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For a while, it looked as though a pair of long streaks were in jeopardy.
That is, until LeBron James finally got going - at the perfect time.
Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and set up James for a critical 3-pointer in the final half-minute, and the Heat extended their winning streak to 13 games by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 98-91 on Friday night.
''I thought this was one of our better wins of the season,'' Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. ''It was tough. We had to work for everything. We had to find a different way to win, deal with frustration ... and then make some plays down the stretch.''
On a night when he shot just 4 for 14, James finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double, with 18 points and 10 assists. Shane Battier scored 14, Chris Bosh added 13 and Ray Allen had 10 for Miami, which snapped Memphis' eight-game winning streak.
''He's the best player in the world,'' Bosh said. ''But we have the best suppo...
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While the sports world has been set abuzz by the Harlem Shake video that LeBron James and the Miami Heat recently released, apparently others are trying to compete. Courtesy of Sports Crackle Pop, we have video of TNT’s Inside The NBA crew trying their hand at the popular dance.
Watch as Shaq and Charles get down in a way only they can.
Dwyane Wade said it's getting hard for LeBron James to top himself. But he's trying.
The Miami Heat once again entertained fans by throwing down dunks in warmups before Friday's 98-91 win over Memphis at AmericanAirlines Arena.
James threw the ball behind his back off the backboard. Then he caught it and had a tomahawk jam with his right hand.
"I don't think...
LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, rallying to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 on Sunday.
Dwyane Wade added 20 points for the Heat, who had to overcome a 16-point deficit to beat the Knicks for the first time in three tries this season. Chris Bosh bounced back from a dismal first...
We honestly thought we were done posting Harlem Shake videos, but when one of basketball’s best teams, and best players, do one, we feel obligated to share it. LeBron James and his Miami teammates recorded their extended version of the viral dance craze, and the thing is perfect. James is dressed in a king’s crown [...]
LeBron James didn’t say he would participate in next year’s NBA dunk contest, but he didn’t say he wouldn’t, either.
James spoke with ESPN’s Lisa Salters before Sunday’s Heat-Knicks matchup, and when asked about Magic Johnson’s $1 million offer, King James played coy.
“I don’t have a response yet,” James told Salters. “Tell [Johnson] I’ll get back to him.”...
LeBron James has said publicly over the years that he thinks about participating in the dunk contest.
MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade scored 22 points, LeBron James shook off his worst shooting night of the season to hit a key 3-pointer in the final half-minute, and the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 13 games by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 98-91 on Friday night.
James scored 18 points on a season-worst 4 for 14 shooting, plus added 10 assists and eight rebounds. Shane Battier...
It's been a long time since we saw a team have as much fun and be as successful as the Miami Heat. Currently the best team in the NBA, the Heat absolutely no worries as they finish out the regular season with the best record in the East. Earlier this week there were reports of LeBron James putting on dunking exhibitions before games just because he could. And now the Harlem...
The official Twitter page of ESPN (@ESPN) tweeted out this image of Lebron James ‘vs the rest of the NBA’ just moments after the Miami Heat’s victory over the Memphis Grizzlies for their 13th straight victory.
@ESPN:13 straight wins. Lebron,and the @MiamiHeat , have a pretty good handle on the rest of the league
They attached the above cartoon with a larger than life Lebron...
This would be a pretty fantastic video.
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Heat unleashed
New York looked like the team that could beat Miami. The team had shooters, an elite scorer and big men able to defend and keep LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on the perimeter. Having all three of these things seems incredibly essential even to have a chance to...
Look I am not going to lie, I do not understand this fascination with the "Harlem Shake" dance craze. However, it seems to be taking the Internet by storm and everyone is getting in on the act including the Miami Heat.
As in other "Harlem Shake" videos, Chris "Birdman" Andersen comes into the Heat locker room, flapping his arms like a bird when suddenly...
It's the question a decade in the making: Should LeBron James do the dunk contest or not?