Found April 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Lebron_james_tour_47e1
LeBron James led the way with 27 points and 11 rebounds as the host Miami Heat pulled to within a game and a half of Chicago for the top spot in the Eastern Conference with an 83-72 victory over the Bulls. Dwyane Wade returned to the lineup and put up 18 points and five assists while Mario Chalmers scored 16 points for the Heat, who were without Chris Bosh. Derrick Rose did not suit up for the Bulls, though Luol Deng returned following a two-game absence. Both teams plan on meeting in the Eastern Conference finals and Chicago still holds the inside track on home-court advantage for that potential series. Even with that at stake Thursday, the playoff atmosphere that surrounded the three previous meetings was muted due to the absence of Rose and Bosh. James put Miami out front with 18 points in the first half and added seven points in the third to ensure that Chicago would not take the lead. Wade scored six straight points and Shane Battier hit a 3-pointer to cap a 9-2 burst earl...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

LeBron James enlists SapientNitro to enhance his digital brand

Ballertainment LeBron James is one of the most beloved, yet reviled athletes in sports history. No one will ever forget “The Decision.” The only way that broadcast will ever take a back seat within his legacy is if he wins an NBA Championship. Real talk. James and his reps are obviously aware of the stain on his reputation. Who isn’t? Enter SapientNitro, a company speacializing...

Dancers Of The NBA Playoffs: Miami Heat’s Sophie Is Asian!

As we quickly approach the NBA playoffs, it’s about time to focus on what’s really important. Of course we’re talking about the Cheerleaders of the NBA Playoffs. And as much as people hate Lebron James & Co., there is no doubt that the Miami Heat Dancers are some of hottest cheerleaders in all of professional sports. Drawing off the immense talent walking around South...

Heat seek eighth straight win against Raptors

Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Miami Heat take on the Toronto Raptors. NBA Heat territory. Despite the constant uncertainty of Dwyane Wade's health, LeBron James has helped the Miami Heat remain in contention for the Eastern Conference's top seed. The Heat haven't had much trouble with the Toronto Raptors in recent years no matter who has been in the lineup...

Heat would prefer to play Bulls in Chicago

MIAMI-- Erik Spoesltra obviously has nothing against Miami fans. Not even the guy who shows up every game dressed as a banana. The Heat coach loves the homecourt advantage his team has at AmericanAirlines Arena, where it is 26-4 this season. But Spoelstra would rather not be in Miami on Thursday night. "We would probably prefer this one was on the road again and have that...

James, Bosh out for Heat vs. Washington

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James sat out Saturday night against Washington for the Miami Heat, only the second game he has missed this season. With the playoffs starting next week, Chris Bosh was held out for the third game in a row. Dwyane Wade, who has missed 14 games, was in the starting lineup. "We want to make sure we are healthy going into the second season," coach Erik...

Heat 96, Raptors 72

LeBron James wants some rest. He also wants to play. For now, the desire to play seems to be stronger. And his MVP candidacy may be a beneficiary of that decision. James scored 28 points before taking the fourth quarter off, Mike Miller added 13 points and the Miami Heat continued tuning up for the postseason by pulling away in the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 96-72...

Who is the REAL NBA MVP?

The NBA MVP debate has heated up, then cooled down. Then it heated up again, and then it cooled down, again. It seems that the MVP has come down to two players: Miami Heat forward LeBron James and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. Durant also has an argument for the award. He is averaging 27.8 ppg and 8 rpg. While he doesn’t boast the same assists per game like LeBron...

Daily Dribbles: 4.19.12

By Payton Wales Jumping right into the news today. *** Lebron James says winning a third MVP would "mean a lot." It would also mean nothing. As a matter of fact, it would almost be detrimental to his legacy at this point if he won but didn't get a title. It would be more detrimental to the shine of his present-day legacy to get that third MVP. He needs a title...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.