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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The NBA champion Miami Heat will play two preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers in China this fall. The teams will meet Oct. 11 at MasterCard Center in Beijing and Oct. 14 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. It's the first time the reigning NBA champions will play in the NBA China Games, which will mark their sixth edition. Eight NBA teams will play in eight international games in October as part of the league's international preseason schedule. The Dallas Mavericks will play games in Barcelona and Berlin and the Boston Celtics will play games in Istanbul and Milan against top Euroleague teams. Toronto and the New York Knicks will play in Montreal and Minnesota and Detroit will play in Winnipeg. In 2004, the NBA became the first American professional sports league to play games in China, with two games between the Houston Rockets and Sacramento.
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin will undergo arthroscopic surgery today to repair the medial meniscus tear of his left knee which he suffered during Team USA's practice in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 11th. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic.
Griffin experienced discomfort following Wednesday's practice...
Blake Griffin will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Monday to repair the medial meniscus tear of his left knee that he suffered during practice with the U.S. national team in Las Vegas.
The Los Angeles Clippers say Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic will perform the surgery.
Griffin returned to Los Angeles last Thursday after experiencing discomfort in the same knee that...
This juicy tidbit comes to us from the Miami Herald:
Heat fans should appreciate Ray Allen next season, because there’s no assurance he will be here beyond that. Two sources with direct knowledge tell us that Allen’s two-year deal with the Heat includes a $3.2 million player option for 2013-14. So if Allen wants to become a free agent again next July, he can. So can Rashard...
I know that this is kind of old and happened a few weeks ago but so what? We all know that the championship parade already happened. We already know that Bron Bron and his crew were celebrating on parade floats and all that stuff. Hell we even know that the Miami Heat still lost money this year despite the title! Yes, did you know that?
But I don’t think we’ve seen...
Norris Cole had 13 points and nine assists for the Heat.
The Clippers haveapparently added another important piece to their roster for next season,reportedly agreeing with small forward Grant Hill on a deal.
Yahoo! Sports reportedthat Hill, 39, will sign a two-year contract.
The Clippers haveseveral options to acquire Hill, either through a sign-and-trade with thePhoenix Suns or by using its bi-annual exception, according to reports...
Grant Hill is the second oldest player in the NBA, but that has not stopped teams from pursing the free agent.
The Los Angeles Clippers are the latest team interested in signing Hill to be a backup small forward. Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro met with Hill on Sunday in Las Vegas to gauge his interest in playing in Los Angeles.
According to Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times...
Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis signed their free agent contracts with the Heat last week.
For those of you going through NBA withdrawal, LeBron James is still showing off his flying ability as a member of Team USA.
Watch as LeBron throws down this fastbreak dunk against Brazil and ESPN commentator Mark Jones decides to provide an interesting remark:
LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball
team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on
The NBA champion Miami Heat will play two preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers in China this fall.
The teams will meet Oct. 11 at MasterCard Center in Beijing and Oct. 14 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai.
It's the first time the reigning NBA champions will play in the NBA China Games, which will mark their sixth edition.
Eight NBA teams will play in eight international...
As we continue our trek through some of the greatest hypothetical NBA games never played, we turn our attention to a sort of modern day battle.
Who leads their squad to victory in the All Time NBA Mock Draft: Lebron James v Kobe Bryant?
It’s the question that is debated all of the basketball world, on talk shows, on radio, on message boards, and it leads to some of the ugliest...
I know that we’ve seen all those ridiculous commercials of Lebron James hoisting up full court shots that go in one after the other. And we’ve seen those ridiculous car commercials that make it look like a truck takes a 200 ft jump and lands just perfectly.
But it is possible that this dude really made this shot? For some reason I think that it’s real. Though I have...