Found June 03, 2012 on Red's Army:
Three reasons the Celtics won this game: Grit and balls. Balls and grit. Grit and balls. What did I tell you all before the game via Twitter? Joey Crawford is the only ref with the balls to take on LeBron Wade and Dwyane Wade. And Joey delivered with the 6th whistle on James. Now excuse me while I restart my heart. (image courtesy Jose3030)

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...

'We wanted to give everything'

"It's a lot of things you do for the Olympics -- a lot of jerseys you sell. We play the whole summer. I do think guys should be compensated. Just like I think college players should be compensated as well. Unfortunately, it's not there. But I think it should be something, you know, there for it." -- Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat star and erstwhile member of Team USA...

Boston Celtics take wild, crazy Game 4, 93-91, when Dwyane Wade’s buzzer-beater bounds off rim

The Boston Celtics had tried so many ways to take Game 4 — including a first-half offensive explosion, a late fourth-quarter stand, fierce overtime defense and a slew of offensive rebounds in the extra session — that perhaps it was fitting their final hope was prayer.Marquis Daniels, who had played just two minutes before the series moved to Boston, found himself switched onto...

Erik Spoelstra mismanges Game 4 as Celtics win 93-91

BOSTON – It was not the Celtics that beat the Miami Heat. It was the Miami Heat that beat the Miami Heat in Game 4’s OT period. Let us be clear, the Celtics crushed the Heat in the first two periods of the contest. To read this story and watch both highlights and post game footage of Game 4, please click the link below.

After loss, Heat try to earn split in Boston

BOSTON (AP) -- Everywhere Dwyane Wade turned, two Boston Celtics seemed to be waiting. And as long as Chris Bosh is out, he understands it's probably going to stay that way. The Celtics can double-team him without fear, knowing LeBron James is the only other Miami player who can consistently hurt them. Wade scored only 18 points Friday in the Heat's 101-91 loss in Game...

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Will 'Continue to Attack,' 'Force the Issue' Against Celtics (Video)

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...

Dwyane Wade Impacts Games Defensively Against Celtics Despite Shooting Struggles

Paul Pierce drove the lane and bulled past Shane Battier just as Dwyane Wade shifted over on defense. As Pierce went up for the layup, Wade took off as well, grabbing the ball with both hands and wresting it away from Pierce. On that second-quarter play in Sunday's Game 4, despite the howls from the TD Garden crowd for a foul, Wade did not look like the ineffective, absent star...

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.

Dwyane Wade or Paul Pierce?

PAULPIERCE!!! Came up with a huge three pointer tonight to help the Celtics take a 3-2 series lead over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. Pierce and one of Miami’s ‘big three’, Dwyane Wade have both been involved in some pretty odd injury ordeals. Pierce, channeling Willis Reed, hurt his knee in Game 1 of the 2008 NBA Finals against the LA Lakers and had to...

With play, Boston Celtics assure Miami Heat that they’re fighting for their lives as crucial Game 5 arrives

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James shared the podium after dropping Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics, 101-91. Together they laughed when Wade discussed his failure to earn a single free throw attempt. With a chuckle, James mentioned the time earlier this season when he failed to register a single assist. The duo appeared to shrug off the blowout loss like...

Starting 5: A pair of Best-of-3's, Rondo calls out Miami, & Red wouldn't let Wade's shot go in

Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1:  We're all starting over The Spurs and Thunder start over with a "Best of 3" series that begins tonight in San Antonio.  This has been an amazing series that shows the mighty Spurs also bleed.  Home court advantage has never meant so much to a team as it has Oklahoma...

Wade's OT miss allows Celtics to climb even with Heat

BOSTON -- Did the Celtics have some extra help in the final seconds of Sunday night's game? "Red wasn't going to let it go in, you know that. Not in the Boston Garden," Boston coach Doc Rivers said, referencing legendary Celtics coach and executive Red Auerbach, after Dwyane Wade missed an open 3-pointer as time expired in overtime. Wade's misfire allowed...

"Good Job, Good Effort" Kid is needed at every Hallway

The kid is also needed at my bedroom door for the morning when one of my broads exits and must do her own Lebron James or Dwyane Wade walk of shame to her car. [Follow me @TravisHouser]

This time, Heat can't get Celtics fouled up

Although it's part of playoff rhetoric, the constant talk about officiating appears to be wearing on Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, especially when it comes to the notion of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade being extended a favorable whistle. It finally caught up to the Heat in the 101-91 loss to the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final on Friday night. Wade failed to...

Eastern Conference Finals style wars: King James & DWade vs. Rondo & Marquis Daniels

Celtics won their first game of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night. The series in now 2-1 in the Miami Heat’s favor. But when it comes to the postgame catwalk, the Heat are still up 3-0. For today’s fashion face off, check out LeBron James and Dwyane Wade vs. Rajon Rondo and Marquis Daniels. [...]
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.