Field Goal %
- MIA 47.8
- 48.5 BKN
Three Point %
- MIA 50.0
- 50.0 BKN
- MIA 16
- 19 BKN
- MIA 35
- 54 BKN
- Brooklyn, NY
- Line: MIA -3.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of the 4th Quarter
The Heat shot 5-for-18 (27.8%) on non-paint 2-point jumpers. In its two previous games of the season, Miami was 17-for-36 (47.2%) on such shots.
Miami's pick-and-roll ball handler had 14 points on 5-for-14 (35.7%) shooting against the Nets. In the Heat's previous two games, they shot 47.8% on such plays. Last season, Miami's pick-and-roll ball handlers led the league with a 46.0 field goal percentage.
LeBron James struggled on offense with Paul Pierce as his primary defender on Friday. He shot 25% with Pierce as the primary defender, compared with 81.8% against all other Nets' defenders. James committed three of his five turnovers when guarded by Pierce.
After winning 37 of their final 39 games of the 2012-13 regular season, the Heat have lost 2 of their first 3 games this season, allowing more than 10 points more per game in the 3 games this season than over those previous 39 regular season games.
Serge Ibaka scores 25 points and grabs six rebounds, but it is not enough as the Magic lose 105-98 to the Hawks.
With a week to go, the Celtics' final roster spot could come down to James Young or R.J. Hunter. What options do the C's have and who has the edge?
Ty Lawson will have to meet with Kings officials to explain himself after missing the team's recent flight to Kentucky for an exhibition game.