The Miami Heat: Have They Turned the Corner After Their Recent Slump?

March 5th, 2010 by Michael Pinto Leave a reply »
After dropping four in a row, the Miami Heat have now won their last two games, including Thursday's trilling 114-111 overtime victory against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. 

The Heat have been searching for something to change the momentum of a lackluster season and may have just found it in a game that was more about teamwork than Dwyane Wade going it alone. 

Far too often this team has relied on their perennial All-Star to carry them to victory, but on Thursday, the rest of the Heat lineup delivered in the national spotlight. 

Quentin Richardson went 7-11 from downtown before closing with a season-high 25 points.

Jermaine O'Neal, Udonis Haslem, and Carlos Arroyo added double-figures scoring totals as well. 

The Heat finished the contest with 25 assists, displaying great ball movement throughout the night. A Lakers team that came into the night having won eight of their last ten, left dumbfounded.

This Miami team was a different beast than the one that's been on the court the last couple weeks.

On Tuesday, the Heat were able to escape with a 110-106 victory over the ...

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