Found December 24, 2011 on Basketball ]
PLAYERS: Erik SpoelstraPat Riley
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Hold up together during the lockout, Heat president Pat Riley, CEO Nick Arison and coach Erik Spoelstra had plenty of time to tinker.

ASK IRA: How did Eddie House lose his roster spot?

Q: How did Eddie House wind up being the odd man out, considering the unique dimension he is able to bring to the game when he is draining threes? -- Ed.

Dwyane Wade a doting dad on 'Nightline' (Video)

Dwyane Wade will step away from his sons to take to the court on Christmas Day in Dallas. But family time clearly otherwise remains the rule for the Heat guard.

Erick Dampier Used As An Example In Psychology Text Book (Picture)

It's not surprising to me that NBA players have found their ways into some rather interesting books but I didn't know that a psychology textbook was one until now.The good folks over at Deadspin came across this picture of Erick Dampier in a section of a psychology textbook (aptly named "Psychology") talking about sunk-cost fallacy:(Courtesy of Deadspin)

Heat waive veteran G House (AP)

The Miami Heat have waived veteran guard Eddie House, clearing the way for rookies Terrel Harris and Mickell Gladness to make the opening-day roster. Harris and Gladness said they were not sure of their fates until arriving for practice Saturday morning. Harris shot 50 percent in Miami's two preseason games, including a team-best four 3-pointers.

After NBA Finals failures, Miami Heat’s LeBron James taking game to post

Think back to the Finals failures that stand out most.

Gladness, Harris in for Heat; House out in final cut

In a surprising move, the Miami Heat kept two free-agent rookies on their final, 15-player roster, instead opting to waive veteran guard Eddie House.

Video: LeBron James airballs a free throw/is still better at basketball than you

It's a preseason game, signifying absolutely nothing, and LeBron James is unquestionably the best basketball player in the world. Still, on Wednesday night, he shot a wide open 15-foot set shot about 14 feet. "Short!" (HT: Jose3030.) (Also, Michael did this once.)

Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh brings Christmas cheer to neglected and abused youths

Christmas was made a little brighter for more than 100 neglected and abused local youths, thanks to Chris Bosh.

Eastern Conference Preview: Heat remains a cut above rivals

Well, it wasn't exactly divine. Twenty-nine NBA teams were supposed to bow at the feet of Miami's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

Video: Watch LeBron airball a free throw

The video is pretty much exactly what it says it is. LeBron James shoots an airball in the Heat’s preseason game Wednesday. Enjoy the schadenfreude. It does not mean anything. LeBron remains the best player walking the planet.

Former NBA Star Struggling to Pay Bills

Playing professional basketball for 13 years earned Antoine Walker a reported $110 million, but the former NBA star has bills piling up. The Chicago native appeared in Cook County court Thursday morning for allegedly not paying his youngest daughter's child support and tuition, according to the Chicago Tribune. Walker filed for bankruptcy in May 2010, and because of that,...

2011-12 Miami Heat Preview


LeBron James: Dwight Howard 'not going through what I went through'

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Amar’e Stoudemire: Dallas Mavericks’ Throne ‘Too High’ for the Miami Heat

Hilariously, Amar’e Stoudemire continues to take shots at the rival Miami Heat, saying that his Knicks are looking forward to challenging the reigning Eastern Conference champs. According to STAT, LeBron and co. aren’t ready to claim the NBA throne from the champion Mavericks. Per the NY Post: “Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire said though the Miami Heat are the team to beat...
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