NBA Update: Knicks Should Be Wary of Getting Scorched by Heat

February 26th, 2011 by David Rush Leave a reply »
By now, it's a reasonably old story in professional sports. Fans, players, beat writers, even their pets love to beat up on teams from New York and tomorrow night, just outside of South Beach, you can be sure the Miami Heat will be looking to lay a statement type thrashing on their born again Eastern Conference rivals from up Madison Square Garden way. 

That we can even refer to this coming collision between NBA units from near opposite ends of the seaboard as a rivalry is something of a new development.

At least, as far as the primary combatants are concerned, who rarely concern themselves with ancient history—in this case, the Knick-Heat gladiator type battles that pretty regularly took place a decade or more ago.

Up in the stands, though, where a healthy majority will be draped in white and crying for Knick blood, lingers a deeply embedded or pervasive hatred for all sports things New York.

Onto itself, this figures to make for the type of electrified environment which can't help but collectively charge a Miami Heat team that has essentially spared no quarter to the opposition since the twenty game mark of the 2010/2011 ...

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