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Heat overmatch Bucks as streak soars to 21

Heat overmatch Bucks as streak soars to 21

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Mar 15, 2013
LeBron James and Chris Bosh each scored 28 points, and the Miami Heat made it 21 straight wins, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 107-94 on Friday night.
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  • Smith returns, Teague not starting for Hawks

    Smith returns, Teague not starting for Hawks

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    Josh Smith is back in Atlanta's lineup against the Phoenix Suns after missing one game with a sprained left knee, but point guard Jeff Teague is missing his second straight start.
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  • Smith returns for Hawks

    Smith returns for Hawks

    nba.com Mar 15, 2013
    Josh Smith is back in Atlanta's lineup against the Phoenix Suns after missing one game with a sprained left knee.
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  • Jason Terry doesn’t think much of the Miami Heat’s winning stre…

    Jason Terry doesn’t think much of the Miami Heat’s winning streak

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Miami Heat, holders of the NBA's best record at 49-14, also happen to be the league's hottest team. They've won 20 games in a row, and it's not entirely crazy to think they could challenge the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' all-time record of 33 straig…
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  • Brian Shaw turned down a head coaching spot with the Charlotte …

    Brian Shaw turned down a head coaching spot with the Charlotte Bobcats because he wants to ‘have a chance’

    yahoo.com Mar 15, 2013
    Former Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw will probably be the first to tell you that he isn’t slumming while working as associate coach of the Indiana Pacers. The team is firmly established as the Eastern Conference’s Number Two, and he an
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  • JR Smith Doubts The Knicks’ Heart Down The Stretch

    JR Smith Doubts The Knicks’ Heart Down The Stretch

    dimemag.com Mar 15, 2013
    One stat in particular jumped out at us last night as we watched Portland’s detonation of the Carmelo Anthony-less Knicks: Since Jan. 1, the New York Knicks are 17-16, while the Wizards, formerly the embarrassment of the league, are 17-18. Knee injuries
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  • For Spurs, Belief in Popovich Trumps Strategy

    For Spurs, Belief in Popovich Trumps Strategy

    nytimes.com Mar 15, 2013
    The details of San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich coaching strategies are secondary to how much his players believe in them.
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  • Is there any blueprint for stopping Miami?

    Is there any blueprint for stopping Miami?

    CNNSI.com Mar 15, 2013
    There's a reason Miami has ripped off 20 wins in a row. Yet some teams have had a measure of success against the Heat. Is there a blueprint to stopping them? asks Rob Mahoney.
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  • The Memphis Grizzlies: Contender Or Pretender?

    The Memphis Grizzlies: Contender Or Pretender?

    dimemag.com Mar 15, 2013
    The NBA is notorious for having a small number of teams with realistic championship expectations. While nearly half of the NFL can claim to be in the running, the NBA normally only has a handful of true contenders. The Heat, Thunder and Spurs have all e…
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  • El N.B.A.: Insulting Latino Names or Smart Marketing?

    El N.B.A.: Insulting Latino Names or Smart Marketing?

    nytimes.com Mar 15, 2013
    The N.B.A. courts Latino fans with its Noche Latina promotions, but does calling its teams El Heat or Los Bulls appeal to Spanish speakers, or insult them?
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  • Sharman, Goodrich think Heat can break mark

    Sharman, Goodrich think Heat can break mark

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    Bill Sharman, who coached the Los Angeles Lakers in 1971-72 when the team reeled off an NBA-record 33-game winning streak, believes LeBron James and the Miami Heat have what it takes to put that mark in jeopardy.
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  • Video - Crunch Time Inferno 05:13

    Crunch Time Inferno

    Mar 15
    Despite LeBron James' reputation, the evidence shows this year's Heat are one of the best crunch time teams on record.
  • Video - THTV: David Lee 06:46

    THTV: David Lee

    Mar 15
    The Golden State big man says his Warriors are back on track, expecting tough competition in the West playoffs, and wearing a varied collection of facial hair.
  • Video - Raptors Roll Bobcats 92-78 00:53

    Raptors Roll Bobcats 92-78

    Mar 15
    Rudy Gay leads Raptors past Bobcats.
  • Video - Heat Extend Winning Streak To 21 Games 01:03

    Heat Extend Winning Streak To 21 Games

    Mar 15
    LeBron James and Chris Bosh combined to score 56 points as the Heat defeated the Bucks 107-94.