MIAMI Once again, we have a Bosh boast.
Center Chris Bosh said before last season his Miami Heat were the best team in the NBA. Then they proved it by winning the NBA title.
Now, the Heat are nothing more than an average team on the road, sporting a 7-6 record. But Bosh said it wont end up that way.
We will be better on the road and it will work out and well have one of the best records when all is said and done, Bosh vowed.
For now, the Heat (22-8), who have the fourth-best overall mark, are tied for the NBAs eighth-best road record. Theyre fortunate its not worse, having needed to fight back from a four-point deficit late in regulation last Monday to beat a depleted Orlando outfit 112-110 in overtime.
Of the NBAs 30 teams, only Chicago and New Orleans have better winning percentages on the road than at home. Still, few teams are so much better at home than on the road as the Heat, who are 15-2 at AmericanAirlines.
At home, the Heat have outscored foes by an average of 10.2 ...