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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
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Twitter dolt thinks sister met Derrick Rose … sadly, it was LeBron James (photo)

In an horrifyingly embarrassing case of ridiculous mistaken identity, a dude on Twitter posted a photo of his sister standing next to LeBron James erroneously believing that said NBA baller — unmistakable icon of popular culture — is Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, not the Miami Heat superstar. Granted, not everyone in the world […] The post Twitter dolt thinks sister...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Guy on Twitter makes hilarious LeBron blunder

A Twitter user expressed his envy at his sister getting the opportunity to meet Derrick Rose. The thing is, Rose wasn’t even in the picture he posted. It was actually LeBron James. MY SISTER AND HER FRIENDS JUST MET DERRICK ROSE DAMN SHES SO LUCKY SMH!!! pic.twitter.com/jo2jGvyVjg —               (@mouqeet_) April 16, 2014 Obviously the guy could be...
Via Basketball Bicker
23 hours 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...
Via More Than Stats
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Louisiana 8th-grader throws down impressive dunk

LeBron James' first dunk was in eighth grade, but was it as impressive as Devion Dunbar? Who you ask? Remember the name, because Dunbar might be a household name in a few years. The 6-foot-1 eighth-grader of Sicily Island High School in Louisiana stunned the crowd at the LHSAA Boys Class C Championship game with a jaw-dropping dunk. Sicily Island didn't win the title, but...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat fail to get one seed in the East

The race for the number one seed in the Eastern Conference has finally come to an end. The Miami Heat have officially clinched the number two seed in the Eastern Conference after their 114-93 blowout loss to the Washington Wizards. LeBron James and Chris Bosh were given the night off, so I know the Heat weren’t overly concerned about the one seed in the East. The Heat are built...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did the Miami Heat actually want the second seed?

Did the Miami Heat actually want the second seed? Before you start thinking I am crazy to believe the Miami Heat would actually want the second seed instead the first, read through. Of course, no championship contender starts the season saying: “Hey, let’s go for that second seed instead this season.” Nonetheless, after almost 80 games into the season and after the Heat...

LeBron James wears Papa Smurf Nike 11′s in Instagram photo

Over the years, we’ve posted some pretty epic sneakers based on looks and the latest comes to us from Miami Heat star LeBron James. Check out the below Instagram photo that LeBron snapped earlier tonight which shows off a pair of Nike 11′s in a special blue “Papa Smurf” color: Those are some pretty fly kicks if you happen to ask me… *** James image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat turned down Evan Turner in trade offer from 76ers

The Miami Heat were looking to make a move to bolster their bench at the trade deadline this season, but ended up standing pat. According to reports coming out of Miami, the Heat turned down a trade offer of Evan Turner for Udonis Haslem straight up from the 76ers just before the Pacers agreed to acquire him. This would have been a very intriguing deal, but the Heat decided to stand...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat at Wizards game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins 6:30 p.m. One night after winning a showdown for control of the Eastern Conference's top seed, the Miami Heat gave it right back by losing to a sub-.500 opponent -- even with Dwyane Wade returning. Now the Heat's hopes of claiming that spot could be gone Monday night if they don't win on the road against the Washington Wizards...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Heat turned down Evan Turner

The Miami Heat had a crack at former Philadelphia 76ers swingman Evan Turner before the Indiana Pacers did and said no thanks. The deal would have sent reserved big man Udonis Haslem packing to the lottery bound Sixers. Haslem, soon-to-be 34 years old, is tight with Dwyane Wade and the deal would have broken up the family mantra the Heat have created. Via Dan Le Batard: And do what...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami blitzes Indiana in second half for crucial victory

MIAMI -- If the playoffs turn out to be like this for Miami, Heat fans will very happy. The Heat used an early third-quarter 20-2 blitz to grab control of both the game and the battle for the Eastern Conference No. 1 seed with a 98-86 victory against the rival Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena on Friday night. LeBron James scored 36 points for the two-time defending champs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's Dwyane Wade to sit out against Pacers

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade has been ruled out of Miami's Eastern Conference showdown Friday night against the Indiana Pacers. It's the ninth straight game Wade has missed while working his way back from a hamstring injury. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said after the team's morning shootaround the All-Star guard will not play. Wade last played March 26, also against the Pacers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat center Greg Oden likely done for season

The Miami Heat signed often injured big man Greg Oden this past offseason in hopes to counter Indiana Pacers’ center Roy Hibbert come playoff time. Unfortunately for the Heat, that doesn’t appear that it will have a chance to happen. According to a report from ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Oden is not expected to be available for the remainder of the season and likely the playoffs...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's Greg Oden likely done for remainder of season

Miami Heat center Greg Oden has not played since March 26th and has missed eight straight games. To add more bad news for the Heat, Oden's season is looking worse by the minute. According to Matt Glenesk on Twitter, NBA beat writer Brian Windhorst said on ESPN radio that he believes Oden will not play again this season, and that means the playoffs.Admist there has been no official...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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