Field Goal %
- BKN 52.9
- 47.8 MIA
Three Point %
- BKN 39.1
- 29.2 MIA
- BKN 17
- 13 MIA
- BKN 44
- 36 MIA
- Miami, FL
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Why have the Heat struggled against the Nets this season?- The Nets are forcing the Heat to play at a slower pace, as the Heat are averaging nearly 7 fewer possessions per game against the Nets than they are against all other teams.- The Nets average 6 more possessions per game against all other teams than they do against the Heat this season, so the Nets are making a point to play at a slower pace against them.- The Nets are playing great defense against the Heat, holding the Heat to 7 fewer points per 100 possessions compared to their games against all other teams.- How are they defending them so well? The Heat are averaging just 8.5 fast-break points and 3.8 second-chance points per game against the Nets, much below their averages against all other teams.- The Nets are allowing about 10 second-chance points per game against all other teams this season but only 3.8 per game against the Heat.
From Elias: The Nets are the first team to sweep a LeBron James team in a season series of 4 or more games.
Mason Plumlee's block of LeBron James' dunk attempt was just the third missed dunk for James this season. His others came Dec. 1 against the Bobcats and Jan. 21 against the Celtics.
From Elias: The Nets beat the Heat by 1 point for the 3rd time this season on Tuesday.The last team to beat the same opponent by 1 point three times in the same season: 1979-80 Suns over Trail Blazers.
Manu Ginobili had another vintage postseason performance, but a better effort still resulted in the Spurs' being pushed to the brink of elimination.
Kevin Durant scores 19 points in the third quarter to help lead the Warriors in their dominant victory against the Spurs in Game 3.
Isaiah Thomas' season came to an abrupt end in the playoffs. But the Celtics guard had one of the most memorable seasons in franchise history.