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Jan 7, 7:30 PM | Prudential Center
Miami Heat vs New Jersey Nets Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Heat travelling to New Jersey Saturday to face the Nets on Saturday.
The Nets bring a 2-6 record (3-5 ATS) to the battle against the 7-1 Heat, who are 4-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Jersey go 3-5 so far and the Heat go 5-3.
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The knock on the Heat has always been that they don't have the depth to win a championship. That beyond the "Three Musketeers" there was simply not enough talent. However, there might be a fourth musketeer in the rotation, and that may be the recipe for success.
When the Heat were originally put together last year, many people made a comparison to the Boston Celtics...
James scores 32 points with Dwyane Wade out because of a foot injury
Nets center Mehmet Okur and small forward Damion James will miss Saturday night's game against the Heat, coach Avery Johnson said.
With Dwyane Wade out for the third straight game, LeBron James, returning from an ankle sprain, scored 32 points against the Nets.
LeBron James returned to the lineup and scored 22 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Miami Heat rolled to a 101-90 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night despite playing without Dwyane Wade. Wade missed his third straight game with a bruised left foot, but James had the game under control by the time his All-Star teammate arrived at his seat on the bench.
Heat stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, each slowed by injuries, were not in Miami's starting lineup for Thursday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks.
The end of the Heat’s bench Thursday looked like a commercial for a high-priced men’s clothing store. Among the fashion models were Dwyane Wade and LeBron James.
LeBron James returned to the lineup and scored 22 of his 32 points in the first quarter, and the Miami Heat rolled to a 101-90 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night despite playing without Dwyane Wade.
Chris Bosh scored 33 points and the Miami Heat, playing without injured stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, beat the Atlanta Hawks 116-109 in triple-overtime on Thursday night.
Because Rob Wilson never sleeps, we woke up Sunday to even more details from Saturday's victory over the Nets.
The announcement that Dwyane Wade would be unable to go came about 45 minutes for tipoff.