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Most people view Chris Bosh as a funny, awkward, and sensitive guy. Though he is an excellent player, he is considered the weakest of the Miami Heat’s top three players. And he’s certainly not viewed as the type to fire up his team with an emotional speech, right? Wrong.
Miami Hurricanes basketball coach Jim Larranaga has been crediting Bosh for giving his team the “best five-minute speech” he has ever heard as one of the reasons for the program’s turnaround.
Miami has been known as a football (and baseball) school the past three decades. The basketball team is generally average and has only made the NCAA Tournament once since 2003. But that has all changed this season; the team has gone 22-3 and is ranked No. 2 in the country.
Over the past two weeks, Larranaga has been telling the story of Bosh’s inspirational speech delivered to the team during the summer of 2011:
Two summers ago, Bosh played in a pickup game with some Hurricanes players and was disappointed with their lack...
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The whole Lil Wayne and Chris Bosh drama makes my skin crawl. I think its downright despicable to involve his a man’s wife in a petty discussion about sports access.
For his part, Chris Bosh has taken the high road and not responded to anything said about his wife Adrienne as people from her past have been coming out of the woodwork. Earlier today, Ira Winderman of the South Florida...
Under most circumstances, a LeBron James dunk even at away arenas would draw a chorus of cheers but earlier tonight, fans in Atlanta weren't exactly pleased with his effort.In the first quarter of play, LeBron had a breakaway dunk thanks to a nice pass from Mario Chalmers but instead of throwing down a highlight dunk, he did simple two-handed jam.That got some fans in Atlanta...
The man is on fire on the basketball court. With the way he is playing he is an almost lock to win the MVP--and the season has plenty of action still to come!
Nothing is going wrong professionally for the man, but when something seems to be going so right in one area of life how often does that mean that another area suffers? That appears to be the case for LeBron.
I usually break it down on a higher level but today, to quote FM Blue, “I could fake the funk and get my point across, or drop a little science, leave you MC’s lost”. Number 23 (Michael Jordan) has been disrespected, and by someone who benefited from his career!
The false 23, or in actuality number 6 (LeBron James), has disrespected the man that he capitalized off from...
Sometimes even NBA stars like LeBron James can screw up the most simplest plays and during Thursday night's Bulls/Heat affair, LeBron had a dunk opportunity go awry.It happened in the third quarter of the game as Chris Bosh picked up a steal and found LeBron streaking to the basket.Watch as James loses the handle and turns it over:
The Heat obtained rights to Argentinian Ricky Sanchez from the Grizzlies for Dexter Pittman & 2nd round pick. The move opens up a roster spot for the Heat, who are reportedly interested in Jermaine O’Neal and Kenyon Martin.
According to ESPN:
The Miami Heat and Memphis Grizzlies completed a minor trade that helps both teams manage their rosters. The Heat sent raw center Dexter...
Lil Wayne apologized to LeBron James for saying F**k LeBron James but said he isn’t sorry for what he said and won’t apologize for being him or, anything else that he said. In an interview with Miami’s interview with Miami’s Felisha Monet of 99 JAMZ, he said that he’s really cool with LeBron’s mom so he takes that back but nothing more.
Wayne also said that Dwyane...
While I am not completely sold on whether or not this LeBron James kid is a legitimate, bona fide NBA star, he nevertheless once again has left me amazed at his developing, almost above-average grasp on this game we call basketball.
Early on the third quarter of the Miami Heat’s tilt against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, play was halted by a whistle and LeBron took advantage of...
So much for their struggles against the East elite.
Well, at least for one night.
The Miami Heat entered Thursday's game at Chicago with an eight-game winning streak. But they had done little this season against other top teams in the Eastern Conference, having gone 0-5 against New York, Indiana and Chicago.
But if there were any questions about whether the Heat (38-14) are...
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LeBron James hits a bank, left-handed 3-point shot against the Chicago Bulls simply because he can.
As you can tell by the 86-67 final score, the Chicago Bulls are no match for the Miami Heat without their star Derrick Rose. LeBron James pretty much shoots over 60% from the field on a nightly basis these days. Last night was no different. James went 11-15 (73%), and started shooting with his left hand just to rub some salt in the wound. This particular shot was after the...
Three observations from the Miami Heat's runaway win vs. the Hawks on Wednesday night:
1. There are two opposing concepts that come to mind when watching the Heat play lesser competition this season: either the defending NBA champs take their time searching for ways to efficiently attack an opponent such as the Atlanta Hawks ... or LeBron James & Co., simply turn it on and...
Earlier on TNLP, we posted the Atlanta Hawks fans booing LeBron James after a rather ordinary dunk on a fastbreak attempt.Well, LeBron made up for it in the second quarter of play as a off-the-backboard alley-oop from teammate Dwyane Wade got the Phillips Arena rocking:
Greetings Razzball nation! It is I, Tehol Beddict, your indebted servant, scrutinizing player performances yet again to help you win your fantasy league. Let’s just say that Chris Bosh has had a trying last few days. The guy already gets blasted mercilessly for his resemblance to prehistoric creatures, flaccid rebounding numbers and his many peculiar moments on camera, some which...
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