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MIAMI-- If there's a more heated rivalry in the NBA now than Heat-Bulls, name it.
Thursday night's slugfest between the teams produced two flagrant fouls, one resulting in an ejection, and four individual technicals. It had Miami's Dwyane Wade and Chicago's Richard Hamilton going at it the way the two did when Hamilton played for Detorit in the hotly contested 2005 and 2006 Eastern Conference finals against the Heat.
And when the Heat and the Bulls next see each other, that also could be in the East finals.
On paper, the 83-72 win at AmericanAirlines Arena keeps Miami (45-17) alive for the top seed in the East. But that would require the Bulls (47-16) to lose at least one of their final three games.
More importantly, Thursday's game showed the Heat have no more plans to be pushed around by the allegedly more physical Bulls, who had beaten them two straight.
"It's a great atmosphere," said Heat forward LeBron James, who scored a game-high 27 poi...
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A MAN OF THE PEOPLE
Following a big win on Sunday for the Miami Heat against the Knicks, Dwyane Wade made it about New York and even found time to play some pick up ball against some lucky kids.
According to the NY Post:
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade’s post-victory celebration Sunday included a chat with Anna Wintour, shopping for socks and a pickup game in Tompkins Square Park. After the Heat...
Dwyane Wade is a man of the people. Not only did Wade attend the Yankees-Angels game last Sunday following his team’s win over the Knicks, but he also found some time to play a little pickup basketball with some kids at the park.
The New York Post reported on Tuesday that Wade was out buying clothing with his stylist in SoHo after the game when he spotted some kids playing at...
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade found himself needing something to do following Heat’s win over the Knicks Sunday in New York. After running around the Big Apple, Wade stopped in for some pick-up ball with some teenagers. And, of course, TMZ was there…
Per the NY Post:
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade’s post-victory celebration Sunday included a chat with Anna Wintour, shopping...
MIAMI - The Big Three was down to the Big Zero on Saturday night.
But don't fret, Miami Heat backers, it's not as bad as it might sound. Yes, the No. 1 seed in the East is all but gone after the undermanned Heat lost 84-82 to lowly Washington at AmericanAirlines Arena. But nobody is seriously hurt on the team, namely Dwyane Wade.
The Heat began the night not planning to...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Richard Hamilton scored 22 points in just 24 minutes as the Chicago Bulls took a step closer to wrapping up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 100-68 rout of the dreadful Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Hamilton made his first seven shots from the field, including four from beyond the arc and the outcome was never in doubt.
In the Miami Heat's last eight games, Dwyane Wade has sat out the four against opponents with losing records while playing four times against playoff teams.
If that pattern holds, Wade won't be on the court when the Heat look for a sixth straight win in a home matchup with the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
Wade has missed 14 games this season with a variety of injuries...
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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...
Guard Dwyane Wade and forward Chris Bosh won't play Wednesday night when the Miami Heat play host to the Toronto Raptors.The duo will sit out as part of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra's "maintenance program" in preparation for the playoffs.Wednesday's game starts a run of six games in nine days to close out the season for Miami.Forward Ronny Turiaf will also sit...
The Heat will rest Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on Wednesday against the Raptors.
If you are old enough to remember Connecticut’s first national championship in men’s basketball in 1999, you certainly remember Richard Hamilton.
Gabrielle Union may have gone a bit too far. The actress, who happens to be Dwyane Wade's girlfriend, appeared on Conan and admitted that she's now forced to sit back a few rows at Heat games because her heckling has gotten a little out of control. Union, who has starred in a number of movies and television series, said that she consistently yells "Brick" and "...
Derrick Rose returned to the Bulls lineup after sitting out three games with a right foot/ankle injury to score 11 points with eight assists in 32 minutes, Luol Deng scored 22 points, Richard Hamilton added 19 and the Chicago Bulls held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-83 on Saturday night.
The victory by the Bulls (48-16) gave them a 2 1/2 game lead over...
Tensions between the top two teams out in the East are escalating at the perfect time with the Miami Heat striking the latest blow with an 83-72 decision over the Chicago Bulls and pulling within a game and a half for the top seed with just five games left in the schedule. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade played one of their more "emotional" games of the season (while Chris...