Found June 03, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI What happened: As they often have done over the past two seasons, the Miami Heat made it very interesting. As they always have done in such situations, they won. The Heat trailed in their last three series last year en route to the NBA title and they were forced to a Game 7 in these Eastern Conference finals. But the Heat broke open the game in the second quarter Monday night to defeat the Indiana Pacers resoundingly 99-76 at AmericanAirlines Arena and claim their third straight East crown. Next up is San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals, which start Thursday in Miami. Forward LeBron James led the Heat with 32 points and guard Dwyane Wade added 21 points and nine rebounds. Miami also got eight rebounds from Chris Bosh, more than hes had in any of the previous eight games. Wade and Bosh had been much maligned for their recent struggles. But both stepped up Monday. The Heat trailed 21-19 after the first quarter. But they outscored the Pacers 33-16 in the second quarter t...

Dwyane Wade Says One Individual Can’t Win It All for Heat, Wants Bigger Role

Everyone knows that Dwayne Wade isn’t healthy. His bad knee has left him looking like a shell of his former self on the court, and has had many questioning whether the superstar can still perform the way he used to. To his credit, Wade knows he isn’t performing. He spoke about that fact after the [...]

Dwyane Wade Says He And Chris Bosh Need Bigger Role

Dwyane Wade has scored under 20 points in 12 straight games – the longest streak of his career. Chris Bosh has failed to reach double digit scoring in three straight games for the first time since his rookie year. Point blank, they’re struggling, but Wade says the cure is they need a bigger role in the Heat offense going into Game 7. According to ESPN: “We’ve got to do a...

Dwyane Wade Says He’s Spending a Lot of Time at Chris Bosh’s House

Bosh and Wade haven’t been playing well and LeBron hasn’t been shy in saying that they have struggled and he needs them. They had just enough to get by the Pacers, but the Spurs are going to be a bigger challenge. Wade is a curious guy, part of the reason he has been successful is because he is so brazenly arrogant, whereas Bosh is a lot more sensitive. I wonder what these conversations...

Your Morning Dump… Where Miami’s bickering with one another

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We’ve got to do a good job of making sure me and Chris have our opportunities to succeed throughout the game,” Wade said. “That’s something we’re going to have to look at as a team.” [...] “We...

LeBron: Bosh, Wade 'struggling'

LeBron James confessed that Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade aren't playing well, saying, "We can state the obvious: They’re both struggling."

Flo Rida ejects manager during Heat-Pacers Game 7

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The Daily Buzz: Tuesday's roundup

Dwyane Wade finally showed up Monday night, as the Miami Heat thumped the Indiana Pacers to move on to their third straight NBA Finals, and elsewhere in the NBA, Jason Kidd called it a career after 19 incredible seasons in the league. The NFL lost a legend in Hall of Famer Deacon Jones, the Bruins took a 2-0 lead on the Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals, and Cliff Lee acknowledged...

Miami Heat Rant On “The Home Stretch”

I joined Justin Hull on "The Home Stretch" this afternoon to vent about the mess the Miami Heat find themselves. We talked about why Indiana looks poised for an upset, Dwyane Wade not aging well, Chris Bosh being a ghost and why Miami might be smart to deal Wade or Bosh this summer because LeBron James may bolt in 2014.

Lebron’s dilemma

Brian Windhorst has an excellent article about the dilemma facing Lebron James in tonight’s game 7 showdown in Miami versus the Pacers. Should he try to take over the game and save the Heat like he did in Game 5, or should he try to stay with the program and find ways to get Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh involved. Against the front line of the Pacers, the formula that worked in the...

NBA Finals Trivia: Which Finals featured 5 former Finals MVPs?

The 2013 NBA Finals feature four players who have been named MVP of the NBA Finals, now known as the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award: Tim Duncan (1999, 2003, 2005) Dwyane Wade (2006) Tony Parker (2007) LeBron James (2012) Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year’s Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty...
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