Found February 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI Its a winning streak that -- this week -- has been on life support.Entering a three-game homestand, the Miami Heat had won 10 in a row while outscoring foes by an average of 13.7 points. They had won road games over formidable foes Oklahoma City, Atlanta and Chicago by 10, 13 and 19 points.So entering this week, you could say the Heat were playing their best ball since the Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joined forces in the summer 2010.But then came a 109-105 home win last Sunday over lowly Cleveland, when the Heat had to come back from an eight-point deficit in the final five minutes. And then there was a 141-129 double-overtime home survival against even lowlier Sacramento on Tuesday.So lets pause for a minute before saying the Heat (41-14) are playing at an all-time high. A tendency to play down to lesser foes has resurfaced from earlier in the season.I dont know, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said when asked if overall the 12-game streak has been the be...
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