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ATLANTA (AP) -- Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is sitting out Friday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks because of a cold.
Coach Erik Spoelstra announced before the game that Wade remained at the hotel. The team is beginning a six-game road trip and doesn't want him spreading his cold to the rest of the team.
Spoelstra isn't sure who will start in Wade's place, though Mike Miller is a possibility. Ray Allen is another possibility, but the coach likes the way he's playing off the bench.
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LeBron James hit Twitter on Thursday night to debut his new Lebron X denim sneakers. They feature a brown leather tongue with brown leather laces that seem better fit for winter boots than for the basketball court. They also feature pink soles and lace-holes. While LeBron haters might say that these would be better suited a teenage girl looking for something to match her purse with -- they probably will be a hit with sneakerheads, who had no problem shelling out major dollars for LeBrons that featured pink trim in the past. Both the LeBron 8s and LeBron 9s were widely popular in the "South Beach" colorway which featured teal and pink.
If paired with khakis, these might look too bad, however LeBron posted a second pic of him wearing the sneakers with lighter, possibly stone-washed colored jeans. Definitely not a good combination. Unless of course, you’re a fan of the Canadian Tuxedo.
MIAMI LeBron James had plenty of critics to drive him last season on the way to his first championship. With many of the skeptics having gone on vacation, the general belief is James will have to rely mostly on self motivation to win another.
Then again, maybe not. The Miami small forwards dander has been raised.
With there still being some concern over how the Heats small ball...
MIAMI The NHL still might be in a lockout. But theres one place theyre really talking hockey.
Its where there are palm trees.
Until a few days ago, Miami Heat forward Rashard Lewis never had heard of a hockey assist.
Not much hockey in Houston, he said of his hometown.
But then Miami coach Erik Spoelstra gave his team lectures on the hockey assist. Hes using it to describe...
I going to take a guess that most of you have never seen a pair of denim sneakers before and to be honest, I've never seen a pair either.Yesterday, Miami Heat star LeBron James tweeted some photos of his new LeBron James denim 10's and here they are:
Image: The Basketball Jones
In a feature today on ESPN.com, Miami Heat forward Shane Battier proclaimed that he could beat every NBA power forward in a game of Jeopardy:
“I’m undersized every night, but I like to think I’m quicker in the mind,” Battier said. “If we’re playing Jeopardy, I like my chances against any power forward in the league. Print that.”
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat, off to the first 4-0 home start in franchise history, is 4-1 overall and set to embark on a six-game road trip that will test the team's new-found strategy. The Heat, which will make stops in Atlanta, Memphis, Houston, Los Angeles (Clippers), Denver and Phoenix, is a rare defending NBA champion that has abandoned some of what worked for them in earning...
Shane Battier is known as one of the NBA’s deepest thinkers, which is why it was fun to watch him share the court with Ron Artest during their one season together in Houston. With Battier and Artest locking down opposing players on either wing, the Rockets had the NBA’s version of the angel on one shoulder and the devil on the other.
Now a key member of the defending champion...
ATLANTA - LeBron James and Josh Smith banged knees in the first half, causing James to come up limping. But that did not prevent James from nearly recording a triple-double and hitting a big shot. James collected 21 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and he made the shot that counted most, a 20-foot jumper with 13 seconds left, to lead the Miami Heat to a 95-89 win over the...
LeBron James scored 21 points, including the clinching jumper with 13.6 seconds remaining, and Miami knocked off the Atlanta Hawks 95-89 on Friday night for the Heat's fourth straight win.
Jeff Teague hit consecutive 3-pointers as the Hawks rallied from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter. But Josh Smith, on an awful night, missed two free throws with just over a minute...
While the Miami Heat are known for their offensive prowess, they're proving mighty stingy on the defensive end, too.
The Atlanta Hawks know all too well how hard it can be to generate offense against the defending NBA champions.
Seeking a fourth consecutive win overall, the Heat try for a sixth straight road victory over the Hawks on Friday night.
The Heat (4-1) are coming...
Two of the best players in the NBA had embarrassing bloopers last night.
Although the Miami Heat crushed the Brooklyn Nets and LeBron James had a monster game; I am sure his teammates got on him for his missed dunk attempt.
The Lakers are 1-4 but more embarrassing last night was Dwight Howard’s free throw. He air balled it. How do you shoot an air ball when you are a pro and have...