Miami Heat vs Dallas Mavericks – NBA Preview
Miami Heat (8-7) @ Dallas Mavericks (10-4)
Saturday November 27th, 2010, 8:30 pm EST?
Preview: The team that was talked about all summer, and who many picked to break the all time wins record in the NBA are off to an 8-7 start. The Heat will look to avoid falling even further back when they play in Dallas on Saturday night. Miami plays Friday night at home, against the Philadelphia 76ers. Miami has lost three straight games, including a 104-95 defeat in Orlando on Wednesday night.
The Heat are scoring 100.8 points per game and allowing 94. Miami is led in scoring by free agent signee LeBron James. The former Cavalier small forward is scoring 23.6 points per game for the Heat. Dallas comes into the game 10-4 on the season. The Heat won Wednesday night 111-103 in Oklahoma City.
Dallas is three games behind the Spurs for the top spot in the Southwest Division of the Western Conference. The leading scorer for Dallas has been Dirk Nowitzki. The power forward is scoring 26.4 points per game.
Our prediction for this game: Once again, Miami struggles. The Mavericks will be able to defend Miami’s offense. Look for the Mavericks to win this game 90-84.