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LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have made a living attacking the basket, a style of play that generally lends itself to plenty of opportunities at the charity stripe. The Celtics saw that firsthand in Games 1 and 2. But James and Wade were limited to five combined free-throw attempts during Friday's Game 3, with Wade failing to get to the line even once. Those figures are something you won't see from the two Miami stars very often, but the limited free-throw attempts are hardly going to alter the duo's gameplan going forward. "We're attack guys. We'll continue to attack and...

Killer crossover drops LeBron James Jr.

Sure, we could go with a “Like father, like son” reference here, but I have no idea if the play in question when LeBron James, Jr. gets crossed up and dropped to the floor by an opponent’s killer crossover occurred during crunch time in the fourth quarter. (rim shot) LeBron, Jr, 7, who by all [...]

James outlasts Celtics in Heat's Game 2 win

MIAMI LeBron James played nearly 48 minutes Wednesday night against Boston, and finally arrived in the interview room at 12:50 a.m.Thursday morning. After being asked five questions, the Miami forward was ready to take some more. But none were asked. "You guys are tired, too, huh?" James cracked, and then headed out into the night. Before Jamesoutlasted all the reporters...

Could Texas teams be LeBron James’ kryptonite?

Two NBA Finals appearances for Lebron James. Two losses. What is the common thread linking both of these losses together? Both teams were from Texas.James joined the Miami Heat during the 2010-2011 season with one goal in mind and that was to win the championship that had eluded him up to that point in his career. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »

Dwyane Wade Hasn't Looked Like Himself Against Celtics, Which Comes as Bit of a Surprise

Dwyane Wade hasn't looked like, well, Dwyane Wade in the Eastern Conference Finals. Sure, he's produced solid numbers by anyone's standards, but when simply using the eye test, it's easy to see that LeBron James has been the focal point of Miami's offense. What makes Wade's effort in the series thus far a bit surprising -- if not alarming to Heat fans -- is...

Wade Smothered By Celtics' Defense

Erik Spoelstra denied that there is anything wrong with Dwyane Wade, who didn't have a free throw attempt in the game.

Balance effort by Celtics even series at two games with 93-91 overtime win

Fouls weren't hard to come by in this game as we saw Paul Pierce and Lebron James foul out.  Boston jumped out to an early lead in this game while coasting to the fourth quarter.  Miami Heat wasn't going to let this game coast, which saw an 18 point deficit. Credit Lebron James 29 point effort to keep Miami close during the early parts of this game. The Celtics have...

Jabari Parker Will be Grounded by His Father

It isn't very often when you come across the story in the world of basketball recruiting that helps, even in a small sense restore a sense of faith in humanity.  Okay, perhaps I am over dramatizing it just a little but a recent article on ESPN's recruiting page did make me feel particularly good about one of Duke and well the entire countries more sought after targets for...

Heat prepared for Boston to play their best

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat know what's coming from the Boston Celtics. "Their all," Dwyane Wade said. That's what usually happens when one team is fighting to save its season -- and in this case, the Big Four era in Boston might be at stake as well. The Eastern Conference finals shift to Boston on Friday night for Game 3, with the Heat holding a 2-0 lead after...

‘Better Than Wade’? Why The Wiz Should Hope Brad Beal Falls To 3

Here to encourage the Wizards to draft Bradley Beal (pictured with girlfriend Kytra Hunter), is Florida blog Alligator Army’s Andy Hutchins. After Anthony Davis, the shot-eating mantis who will be the first pick, there’s a lot more doubt in the 2012 NBA Draft. No player has Davis’ potential to make a franchise a contender in short order, and many more have significantly more...

Paul Pierce can't get caught up in battling LeBron anymore

  May 18, 2008. Five years ago.  Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.  LeBron James was 23 years-old, a year removed from an embarrassing Finals sweep at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, and, at the time, believed to be on the cusp of leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a championship.  Surely, people thought, the next logical step after losing...

Heat-Celtics Preview

The Miami Heat know what's coming from the Boston Celtics. ''Their all,'' Dwyane Wade said. That's what usually happens when one team is fighting to save its season - and in this case, the Big Four era in Boston might be at stake as well. The Eastern Conference finals shift to Boston on Friday night for Game 3, with the Heat holding a 2-0 lead after staving...

Your Morning Dump... Where the refs missed 5 or 6 calls somewhere

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The general manager of the Boston Celtics was trying to understand how LeBron James could get to the free-throw line those 24 times, and so Danny Ainge stood in the hallway recreating a clear-path foul call...

Celts beat Heat in OT, even series

Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists, and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics' 93-91 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night that evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece. Getting a huge break when LeBron James fouled out for the first time since joining the Heat, the Celtics recovered after blowing an 18-point lead in regulation...

DigBoston: Celtics-76ers Story Live

[caption id="attachment_2162" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="When Jrue Holiday penetrates the Celtics defense this easily, LeBron James' domination makes a whole lot more sense. Read more at!"][/caption] My first 52 Games story for DigBoston should've been on the Celtics' season opener on Christmas Day. But...
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