Can the Knicks beat the Heat?

The New York Knicks have won 13 straight games to grab hold of the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference behind the Miami Heat, who have a 10-game lead. The Heat's juggernaut status and the Knicks' late surge have combined to spark an inferno of inquiry about the threat level the Knicks pose to the Heat in the postseason:

Are the Knicks legit? Can the Knicks make some noise? Are the Knicks a threat to the Heat? Are the Knicks a legit threat to make some noise against the Heat?