The Miami Heat Couldn't Defend the Most Basic Play in Basketball

FiveThirtyEi

The third wheel of Miami's Big Three looked more like a flat tire on Sunday afternoon, scoring just nine points on 4-of-12 shooting. He was 0-of-5 from beyond the three-point arc, robbing the Heat of a deadly long-range threat that might have otherwise Pacers' passion too much for Heat in opener 107-96. print. Miami Heat […]

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The Miami Heat Couldn't Defend the Most Basic Play in Basketball

FiveThirtyEi

If you had to pick one aspect of the Heat's season most troubling in the context of competing for a title, the defense would be choices No. 1 through 3. Miami ranked No. 11 in defense in the regular season; most notably,  What do the Pacers think about all that now that they're back in […]

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Pacers wake up from playoff slump, pound Heat in Game 1 of ECF

SI.com

The last clash of styles that is the Miami Heat versus the Indiana Pacers on a postseason stage. The last time the throwback Pacers, anchored by the Heat's largest nemesis Roy Hibbert, face a LeBron James-led Heat team built on speed in one of these  Signed in the offseason with the expectation of providing a […]

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Pacers wake up from playoff slump, pound Heat in Game 1 of ECF

SI.com

Indiana Pacers 107, Miami Heat 96 Recap | Box Score LeBron James: B 11-18 FG (1-5 3FG), 2-2 FT, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, 4 turnovers, 25 points Le. Unlike years past, the Miami Heat have stayed out of the spotlight and away from controversy. As the conference finals approach, they seem more relaxed […]

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2014 NBA Eastern Conference finals preview: Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat

USA TODAY

Andray Blatche had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench in Brooklyn's Game 3 win. (Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images). BROOKLYN — If “Andray Blatche” is the answer, chances are the question was a joke. Blatche is the  Jun 3, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade (3) in the low post […]

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Miami Heat defeats Brooklyn Nets in Game 5, advances to Eastern Conference …

MiamiHerald.

The Miami Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets in game 5 of the NBA playoffs in Miami last night to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the 4th consecutive year. Team co-captain LeBron James celebrated the team's big  The Miami Heat's Game 5 performance wasn't exactly their absolute best effort. The Brooklyn Nets led for […]

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Miami Heat defeats Brooklyn Nets in Game 5, advances to Eastern Conference …

MiamiHerald.

LeBron James was at his best late in leading the Heat past the Nets in Game 5 (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images). The Miami Heat erased a late deficit and got a couple of key defensive stops to pull off a 96-94 win at  With the Heat one victory from advancing, a look at the starting lineups, […]

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Heat advance to East finals behind late rally, Ray Allen's 3

ESPN

It took 49 points from LeBron James and a big push in the fourth quarter, but the Miami Heat were able to close the door on the Brooklyn Nets on Monday to take a commanding 3-1 series lead heading back to Florida. It was the initial reactions of Wade and then Miami Heat coach, Stan […]

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NBA Playoffs: LeBron James scores 49 points as Miami Heat push Brooklyn …

New York Dai

As Pierce knows from his 146 games of playoff experience, they're not going to see the same Heat team that surprisingly didn't respond to the Nets' second half on Saturday. He's betting that Miami will take the fight to the Nets at Barclays Center to The Nets beat the Heat in front of one of […]

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LeBron drops 49 as Heat take a 3-1 lead over Nets

CBSSports.co

LeBron James scored 49 points in Brooklyn Monday night, but the Nets took Miami to the waning seconds of the game before the Heat won, 102-96. Portland rode a big third quarter to a 103-92 win over the Spurs, keeping  As Pierce knows from his 146 games of playoff experience, they're not going to see […]

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