Heat-Celtics: Another Classic Game from Wade Would Breathe Life Into Miami

April 26th, 2010 by Michael Pinto Leave a reply »
Dwyane Wade played the best game of his postseason career in what might have been his last in a Heat uniform had he not done so. 

Wade finished the game with 46 points, 30 in the second half, and Miami survived elimination with a 101-92 victory over the Boston Celtics in game four of their best of seven series. 

The Heat now trail 3-1 in the series and head back to the Garden for another elimination game on Tuesday. 

In a matchup that had been mostly one-sided until Wade exploded on Sunday with a franchise-record performance, the tides may be turning.

No NBA team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit to win a playoff series, and while that dream is a long way away, a win in Boston would ignite a serious conversation about it. 

The postseason must be played one game at a time, but let's skip ahead just for a moment. If the Heat somehow win game five, do you really think they'd come back to Miami and drop game six in front of a volcanic home crowd?

That's got to be in the back of the minds of everyone in the organization, especially the players; win game five and it's a series again. This Hea ...

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