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Bam Adebayo earns a finalist spot for NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award

The NBA has announced the finalists for the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award, and the Miami Heat’s All-Star big man Bam Adebayo has earned a spot on the list. It is the first time he has received a finalist nod for the award in his seven-year career and joins Rudy Gobert and Victor […]

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GAME PREVIEW: Miami Heat open up playoffs in Boston against top seed Celtics

Game story: After a dominant and inspiring blow out victory against the Chicago Bulls in the last play-in game, the Miami Heat advanced to the first round of the NBA playoffs. It is the fifth consecutive year the Heat have earned a playoff berth, but considering all the circumstances it could be the most difficult

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GAME PREVIEW: Heat host Chicago Bulls with the season on the line in final play-in game

It all comes down to this for the Miami Heat. After losing the 7/8 play-in game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, the Heat are in a win or go home position on their home floor this evening against the ninth seed Chicago Bulls. It will be a rematch of last year’s eight seed

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GAME PREVIEW: Philadelphia 76ers to host Miami Heat in 7/8 play-in game

It is the best time of the year for Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat. After concluding their regular season with a pair of wins and gaining some last-minute rhythm, they will play the Philadelphia 76ers on the road for the 7/8 Eastern Conference play-in game. Butler will go to toe-to-toe against reigning MVP Joel

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An update on Terry Rozier’s status heading into the Heat’s play-in game

The Miami Heat have a crucial play-in tournament game set for tomorrow night in Philadelphia against the 76ers. The Heat, who finished the season with a 46-36 record, go into the road matchup as the East’s eighth seed. No matter what the standings are currently, the winner of this game will take sole possession of

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GAME PREVIEW: Heat start a two-game stretch vs the Toronto Raptors at home to end regular season

Game story: The Miami Heat failed to capitalize on another opportunity to pick up a statement win against a contending team the other night, falling to the Dallas Mavericks by double digits. They have dropped to 44-36 and baring any notable standings changes, the play-in is looking more and more likely as the days go

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GAME PREVIEW: After a double OT win, Heat now host streaking Dallas Mavericks on a back-to-back

Game story: After a long night of Miami Heat basketball that featured the team win in a double overtime game against the Atlanta Hawks, they will get right back to it on the second night of a back-to-back. Miami improved to 44-35, but will now host the red hot Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs are in

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GAME PREVIEW: Heat travel to Atlanta against the Hawks for final road regular season game

Game story: Sunday afternoon featured the most crucial loss of the entire season for the Miami Heat. They fell to the Indiana Pacers 117-115, ultimately crushing Miami’s last hopes of avoiding the play-in tournament and attaining that sixth seed. The Heat fell to 43-35 on the season and even dropped to the eighth seed, .5

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