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MIAMI -- The Heat's philosophy so far this season has been simple: Catch us if you can. Miami's defense was better Monday night than it had been earlier, but it still hasn't been as sharp as it was during last season's championship run. But when a team can score as the Heat can, who needs defensive stops? The Heat gave up 53 first-half points and still cruised to a 124-99 victory over the Phoenix Suns. No Heat player was needed for more than 30 minutes in the rout. The Heat improved to 3-1, including 3-0 at home. The Suns (1-3) lost their second straight game, both on the road in the state of Florida. It was the first time the Heat has held an opponent to under 100 points this season. And while 99 points isn't necessarily a number to brag about, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was looking at other stats. "It was good to see us hold them under 40 percent shooting (39.1 percent) and also win the rebounding battle (49-38)," Spoelstra said. "Ev...
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MIAMI -- LeBron James didn't think anybody would be talking about defense after the offensive show his Miami Heat put on Monday night.
The Heat scored their most points since the fifth game of last season in a 124-99 rout of Phoenix at AmericanAirlines Arena. They had a team-record eight different players make a 3-pointer while shooting 57.1 percent from beyond the arc.
Ray Allen is already having an impact with the Miami Heat, while Chris Bosh is trying to continue making his own.
The Heat, though, are looking for an improved defensive effort all around.
Allen and Bosh are seeking to build on strong performances in order to help Miami to its fifth straight victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
Allen came up big in just his third game...
At some point this year, the Miami Heat will wear their “Miami Floridians” uniforms. And LeBron will definitely have these on. Mean. [H/T Marqueesole via nicekicks]
LeBron James had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and the Miami Heat beat the Phoenix Suns 124-99 on Monday night.
Chris Bosh finished with 18 points and Ray Allen had 15 for Miami (3-1), which is averaging 111.8 points to open the season. Allen became the 24th player in NBA history to eclipse the 23,000-point mark when he made a free throw with 1:01 left...
Dwyane Wade met with the Nets in 2010 when he was a free agent.
MIAMI -- The Brooklyn Nets have the second-biggest payroll in the NBA, but the team that was on the money Wednesday night was the Miami Heat. Miami, playing its most complete game of the season, defeated the Nets, 103-73, to raise its record to 4-1. It's also the first time in franchise history that the Heat has started a season 4-0 at home. The Heat have now beaten the Nets...
MIAMI - The Heat's philosophy this season is simple: Catch us if you can. Miami's defense was better Monday night than it had been in earlier game, but still hasn't been as sharp as it was during last season's championship run. But when you can score like the Heat can, who needs stops? The Heat gave up 53 first-half points Monday night and still cruised to a 124...
The Miami Heat have good reason to believe they'll keep their momentum going into an upcoming two-week road swing.
They have yet to lose a home game and their final one before that trip comes Wednesday night against a Brooklyn Nets team they've beaten 10 straight times.
Two days after needing Ray Allen's late 4-point play for a narrow win over Denver, Miami's victory...
The Brooklyn Nets (1-1) will make a trip to Florida to face the Miami Heat (3-1) for an Eastern Conference showdown. However, it will be a tall task for the Nets to leave South Beach with a win as Miami is undefeated at home early in the season. Not to mention the Nets have lost six in a row in Miami.
Miami is coming off a 124-99 win over Phoenix while Brooklyn is coming off...
Erik Spoelstra met with Oregon's football coach Chip Kelly two summers ago and the two discussed a fast paced offense centered around athleticism and speed. Spoelstra called the offense "pace-and-space".