Well, I guess it's over Heat fans.
The Miami Heat lost their third regular season game to the Boston Celtics this season, falling 85-82 yesterday afternoon and officially ending any hope of Miami making a deep playoff run.
Well, it was great while it lasted, but the dream has officially died. It's now time to break up the Miami Heat and start from scratch. Let's see what we can get for a still productive Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Pat Riley is on the phone right now, utterly panic stricken about how miserable his 39-15 team has performed. Now, it's time for change.
Now the only hope this team has to contend is to move Miami to Boston and rename the team the "Miami Celtics." Great thing for LeBron, as he can be just as hated there as he has been in Miami, so it's win-win for all sides.
Seriously, it's a loss people. It's one game, on the road, against perhaps the league's best team. Is it a disappointing loss. Sure. Does it suggest that the Heat have their work cut out if they faced Boston in the playoffs? Obviously. But in the grand scheme of things, the ramifications of the game could be potentially minor at best.
Here are five reasons why: