Recent Surge Has The Miami Heat Peaking Just In Time

March 31st, 2010 by Michael Pinto Leave a reply »
The Miami Heat are sitting at six games above .500 for the first time all season and have been playing as good as any team in the league as of late.

Earlier in the month, a long home stretch that featured several lottery teams and some slumping contenders looked to be a major factor in the Heat's successful start to March.

Now, that March record reads 11-3 and Miami has won five in a row. Three of those wins have come against Charlotte, Milwaukee, and Toronto—the teams competing with Miami for playoff position in what's been a tight race all year.

It's time to give the Heat their due. Miami is actually a pretty good ball club.

With only eight games left on the schedule against teams that are all below .500, the Heat are primed to head into the playoffs rolling on all cylinders.

This is a team that could have 13 potential free agents this summer, a team that was supposed to be a bridge to a promising future with new All-Star talent on board for next season.

But what this team of free agents realize better than anything is that their success this year will translate into dollars next year. A solid showing ...

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