Welcome to Bulletin Board, the Miami Herald?s weekday roundup covering everything in the South Florida sports scene. A lot to recap. Let?s get right to it.
Heat’s playoff picture The Miami Heat closed out the regular season with a win behind a record-setting performance from one of its best players off the bench. As a reward, the Heat will open the playoffs against the hottest team in the league.
Miami’s 116-109 overtime win against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday , coupled with a Milwaukee Bucks loss, pushed the Heat to the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference standings to set up a first-round matchup with the No. 3 seed Philadelphia 76ers.