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NBA Playoffs 2014: James passes Bird, and the Spurs begin their run with a win

Lebron James passed Larry Bird on the playoffs scoring list. The Mavericks went scoreless after taking a 12 point lead over the Spurs. San Antonio returned to their winning formula over the final seven minutes, taking an 86-81 lead with a 15-0 run. Duncan overcame a brief injury scare to score 27 points.
Via Celtics Today
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bobcats’ Josh McRoberts Throws Down Monster Dunk Over Chris Andersen (Video)

In Sunday’s Game 1 matchup between the Charlotte Bobcats and Miami Heat, it was Josh McRoberts that somehow came away with the highlight of the game. Just seconds into the fourth quarter, the former Duke star slipped a high screen, rolled to the basket and threw down a huge dunk over Chris Andersen to cap off the nifty play. As silky smooth as McRoberts’ slam was, though...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Donovan James: NBA Postseason Awards

  Here are a list of my NBA regular season awards to cap off the amazing NBA season that was. With playoff races in full effect I am handing out the prestigious awards handed out to the best basketball players in the world. Let me know what you think and enjoy the next two months of the NBA playoffs. Adios! Most Valuable Player 1. Kevin Durant (OKC) 2. Lebron James (Miami) 3. Blake...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lebron Passes Larry Bird on All-Time Playoff Scoring List

Lebron James, who has played in 139 career playoff games, passed Larry Bird for all time playoff points. James moved into 8th place with his free throws with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter against the Charlotte HornCats. James, who has been criticized for not stepping up in the big moments, is slowly climbing up the ... The post Lebron Passes Larry Bird on All-Time...
Via The League News
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holding the hot hand, James Jones makes the most of his Game 1 chance

MIAMI -- James Jones' most important work during the regular season often occurred before Miami Heat road games. That's when the veteran swingman would arrive at the arena early to shoot around with teammate and fellow health nut Ray Allen. He then would take food orders for Heat players' postgame meals. "One thing about Champ, he's very responsible," Udonis...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holding the hot hand, James Jones makes the most of his Game 1 chance

MIAMI -- James Jones' most important work during the regular season often occurred before Miami Heat road games. That's when the veteran swingman would arrive at the arena early to shoot around with teammate and fellow health nut Ray Allen. He then would take food orders for Heat players' postgame meals. "One thing about Champ, he's very responsible," Udonis...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James, Heat turn it on late to take Game 1 from Bobcats

MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Chris Bosh scored 13 points and James Jones had 12 for the Heat. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Wednesday. Kemba Walker scored 20 points for the Bobcats, who led by nine...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Beat the Bobcats in the First Game of the Series

Miami Heat and Charlotte Bobcats finished their first game of the series on Sunday afternoon and the game was very good and exciting for the fans. The defending champions came on top at the end of it, beating the team from Charlotte by X points. Preview of the series can be read here. The Bobcats, ... The post Miami Heat Beat the Bobcats in the First Game of the Series appeared...
Via The League News
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avian Flu: Josh McRoberts Got All Types Of Sick On Chris Andersen

Happy Easter, everybody. A cool thing happened today, as I decided to try and acquire a new skill to help myself become a king of the internet. I learned how to make GIF’s. Yes, the #1 way in which human life chooses to interact with one another in the digital age is now within my […] The post Avian Flu: Josh McRoberts Got All Types Of Sick On Chris Andersen appeared first on...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Jones sends Cody Zeller to the floor (GIF)

Did he slip on a banana peel? Charlotte’s Cody Zeller had his ankles broken in Sunday’s game against the Miami Heat. James Jones crossed up Zeller who promptly went down to the floor. Listen I’d analyze this more but really. It’s just Cody Zeller falling down.
Via Tireball.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Hits a Three-Pointer at the Buzzer (VIDEO)

Kemba Walker did not have a great first half against the Miami Heat as he was 2-for-6 from the field in it and he also had 3 turnovers. However, he hit the important three-point shot at the end of it, to cut the Heat’s run and get his team within 7 points.   The post Kemba Walker Hits a Three-Pointer at the Buzzer (VIDEO) appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Playoff Preview

It is officially time, no more excuses and no more coasting for the two time defending champions, Miami Heat.  The playoffs start Sunday at 3:30 Eastern Time against the Charlotte Bobcats.  This couldn’t come sooner for Miami as they need something to wake them up and turn on the switch.  Many question if this team could win again, saying they are the same team as last year...
Via TopSportsReport
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Bobcats series preview

History says the Miami Heat should have little trouble disposing of the Charlotte Bobcats in the first-round of the NBA playoffs. The Heat have beaten the Bobcats 16 straight times, going 15-0 with the Big Three of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. The past few weeks, however, warn of  a different outcome. Miami went 11-14 during its final 25 regular-season games. Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Laimbeer: LeBron James Would Be NBA’s Best Player In 1980s (Video)

It seems that almost 30 years later, Bill Laimbeer is still taking shots at Michael Jordan.   This one was just of the non physical nature. Laimbeer was a member of some great Detroit Pistons teams and had the opportunity to play against greats like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and one Michael Jordan. During a recent conversation with  Sports Illustrated Now, Laimbeer suggested that...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bill Laimbeer: LeBron Would Be NBA’s Best Player In 1980s (Video)

It seems that almost 30 years later, Bill Laimbeer is still taking shots at Michael Jordan.   This one was just of the non physical nature. Laimbeer was a member of some great Detroit Pistons teams and had the opportunity to play against greats like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and one Michael Jordan. During a recent conversation with  Sports Illustrated Now, Laimbeer suggested that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs Simulation - Charlotte Bobcats vs Miami Heat

The Miami Heat will start their run at a 3peat with the Charlotte Bobcats standing in the way. Kudos to Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker for leading this young team to the Playoffs, but this series was over before it began!  Our simulation has the Heat winning in 5.Game 1Bobcats 96Heat 110Heat lead series 1-0Miami was lights out in this one as they shot 54% from the field. The Heat...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe & Vanessa Celebrate 13 years, Adrienne Bosh celebrates 29 & Pro Athlete Wives For Charity

Let’s catch up with a few of your favorite NBA wives  – we won’t call them “Basketball Wives” cause that’s just the title of a reality show, right? This week Kobe and Vanessa Bryant celebrated 13 years of marriage, Chris Bosh’s wife Adrienne was also in Paris, celebrating her 29th birthday with friends courtesy of the Mr. and The First Sports Wives of New York donned...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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Five-round NFL mock draft

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10 jaw-dropping stats from the NBA season

The longest homers of the week

Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

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