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Ray Allen keeps getting asked about “the shot.” He’s not complaining, exactly. He thinks it was just as cool as a lot of Heat fans did.
In case you blocked it from your memory, the shot in question came with 5.2 seconds to go in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The Heat were on the verge of being eliminated by the Spurs before a scrum for an offensive rebound ended with the ball in the capable hands of Allen in the left corner.
Allen’s shot was good because, of course it was, and two days later the Heat were NBA champions for the second consecutive year. As Allen has made the rounds this offseason, he has been asked again and again about the shot, wherever he goes. And he’s fine with that.
“You can never smite glory,” Allen told USA Today. “It’s something that you always will be associated with when you’re winning.”
Allen hasn’t sought much attention this summer after doubling his collection of titles. He will soon add the 2013 championship ring to his 2008 Celtics bauble, and having exercise
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LeBron James can opt out of his contract after the 2013-14 NBA season. He recently gave his strongest commitment yet that he'd like to stay with Miami.
The Miami Heat have signed Michael Beasley, the club announced Wednesday.
The team did not disclose terms of the contract, but according to multiple reports it's a non-guaranteed deal.
Beasley, who was originally drafted by the Heat with the No. 2 pick in the 2008 draft, is currently under investigation in Scottsdale, Ariz., for a sexual assault incident at his home.
It is too late for LeBron to back out now, so he will be officially be marrying his longtime girlfriend and fiancee Savannah Brinson this month.
Here are some of the details.
James will marry his longtime love Savannah Brinson in a top-secret and high-security ceremony. Speculation is that the wedding will be held at either the Grand Del Mar or Hotel Del Coronado.
The Miami Heat have signed forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. Griffin appeared in 10 games (seven starts) for the HEAT’s 2013 Summer League team and averaged 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 19.0 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the field. He appeared in 28 games with Fileni BPA Jesi of the Italian Lega2 last season and averaged 17.5 points, 7.1...
The Miami Heat’s most valuable bench asset is former Duke star Shane Battier.
Like sharpshooter Ray Allen, Battier can be counted on in clutch situations even if he struggles during traditional minutes.
The 35-year-old is entering the final year of his contract with Miami as they wind up their wagon to go for a precious 3-Peat.
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As we near “LeBronmageddon” as Miami Heat star LeBron James is set to become a free agent in 2014, he decided to discuss his current state of mind to ESPN’s Chris Broussard.
Below are LeBron’s comments where he states that he isn’t sure what his plan is:
“I have absolutely no idea,” James recently told ESPN.com. “I would love to spend the rest of my career in Miami...
The Miami Heat have 13 guaranteed contracts on their roster and could maintain the same amount throughout the upcoming season.
The Heat have told some player agents that they may carry only 13 players.
The Heat signed Justin Hamilton and Eric Griffin to non-guaranteed deals on Tuesday. Jarvis Varnado also is under a non-guaranteed contract.
LeBron James and Russell Westbrook needeled Kevin Durant on Monday night over the Washington Redskins’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on national TV. LeBron and Russ are both big Dallas Cowboys fans — LeBron was even at the stadium watching the Cowboys in Sunday Night Football — so they couldn’t resist taking a shot at […]
When did Miami Heat’s legacy start? Did it start when LeBron James ,Chris Bosh, and Ray Allen joined the team, or did it start when Dwyane Wade led the Heat to their first NBA title? Opinions vary, but in my opinion, I think Dwyane Wade along side Shaquille O’Neal, started the foundation for Miami’s legacy. The year of 2006 was the first NBA finals appearance by the Heat where...
One of the interesting things about the upcoming NBA season is what exactly will be the biggest storyline in Miami. Obviously the Heat chasing a 3-peat has to be the main priority, but the looming potential free agency of the Big 3 have to be in the back of Pat Riley’s mind. For the most […]
The Miami Heat have brought back forward Michael Beasley, signing him to a non-guaranteed contract Wednesday afternoon. Beasley was traded by Miami to Minnesota in July 2010.
“Michael had the best years of his career with us,” Heat president Pat Riley said. “We feel that he can help us.”
Beasley was bought out earlier this month by the Phoenix Suns, not long...
Low risk, high reward type of deal. Maybe the Big 3 can straighten him out. NBA source tells Sun Sentinel that Miami Heat will sign Michael Beasley to non-guaranteed, make-good contract from training camp. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) September 11, 2013 Source says Heat decided no-risk tryout was worth gamble, despite No. 2 overall 2008 […]
Just as San Antonio Spurs fans begin to cope with the devastating Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat, a new story comes out.
This time, however, it’s not about Ray Allen’s foot being out of bounds, or even Danny Green showing up to the same club as LeBron James and teammates, it has to do with boxing star Floyd “Money” Mayweather.
The pound-for-pound king is being sued...
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