On Sunday, the Miami Heat dispatched Milwaukee, 88-77, to complete a clean sweep of the eight-seeded Bucks. It was exactly the type of series Heat fans were hoping to see out of their team: Relatively pain free and short enough to provide their squad with enough rest time to prepare for Round 2.
Here are just a few fun facts to chew on as LeBron and Co. await their next opponent:
It’s a Heat sweep. Miami is 41-2 in its last 43 games, has won 12 straight overall
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 28, 2013
The Heat complete the sweep of the Bucks with a 88-77 win in Game 4. It’s the 1st Miami sweep of LeBron/Wade/Bosh era.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 28, 2013
— Alvaro Martin (@AlvaroNBAMartin) April 28, 2013
1995-96 Chicago Bulls vs 2012-13 Miami Heat1. Chicago went 72-10, Miami went 66-16.2. Chicago PTS/G (105.2), Miami PTS/G (102.9)
— Blake Pennington (@BlakePennSMS11) April 28, 2013
Alright, so this next one’s not exactly a “fact,” per se, but you get the point:
Science Fact: the Heat’s sweep of the Bucks took them less effort than it will take you to watch both Game of Thrones and Mad Men tonight.
— BuzzFeed Sports (@BuzzFeedSports) April 28, 2013