1992–93 Miami Heat season

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1992–93   Miami Heat season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Arena Miami Arena
Results
Record3646 (.439)
PlaceDivision: 5th (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid Not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel Florida, Sunshine Network, WBFS
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< 1991–92 1993–94 >

The 1992–93 NBA season was the fifth season for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). [1] During the offseason, the Heat acquired John Salley from the Detroit Pistons. However, the team got off to a sluggish start as they were bitten by the injury bug. With most notably second-year guard Steve Smith missing the first 31 games of the season with a knee injury. [2] With Smith back in the lineup, the Heat played solid basketball in February and March winning 18 of 28 games. Ultimately, they were not able to capitalize on the momentum of their first playoff appearance last year, and ended up losing six of their final seven games. They ended up finishing 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 36–46 record, five games behind the 8th-seeded Indiana Pacers. Rookie Harold Miner won the Slam Dunk Contest during the All-Star Weekend in Utah. Following the season, Kevin Edwards signed as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets.

Contents

Draft picks

RoundPickPlayerPositionNationalitySchool/Club Team
112 Harold Miner SGFlag of the United States.svg United States USC
237 Isaiah Morris SFFlag of the United States.svg United States Arkansas
242 Matt Geiger CFlag of the United States.svg United States Georgia Tech

Roster

Roster listing
Miami Heat roster
PlayersCoaches
Pos.No.NameHeightWeightDOB (YYYY-MM-DD)From
SF 2 Flag of the United States.svg Askins, Keith 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)197 lb (89 kg) Alabama
SF 34 Flag of the United States.svg Burton, Willie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)210 lb (95 kg) Minnesota
PG 12 Flag of the United States.svg Coles, Bimbo 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)180 lb (82 kg) Virginia Tech
SG 21 Flag of the United States.svg Edwards, Kevin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)190 lb (86 kg) DePaul
C 52 Flag of the United States.svg Geiger, Matt 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)243 lb (110 kg) Georgia Tech
C 33 Flag of the United States.svg Kessler, Alec 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)230 lb (104 kg) Georgia
PF 43 Flag of the United States.svg Long, Grant 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)225 lb (102 kg) Eastern Michigan
SG 32 Flag of the United States.svg Miner, Harold 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)210 lb (95 kg) Southern California
SF 41 Flag of the United States.svg Rice, Glen 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)215 lb (98 kg) Michigan
PF 22 Flag of the United States.svg Salley, John 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)230 lb (104 kg) Georgia Tech
C 4 Flag of the United States.svg Seikaly, Rony 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)230 lb (104 kg) Syracuse
PG 20 Flag of the United States.svg Shaw, Brian 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)190 lb (86 kg) UC Santa Barbara
SG 3 Flag of the United States.svg Smith, Steve 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)200 lb (91 kg) Michigan State
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division WLPCTGBHomeRoadDiv
y- New York Knicks 6022.73237–423–1823–5
x- Boston Celtics 4834.5851228–1320–2119–9
x- New Jersey Nets 4339.5241726–1517–2414–14
Orlando Magic 4141.5001927–1414–2715–13
Miami Heat 3646.4392426–1510–319–19
Philadelphia 76ers 2656.3173415–2611–3011–17
Washington Bullets 2260.2683815–267–347–21
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
TeamWLPCTGB
1c-New York Knicks 6022.732
2y-Chicago Bulls 5725.6953
3x-Cleveland Cavaliers 5428.6596
4x-Boston Celtics 4834.58512
5x-Charlotte Hornets 4438.53716
6x-New Jersey Nets 4339.52417
7x-Atlanta Hawks 4339.52417
8x-Indiana Pacers 4141.50019
9 Orlando Magic 4141.50019
10 Detroit Pistons 4042.48820
11 Miami Heat 3646.43924
12 Milwaukee Bucks 2854.34132
13 Philadelphia 76ers 2656.31736
14 Washington Bullets 2260.26838
z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents

