On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 9, The 2012 Heat Won First-Round Series


Dec 6, 2012; Miami FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) looks on during the second half against the New York Knicks at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

2012 – With a 106-94 Miami Heat victory over the New York Knicks in Game 5, the Heat won their first-round series. LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points en route to the victory. Later in that postseason, the 2012 Heat would eventually win their second NBA title in seven years.

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