Posts From Jacari McRae

Report: Oladipo Still Hopes to Land with the Heat

On Wednesday, the NBA got its first blockbuster move of the season with James Harden going to the Brooklyn Nets. It was a four-team deal that involved the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers. As part of the four-team deal, the Pacers traded Victor Oladipo to the Houston Rockets.

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Reacting to Heat’s Loss to 76ers

Without their top three players, the Miami Heat were in for a battle. However, the team came prepared and competed hard. They had the opportunity to close the game in regulation but the Philadelphia 76ers went on another run to send it to overtime. In the end, the 76ers came out on top. With the loss, Miami falls to 4-5 for the season.

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Reacting to Heat’s Victory Over the Wizards

After a rough defensive first half, Miami picked up their defensive intensity and slowed down the Wizards in the second to win the game. Miami is now 4-4 for the season.

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Reacting to the Heat’s Loss to the Celtics

What a game. The Boston Celtics went on a 13-0 run late in the fourth quarter. Then the Miami Heat answered with a 10-0 run to tie it with 13 seconds left in the game. Unfortunately, Celtics guard Payton Pritchard tipped in the layup with 0.2 seconds to close it.

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Reacting to Heat’s victory over the Thunder

After Friday’s lost in Dallas, the Miami Heat were looking to get back on track. The rebuilding Oklahoma City Thunder were just what the doctor ordered. Miami had the lead throughout the game, with the exception of the start of the second quarter. They then went on a 20-0 run in the third quarter to pull away. The win puts Miami’s record to 3-3 for the season.

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Reaction to the Heat’s Loss to the Mavericks

The Miami Heat will have to wait for its first win of the new calendar year. As always, Miami continued to fight until the end. However, the early shooting struggles made it too difficult to overcome. Miami falls to 2-3 for the season.

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Recap: Miami Heat’s Victory Over the Milwaukee Bucks

It was a tale of two nights. After a disastrous performance on Tuesday, the Miami Heat put up a much better fight. Miami brought a more defensive intensity to the game. They did a much better job of defending the perimeter. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks went up by double digits, Miami went on a huge run in the second half to close the game. With the win, Miami is now 2-2 for the season.

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Reaction to the Heat’s Win Over the Pelicans

There’s no better way to celebrate Christmas than with a Miami Heat win, especially against a talented young New Orleans Pelicans team. The Pelicans started this game off strong. They even cut an eventual Miami 23-point lead to six in the fourth quarter. However, Miami went on a 18-7 run to close the game with a win, their first of the new season. With all that said, here are four takeaways from Friday’s win over New Orleans.

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Reaction to the Heat’s Loss Against the Magic

For the third straight time, the Miami Heat opened up their season in Orlando. Miami had a 93-91 lead with 4:30 left in the fourth quarter, but then the Orlando Magic went on a huge run to finish the game.

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With Giannis Off the Table, What’s Next for the Miami Heat?

For years, the Miami Heat have game planned for the 2021 free agency class. However, with Giannis Antetokounmpo signing his extension with Milwaukee, 2021 free agency is no longer attractive and all the planning has gone by the wayside. So what’s next for the Heat?

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