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Pro Sports Daily:
INDIANAPOLIS -- This time, the power of two was enough. With power forward Chris Bosh still out with a lower-abdominal strain, the Miami Heat's tag team of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade landed the equivalent of a shot to the gut to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday afternoon with a 101-93 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. James closed with 40 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists, and Wade added 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Heat forced a 2-2 tie in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. This time, James and Wade were enough to overcome the depth of the Pacers, who were led by the 20 points of forward Danny Granger. As had been the case in the previous two games, which both went in the favor of the Pacers, the third quarter again defined this one. This time it was the Wade-and-James show, with the two scoring 28 of the Heat's 30 points (14 apiece). That allowed the Heat to take a 76-70 lead into the fourth quarter. The Heat used a 25-5 ...
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Check out how well LeBron James and Dwyane Wade can play together when things are clicking. That’s some Magic Johnson no look stuff right there, but on PEDs. Yeah, this team definitely needs to break up.
Although Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has downplayed the injury to his knee during the series against Indiana, he had his knee drained on Wednesday prior to Thursday's Game 3 loss, ESPN.com reported Sunday based on multiple sources. After having fluid drained, Wade had one of the worst playoff games of his career, scoring five points in the 94-75 loss to the Pacers in Game...
Dwyane Wade visited Tom Crean during Miami's off day on Friday.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Spectacular as it seemed, it was nothing we haven't seen from LeBron James before.
Maybe that's the funny thing about all the hoopla over James' performance in Game 4 of the Pacers-Heat series. Because for once, it wasn't just his talent that deserved the spotlight, but his maturity. The question, after all...
Lance Stephenson gave a choke sign at LeBron James after the latter missed a technical foul during the third quarter of Game 3.
Over the last week Miami Heat All-Star LeBron James has been criticized endlessly by fans of the Association as well as by the media; including on these pages. After being presented the 2012 NBA MVP Trophy by Commissioner David Stern last Sunday, James certainly did not look like an MVP as his team fell behind the Indiana Pacers 2-1 in their series after Chris Bosh was injured...
Dwyane Wade said the 48 hours of treatment and time away allowed him to regroup for Sunday's critical game.
The UnlovedFirst things first: LeBron James is the best basketball player on the planet, and it's not even really close.Sure, there are flaws to the game. His free throw shooting is a little dicey. He's prone to turnovers. He can defer too much, especially in late and close situations, possibly due to the free throw worries. But there's no more versatile player, no one...
INDIANAPOLIS They have shown flash. They have shown talent and style. They have shown gall and conceit. They've just been a great show, or an awful example, depending on how you look at it.
But this might have been the first time on the court that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have shown together that they have heart. Two years into this circus, and for the first time in a big...
Dwyane Wade is probably lucky it wasn’t Ozzie Guillen‘s face he was getting into during Game 3 on Thursday.
Wade drew some backlash after he was seen fiercely confronting Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on the sideline during Miami’s nightmarish loss to the Pacers. Wade was ultimately separated by teammates, but Guillen says that wouldn’t have been necessary if he were in Spoelstra’s...
When Pau Gasol arrived in Los Angeles five years ago, he was the missing link for the desperately rebuilding Lakers. His passing, vision, skill and selflessness fit seamlessly into Phil Jackson's triangle offense, and suddenly the Lakers were back to being the Lakers feared, loathed and on their way to three straight NBA Finals appearances and back-to-back titles.
The NBA playoffs are in full force right now, and it's interesting and sometimes fun to wonder how athletes might fair if they played another professional sport. Since many athletes played multiple sports as late as high school or college before choosing the one they had the best chance to go pro in, many of the skills they had in other sports may not have eroded much and could...