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1998–99 Miami Heat season

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1998–99 Miami Heat season

1998–99 Miami Heat season
Atlantic Division Champions
Head coach Pat Riley
Arena Miami Arena
Results
Record 33–17 (.660)
Place Division: 1st (Atlantic)
Conference: 1st (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 2-3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel Florida, Sunshine Network, WBFS
Radio WIOD
< 1997–98 1999–00 >

The 1998-99 Miami Heat season is the 11th season of the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

During the shortened NBA season, Miami finished with a 33-17 win-loss record, which earned them the Number 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Alonzo Mourning was named Defensive Player of the Year. But, despite the great year, the New York Knicks, the Number 8 seed, defeated the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference First round, with Allan Houston of New York hit a buzzer beater basket in the winner-take all Game 5, which prevailed the Knicks over Miami, 77-76.

Offseason

Draft picks

Main article: 1998 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
2 51 Corey Brewer Guard  United States University of Oklahoma

Roster

Starter

Backup

Reverse

Inactive

Regular Season

Season Standings

z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Playoffs

East First Round

(1) Miami Heat vs. (8) New York Knicks: Knicks win series 3-2

Last Playoff Meeting: 1998 Eastern Conference First Round (New York won 3-2)

Player Stats

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular Season

Playoffs

Transactions

Awards & Records

References

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