Ike and Baby Jordan: 30 Years of Heat

Today’s Heat countdown features a look at Harold Miner and Isaac Austin 48. Harold Miner Harold Miner, a 6'5" guard from Inglewood, CA, was born on May 5th, 1971. Known as "Baby Jordan" from early on in his career, he played his prep ball at Inglewood High. He later played for the Trojans at the University of Southern California for three seasons, averaging 23.5 points, 5.4...
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Box Score 5/5: For over 100 years, perfection endures

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting to see if there is enough money in our allowance for for some very expensive sneakers.Happy birthday today to P. J. Tucker, DerMarr Johnson, Tiffany Roberts, Johan Hedberg, Ziggy Palffy and Harold Miner. On this...
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Where did it all go wrong? A post-mortem for NBA

There's a few NBA teams who went into the year with high hopes and ended up with low win totals. We've picked out three teams in each conference who were blindsided by a trip to the lottery, and we've gone back to look at how and where it all went so very, very wrong. New York Knicks Great Expectations: The Knicks went into the season feeling optimistic. They'd added former MVP...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine confirms he will not compete in this year’s Dunk Contest

There will be no three-peat for reigning back-to-back Slam Dunk Contest champion Zach LaVine.The Minnesota Timberwolves guard confirmed at shootaround on Thursday that he will not be participating in this year’s competition, per the team’s official PR department. The high-flying LaVine, who is averaging 19.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 3.0 assists this season, was responsible for...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Whicker: Breaking down USC's agonziing loss to Providence

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Providence 70, USC 69, the morning after:• In 1992, Georgia Tech's James Forrest swished a long jumper to knock USC out of the NCAA tournament, 79-78. That was a second-round game, not a first, and the Trojans, with Harold Miner, felt they had at least a decent shot at a Final Four that year.
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March 18, 2016

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