The Miami Heat and New York Knicks will square off in one of the most anticipated first-round playoff series in a while. The history between the two teams in the postseason is unlike any other in the NBA.
Yes, the Knicks lost all three games against the Heat in the regular season, but you know how teams play at a different level in the playoffs.
This will be the first time that the two have met in the postseason since 2000. That year was the fourth year in a row that the two met in the playoffs. The Heat bested the Knicks in 1997, but from 1998 to 2000 the Knicks eliminated the Heat from contention.
Read on for the intense rivalry that is Heat and Knicks.