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David Fizdale is one of the NBA's most coveted assistant coaches that will likely be mentioned for head coaching jobs in the near future.
Fizdale is currently an assistant coach with the Miami Heat.
Fizdale is credited with assisting LeBron James in his post game and has been a stabilizing influence on the superstar core of the Heat in general.
Like Erik Spoelstra, Fizdale began as a video coordinator of the Heat and never played in the NBA.
“[Fizdale] grew up hard and fought to get to where he is,” said a source. “It’s given him an ability to connect because he understands where a lot of these guys came from.”
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This Miami Heat fan gave the Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah just one thing after he was ejected for berating a ref — her middle finger. That’s one classy lady don’t you think? The refs ejected Noah’s teammate Taj Gibson as well.
What happened: The Miami Heat were stunned 93-86 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal against the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Heat (66-16) won 21 more games during the regular season than the Bulls (45-37). But it didn't matter as Chicago guard Nate Robinson scored 27 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to key the upset....
LeBron James was awarded his fourth NBA MVP on Sunday, but there was one vote separating him from a unanimous selection. We have found out who that man was.
LeBron James wins his fourth MVP award. The vote however wasn’t unanimous. There was one vote cast for Knicks Carmelo Anthony. During the ceremony LeBron expressed how important his teammates were to his success.
“You guys saw me sitting in this chair and I kept looking over at them,” James said, standing behind a podium. “It’s because I’d rather be sitting there with...
LeBron James took home his 4th MVP award home this week, and the NBA felt it was a smart idea to toss together a quick career retrospective on the phenom. The video takes you along the LeBron journey in the NBA, and it is hard to imagine that he will be around for another decade or so. So many more highlights to come.
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LeBron James was the best player in the NBA this season.
Nobody in their right mind really disputes this. Even the lone person to cast a first-place MVP vote for someone other than James admits this in his defense of Carmelo Anthony as his vote recipient. James was the best. Anthony, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul and the scores of other All-NBA-caliber players on the ballot were a step...
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MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat have been in this less-than-ideal spot before.
They trailed Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinals last season, needed to win a pair of elimination games against Boston in the East finals and then dropped Game 1 of the NBA Finals to Oklahoma City. And when it was all said and done, the Heat walked away with the title...
The Heat were pissed off. The Bulls weren't backing down.
The result was a lot of Game 2 chippiness in Miami on Wednesday night in its 115-78 win. Hard fouls. Several altercations. Nine technicals, a flagrant and two ejections. And, in the end, a Heat rout that evened this Eastern Conference semifinal series at a game apiece .
The bad blood was predictable, really, given the...
The writer who did not choose LeBron James of the Miami Heat as the NBA's Most Valuable Player believes Carmelo Anthony ''meant more to his team'' this season.
Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe says Anthony made the New York Knicks relevant again by leading them to their first division title in nearly two decades. Washburn's explanation was published Monday...
Just one game into the Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Bulls leading 1-0, Chris Bosh is already tired of talking about his counterpart, Joakim Noah.
According to the Chicago Tribune:
If there was any doubt about the Bulls’ ability to get into the Heat’s heads after a surprising Game 1 triumph, Heat center Chris Bosh reinforced the idea Tuesday with his response to a simple...