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MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James once carried a team to 66 wins. Ray Allen played for a club that won 19 consecutive games. Dwyane Wade led a team that finished with the Eastern Conference's best record.
For each, it's a footnote in a season where no championship was won.
There's no arguing that the Miami Heat are playing better than any other team in the NBA right now. They've won 18 straight games, are sitting atop the league standings and have a very real chance of wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the East playoffs by the end of the month. While all that sounds good, it's not changing the singular priority of this Heat season.
Championship-or-bust was the thinking Miami carried into this year, and not even the seventh-longest winning streak in NBA history has changed that.
"It's not our goal," James said. "Our goal isn't to win games consecutive. Our goal is to win a championship. Right now, our goal is to get...
BEST OF MAXIM
Is there another dynamic duo that is playing as lights out as LeBron James and Dwayne Wade right now? Maybe Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook? Kobe Bryant and >insert name
No. The two stars from the Miami Heat are playing some incredible basketball this season. As evidence I offer this clip from the end of the first half of Sunday's game with the Indiana Pacers:
LeBron James declared DeAndre Jordan’s obliteration of Brandon Knight the “Dunk of the Year” on Twitter. Check out these other reactions from Jeff Green, Austin Rivers and more.
DeAndre Jordan!!!! Dayyyuummmm!! Dunk of the year #littletikeshoop
— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 11, 2013
Just want to say to @espn , Deandre Jordan’s dunk tonight better be the dunk...
LeBron James scored 27 points and the Miami Heat became the fourth team to win at least 20 consecutive games in a season, rallying to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 98-94 on Wednesday night.
Dwyane Wade added 21 as the Heat needed big baskets over the final 2 minutes to top the Sixers for the milestone win.
Only three teams have won at least 20 consecutive games in the same season...
Allen Iverson talks NBA and Michael Jackson with Reebok
In 2001, Allen Iverson signed a lifetime shoe deal with Reebok. Recently, Reebok announced the reissue two of two of his shoes, the “Question” and the “Answer IV.”
The shoes, given a makeover with Georgetown University colorways, were released last week, Friday.
In conjunction with that release, Reebok...
Starring as basketball player Jesus Shuttlesworth in Spike Lee’s “He Got Game” in ’98, Ray Allen is still referred to as “Jesus” by his Heat teammates when he gets hot on the basketball court, but Chris Bosh refers to him as something else. The notorious photo/videobomber calls Allen by his birth name, Walter. Unbeknown to most, Ray is actually the middle of Walter Allen...
Dwyane Wade scored 23 points and the Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 19 games, leading wire-to-wire in beating the Atlanta Hawks 98-81 on Tuesday night.
LeBron James scored 15 and Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers added 14 apiece for the Heat, who matched the fifth-longest streak in NBA history. They will try for their 20th straight win on Wednesday at Philadelphia, the...
Every off season, NBA free agents (or all athletes playing professional sports) are faced with the ability to shop their services to the highest bidder. Eventually the decision boils down to one key question: either sign with the team that gives the best monetary offer or the one that gives the best chance to win a title.
For every James Harden and Dwight Howard, that chooses...
Outside of Miami's LeBron James, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant might be the best player in all of the NBA.
During Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics, KD soared to the rack in the third quarter of play and got an and-one opportunity for his flight:
Tweet The Miami Heat knocked off the Atlanta Hawks 98-81 Tuesday to notch their 19th consecutive victory behind 23 points (9-18 FG), 4 rebounds, and 6 assists from Dwyane Wade. As the Heat continue to roll through opposition the confidence in the team among fans is nearing an all-time high, if it’s not there [...]
Easter egg hunts may be for kids, but the hunt for unique Nike Basketball shoes welcomes all comers. In anticipation of Easter Sunday, March 31, Nike will release special Easter colorways for the LEBRON X LOW, KOBE 8 SYSTEM and KD V on March 29.
Nike Basketball designers drew on the tradition of painting, dying and decorating Easter eggs as inspiration for the collection’s...
!7 years in and Bryant is still going strong.