1992–93 NBA records
TeamATLBOSCHACHICLEDALDENDETGSWHOUINDLACLALMIAMILMINNJNNYKORLPHIPHOPORSACSASSEAUTAWAS
Atlanta 2–23–22–20–51–12–02–32–01–12–21–11–13–13–22–01–32–21–33–10–21–11–12–01–12–02–2
Boston 2–23–11–33–12–02–01–32–01–12–21–11–13–12–22–04–01–43–24–10–22–01–11–10–20–24–1
Charlotte 2–31–32–31–32–01–14–12–00–20–51–11–12–23–12–02–21–33–14–00–21–12–01–11–11–14–0
Chicago 2–23–13–22–32–01–13–12–00–25–02–00–23–14–12–04–01–33–12–21–12–02–00–22–02–04–0
Cleveland 5–01–33–13–22–01–13–22–01–14–01–12–02–24–12–02–21–32–24–02–00–21–11–11–11–13–1
Dallas 1–10–20–20–20–21–51–10–41–41–10–41–30–20–21–40–20–21–11–10–40–40–40–51–30–51–1
Denver 0–20–21–11–11–15–11–13–12–31–12–21–30–21–13–21–11–10–21–11–31–33–11–41–32–32–0
Detroit 3–23–11–41–32–31–11–10–21–13–21–11–11–32–21–13–12–23–13–10–21–12–00–20–20–24–0
Golden State 0–20–20–20–20–24–01–32–02–20–22–31–42–01–13–11–10–21–11–11–40–54–13–11–43–11–1
Houston 1–11–12–02–01–14–13–21–12–22–04–03–12–01–14–21–11–11–12–02–21–34–04–11–34–11–1
Indiana 2–22–25–00–50–41–11–12–32–00–21–11–12–22–31–13–11–32–23–11–11–12–01–12–00–23–1
L.A. Clippers 1–11–11–10–21–14–02–21–13–20–41–13–20–22–04–00–22–01–11–13–22–33–20–41–42–22–0
L.A. Lakers 1–11–11–12–00–23–13–11–14–11–31–12–30–21–13–10–20–21–12–00–53–23–22–21–41–32–0
Miami1–31–32–21–32–22–02–03–10–20–22–22–02–02–22–02–30–53–21–30–21–11–11–11–10–22–3
Milwaukee 2–32–21–31–41–42–01–12–21–11–13–20–21–12–21–10–41–32–22–20–20–21–10–20–20–21–3
Minnesota 0–20–20–20–20–24–12–31–11–32–41–10–41–30–21–11–10–20–20–20–41–31–31–40–41–41–1
New Jersey 3–10–42–20–42–22–01–11–31–11–11–32–02–03–24–01–11–33–23–21–10–22–01–11–11–14–1
New York 2–24–13–13–13–12–01–12–22–01–13–10–22–05–03–12–03–12–25–01–11–12–02–01–11–14–1
Orlando 3–12–31–31–32–21–12–01–31–11–12–21–11–12–32–22–02–32–23–20–22–02–00–20–21–14–0
Philadelphia 1–31–40–42–20–41–11–11–31–10–21–31–10–23–12–22–02–30–52–30–20–21–10–21–10–23–1
Phoenix 2–02–02–01–10–24–03–12–04–12–21–12–35–02–02–04–01–11–12–02–03–25–03–12–33–12–0
Portland 1–10–21–10–22–04–03–11–15–03–11–13–22–31–12–03–12–01–10–22–02–35–02–22–32–21–1
Sacramento 1–11–10–20–21–14–01–30–21–40–40–22–32–31–11–13–10–20–20–21–10–50–52–21–42–21–1
San Antonio 0–21–11–12–01–15–04–12–01–31–41–14–02–21–12–04–11–10–22–02–01–32–22–23–13–31–1
Seattle 1–12–01–10–21–13–13–12–04–13–10–24–14–11–12–04–01–11–12–01–13–23–24–11–32–22–0
Utah 0–22–01–10–21–15–03–22–01–31–42–02–23–12–02–04–11–11–11–12–01–32–22–23–32–21–1
Washington 2–21–40–40–41–31–10–20–41–11–11–30–20–23–23–11–11–41–40–41–30–21–11–11–10–21–1

Game log

Player statistics

Legend
  GPGames 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

Season

Awards, records, and honors

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