Tag: Miami Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate winning the 2020 NBA Championship after defeating the Miami Heat in six games. (Image: AP)

LA Lakers Win 2020 Championship, LeBron James NBA Finals MVP

In just his second season in Los Angeles, LeBron James guided the Lakers to an NBA championship. The Lakers knocked off the Miami Heat in six games after a blowout victory in Game 6. LeBron posted a triple-double in Game 6 with 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. In […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers guards Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Game 6 Preview: Do-or-Die Again for Miami Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers are still one win away from an NBA championship, but those pesky Miami Heat already won one elimination game and face another one in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Jimmy Butler unleashed a 35-point triple-double to boost the Heat to a victory in Game 5. […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers attempts to block Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Game 5: Miami Heat Do or Die, Lakers on Cusp of Title

The Los Angeles Lakers are one win away from the NBA Championship heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals, whereas the Miami Heat are on the brink of elimination after falling behind 3-1. The Lakers are seeking their first title since they knocked off the Boston Celtics in the […]

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Kevin C Cox/Getty)

NBA Finals: LA Lakers Take 3-1 Lead, Miami Heat in Huge Hole

Los Angeles Lakers won Game 4 of the NBA Finals 102-96 to take a 3-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. LeBron and the Lakers are one win away from the NBA Championship, while the Heat sank into a deeper hole. Goran Dragic attempted to play for the Heat after […]

LeBron James (Lakers) and Jimmy Butler (Heat) battling during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Preview: Decisive Game 4 with Miami Heat Down 2-1

Even without two starters, Jimmy Butler put on a dazzling performance with a 40-point triple-double to lead the Miami Heat to their first victory in the 2020 NBA Finals. The gutsy performance inspired the Heat, who now know they’re capable of hanging with the LA Lakers despite falling behind in […]

Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks against the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

LA Lakers Game 1 Blow Out, Miami Heat Lose Dragic and Adebayo

The small-ball Miami Heat struggled to stop Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals. The Lakers coasted to a 118-96 victory, but led by as many as 32 points in a difficult opening game in which the Heat lost Goran Dragic (foot) […]

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat defended by LeBron James of the LA Lakers. (Image: Lynee Sladky/AP)

NBA Finals Game 1: Lakers and Heat Ready to Throw Down

The NBA started its bubble nearly three months ago with 22 teams playing at Disney’s World of Sports in Orlando. Now, just two teams remain in the hunt for the championship — the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat. LeBron James will appear in his 10th NBA finals with his […]

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum drives by Andre Iguodala and Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat. (Image: Mike Ehrmann/Getty)

East Finals Game 6: Heat Seek KO, Celtics Do-or-Die Down 3-2

Buckle up for a wicked ride in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Boston Celtics took control of Game 5 in the second half to win 121-108 and stave off elimination against the Miami Heat. Jayson Tatum scored 31 points and Jaylen Brown added 28 in the blowout. The Heat still […]

Miami Heat rookie Tyler Herro drives to the basket against Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Miami Heat 11-2 in Playoffs, Boston on Brink Elimination in Game 5

Thanks to sharpshooting heroics from rookie Tyler Herro, the Miami Heat took a 3-1 lead over the Boston Celtics in the 2020 Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat are one victory away from securing a berth in the NBA Finals, while the Boston Celtics face elimination in a do-or-die Game 5. […]

Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo blocks Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum in Game 1. (Image: AP)

East Finals: Blocked Shot by Bam Adebayo Puts Miami Heat Ahead 1-0

The #5 Miami Heat struck first blood in the Eastern Conference Finals with a 117-114 overtime victory in Game 1 over of the #3 Boston Celtics. Bam Adebayo, the unsung hero of the Heat, literally saved the day with a blocked shot by thwarting a game-tying dunk from Celtics’ All-Star […]

The Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler takes a shot as time expires over Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks in game 2. (Image: AP)

Milwaukee Bucks Down 0-2 Against Miami Heat After Shady Foul Call

Seven players for the Miami Heat scored in double-digits in a stunning 116-114 Game 2 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Jimmy Butler only scored 13 points, but he knocked down two controversial free throws with time expired at the end of the game to break a 114-114 deadlock. Miami now […]