Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
Israel Gutierrez runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Eastern Conference.
What's real/unreal in the East?
How Heat's man in the middle weathered the storm and emerged as indispensible member of Heat's top trio
Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
Heat's position-less posture, Amare's game and Rondo's rise -- check out some of the big storylines this season
LeBron James would rather work on his new sweeping hook shot than worry about legacies
Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis fit the profile of the kind of players Pat Riley wants in the Heat organization.
The Heat have been put in a world of hurt by the Celtics, who lead the East finals 3-2.
After an up-and-down start, Dwyane Wade came through for Heat in overtime against the Celtics.
The Celtics need vintage Allen in order to get past the Heat in the East finals.
With two games in the books for each matchup, we rank each series based on intrigue.
Israel Gutierrez breaks down every first-round matchup in the Eastern Conference.
While the Boston Celtics are surging late in season, the Miami Heat are still trying to figure out their rotations.