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New York Knicks
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Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Heat unleashed
New York looked like the team that could beat Miami. The team had shooters, an elite scorer and big men able to defend and keep LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on the perimeter. Having all three of these things seems incredibly essential even to have a chance to defeat Miami once -- let alone, four out of seven times.
Indeed, the Knicks had seemed like the Heat's Achilles' heel in defeating the Heat twice by 20 points in the teams' two previous meetings.
New York took a 16-point lead in the first half behind Jason Kidd's superb shooting performance and Carmelo Anthony scoring at a scary efficient rate. All that came to an end in the second half.
Miami put LeBron James on Anthony and Melo saw his scoring rate decrease. Miami ratcheted up the defense and New York struggled to make shots. And so there came the Heat, like a freight train, ove...
BEST OF MAXIM
He didn't look like he was hurting, but LeBron James reportedly played through knee pain to help the Miami Heat win last night. The superstar has been performing on a whole new level this season (which didn't seem possible), and he has the Heat poised to repeat as NBA champions.Despite the knee injury that Brian Windhorst of ESPN says occurred after James fell awkwardly...
That gasping sound you here, is Miami Heat fans holding their collective breath.
During the third quarter of the Heat’s 99-93 victory over the New York Knicks, James went up for an alley-oop dunk and came down awkwardly after being hit by a defender, he managed to finish the game after some initial discomfort, he’s worried but doesn’t expect to miss any time.
“I was concerned...
INHUMAN AT MSG
Video: Throws down two 1st half alley-oops
LeBron James is an incredbile athlete. He has arguably the best skill set of any basketball player, ever. He has Magic Johnson’s court vision, with Michael Jordan’s athleticism, and Karl Malone’s body. There is nothing he cannot do on a basketball court. Fans know this, and they have been clamoring to see him participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest for his entire carer. After...
And we’re still discussing the NBA Dunk Contest. Can we please stop? Several days after the actual dunk contest, people still want LeBron James to take part in the festivities but there is one man in particular who would pay to see it—Magic Johnson. According to ESPN, James is considering the offer. Here is what [...]
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LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, rallying to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 on Sunday.
Dwyane Wade added 20 points for the Heat, who had to overcome a 16-point deficit to beat the Knicks for the first time in three tries this season. Chris Bosh bounced back from a dismal first...
Although considering partaking every year, Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is mulling Magic Johnson’s $1-million offer to compete in next winter’s NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest. “Tell him I’ll get back to him,” said James, 28, who Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett recently predicted would become the first athlete to top the billion-dollar mark since male ***** Tiger...
Friday I pleaded to stop the madness and obsession over the made up controversy swirling around LeBron James and his dunking. No less than 24 hours later, Magic Johnson put up $1 million dollars on national television to try to entice LeBron James to participate in next year's dunk contest.
I kid you not. One. Million. Dollars. Here's the video evidence from...
MVP candidate Tony Parker went down with an ankle injury last night, and if we have learned anything about Spurs' coach Greg Popovich, we probably won't see Parker again until the playoffs.The Spurs will be fine, as they have already stacked up a nice record for themselves (best in the NBA to be exact) and are generally excellent at plugging in pieces to combat the wear and...
First of all, Magic Johnson isn’t stupid. The guy actually turned out to be a quality businessman. You don’t think he’ll get a serious return on this million somehow? Secondly, I’m tired of this story. I think Lebron is the best player in the world by far. I think he’s a cheesedick for not participating in the Dunk Contest. I don’t go to bed worrying about it. Newsflash...
Chris Bosh is known for always getting caught on camera doing some pretty weird things, but this time around the NBA player decided to set things up himself and have a little fun. While D. Wade was busy doing an interview after the Heat’s win over the Timberwolves, Chris Bosh decided to interrupt things by [...]
Tweet On Friday Magic Johnson made a pretty bold statement when he offered to put up $1 million if LeBron James enters the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest. It’s probably a safe bet that won’t happen so we will have to settle for the dunks worthy of a dunk contest that James has been doing [...]