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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 better each and every game, to continue to imp...
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MIAMI LeBron James doesn't win Eastern Conference Player of the Week every time.
The Miami Heat star might already have won five during his epic season. But on Monday teammate Dwyane Wade picked up one.
Wade got the nod in the East for averaging 25.3 points, 5.0 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 steals while shooting 60.6 percent during a 4-0 week. Wade had 23 points and...
Pretty much the standard move for any scorn lover, to either go on a reality show or Dr. Phil style show. The short version of D Wade and Siohvaugh’s story goes like this.
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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...
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Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
DeAndre Jordan's unbelievable monster slam over Brandon Knight was his entry as the NBA's dunk of the year but — when it gets a nod from LeBron James — you know it is the the front runner.
King James made his nomination of the Los Angeles Clippers center's flooring of the Detroit Pistons defender public on his Twitter account and said, "DeAndre Jordan!!!!...
LeBron James has called DeAndre Jordan's amazing monster jam over Brandon Knight the "Dunk of the year" and the game-stopping moment has taken on a life of its own. The Staples Center slam, after an alley-oop pass from Clippers teammate Chris Paul, has been debated and shown ad nauseam on ESPN and already immortalized in The New Yorker.
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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 [...]
Who is UConn Country's all-time favorite player?
When the NCAA Tournament field is announced next week, you won’t hear UConn’s name called. Despite a 20-10 season that featured wins over Michigan State, Notre Dame and Syracuse, the Huskies are banned from the tournament due to new APR regulations.
With that in mind, the fine folks that operate A Dime Back, in my opinion one...