy, and for various reasons. With many rookies continuing to have impressive scoring performances, it’ll be the little things that separate the candidates as the season progresses. Continue reading →
This week, the Miami Heat has been building up big leads. And they also have given them up as well. Playing from ahead has been an ongoing lesson for the team, which was the case against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. After trailing by as many as 27 in the second half, the Cavaliers crept back into the game and cut the Heat’s lead to 10 midway into the fourth quarter. Ultimately, the Heat left Cleveland with a 108-97 victory to improve their record to 8-3 for the season.