The 1991-92Miami Heat season was Miami's fourth season in the NBA. The Heat selected Steve Smith with the fifth pick in the 1991 NBA Draft, and hired Kevin Loughery as their new head coach. Along the way, they traded Sherman Douglas to the Boston Celtics for Brian Shaw. Loughery helped the Heat reach their first postseason appearance in the team's franchise history. They sneaked into the playoffs on the final day of the season by finishing in 4th place with a 38–44 record. The Heat were very successful at home as they posted a 28–13 record at Miami Arena.Glen Rice led the way with 22.3 points per game. In the Eastern Conference First Round, the Heat were swept by the Chicago Bulls in three straight games.