Miami Heat And Boston Celtics Open With Big Rivalry Game Here In Florida.
MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — The Miami Heat open its NBA title defense against the Celtics tonight – a game that will see former Boston star Ray Allen going up against his ex-teammates.
LeBron James and company have been impressive in preseason and will be looking to take those stats over to the regular season against a Boston side many are backing to have a strong run a winning the title this year.
The Celtics will showcase the likes of rookie Jared Sullinger, All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, as well as Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and a heathly against Jeff Green in their rotation.
The Miami Heat have kept basically the same core that won the title last year with Allen and Rashard Lewis both adding scoring options and experiences.
The game is being played at the American Airlines Arena here in Miami, Florida.