The Miami Heat are a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida. The Heat compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Southeast Division. The franchise was founded in 1988 as an expansion team and won its first NBA championship in 2006. The Heat have won four conference titles and six division titles since joining the league. The team plays its home games at American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami. The Heat have featured many recognizable players throughout their history, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Alonzo Mourning, Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Hardaway and Ray Allen. The team has had several successful seasons, including winning the NBA championship in 2012 and 2013. The Heat also hold the NBA record for the longest winning streak in league history, having won 27 consecutive games during the 2012–13 season. In recent news, the Heat signed Jimmy Butler in the summer of 2019 and acquired Andre Iguodala in February 2020. The team also hired a new head coach, Erik Spoelstra, in 2008. The Heat have had a successful 2020–21 season, as they clinched a playoff berth and currently sit in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
Following Sunday’s 100-96 road loss vs. the Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans big man Larry Nance Jr. talked about his high aspirations for rookie teammate Dyson Daniels (11 points/7 rebounds/6 assists/2 steals/1 block/4-7 FG/1-4 3-PT/2-2 FT).
The Boston Celtics guard Derrick White was interviewed following the Celtics' 98-95 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. It was the second leg of a back-to-back, and missing Jaylen Brown, Malcolm Brogdon, Marcus Smart, and Al Horford, Boston was significantly undermanned.
The Boston Celtics forward Sam Hauser was interviewed following the Celtics' 113-98 loss to the Orlando Magic on Monday night. The Magic snapped Boston's 9-game win streak, their longest of the season, and the Magic become the first team to win their season series against the Celtics. Boston will have a quick turnaround, and face the Miami Heat tomorrow night in the second leg of a back-to-back.
Boston Celtics interim head coach Joe Mazzulla was interviewed following the Celtics' 113-98 loss to the Orlando Magic on Monday night. The Magic snapped Boston's 9-game win streak, their longest of the season, and the Magic become the first team to win their season series against the Celtics. Boston will have a quick turnaround, and face the Miami Heat tomorrow night in the second leg of a back-to-back. On Jayson Tatum abruptly leaving the game in the 3rd quarter, Joe Mazzulla said he wasn't sure as to why Tatum left