– Game 1: Hawks @ Heat, Sunday, April 17, 1 p.m. ET, TNT – Game 2: Hawks @ Heat, Tuesday, April 19, TBD, TBD – Game 3: Heat @ Hawks, Friday, April 22, TBD, ESPN – Game 4: Heat @ Hawks, Sunday, April 24, 7 p.m. ET, TN
– *Game 5: Hawks @ Heat, Tuesday, April 26, TBD, TBD – *Game 6: Heat @ Hawks, Thursday, April 28, TBD, TBD – *Game 7: Hawks @ Heat, Saturday, April 30, TBD, TNT
Nick Metallinos: Heat in six games Gilbert McGregor: Heat in five games Steph Noh: Heat in five games Micah Adams: Heat in five games Agustin Aboy: Heat in four games
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The Heat are one of the best defensive teams in the entire league. Miami has the fourth-best defensive rating in the league at 108.4 and is also third in the NBA in points allowed. In short, part .of their on-court identity is built around defense