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MIAMI Mercury Morris influence has been expanded. Apparently, hes now also relevant when it comes to basketball streaks.
Earlier this month, when the Miami Heats winning streak had reached 16, forward Shane Battier was asked if the Heat could approach the 22-game run Battiers Houston Rockets had in 2007-08, then the second-longest in NBA history.
Like Mercury Morris (said), Dont call me when youre on my block, call me when youre on my front porch, Battier quipped about the former Miami Dolphins running back, who has gained newfound recognition career in recent years with outlandish talk of wanting nobody to equal the 1972 Dolphins undefeated season.
Well, the Heat eventually did pass the Rockets. After their streak reached 25 with a 103-89 win Friday over Detroit, it was forward LeBron James turn to bring up Morris. James did so when asked about members of the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers showing great respect toward the Heat as their record 33-game winning streak is being challe...
BEST OF MAXIM
It would have been ironic had the worst team in the NBA (sorry Charlotte but the record does not lie) beat arguably the best team in the NBA and put an end to their epic winning streak.
That, of course, did not happen.
What did happen was Dwayne Wade got the day off and LeBron James threw down another massive jam after a half court pass from Norris Cole.
Marshall Henderson certainly didn’t have a great game during Ole Miss’ upset of Wisconsin on Friday, but that didn’t mean that people didn’t take notice of him on the court.
Man that dude Henderson from Ol Miss got the greenest light in basketball history!! Hahaha.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 22, 2013
LeBron James gave him a shoutout on Twitter and Marshall’s response...
It seems like Lebron James still has some hardcore support in Cleveland.
In case you missed it, a 20-year-old fan stormed the court during the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, while wearing a shirt that said “We Miss You” on the front and on the back “2014 Come Back.”
The fan, who has been identified as James Blair, is obsessed...
LeBron James gave James Blair, the guy who rushed the court in a 'We miss you, LeBron' t-shirt, some mad Twitter love after the event.
There have been no dramatic half-court shots hit during the NCAA tournament, so an Oklahoma City Thunder fan had to step up in March Madness’ absence.
As long as we’re comparing Justin Dougherty‘s dramatic $20,000 shot to March Madness, that makes Kevin Durant the walk-on benchwarmer who’s sole responsibility is to celebrate as much as possible. Durant jumped on Dougherty...
The Miami Heat won game #26 in a row against the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday beating them 109-77 in Miami. Dwyane Wade sat this one out nursing a sore knee but took over commentator duties interviewing LeBron James following the game.
Of course it’s not a proper Miami Heat postgame interview without a video bomb from Chris Bosh!
Sidenote. It’s Spring. They’re in Miami...
The Miami Heat needed a clutch shot by LeBron James to beat the Orlando Magic earlier this month to keep their staggering winning streak going.
Injuries to the Magic's top two scorers will likely keep that from happening this time.
James and the Heat will try to avoid some recent early struggles in order to make things easier on themselves Monday night when they face the Magic...
Most college basketball players would probably love nothing more than to celebrate an NCAA tournament win with a few cold ones, but few actually indulge. Then again, most college basketball players aren’t Marshall Henderson.
After powering Ole Miss to a 57-46 win over Wisconsin on Friday, and receiving a personal shout-out from LeBron James, the guard was ready to celebrate his...
Marshall Henderson may have more enemies than fans in the college basketball world, but not many of his critics can say they’ve received a personal shout-out from LeBron James.
The free-shooting, free-speaking guard from Ole Miss struggled in the first half of Friday’s matchup against Wisconsin, shooting only 1-11 from the field. But that didn’t stop the controversial star...
Last time in the film room, I gave the bench a standing ovation for their assist work. This week, I have the much less enjoyable task of breaking down just how the Cavaliers blew a 27-point lead against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, allowing the Heat to extend their win streak to 24 games. Not surprisingly, the three point shot played a huge role in that comeback. In less than...
For the past decade, Dwayne Wade has been the quintessential NBA superstar. He is explosive and exciting on the court, a fan favorite off it, and he is even one of the few popular media targets painted positively. His name is one of the most recognizable amongst current players, and his international popularity has only increased since he teamed up with fellow superstar LeBron...
MIAMI (AP) -- Another game, another double-digit rally for the Miami Heat.
And most importantly, another win.
LeBron James scored 29 points, Dwyane Wade added 19 and the Heat extended their winning streak to 25 games by pulling away in the second half and beating the Detroit Pistons 103-89 on Friday night.
Shane Battier and Mario Chalmers scored 11 apiece for Miami, which shook...