Miami-Washington: Heat Look to Burn Wizards for Best Start in a Decade

November 10th, 2009 by Hotnuke Leave a reply »

It’s been a decade since the Miami Heat started the season 6-1. Unless things go dreadfully wrong tonight in American Airlines Arena, that long drought will be over.


In their last matchup with the Washington Wizards nearly a week ago, the Heat were coming off a disappointing 104-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns in which they saw their stifling defense shredded in the fourth quarter by the perennial All-Star and two-time MVP guard Steve Nash for 25 of his 30 points.


The Heat redeemed themselves that night in Washington as Dwyane Wade scored 40 points and his teammates helped return Miami to their defensive ways, as they defeated the Wizards 93-89.


Their defense was on display full force two nights later as they held two of the previously unbeaten Denver Nuggets ...

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