Posted April 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
Given that the Miami Heat have won 41 of their past 43 games, it's clear that things are going fairly well for the reigning NBA champions. And now they have time to get better. Monday was a day off for the Heat, a reward for a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Heat will return to work on Tuesday - though the earliest they will hit the floor to begin their second-round series against either Chicago or Brooklyn would be Saturday. ''It will be tough, but we'll challenge each other and we'll push each other in practice,'' Heat forward Chris Bosh said. ''We have great professionals. We're not going to let each other slip. We're going to challenge each other, keep our conditioning up. When this next series starts I think we'll be ready.'' The time off certainly will be good for Dwyane Wade. Miami's starting shooting guard has been dealing with bone bruises around his right kneecap for more than a month now, and was so so...
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