Found October 06, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
PLAYERS: LeBron JamesDwyane Wade
TEAMS: Miami Heat
In case, the Miami Heat needed anymore inspiration to attempt a three-peat this season, championship boxer Floyd Mayweather made an appearance at a recent Heat practice. Below is more info from the fine folks over at the Associated Press of Floyd’s visit and words from LeBron/D-Wade about the speech that Mayweather told the team: ”We’re trying to defend two titles. He’s been defending for a long time,” Heat star LeBron James said. ”He definitely knows where we’re coming from. It’s exciting at the end of the day to have someone, one of the greatest of all-time, to be in the presence. It’s something you can talk about years from now. … We’re honored and blessed to have him in the building.” Mayweather, who left just as practice was ending, gave the Heat a brief speech, reminding the two-time defending NBA champions about the need for hard work and dedication. ”From one champion to another, he just talked about him being proud of us, how we handled ourselves,” Heat guard Dwyane Wade said. ”He knows as a champion how hard it is to go out there every night and compete, when someone can take you down and take what you work for. He just kept telling us how proud he is of us and that’d he’d be here to support, just as he was for many years.” *** Floyd Mayweather image courtesy of Getty Images

Miami Heat locker room entrance has intense photos of Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem

Unless you happen to work for American Airlines Arena in Miami, you probably haven’t seen these brand new intense photos near the Heat locker room entrance. Check out the below tweet from Ethan. J Skolnick of the bloody facial photos: New photos on wall of entrance to Heat locker room — Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) October 7, 2013 *** Miami...

Heat guard Dwyane Wade will miss the preseason opener

MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade says he is going to miss the Miami Heat's preseason opener against the Atlanta Hawks. Wade was penciled into the starting lineup originally announced by the team. Wade said about 45 minutes later that he's not playing, simply to "take a little easy, a little slower." Wade says he will be ready when the Heat practice on Tuesday. He says...

LeBron James says Dwyane Wade impressive in camp

MIAMI -- Holding court before the Heat's preseason opener, Miami's King James was asked what he considered the biggest surprise after a week of training camp. The rest of the NBA should take note of his answer. "D-Wade," LeBron James said before Monday night's preseason opener against the Atlanta Hawks. "I think just seeing his explosiveness, his quickness...

Dwyane Wade Says He’s Faster Now Than The Last Two Years

Dwyane Wade feels quicker and stronger going this year than he has in the past 2 years. According to Tom D’Angelo of the Palm Beach Post: Wade appears as energized and excited as he has been since 2010, the first year he was teammates with LeBron James and Chris Bosh. “I feel my speed is there, my training camp legs haven’t recovered yet so my lift isn’t where I want it to...

Argument over LeBron-Jordan debate leads to stabbing

Some people take their sports too seriously. Or, in this case, some people just like looking for a fight. Three people were stabbed last week at the Ba’runi Hotel & Grille in Baden, Pa., in an instance of sports trash talk taken way too far. Michael Landeros and his nephew, Armando Encinas, were reportedly drinking at the Pittsburgh area establishment when they began engaging...

Dwyane Wade resting Monday against Hawks

The Heat are sitting a number of players Monday against the Hawks most notably Dwyane Wade who is just resting. Joining Wade is Michael Beasley -- who was kicked in the calf during a scrimmage -- Chris Anderson -- who has a blister issue -- Greg Oden and Udonis Haslem. Chris Bosh and LeBron James will be in uniform and starting.

LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant: A Social Experiment

Though it hasn’t gotten quite as heated as the LeBron vs. Michael Jordan debate, LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant is still an argument that brings out strong feelings on both sides. If you’ve read any of my work, you can see what side of the fence I stand on, but my opinion isn’t important in ...The post LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant: A Social Experiment appeared first on The League News.

LeBron James works out in a dungeon for Heat introduction video

It’s not often that we get to post a story about Miami Heat star LeBron James working out in a dungeon but this is one of those few times that we can. The Miami Heat recently shot the team introduction video for the upcoming season and this is a behind-the-scenes look at what LBJ had to do for his role: Below are scenes of his teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh shot: Bring...

LeBron James says Bahamas trip great for Miami Heat team bonding

Conspiracy theories and circumstantial evidence are popping up almost daily now in the constant and ongoing crusade to figure out what it’s going to take to keep LeBron James in Miami after this season. An annual training camp here in the Bahamas at Atlantis Paradise Island Resort probably wouldn’t be a deterrent in keeping the world’s greatest basketball player in South Florida...

LeBron James makes reverse lay-up against Hawks

Tonight was day one of the Miami Heat’s run to three straight championships and star LeBron James put together an impressive lay-up attempt against the Atlanta Hawks. Check out this clip of LeBron driving past DeMarre Carroll for the reverse lay-in: *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images

Birthdays & Baby showers: LeBron James jr. & Derrick Rose jr celebrate plus Adrienne Bosh’s “Parisian Princess”

  Lots of basketball royalty was honored over the weekend, as two star athletes kids had birthday party blowouts and two future NBA Princesses were celebrated as well. LeBron James’ oldest son, LeBron James Jr. or Bronny, turned 9 over the weekend and his parents thre him a surprise party that included a cake shaped like an X-Box, a video game truck and custom sno cones. Of...

Ending the Carmelo Anthony – Kevin Durant Debate

NBA experts, as well as most of the casual NBA fan base are in agreement that LeBron James is not only the best small forward in the NBA – he’s clearly the best player in the NBA, and one of the greatest players the NBA has ever seen. James’ rare blend of size, strength, speed, […]

LeBron James son has an XBOX 360 cake for his 9th birthday

As previously noted on TNLP, NBA players have some pretty incredible birthday cakes and the latest one came for LeBron James nine-year-old son, LeBron James Jr. Check out the XBOX 360 birthday cake that he got with cake version of NBA 2K14 next to it: *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images

The Pace of Play Will Be Insane

How many times could I beat Lebron a James in a game of 1 on 1 if we played 100 times? The intuitive answer is zero, I’d never ever win. Well I am here to tell you, and this is something I don’t like to do, that you’re oh so wrong. I could beat him and more than once, no doubt about it.  Since it’s my ball and my court, I set the rules.  First to score wins and I always...

Bird Takes Wing(s)

I love this! Remember back to the Bird vs Jordan Big Mack commercial that started it all. We didn't see who got the Big Mac and we can only assume that it was a tie. Or, maybe it was Magic Johnson who snuck in and ate it. And then there was the copycat one with Dwight Howard and LeBron James. Bird got the Big Mac in that one. And now this one. Larry gets the wings from...
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