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Pacers forward David West battles Chris Bosh(Photo: Pacers)
They did it again. The Pacers beat the Miami Heat. At home. In another tough, physical game. And still without star forward Danny Granger.
And this time, the Heat knew what to expect. Head Coach Erik Spoelstra told reporters they watched film from their last meeting again on Friday morning.
“It was eye opening…similar to the game that you guys will be able to see, that we won’t be able to see, on Sunday.”
-Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra
A friend of mine (who knows basketball better than football) asked me what that meant. I told her I thought Spoelstra was comparing the Pacers to the Ravens, with their tough, physical defense. And the Heat to the 49ers, with their ability to make plays and score.
The Pacers did hold the Heat to 89 points. But they also scored 102. Paul George was still a force, as was Lance Stephenson. But this time, it was David West who stepped up in a big way and made things happen when the Pacers needed him ...
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Miami Heat center Chris Bosh drew a foul call on Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans with a flop on a three-point shot in the third quarter of Wednesday night's game at the Barclays Center.
Bosh threw his head back and shot the ball about 30 feet up in the air as he pretended he was hit by Evans, who may have grazed Bosh after the shot was taken. However, the refs called the...
The Heat's win Sunday afternoon did more than put them a half-game up on the New York Knicks, it also meant coach Erik Spoelstra was the recipient of a special honor.
Spoelstra will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars on Feb. 17, the NBA announced after the Heat beat Toronto 100-85 Sunday.
It will be Spoelstra's first appearance as a head coach in the NBA All-Star Game...
The NBA announced Sunday that Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has been named head coach of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star team. Spoelstra earned the honor because the Heat has the best record in the Eastern Conference in games played through Sunday. The Heat is 30-14, a half-game ahead of the New York Knicks, who are 30-15. This marks Spoelstra's first appearance...
Chris Bosh stopped by FY Ink Tattoos to add something new to his hand while in Canada to take on the Raptors this weekend:
Miami’s 100-85 victory over the Raptors Sunday clinched Erik Spoelstra’s spot as coach of the Eastern Conference All-Stars later this month in Houston. Spoelstra, who will coach the All-Star team for the first time in his career, also hinted that he will start Chris Bosh after Rondo’s season-ending ACL injury left a vacancy.
According to NBA:
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra...
If you thought the Miami Heat would have trouble while facing the Brooklyn Nets sorry to break the bad news, but you thought wrong. Last night the Heat cruised to a victory winning 105-85; however the highlight of the night actually didn’t include LeBron James. Who would have imagined that?
Chris Bosh was the star of the night by default. During the first quarter Joe Johnson...
Indiana did it again Friday night.
And this time, the Pacers beat Miami at its own game.
David West scored 30 points, Paul George added 17 and Indiana became the second team to beat the defending champs twice this season with a 102-89 victory.
The Pacers (28-19) have won 13 in a row at home and two straight since ending a three-game losing streak earlier this week. They've...
There are times where things speak for themselves. I don’t want to waste too much time talking here because you just need to watch the video. Courtesy of Blacksportsonline
Video: Of course Chris Bosh gets made fun of
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had yet to give it any thought.
After all, he had only known he was the coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for a few minutes. His first decision is whether to start center Chris Bosh in the game Feb. 17 in Houston. He leaned toward having three Heat starters, with Bosh joining LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The last team to have...
LeBron James scored 30 points, Chris Bosh had 28 against his former team and the Miami Heat beat Toronto 100-85 Sunday for their 10th straight victory over the Raptors.
Dwyane Wade added 23 points as the Heat bounced back after Friday's 102-89 loss at Indiana, ensuring their team Super Bowl viewing party would be a happy one.
Rudy Gay led the Raptors with 29 points and DeMar...
Just over two years ago, we were one of the first, if not the first, to tell you about a new professional basketball league: The Bikini Basketball League. It's been a slow process, but they've moved ahead to the tryouts stage. The above video is for women trying out for the Miami Spice (There was a rumor out there that Chris Bosh was going to tryout, but that proved unfounded...
Game time: Sunday at 2 p.m.
TV: Sun Sports
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have played some of their best basketball against Chris Bosh's former team, and the Miami Heat have yet to drop a meeting with Toronto since the three joined forces.
They've yet to face a Raptors squad featuring Rudy Gay, though.
The Heat seek a 10th straight victory in this series Sunday as they conclude...
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade tried to use his power as the captain of the Eastern Conference All-Stars to get his fellow teammate LeBron James to compete in the dunk or three-point contests. Wade has input into whom the NBA selects for the popular contests on Feb. 16, but Wade was unsuccessful in changing James's mind on the events. In December, James said he would never compete...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Miami Heat may have the best record in the Eastern Conference, but the Indiana Pacers proved again they don't have any fear of the defending NBA champions. The Pacers beat the Heat for the second time this season, 102-89, in front of a sellout crowd at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday. The Pacers have won 13 straight at home, their longest streak since...