Found April 03, 2012 on
Ronny Turiaf joined the Miami Heat a couple of weeks ago, but the veteran big man admits he was close to donning green. Turiaf, who signed with the Heat after being waived by the Nuggets following his involvement in a three-team deal, said his decision came down to choosing between two or three teams before he eventually settled on joing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. "Boston came up close. It was down to the final two or three teams and I made a choice to go to Miami based on a whole bunch of factors," Turiaf...
BEST OF MAXIM
When Monday's film session and court work were completed on the Heat practice floor, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade huddled with coach Erik Spoelstra and assistant David Fizdale for a chat.
Everyone took a turn talking, everyone took a turn nodding.
''We'd be lying to ourselves,'' Wade said afterward, ''if we said we were playing our best basketball...
Basketball Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley is being sued for $551,000 for causing damage to his neighbor's basement, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.
The documents state Riley and his wife Christine overhauled their home in Malibu, Calif., in 2009 with new landscaping, terracing and a new irrigation system.
Shortly after the work was completed, their neighbors began...
MIAMI It's simple. Either the Miami Heat are the Heat 2.0 hardened, emboldened and made better by all that's transpired since LeBron James uttered those words about South Beach.
Or they're the same team that relentlessly showed signs all last season, to those willing to see, that their glorious trio came with a very real Achilles' heel the one that finally caught...
Centers are at such a dearth in talent right now in today’s NBA that the Miami Heat would be just fine in a series against the Orlando Magic or Los Angeles Lakers. The Heat have enough talent in enough places to succeed against an elite center. Last season’s Eastern Conference Finals proved that the regular season is only good for seeding, and that in critical junctures...
MIAMI -- If Tom Brady goes awhile without a 300-yard passing game, it's a slump. If Tim Lincecum has a stretch without a 10-strikeout game, one wonders what's wrong.
It's the same with Miami forward LeBron James. When he had failed to reach 30 points for nine straight games, his longest such streak since early in his second season of 2004-05, it was a drought.
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade returned to the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Wade missed Tuesday's win over Philadelphia with a sore left knee, which he originally suffered Sunday.
He had been listed as a game-time decision against the Thunder, but the team announced less than an hour beforehand that he would be in uniform.
The big game tonight will most likely decide who will be this year's MVP. I hope everyone is as excited as I am to see the Kevin Durant v.s. LeBron James showdown!!
I'm taking Miami -2.5
It's not often that an NBA player gets duped by a playground move but check out this clip from yesterday's Heat/Celtics affair as Paul Pierce ends up giving Heat forward Shane Battier an easy basket.The play happened midway through the second quarter during a Miami in-bounds play as Pierce had his back turned and Shane saw the opportunity to bounce it off his back for an easy hoop:
After every game, we'll take stock of how each individual performance affects the player's overall value.
Rajon Rondo: Screw the green arrow, Rondo deserves a gold star for his performance. His 1st quarter was phenomenal: 10 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds. The Heat knew they were in for a fight right from the start. He managed the game brilliantly...