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Miami Heat: Season Team Grades

Miami Heat Team Grades By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Offense: 102.2 ppg (12th) 22.5 apg (11th) 50.1% FG (1st) 36.4% 3PT (12th) 76% FT (14th) Defense: 97.5 ppg (5th) 45.7% FG (16th) 36.2% 3PT (18th) 8.9 spg (2nd) 4.5 bpg (18th) The Starters: Mario Chalmers: 9.8 ppg, 4.9 apg, 1.6 spg, 45.4% FG, 38.5% 3PT, 74.2% FT -Rio arguably had a career year, although his stats...
Via HoopStuff
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Game 1 a good sign that Dwyane Wade is ready for playoff marathon

MIAMI -- It was only one game, and nothing's guaranteed going forward. Still, Dwyane Wade's 23-point performance in Miami's 99-88 Eastern Conference first-round Game 1 win against Charlotte on Sunday was an encouraging sign as the Miami Heat go for an NBA title three-peat. Wade played 34 minutes, hit 10 of 16 shoots and added five assists with just one turnover. '...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Charlotte Bobcats (86) vs. Miami Heat (99) Game 1 Recap, Analysis

The Miami Heat’s run toward a three-peat has begun. The Heat aren’t as good of a team as they were last year, but they are still the defending world champs with the best player in the world—LeBron James. The Charlotte Bobcats on the other hand are in the NBA playoffs—two years after finishing the regular season with the worst win percentage in NBA history. Good for them,...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Heat Check: Miami dispatches Charlotte in familiar fashion in Game 1

MIAMI -- For a playoff opener, it certainly had the feel of a Miami Heat-Charlotte Bobcats regular-season game. LeBron James scored 27 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 to lead the Heat past Charlotte 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs first-round series. It was Miami's 17th consecutive victory against the Bobcats counting the regular season. In a surprise, James Jones...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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Heat Check: Miami dispatches Charlotte in familiar fashion in Game 1

MIAMI -- For a playoff opener, it certainly had the feel of a Miami Heat-Charlotte Bobcats regular-season game. LeBron James scored 27 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 to lead the Heat past Charlotte 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of the NBA playoffs first-round series. It was Miami's 17th consecutive victory against the Bobcats counting the regular season. In a surprise, James Jones...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Miami Heat wins Game 1 against Charlotte Bobcats

Throughout the final two weeks of the season and now into the playoffs, AmericanAirlines Arena has been playing tribute videos of Heat players during timeouts. Thoughtful and poignant, the videos have been popular among the team to the point that players stare up at the videoboard during breaks in the action rather than look down at coach Erik Spoelstra’s clipboard. The video...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Carmelo Anthony should consider the Bobcats

Carmelo will be faced with a tough decision this summer. He is a free agent and he has to choose who is going to get him that coveted championship ring he wants so badly. Anthony came out of the 2003 draft class boosting the likes of Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade... sounds familiar huh? At the end of the day, all of top players from his draft class has a championship...
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Will Miami Heat’s Big Three Remain Together After This Season?

Will Miami Heat's Big Three Remain Together After This Season? When the big three joined together on the Miami Heat, we knew it wouldn’t last forever. Unfortunately, we didn’t think that it would possibly be over this soon. Since adding LeBron James and Chris Bosh to Dwyane Wade’s Heat squad in the summer of 2010, Miami has been completely unstoppable. They started with...
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
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Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored

It's been nearly a month since Dwyane Wade has played more than 23 minutes in a game, but coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday there will be no restriction with his All-Star guard when the Miami Heat open the NBA playoffs Sunday against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena. That doesn't mean there also won't be a cautious approach with Wade having played...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Spoelstra Doesn't Expect Minutes Restriction On Wade

Erik Spoelstra said Saturday that Dwyane Wade will not have a minutes restriction entering the NBA playoffs. The Heat open their first round series against the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday. "I'm going to read his body language," Spoelstra said of Wade.
Via RealGM
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Are the Miami Heat and the Big Three in danger?

Are the Miami Heat’s Big Three in danger? The Miami Heat are entering the 2014 NBA Playoffs as one of the strongest contenders for the championship from the Eastern Conference, maybe the strongest one. However, the road to the three – peat will be anything but easy. In fact, the Heat will now have to face two teams capable of dethroning them, the Brooklyn Nets and the Indiana...
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Miami Heat: Three Keys To Beating The Bobcats

Miami Heat: Three Keys To Beating The Bobcats By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff.. The Miami Heat are entering the postseason 12-12 over their last 24 games — a big difference from their hot ending last season. Instead of having the top seed and a cakewalk in the first round when they faced off against the Bucks, Miami has the two-seed and will take on the new-look Charlotte...
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For Heat, playoffs are where the fun begins

MIAMI -- Nearly six months of regular-season basketball proved to be more interesting than had been expected for the two-time defending champion Miami Heat. Instead of a cruise, it was a bumpy ride. (Or at least, as bumpy as a 54-28 record could be.) Dwyane Wade missed 28 games, mostly to protect his knees following surgery and OssaTron shockwave treatment during the past two summers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Miami Heat: Dwyane Wade Says: “That’s why they pay us the big buck — for this time of year.”

