Mar 27, 2014, 3:33 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while hating on the idea of Monopoly “house rules”…. Indiana Pacers. It wasn’t pretty, but what mattered was the fight in the team. And the win over Miami, but more than that the fight it took from them to get there. Indiana had been slogging through the season,…
Mar 27, 2014, 12:19 AM EDT
Lance Stephenson is who he is because he plays with emotion, with a chip on his shoulder. But what he did against the Heat was stupid. It started in the third quarter when Stephenson and Dwyane Wade picked up a double technical for a little shoving match (seen below). Frankly, the double tech on that was…
Mar 26, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT
The Pacers and the Heat haven’t been playing anywhere near their best basketball as of late, and whether that’s a product of late-season malaise or simply a combination of fatigue and attrition remains to be seen. Their matchup on Wednesday was largely more of the same, before the fourth quarter began and the competitive fire…
Mar 26, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT
I don’t need to remind you that Ray Allen makes big plays for the Heat in big games. But he will not be taking part in Wednesday’s big showdown with Indiana. Ray Allen (stomach virus) did not participate in this morning’s shootaround and is listed as doubtful for tonight’s #HEATgame.— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) March 26,…
Mar 26, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT
The first thing to know: This Wednesday night showdown between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers is not going to be a great preview of the Eastern Conference Finals. Yes, I still think they meet in the ECF (the odds of it in my mind have gone from 99.9% down to 90%, but I still…
Mar 26, 2014, 2:53 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while breaking down the science of the three point shot… Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks. It wasn’t perfect — he had 6 turnovers and shot 2-of-8 from three. But when they needed him vintage Dirk Nowitzki showed up for Dallas scoring 7 of his team-high 32…
Chris Bosh answers in the affirmative when asked if both he and LeBron will return to Heat next season
Mar 25, 2014, 8:31 PM EDT
True or False?
Mar 25, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
Goran Dragic is playing nearly 35 minutes a night for the Suns and would like to rest this summer, but that means letting down his national team.
Mar 25, 2014, 1:55 AM EDT
Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but Tyreke Evans has been playing well lately in New Orleans. Also, LeBron James is good at basketball.
Mar 25, 2014, 12:08 AM EDT
Miami needed a win and LeBron James was going to make sure they got it. He came out gunning (15 first half shots) and behind him the Heat led most of the way against the Trail Blazers in the second half. Miami was up by 7 in the final two minutes… then gave it all…
Mar 24, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT
LeBron James is frustrated with the Heat’s defense, with the lineup changes, with the injuries slowing him down — but mostly he’s frustrated with the losing. After the Heat’s latest loss to a sub .500 team he seemed to call himself and his team out, which is what a leader should do, after the last game. In…
Mar 24, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT
Greg Oden is playing it down, but he will start against the team that drafted him No. 1 all those years ago. It will be emotional.
Mar 24, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT
San Antonio has won 13 in a row, they remain in the top spot, Philly has lost 24 in a row and remains in the bottom slot. Hey, guess which two teams play this week?
Mar 24, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT
Minor or serious? Tough to say
Mar 24, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT
LeBron agrees to wait until after season
Mar 24, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT
I can’t see how these next two years could go wrong for the Lakers.
Mar 23, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
LeBron was unusually irritable after Heat’s seventh loss in last 11 games. Time to get the stars some rest?
Mar 21, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT
Anthony Davis said the speed and physicality of the NBA game are the hardest adjustments.
Mar 21, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT
When you talk about Amar’e Stoudemire the contract is the first thing that comes up — he is making $21.7 million this season and will pick up his player option for $23.4 million next season. Yes, that is overpaying for his current production, which has been improved this season (11.1 points a game on 55…
Mar 21, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Then he won’t mind this post.
Mar 20, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
Heat need healthy Wade to contend.
Mar 20, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT
Ugh. Their first tweet war just before the 2007 NBA Draft.
Mar 20, 2014, 3:29 AM EDT
Ricky Rubio and Kevin Love work well together lifting Timberwolves past Mavericks. Also, Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks just keep on rolling.
Mar 19, 2014, 11:51 PM EDT
BOSTON – Dwyane Wade had barely crossed halfcourt when Udonis Haslem streaked past him and all the way behind the defense. Wade tossed the ball toward the rim, and Haslem grabbed it and dunked, hanging on the rim an extra beat. The Celtics called timeout, on their way to a 14-point deficit midway through the…
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