Miami Heat Preview: Predicting Wins and Losses for Every Game in February

January 28th, 2011 by John Friel Leave a reply »
The month of January didn't turn out exactly how the Miami Heat planned. Following a 15-1 December where the Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers, Utah Jazz, and the New York Knicks twice, Miami has experienced a large drop off as far as winning goes in the new year thus far. The team currently stands at 6-5 with a few more days remaining in the month with games against Detroit, Oklahoma City, and Cleveland remaining. The team got five of those six wins in the first week of the month before losing five of their next six games.

The Heat had the benefit of not playing any elite teams as they saw their biggest competition against Chicago and Oklahoma City, but they also had to deal with a five game road trip mid-way through the month with stops in Milwaukee, Portland, Los Angeles, Denver, and Chicago. They won the first two games and then saw three losses with injuries playing a factor in each game. LeBron James hurt his ankle late in the Clippers game, he sat out in the Denver and Chicago games, and Chris Bosh as well injuring himself in the third quarter during their loss to Chicago.

Even Dwyane Wade had migraine issues that forced him to wear protective glasses ...

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