Heat faint playoff hopes alive

Miami still alive for 8th spot


MIAMI – The Miami Heat's playoff hopes are still technically alive.

A Brooklyn Nets loss on Sunday prevented Miami from being eliminated.

Here's what the Heat will need to do to grab the final playoff spot.

Miami needs to win its final two games, at home against Orlando on Monday and at Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Brooklyn must lose their final two games against Chicago and Orlando.

Indiana needs to lose their final two games.

The Heat will not be able to catch the Celtics.

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