The Miami Heat welcomed the Charlotte Bobcats to American Airlines Arena to start their series in Round 1 of the NBA playoffs. LeBron James and Dwayne Wade united for 50 points to help the Heat’s late game push to defeat the Bobcats. Al Jefferson completed a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds after obtaining a foot injury in the first quarter. Jefferson missed 8 of his last 13 shots after obtaining the injury, but still maintained the double-double.


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Bobcats guard, Kemba Walker, was on fire today despite losing the game. Walker played lights out, finishing with 20 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds. The Heat received great help from their role players like Chris Bosh  and James Jones, who combined for a solid 25 points.

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The Heat are the heavy favorite for this series, considering the have 2:1 odds on becoming the Finals Champion. However, Charlotte showed they weren’t willing to go down without a fight today. Check out Game 2 of the seven game series this Wednesday at 7 PM (EST) on TNT.

– Tyler Mullins @TMullins101

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