It was just a few weeks ago when the Miami Heat were the hottest team in the NBA.
Now, with a record-setting 25-game winning streak in the regular season, the Heat are just the third team in NBA-history to win 25 games in a row.
The others: the 1998-99 Toronto Raptors and the 1991-92 Portland Trail Blazers.
Here are the Heat’s 25-win streaks: 1.
February 15, 2001: The Heat won 25 games for the first time since beating Detroit on Jan. 18, 1994, to become the first team to win 20 or more games in two consecutive seasons since the 1979-80 Philadelphia 76ers.
The Heat became the first NBA team to beat a team with no losses since the 1976-77 Detroit Pistons.
Miami was led by Goran Dragic, who led the team with 21.6 points per game, but also finished with a team-high 30 assists and 10 steals.
December 27, 2005: The Miami Heat went to the NBA Finals for the 14th straight year, winning their fifth championship in a span of four years.
Miami led the NBA with a 41-7 record and won the championship in six games in San Antonio.
December 14, 2008: The 2006-07 Miami Heat defeated the New York Knicks in the conference semifinals, clinching the series against the Philadelphia 76s.
The 76s would win Game 7, and Miami won the series with a 103-97 win.
Miami went on to win the series, and the Heat won the NBA Championship in six consecutive games.
December 20, 2009: The Chicago Bulls won the 2009 NBA Championship, defeating the Miami Raptors in five games in the Eastern Conference Finals.
In addition to a record breaking 25-games, the Bulls also set NBA records for points scored, rebounds, steals and blocked shots in the playoffs.
June 6, 2010: The 2012-13 Miami Heat beat the Philadelphia Warriors in seven games to advance to the conference finals for the third time in five years.
In the series opener, the two teams played a one-game game in which the Heat led by 20 points in the fourth quarter, and a 10-point margin by halftime.
Miami had won five straight to open the series.
January 11, 2013: The 2013-14 Miami Heat became just the second team in history to win 50 games in three straight seasons.
The other was the 2003-04 Chicago Bulls, who won 52 games in four straight seasons from 2002-03 to 2009-10.
June 19, 2015: The 2017-18 Miami Heat captured their 20th championship.
The Miami Dolphins, a team that went to four straight Super Bowls before the 2017-19 season, became the only other team in NFL history to do that.
April 18, 2019: The 2019 Miami Heat won their second NBA championship in the span of a year.
The team finished the season with a 14-6 record and a top-10 record in the league.
December 18, 2021: The 2020 Miami Heat claimed the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award, becoming just the fourth team in league history to accomplish the feat.
The previous record holder was the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks, who finished with the third-most MVP votes in NBA annals.
April 12, 2022: The 2022 Miami Heat reached the Western Conference finals for only the second time in team history, with the Heat winning a first-round series against Oklahoma City.
November 29, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
ET: The 2018 Miami Heat hosted the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.
The Rockets won the first-and-goal at the 3-point line, but the Heat went on a 12-0 run to tie the game.
The following play was credited as a key play: James Harden made a beautiful pass to Dwight Howard, who made a diving, twisting layup.
Howard then scored with the help of a nifty dunk.
This play led to the Rockets winning the game and ending the Heat playoff drought.
March 24, 2022, 6 p.s.m.: The 2018-19 Miami Heat played the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of a Western Conference Finals series.
The two teams traded baskets, but it was Houston who pulled away.
James Harden scored 28 points and Tim Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds.
March 20, 2020, 7:05 p.a.: The 2019-20 Miami Heat will host the Philadelphia Jazz in the Western Finals of the 2020-21 NBA Playoffs in San Francisco.
March 30, 2020: The 20-year-old Heat was the NBA Rookie of the Year for the second straight year.
Hassan Whiteside was named to the All-Rookie First Team and was named the MVP of the Western League Finals.
March 15, 2021 at 8:15 p.d.: