Miami Takes Game 1 Over Toronto in Overtime


Two weeks ago, the biggest question facing the Miami Heat entering the playoffs was whether they had enough collective experience and resolve to win on the road. Two series into the postseason, those doubts are dissipating. “We’ve proved through the season that in tough moments, we regroup and play as a team,” Heat point guard Goran Dragic said. “I’m proud of our team and how we respond. Everybody responds.”

The Heat’s latest response left them weary and literally limping out of the Air Canada Centre late Tuesday night, largely because pain was essentially the cost of progress. Heat guard Dwyane Wade confirmed after Miami’s 102-96 Game 1 overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors that his left knee is bruised and probably will require treatment Wednesday.

Source: Michael Wallace of ESPN

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