Miami Heat

Wayne Ellington’s 32 points helped the Miami Heat take down the Toronto Raptors in overtime Wednesday, and the effort emphasized just how difficult it is to game-plan for a Miami team that has loads of good options but no true star. The damage can come from anywhere. The Heat outperformed their plus-0.5 net rating this …

Atlanta Hawk

Atlanta Hawks (25) The Atlanta Hawks won two of their final three games…on the road…against playoff teams. Go figure. Though those victories blew Atlanta’s shot at the second-best lottery odds, this group still finished with the East’s fewest wins (24)—thanks mostly to a makeup that, while not the worst in any one area, was consistently …

Western Conference Semifinals

Houston Rockets vs. 5. Utah Jazz You beat the Jazz by forcing them to slow down. Utah averaged 95.1 points per best nfl jerseys  game in its losses this season, compared to 110.6 in victories. That shouldn’t be a problem for the Rockets, who are 14th in possessions used per 48 minutes this season. Expect the …