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Heat won't face Cavs in first round, Miami opponent to be decided Wednesday

Miami closes season against Raptors

Dwyane Wade walks off the court after losing to the Thunder on Monday night
Dwyane Wade walks off the court after losing to the Thunder on Monday night

MIAMI – The Miami Heat will not face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the Playoffs.

Miami's possible opponents in the first round are:  Philadelphia, Toronto, and Boston.

Miami wraps up the season against Toronto on Wednesday night.

If the Heat beat the Raptors and the Bucks lose to Philadelphia, Miami will get the No. 6 seed and face Philadelphia.

If the Heat beat the Raptors and the Bucks beat Philadelphia, Miami will get the No. 7 seed and face Boston.

If the Heat lose to the Raptors and the Wizards beat the Magic, Miami gets the No. 8 seed and will travel to Toronto.

If the Heat lose to the Raptors and the Wizards lose to the Magic, the Heat get the No. 7 seed and will travel to Boston.


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