Buy or Sell: Thank the Schedule for Miami Heat’s Hot March Start

March 17th, 2010 by Michael Pinto Leave a reply »
The Miami Heat began the month of March with a 6-1 record, and the team appeared to be making significant strides after back-to-back victories over the L.A. Lakers and Atlanta Hawks.

After losing four in a row to end their February schedule, Miami began playing their best offensive stretch of the season. In their six wins in March, they're averaging over 107 points, well above the team's season average of 96.2. 

But in the middle of their two three-game winning streaks was an ugly 83-78 meltdown loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. That was a game Miami was up by nine in the fourth quarter, before getting outscored 21-12 in the final period. 

The loss again raised season-long questions about the Heat's lack of consistency. Head coach Eric Spoelstra was again criticized for his late-game rotation; Michael Beasley was left out of all but one minute of the fourth quarter. 

It seems this is the same story that's been coming out of Miami all season. 

But then the Heat won another three games in a row and the frustration of the fans temporarily came to a halt.

Dwyane Wade looked like, wel ...

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