Every one and their mothers keyed on the Heat's matchup with the San Antonio Spurs as the game that could end the Heat's winning streak.
Well, that already happened, so now it's simply going to be a battle for the top spot in the NBA and a chance to prove they can beat the best in the West.
Beating the Spurs is no easy task. It will take discipline, intensity on both sides of the ball and extremely efficient play. This will be the Heat's chance to show they can be that kind of team when they need to be.
While a 33-game winning streak would have been truly remarkable, the Heat can now focus on the biggest game remaining on their schedule--their March 31 matchup with the Spurs.
It will be interesting to see how the Heat matchup with the size of the Spurs and the backcourt pressure brought by Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker.
The lessons the Heat learn in this matchup could be pivotal to winning back-to-back NBA titles, considering the Spurs could meet them in the NBA Finals.
Either way, you won't want to miss the Heat vs. Spurs on March 31. It will show the NBA what the Heat are really made of.