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  1. Keys to victory: Heat 94, Nets 82

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    Behind a strong defense, the Heat took a 2-0 series lead as Miami heads to Brooklyn. LeBron James and Ray Allen outshined the Nets, but the Heat's defense was the story. Miami held Deron Williams scoreless, the Nets point guard's first game withou...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  2. Embiid's Jayhawks control the paint

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    John Rieger/USA TODAY SportsEmbiid tied a Big 12 freshman record with eight blocks in the game. Oklahoma State had three. In a showdown that could feature three of the top five picks in the upcoming NBA Draft - Kansas's Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embii...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  3. Thunder can't continue to play from behind

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    Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesIt's LeBron James (left), and not Kevin Durant, who has been "clutch" in the NBA Finals.(The Miami Heat host the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Tuesday at 9 ET on ABC/ESPN3.) Since the NB...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  4. LeBron matches Wilt to force Game 7

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    Jim Rogash/Getty Images LeBron James did something that only Wilt Chamberlain had done in NBA postseason history. The Heat forced Game 7 with a 98-79 victory over the Celtics on Thursday night. Facing elimination on the road, the Miami Heat forced ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  5. Heat look to get back to basics

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    Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesLeBron James has played 8 playoff games with his team facing elimination, and is 2-6 in those games.The Miami Heat will try and stay alive tonight against the Boston Celtics (ESPN, 8:30 ET), and it certainly will not be an ea...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  6. History heavily favors the Miami Heat

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    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Miami Heat have never lost a seven-game series when they've won the first two games.(The Boston Celtics host the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, Friday at 8:30 ET on ESPN.) If his...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  7. Heat run Celtics out of playoffs

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    The Miami Heat closed the game on a 16-0 run as they defeated the Boston Celtics to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since their championship run in 2006. For the second straight game the teams battled down the stretch, ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  8. Breaking down Boston's 'Big Three'

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    As the "Big Three" of the Miami Heat took over late in Game 4, the "Big Three" of the Boston Celtics faded noticeably, begging the question: Has the postseason wear and tear taken its toll on the Celtics trio? With three days' rest, Kevin Garnett,...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  9. Garnett turns back the clock in Celtics win

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    GarnettThe Boston Celtics won Game 3 behind Kevin Garnett, who had his best playoff game statistically since May of 2004 in a Timberwolves win over the Lakers. He had 28 points and 18 rebounds Saturday, just his second 25-15 game in the playoffs with...

    Blog | May 08, 2011
  10. Boston's defense helps pull out the brooms

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    After the top two seeds in the Eastern Conference -- the Bulls and Heat -- failed to finish their opponents off in Game 4 of their respective series, the Boston Celtics rode a superb defensive effort to pull off a sweep of the New York Knicks. Thi...

    Blog | April 24, 2011
  11. J.R. Smith & Nuggets fall short

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    In each of the four NBA playoff games on Saturday one team had the chance to tie/or take the lead in the final seconds of regulation. In each of those cases that team failed to capitalize and took the loss. The Oklahoma City Thunder had a 10-point le...

    Blog | April 24, 2011
  12. Celtics trio too much for Knicks

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    The Boston Celtics dominated the New York Knicks in the first playoff game at Madison Square Garden in nearly seven years to take a 3-0 series lead thanks to a performance of the ages from Boston's big stars. Much like in Game 2, Rajon Rondo contr...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  13. Inside the Eastern Conference playoffs

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    With the NBA playoffs beginning Saturday, here are some nuggets to get you ready for the playoffs in the East: 1 Chicago Bulls vs 8 Indiana Pacers (CHI won season series 3-1) • The Bulls finished an NBA-best 62-20 this se...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  14. Celtics, Heat battle for No. 2 seed in East

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    With the No. 1 seed belonging to the Chicago Bulls, Sunday's contest between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat could go a long way toward determining the conferences No. 2 seed. While neither team can clinch the spot with a win, the victorious...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  15. The Heat can't beat the NBA's elite

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    The Miami Heat may not be in the NBA's elite just yet. A loss to the Boston Celtics dropped the Heat to 1-6 against teams with the top six records in the NBA (Celtics, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dallas Mavericks). ...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  16. Heat is an understatement, Miami is Hot

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    The Miami Heat extended its winning streak with a one-point win over the Washington Wizards. The 12 straight wins are tied for the second-longest streak in franchise history and are two games shy of the record held by the 2004-05 team. According ...

    Blog | December 19, 2010