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Pro Sports Daily:
The NBA announced Sunday that Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has been named head coach of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference All-Star team. Spoelstra earned the honor because the Heat has the best record in the Eastern Conference in games played through Sunday. The Heat is 30-14, a half-game ahead of the New York Knicks, who are 30-15. This marks Spoelstra's first appearance as head coach and the second time a Heat head coach has earned the honor. He coached the Heat to the NBA championship last season. The All-Star Game will be played next Sunday in Houston.
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The Heat's win Sunday afternoon did more than put them a half-game up on the New York Knicks, it also meant coach Erik Spoelstra was the recipient of a special honor.
Spoelstra will coach the Eastern Conference All-Stars on Feb. 17, the NBA announced after the Heat beat Toronto 100-85 Sunday.
It will be Spoelstra's first appearance as a head coach in the NBA All-Star Game...
MIAMI LeBron James took his kids to school in the morning. Then he took the ball to the hoop at night.
James might have arrived home with his Miami Heat teammates at 3 a.m. Monday after a game and a Super Bowl party the day before in Toronto. But he was up a few hours later for fatherly duties.
While LeBron James Jr., 8, and Bryce Maximus James, 5, were in class, James went home...
At the ACC for Bruins/Leafs.
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LeBron James wants you to appreciate the fact that’s he’s never taken a max deal in his 10 year NBA career. He wants you to understand that he’s sacrificed his personal finances to win and he never gets credit for that fact.
“I have not had a full max deal yet in my career — that’s a story untold,” James said.
“I don’t get (the credit) for it...
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, the Heat's 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
Dwyane Wade had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Miami, which has won nine of its last 10 at home. James was 13 for 14 from the field, for a career-best 93-percent shooting. The Heat improved to 19-3 on their...
Pacers forward David West battles Chris Bosh(Photo: Pacers)
They did it again. The Pacers beat the Miami Heat. At home. In another tough, physical game. And still without star forward Danny Granger.
And this time, the Heat knew what to expect. Head Coach Erik Spoelstra told reporters they watched film from their last meeting again on Friday morning.
“It was eye opening…similar...
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had yet to give it any thought.
After all, he had only known he was the coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for a few minutes. His first decision is whether to start center Chris Bosh in the game Feb. 17 in Houston. He leaned toward having three Heat starters, with Bosh joining LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The last team to have...
TORONTO -- As he so often does, LeBron James took over Sunday's game late in the fourth quarter, and he did it in a variety of ways. His rebound and pass set up a big 3-pointer from the corner by Chris Bosh to put the Miami Heat ahead by seven points. Then James stole a pass by Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and took it the other way for a driving dunk, putting the...
It has been more than two seasons since Chris Bosh left the Toronto Raptors via free agency to join the Miami Heat, but many of the fans in Toronto are still bitter about it. On Sunday, a number of Raptors fans booed Bosh when they hosted the Heat. The 28-year-old center said he is surprised they have not gotten over his departure.
“Yeah, I’m a little surprised,” Bosh said...
The Miami Heat are now 0-5 against the Top 4 teams in the Eastern Conference (Knicks (0-2), Bulls (0-1), Pacers (0-2)) – and 0-2 to the Indiana Pacers, losing to them by a combined 23 points this season. Ray Allen was held scoreless for just the 2nd and 3rd time in his 17-year career in 2 contests vs. the Pacers this season – but LeBron James and the Heat don’t seem to be concerned...
TORONTO – LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Miami Heat to a 100-85 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday before a crowd of 19,800 at Air Canada Centre. Former Raptor Chris Bosh added 25 points and Dwyane Wade had 23 for the Heat who have defeated the Raptors 10 straight times. Rudy Gay led Toronto with 29 points while DeMar DeRozan...
Tweet With Rajon Rondo’s torn ACL removing him from the NBA All-Star game, Brook Lopez was recently announced as his replacement on the roster. However, what has yet to be addressed is who will take Rondo’s spot in the starting lineup for the Eastern Conference. Many people believed that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving was the [...]