Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/7/12
MIAMI -- Everything seemed to favor the Heat. Miami was at home, where it had set a franchise record with eight straight wins to start the season. The Heat players were more rested, having spent Wednesday night sleeping in their own beds while the New York Knicks were playing a tough game in Charlotte and then flying early in the morning to get to Miami. The Heat was, seemingly at least, more motivated, wanting to prove that a loss to the Knicks earlier in the season and a shocking defeat at the hands of dismal Washington on Tuesday were merely flukes. And the Heat was healthier than the Knicks, who were missing leading scorer Carmelo Anthony, among others, from their lineup. Despite all those factors, the Knicks pulled the upset with an emphatic 112-92 win on Thursday for their second 20-point victory over the Heat this season. "They pretty much kicked our --- in both games," Heat star LeBron James said. "We already thought they were going to be a better team (than las...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Dion Lewis signs two-year contract extension with Patriots

Curry: Harden’s MVP talk ‘doesn’t change what happened’

Jason Garrett addresses Greg Hardy's comments about Tom Brady's wife

Owner on Deflategate: 'Made a mountain out of a mole hill'

Lee: Celtics will turn heads, have similarities to Warriors

Rex makes players do push-ups in practice after penalty calls


Weeden compares QB situation to 'backing up Derek Jeter'

Matt Hasselbeck went to E.R. with illness on Tuesday

Calipari on 2015-16 Kentucky basketball team: ‘We stink’

Reports: Andrew Luck out against Texans

Rodgers on INT-free season: ‘I don’t think it is’ possible

Tyrann Mathieu: Lions may not know their own offense

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Rex makes players do push-ups in practice after penalty calls

Weeden compares QB situation to 'backing up Derek Jeter'

Pirates fan dresses as Steve Bartman, fails to curse Cubs

LeBron takes in-game selfie with fans in Cincinnati

MLB postseason power rankings

NHL awards predictions for the 2015-16 season

Quiz: MLB pitchers with 100+ career postseason strikeouts

Top storyline for each Week 5 NFL game

Which teams have underperformed or surprised in 2015

The six NFL players most likely to be traded by the deadline

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker