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Miami Heat: Taking A Look At Potential First Round Playoff Opponents

Along with several teams in the NBA, the Miami Heat (37-31) are looking to avoid the league’s newly installed Play-In Tournament at all costs. No team wants to have their season determined by just one or two games and the new end-of-season addition will introduce that reality. For those who...
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Miami Heat Pull Out A Much-Needed Win When They Need To The Most

The Miami Heat are officially a lock for the NBA Playoffs and that’s without having to go at it in the NBA’s newly instituted play-in tournament. After handling their business on Sunday against a Boston Celtics squad that is also fighting for they postseason lives, they came out on Monday evening with a similar attitude.
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Heat: Victor Oladipo undergoing season-ending surgery

The Heat traded very little for Victor Oladipo. In hindsight, it was probably too much. Though he offered an upside, Oladipo carried significant health concerns. He just hasn’t been the same since his major quad injury with the Pacers. Oladipo hurt his knee four games into his Miami tenure, and now he’s done for the season.

NBA playoff watch: LA Clippers maintain lead over Denver Nuggets in West

With the addition of play-in games to the 2021 NBA playoffs, the scramble for seeding is wilder -- and more important -- than ever, with almost every game down the stretch having significant postseason implications. Play-in matchups following Monday's games. Play-in games to be held May 18-21 • How the...

Sixers star Joel Embiid listed as questionable for matchup vs. Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers still have work to do as they head into the final three games of the season as they still have to get a win to wrap up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They blew their chance on Tuesday as they fell to the Indiana Pacers, but they will have their next chance on Thursday against the Miami Heat.
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NBA Playoffs 2021: How Boston Celtics could avoid play-in tournament after Tuesday’s loss to Heat, though it’s an improbable path

BOSTON — The Celtics are just about guaranteed a spot in the play-in tournament as the No. 7 seed, barring a few improbable events going down the rest of the season. Boston endured its worst-case scenario over the past two games: getting swept by the Miami Heat. The Celtics appeared to be in a position of strength, owning the 1-0 tiebreaker over the Heat ahead of the mini-series. Boston had both games at home, another advantage despite the limited capacity.

By The Numbers: HEAT Clinch 22nd Postseason Appearance

With Tuesday's win, your Miami HEAT have clinched a spot in the 2021 United In Black Playoffs presented by AT&T!. - Our all-time playoff record is 138-107 (.563), which is the third-highest winning percentage amongst current franchises (behind only Lakers .601 & Celtics .569). - We have the the third-highest...
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Miami Heat: You have to retain both Dewayne Dedmon & Trevor Ariza

The Miami Heat made moves at and after the NBA’s Trade Deadline this season and not out of luxury. Two of the guys that they brought in, through very different means, have been absolutely crucial in their late-season push towards the postseason. Those two guys are Trevor Ariza and Dwayne...
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Facing rising temperatures, Miami appoints chief heat officer

Last June, Miami reported its hottest temperatures on record. The daytime sun was brutal and there was little respite even at night. Dozens of heat-related deaths were reported that year. As the Earth warms, the city by the ocean says its heat problem is poised to become even deadlier. Miami-Dade...
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ASK IRA: Explaining how Heat tiebreakers work vs. Knicks, vs. Hawks (all three are 38-31)

Q: How does a tiebreaker shake out between Knicks, Hawks, Heat? — Danny. A: In head-to-head tiebreakers, the Hawks hold the tiebreaker over the Heat (2-1 season series win), the Heat hold the tiebreaker over the Knicks (3-0 season series) and the Knicks have the tiebreaker over the Hawks (3-0 season series). If there is a three-way tie, it would end up as: No. 4 Atlanta, No. 5 Miami, No. 6 New ...
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This Cooling Blanket Keeps Users ‘Magically Cool,’ Even During Heat Waves

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. After a long winter, we’re ready for hot summer days—hot summer nights on the other hand, we could probably do without. Trying to doze off when you’re sweaty, sticky, and warm is nearly impossible, especially if you’re already a hot sleeper to begin with. Fans and AC units can help, but some Amazon shoppers are turning to the Elegear Revolutionary Cooling Blanket because it actually absorbs your excess body heat to keep you comfortable through the night. Plus, it’s currently on sale.
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Heat star Jimmy Butler’s life motto is goals

Miami Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler has been a great player for a while, but his star rose to new heights thanks to his dominant performance in the NBA bubble in 2020. Butler brought his scrappy Heat squad all the way to the NBA Finals before losing to the Los Angeles Lakers in six games.
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Turning up the Heat to Keep the Temperature Down

For 60 years, I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest in homes with no air conditioning. With our temperate climate, we are accustomed to a week or two of uncomfortably warm weather each year, but it just doesn’t get hot enough to warrant the expense of air conditioning. Until the last...
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Miami Heat: Does Max Strus Get The Minutes When At Full Health?

The Miami Heat had an awful showing on Tuesday night. Without their superstar, Jimmy Butler, in the lineup, they were manhandled by Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. While that game is now in the rearview for Miami, moving forward, there are a few questions worth asking. How far can this team go, as currently constructed, is one good question.
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Joc Pederson starting to heat up for the Cubs at the right time

CLEVELAND – Like many Cubs’ players the month of April was not kind to outfielder Joc Pederson, but it looks like he’s starting to heat things up. Pederson was the hottest hitter on the planet coming out of spring training as he hit a league-leading eight homers. But when the team headed to Chicago to start the season, he quickly fell on hard times.