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NBA Playoff Preview: Heat at Raptors

The Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors has arguably been the most competitive series of the 2016 Playoffs. Through four games, three have gone into overtime. The dynamic of the series has changed dramatically with the injuries of Hassan Whiteside and Jonas Valanciunas, and Dwyane Wade …

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Hornet’s Starting Lineup Adjustment Baffles Miami, Even Series

Going forward with a commanding 2-0 series lead is a very easy way to get over confident. And as the team who is down considerably, desperation starts to ring, and quick, drastic changes can be made. Some work out, others don’t. Luckily for the Charlotte Hornets, their desperation has worked …

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Game Two Preview: Miami Heat vs Charlotte Hornets

The Miami Heat will look to take Game 2 of their NBA playoff series with the Charlotte Hornets Wednesday night in Miami.  The Heat defeated the Hornets on Sunday 121-93 in Game 1. Miami followed their game plan and played extremely well as Luol Deng scored 31 points and Hassan Whiteside added 21 …

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Dragic Leads Heat to Easy Win Over Pistons

The Miami Heat (45-32) gained playoff ground after their home win over the Detroit Pistons (41-37) Tuesday night. Miami did not give Detroit much of a chance throughout the game, blitzing the Pistons 107-89 and assuring itself a fifth place spot in the Eastern Conference race. Detroit started the match up with the lead …

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Miami Heat Fall Apart in 2nd Quarter in 109-106 Loss to the Charlotte Hornets

Despite holding a 15 point lead late in the second quarter, the Miami Heat could not finish down the stretch losing to the Charlotte Hornets Thursday night, 109-106. Following the loss, the Heat fell to the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference. In reality, they’re tied with the Hornets for the …

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Rockets Snap the Heat’s Longest Win-Streak, 115-102

With their longest winning streak of the season, the Miami Heat (27-22) entered Tuesday night’s game in Houston looking to extend their streak from four games to five. The Houston Rockets (26-25) crushed those hopes with a 115-102 win over the Heat. Up until the final ten seconds of the first quarter, …

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NBA Recap

It was a tough night for NBA teams in Florida on Wednesday. The Miami Heat and the Orlando Magic both lost in disappointing games. Miami falls to 4-6 at home this season, while the Magic fell to 5-9 on the road. The Heat took on the Atlanta Hawks falling to …

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