Yes, there are 16 more games in the NCAA tournament today, making the NBA an afterthought for countless hoops fans. Sure, your bracket is important and the Madness is contagious, but season-long fantasy leagues are based on the pro game and it’s getting to be crunch time, with trade deadlines looming, Head-to-Head playoffs around the corner and Roto standings getting tighter.
Will the Miami Heat lose another game this season? With a nail-biting 105-103 victory against a surprisingly feisty Boston Celtics team that played without Kevin Garnett, the Miami Heat extended their ridiculous winning streak to 23 games – the second best streak ever in NBA history. The team overcame a career night from Jeff Green, who had a whopping 43 points on 14-of-21 shooting – including 5-of-7 from the 3-point line and 10-of-13 from the stripe – along with seven rebounds, two
OK, consecutive win #22 is in the history books and Miami’s stars didn’t have to play huge minutes, so they should be ready to extend the streak in Boston. Dwyane Wade (24 PTS, 9 AST, 3 REB) and LeBron James (22 PTS, 12 REB, 8 AST, 2 STL) led the way as usual, with former Raptor star Chris Bosh chipping in 18 points and Ray Allen (20 PTS) draining four 3-pointers.
Sunday was a double-double of it’s own, to use an NBA term, as it was both St. Patrick’s Day and Championship Sunday when they announce the NCAA tournament bracket. Eight games were on the NBA schedule on Sunday. So what else is new? The sun rises, the Heat win. On Sunday, Miami won their 22nd straight game. Elsewhere, the Knicks continued to fall further down the Eastern Conference with another loss on their west coast road trip, the Lakers learned there
With only two games on the NBA schedule Thursday night we were all able to hone in on a showdown between the Thunder and Knicks at the Garden (without Carmelo Anthony) and a shootout in Denver that wasn’t quite the dunk-fest that the Clippers were hoping for. Here are the facts:
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