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  1. Tuesday NBA grades: LeBron reminds Cleveland what they’re missing

    Mar 19, 2014, 2:44 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Cleveland Cavaliers

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while thinking it’s crazy that “Lost” is 10 years old… LeBron James, Miami Heat. Nobody likes it when their ex-girlfriend walks into the party looking smoking hot. LeBron pretty much did that to the Cavaliers on Tuesday night — he had 25 points in the…

  2. Cleveland Cavaliers apparently forget how to spell LeBron James’ name

    Mar 18, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT

    Washington Wizards v Miami Heat

    LaBron deserves more respect from franchise he took so far.

  3. Heat’s Spoelstra says Greg Oden’s move to starting lineup may be permanent

    Mar 18, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat

    Miami won two titles going small, playing “space and pace” basketball. (Tell me again how Mike D’Antoni’s system can’t win a title, because this is that with elite players who are better on defenders.) However as this season has gone on the Heat have moved more and more toward a big lineup, with Chris Bosh…

  4. Blake Griffin says he doesn’t deserve MVP consideration, is correct

    Mar 18, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

    Oklahoma City Thunder v Los Angeles Clippers

    If only it weren’t for Kevin Durant and LeBron James…

  5. NBA Power Rankings: Spurs, Clippers are your clear top two

    Mar 17, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    Manu Ginobili, Derrick Favors

    The Spurs and Clippers have distanced themselves from the pack with double-digit winning streaks and sit on top. The Sixers have anchored themselves to the bottom.

  6. Report: Cavaliers ‘would have been interested’ in hiring Phil Jackson

    Mar 16, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson answers questions at a post-game news conference following Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference semi-final basketball playoff against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas

    A report says the Cavaliers would have been interested in hiring Phil Jackson, which is interesting because it’s likely a position he never would have even considered.

  7. Heat execute in final minutes, Rockets still learning, fall in Miami

    Mar 16, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT

    Houston Rockets v Miami Heat

    Midway through the third quarter you had to like how the Rockets were playing against the Heat in Miami. Tied 92-92, the Rockets got what seemed like their 5,347th floater in the lane of the night, this time it was Chandler Parsons over Chris Andersen. The Rockets players did not fear the Heat shot blockers…

  8. Patrick Beverley throws down a monster dunk ‘on Chris Bosh’s head’ (VIDEO)

    Mar 16, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    patrick beverley

    Patrick Beverley leaves LeBron James in the dust, before attacking the rim and throwing down a huge slam on Chris Bosh.

  9. LeBron takes no-look pass from Wade, goes up and over Dwight Howard for the slam (VIDEO)

    Mar 16, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    Heat Mavericks

    LeBron takes a nice pass from Wade and elevates over Dwight Howard for the vicious first quarter slam.

  10. Jarrett Jacks wants sleeved jerseys tailored specifically for individual players

    Mar 16, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors

    Jarrett Jack believes custom fitting players with the sleeved jerseys would reduce the complaints. But he still doesn’t like the way they look, regardless of how they do or do not impact performance. “We’re like the Beach Police,” Jack said.

  11. Report: LeBron ‘will look at’ Knicks in free agency now that Phil Jackson is in place

    Mar 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    lebron carmelo

    The mere presence of Phil Jackson in the Knicks front office will have an immediate impact in terms of big-name free agents looking at New York as a possible destination.

  12. Paul Pierce will not answer your Knicks questions

    Mar 14, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT

    Indiana Pacers v Brooklyn Nets

    Paul Pierce continues to play up his hatred of the Knicks.

  13. LeBron James becomes Obamacare pitchman

    Mar 14, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    Barack Obama, LeBron James, Dwayne Wade

    President Obama has ramped up his efforts to promote the Affordable Care Act, even appearing on “Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis. With only mild offense intended for Galifianakis (in the spirit of his episode with the president), Obama has enlisted a much bigger celebrity to help with the cause – LeBron James. In the…

  14. Thursday And-1 Links: An agent is unhappy with the players union. Shocking.

    Mar 13, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    NBPA Representatives Meet To Discuss NBA Lockout

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points. • One of the things that got people buzzing today was agent Jeff Schwartz…

  15. Interesting stat: Teams score better in crunch time when they don’t call timeout

    Mar 13, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors

    Coaches are micromanagers almost by nature. They want control, they want to set things up. So in crunch time, when their team needs a bucket, they almost inevitably call a timeout to set up a play. Of course, that also lets the defense make substitutions and set themselves up as well, but coaches want that…

  16. Extra Pass: Beyond Phil Jackson, Knicks should see Tim Hardaway as instrumental to their future

    Mar 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v New York Knicks

    BOSTON – When he was about 8 years old and accompanying his dad to his NBA games, Tim Hardaway Jr. used to grab a basketball and wander onto the court beyond the 3-point arc. There, he’d attempt NBA 3 after NBA 3. It’d be years until he’d make them regularly and even longer until he…

  17. Wednesday NBA grades: Brooklyn is all about The Truth

    Mar 13, 2014, 3:53 AM EDT

    Brooklyn Nets v Miami Heat

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while playing table tennis against a robot… Paul Pierce, Brooklyn Nets. In a game against LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, The Truth was the best player on the court. He couldn’t seem to miss on his way to 29 points on 9-of-12 shooting including 5-of-7…

  18. Truth too much for Heat, Brooklyn knocks off Miami

    Mar 13, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT

    Toronto Raptors v Brooklyn Nets

    Brooklyn started to look like a threat this season when they were forced by injry to go small without Brook Lopez, which meant coach Jason Kidd slid Paul Pierce over to the power forward slot. You knew Pierce could score at the four, but the surprise is how much better the Brooklyn defense is with…

  19. Chris Andersen makes post-game interview excruciatingly awkward

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

    Chris Andersen

    As I’ve watched the Miami Heat excel these last few years, I’ve gained an appreciation for how LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, et al. play the game of basketball. But I’ve also grown to appreciate Heat sideline reporter Jason Jackson. Through all the Heat’s video-bombing, Jackson keeps hitting the right notes. As someone who’s…

  20. Tuesday And-1 Links: Does Pete Carroll know something about Phil Jackson to Knicks?

    Mar 11, 2014, 6:07 PM EDT

    Pete Carroll

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points more than Bobby Flay loves chili peppers…. • Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tweeted…

  21. Interesting stat: LeBron James has gone two games without a free throw attempt

    Mar 11, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

    Washington Wizards v Miami Heat

    The last time LeBron went back-to-back games without a trip to the free throw line he was a rookie.

  22. PBT Power Rankings: Tell me again how the Spurs are too old….

    Mar 10, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

    Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker

    And the first Eastern Conference team comes in at …

  23. Joakim Noah doesn’t like hearing “M-V-P” chants from Bulls fans

    Mar 10, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v Atlanta Hawks

    Bulls fans have taken to chanting “M-V-P” when Joakim Noah heads to the free throw line — and he does not like it one bit.

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