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The highlight of the Miami Herald's story on a lawsuit Mike Miller is considering filing against the Miami Heat is that one of the key figures is referred to as a "South Beach bling king."
That is one Haider Zafar, who is accused of scamming Miller out of $1.7 million with the help of a Miami Heat executive. The story -- according to lawsuit drawn up but not yet filed by Miller -- goes that a Heat executive introduced Miller to Zafar, who passed himself off as an heir to some Pakistani wealth with access to a high-yield private investment fund. Falling for the ol' "I'm heir to a foreign fortune" trick, Miller reportedly sent Zafar $2 million to be put into the fund. Turns out Zafar had access to no such fund, and just kept the money for himself, according to Miller's complaint.
Zafar repaid $300,000 of it to Miller, which leaves $1.7 million still unreturned, and so here we are. Miller now plays for the Memphis Grizzlies and Zafar is in an Ohio...
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According to Barry Jackson the Miami Herald, Grizzlies forward, Mike Miller, is considering filing a lawsuit against his former team, the Miami Heat, because he believes they are somewhat responsible for him being scammed by a con man.
Mike Miller, a popular and contributing piece of two Heat championship teams before the team released him in July, is strongly considering filing...
Miami Heat star LeBron James says he no longer has a rival in the NBA. When James was with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he and Paul Pierce in Boston would have some epic battles. But James says now he hasn’t had a particular rival with just one guy. James told The Miami Herald this week that “Paul was one of those rival guys, but I’ve been going against
It appears that NBA star LeBron James and his wife, Savannah couldn't wait for Halloween to arrive before pulling off a good scare. To get an early start, LeBron posted a video of Savannah scaring her father half to death with a Michael Myers mask and a fake knife.
LeBron seemed to get a particularly good laugh from the prank.
To better capture the scene, For The Win...
Forward Michael Beasley and guard Roger Mason Jr. appear to have earned spots with the Miami Heat, who reduced their roster to the regular-season limit of 15 players on Saturday by waiving forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton.
Beasley and Mason both arrived at Heat training camp with non-guaranteed contracts.
Each NBA team has until 5 p.m. Monday to set its regular-season...
The Miami Heat got beat by the Brooklyn Nets again last night during preseason play. Deron Williams made his preseason debut for the Nets and put up 11 points and Alan Anderson scored 17 points to help the Nets win 108-87. I wasn’t surprised at all by the outcome of this game considering LeBron James and Chris Bosh didn’t play. It’s been a reoccurring theme for Miami to rest...
The Miami Heat looked determined last night as they beat the New Orleans Pelicans. Yes, I said the Pelicans. The Pelicans actually were undefeated coming into this preseason match up compared to Miami having two losses. The Pelicans came out firing shots and were making most of them being led by Eric Gordon and Anthony Davis. The Pelicans were leading at halftime but LeBron James...
On the heels of playing his first NBA game in nearly four years, Greg Oden said Friday he will be ready if needed for the Miami Heat's season opener Tuesday against the Chicago Bulls.
Oden is doubtful to play in the Heat's preseason finale Friday against the Brooklyn Nets, but the 7-foot center participated in Miami's Friday morning shootaround and also went through...
Wanna see Miami Heat star Chris Bosh flip a rather large tire and scream really loudly?
Well, the below video is just for you and clearly, the Miami Heat spared no expense in the creation of their season introduction video:
The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Andre Barrett, Melvin Ely, Tony Gaffney and Willie Reed, the team announced.
Barrett (5-10, 172) logged two minutes in his lone preseason appearance on Oct. 20 at Atlanta.
Ely (6-10, 260) averaged 1.3 points and 0.7 rebounds in 6.2 minutes in three preseason games after signing with the Grizzlies on Sept. 29.
Gaffney (6-8, 213) registered 2.0 points...
In the 60′s, it was Wilt Chamberlain vs. Bill Russell. In the 80′s, it was Larry Bird against Magic Johnson.
Right in the 2010′s, it appears to be LeBron James vs. the rest of the NBA according to a Miami Herald interview with LeBron himself.
Check out the below quote where he notes that he did have a rivalry with Paul Pierce but says that it has changed since:
MIAMI (AP) -- Deron Williams got his first preseason action. LeBron James and Chris Bosh didn't need any more.
Williams scored 11 points in 10 minutes, Alan Anderson scored 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets finished the exhibition season with a 108-87 win over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
The Nets went 5-2 in the preseason, the Heat 5-3.
Paul Pierce scored 16 points and...
Recently, the fine folks over at Yahoo Sports put together a list of the “Worst 12 NBA Contracts in the 21st Century” and the contract that led the list was Gilbert Arenas for his contract extension with the Washington Wizards in 2008.
The fine folks over at TMZ caught up with Gilbert after hearing the news and below is his official reaction to earning that interesting distinction...
NBA superstar LeBron James may have left the Cleveland Cavaliers a few years ago, but he still does his best to rep the state of Ohio whenever he can. Today, he took a “look-tough” picture with Cleveland State alum Norris Cole and his new teammate, Ohio State alum Greg Oden. I wouldn’t say it came across as intended, however.
I’m not sure this will do wonders to help Oden’s...
I’m having a tough time choosing between leads for this horrific preseason game, so I’ll use them all:
The Grizzlies played lockdown defense tonight. Too bad it was on themselves.
This will be a great matchup in the Western Conference for years to come. Just not tonight.
How bad were the Grizzlies against the Houston Rockets in their preseason finale? Halfway through the second...
Early in the first quarter of tonight’s Memphis Grizzlies/Houston Rockets game, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard got into a confrontation with Memphis big man, Marc Gasol.
The incident occurred after Gasol pushed Rockets guard Patrick Beverley to the ground and the game of pushing/fisticuffs started from there:
Howard image courtesy of Getty Images