The Miami Heat are limping into the NBA Playoffs, losers of three in a row, but don’t count out the reigning champs just yet. The team feels optimistic about the upcoming playoffs because of a healthy Dwyane Wade. Wade missed 28 games this season, but a good number of them were planned rest days for Miami’s star shooting guard. Eric Spoelstra said before the season that his main...
Via Standing O Sports
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D-Wade On His Health: They Pay Us Big Bucks For “This Time Of Year”

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their NBA title while dealing with the pressures of chasing a three-peat and making NBA history.  Heat players are reportedly feeling really optimistic entering these playoffs because they’ll have a healthy Dwyane Wade. The Heat made it clear from the beginning of the season that preserving the health of its players was the top priority this...
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D-Wade On His Health: “They Pay Us Big Bucks For This Time Of Year”

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their NBA title while chasing a three-peat and NBA history.  Heat players are reportedly feeling really optimistic entering the playoffs because they’ll have a healthy Dwyane Wade. The Heat made it clear from the beginning of the season that preserving the health of its players was the top priority this season. Wade entered last years playoffs...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (2) Miami Heat vs. (7) Charlotte Bobcats

The NBA Playoffs are about to begin and there is one match-up that many analysts believe will be a very easy win. That match-up is the Miami Heat versus the Charlotte Bobcats. This is actually going to be a very interesting series to watch, as the Bobcats have enough pieces to surprise quite a few fans and analysts before all is said and done. There are a few keys to the series for...
Via Sports-Glory
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Rejuvenated Wade hungers for victory entering postseason

To say Sunday's playoff opener against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena could be a breakthrough stands as the height of hyperbole. The Miami Heat, after all, have won the past 16 meetings. Yet to Dwyane Wade, Game 1 of the best-of-seven series could bring him something he has hasn't been part of in nearly a month: winning. Out the previous two games before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Fiorentino Q&A: Heat have their health heading into playoffs

Tony Fiorentino is no stranger to the Miami Heat. He has been involved with the team as an assistant coach, scouting coordinator or broadcaster since the franchise's inception in 1988. Fiorentino is currently in his 11th season as a regular member of the Heat's Sun Sports broadcast team. He and play-by-play man Eric Reid form the only NBA broadcasting team that has been employed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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The Starting Five: Playoff preview edition

While critics are calling out Kobe Bryant for traveling, let's begin our playoff preview edition of The Starting Five. FIRST-ROUND SERIES TO WATCH We have the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round? We'd take that in the Western Conference finals. But thanks to Marc Gasol's left knee strain, the Grizzlies -- who knocked off OKC to reach the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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LeBron James' jersey still most popular among fans

MIAMI -- LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA. The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time. With teammate Dwyane Wade -- whose jersey number hasn't changed in 11 years -- at No. 7, the Heat also had the top spot on the team-merchandise sales list. "It means a lot to know that...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Guy thinks his sister met Dwyane Wade, actually met LeBron James

I don’t think you have to be a huge sports fan to know who LeBron James is, even Seth Roegen knows who he is even if he doesn’t know who Aaron Rodgers is, but to confuse him for Dwyane Wade? This guy did just that. Unforgivable. MY SISTER AND HER FRIENDS JUST MET DERRICK ROSE DAMN SHES SO LUCKY SMH!!! pic.twitter.com/jo2jGvyVjg —               (@mouqeet_...
Via College Football Section
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NBA playoffs: Bobcats-Heat preview

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- This is the worst-case playoff scenario for the Bobcats. The two-time defending champion Miami Heat now await -- the same Miami Heat team that went 4-0 against them in the regular season -- and Miami gets Dwyane Wade back healthy just in time to make a run.  It's a far cry from a matchup with Toronto the Bobcats could have slid into if they could have held...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami ends season with loss, will face Bobcats in first round

MIAMI -- It took the entire 82-game regular season for the Miami Heat to find out they'll begin pursuit of an NBA championship three-peat against the Charlotte Bobcats. The Heat, who lost to Philadelphia 100-87 on Wednesday night, will begin the postseason at home against Charlotte on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. It'll be Game 1 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first round...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

STYLE: NBA Dwyane Wade Covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’

  NBA star Dwyane Wade covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’ which drops this Friday. The fashion-forward NBA baller graced the cover clothed in a sleek pattern suit spruced-up with a bold yellow pair of his Way of Wade Li-Ning sneakers.   photo via @ESPNmag/EricRayDavidson   This post STYLE: NBA Dwyane Wade Covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’ appeared first...
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