Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat: Superfriends Go For 13th Straight Win

December 20th, 2010 by Matt Parker Leave a reply »
The Dallas Mavericks own the Miami Heat.

At least in the regular season.

Since Dwyane Wade entered the league in 2003, the Heat have beaten the Mavericks only once outside the month of June, a one-point overtime win during Wade's rookie season.

Many of those defeats have been lopsided, with the Heat losing by an average of 12.8 points per game.

Admittedly, Wade missed four of those contests. The games he has been in uniform for have yielded 24.6 points per game.

But not all of these losses have come without consequence.

On February 9, 2006, a 36-point annihilation in Dallas (coupled with Wade's miracle finish against Detroit the following game) helped spark the Heat on a 10-game win streak on their way to the championship against Dallas.

Its current win streak followed a 106-95 loss in Dallas on Nov. 27. This game marked the Heat's fourth loss in five games and led to a player's only meeting and speculation about the team's leadership, both on the bench and on the court.

The twelves game since have quieted most doubters. With a come-from behind win in Washington ...

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