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Heading into Wednesday night's road contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat looked primed to extend their winning streak to 24 games and push closer to the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' all-time record of 33 in a row. The Cavs entered the …Share Tweet
Improbable comeback runs Heat's streak to 24 gamesnba.com Mar 20, 2013LeBron James scored 25 points as the Miami Heat overcame a 27-point deficit to win their 24th straight game, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-95 on Wednesday and extending the second-longest winning streak in NBA history.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Mar 20, 2013A weird night in Cleveland (delayed start due to condensation followed by the Cavs jumping out to a 20-point lead on Miami) got stranger when a fan rushed onto the court and managed to shake LeBron James's hand.Read more...Share TweetOn Wednesday night, the Miami Heat ventured to Cleveland, the old home of LeBron James, to attempt to extend their historically great winning streak to 24 games. However, they had to wait a little while to get things started. Moments before the schedule…Share Tweet
Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank says the team is ‘disheartening to watch’For the past several seasons, the Detroit Pistons have been a picture of NBA irrelevance. In the summer of 2009, general manager Joe Dumars used the team's considerable cap space to hand out above-market deals to Charlie Villanueva and Ben Gordon, too c…Share TweetBulls analyst reportedly erupts after disputed callShare Tweet
George Hill clarifies his concerns, after remarking that it ‘sucks’ to play in front of Laker fans in IndianaSomething we neglected to point out, over an exhausting weekend, is the fact that George Hill is an Indianapolis native. This adds to the frustration that the Indiana Pacers guard expressed on Friday night, when pointed to what he termed a 70 percent Lo…Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 20, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James wasn't just satisfied with dunking over Jason Terry. On Wednesday, he threw it in the Boston guard's face again.Share Tweetdimemag.com Mar 20, 2013The playoffs are getting close, and that means playoff seedings, which are as jumbled as ever this year after more than two thirds of the regular season has elapsed. The East, especially, has bunched up just below the winning streak that’s catapulted thShare Tweet
Chris Webber fires up the telestrator, analyzes the heck out of the ‘Ice Cream Couple’ (Video)With all due respect to fans of the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic, there really wasn't a whole lot that was exciting about the first half of their Tuesday night game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The two teams combined to shoot 27.7 percent from the fl…Share Tweet
The Denver Nuggets Put A Thumping On OKC; Sacramento Pulls Off A Huge Upsetdimemag.com Mar 20, 2013The star of the night might’ve been the random ice cream guy (more on this later), but the theme of the night had to be based around the Denver Nuggets. Even up until this point - which is now 13 wins in a row for them - no one (and that’s includiShare Tweet
Heat Erase 27-Point Deficit To Extend StreakMar 20LeBron James records a triple-double to carry the Heat past the Cavs 98-95 and to their 24th straight win.
Heat StreakingMar 20Tim Legler discusses when Miami's winning streak might end. Digger Phelps and Herm Edwards discuss how to prepare for a team with a long winning streak.
Teague Powers Hawks Past BucksMar 20Jeff Teague drops a double-double on the Bucks.
Dunk Of The NightMar 20LeBron James gets around Alonzo Gee for the baseline jam.