Tag: Southeast Division

Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat discusses in-game adjustments with head coach Erik Spoelstra during a recent victory over the LA Lakers. (Image: Michael Reaves/Getty)

Hot Teams: Miami Heat Seize #1 Seed in Eastern Conference

The Miami Heat weathered injuries to Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo and took over the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference over the weekend ahead of the Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Nets. You can back the ascending Heat at +1400 odds to win the 2022 NBA championship over at DraftKings. […]

LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets are a sleeper pick to win the Southeast Division. (Image: Neil Redmond/USA Today Sports)

Struggling Miami Heat Still Favorites to Win Worst Division in NBA

The NBA Southeast has become the worst division in the league, with all five members below .500. The Charlotte Hornets (13-15) sit in first place in the Southeast, but the third-place Miami Heat (11-15) are the favorites to win the division at -152 odds via DraftKings. Jimmy Butler and the […]

Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basketball in a preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks. (Image: AP)

NBA Southeast Preview: Miami Heat the Best of a Sorry Bunch

Upon closer look at this year’s NBA Southeast preview and you will see that aside from the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, there’s lots of young talent but no major threats to challenge the status quo in the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are -125 favorites to […]