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LeBron James, Heat shrug off Bobcats' best shot in Game 2 victory

MIAMI -- LeBron James drove toward the basket with less than a minute remaining Wednesday night in an attempt to build on the Miami Heat's three-point lead. As he exploded to the hoop, James took Charlotte forward Josh McRoberts' forearm to the throat. Miami's King went to the floor in obvious discomfort. "It's not a very good feeling," James said. "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Compilation shows Chris Bosh is undisputed champion of NBA videobombing (video)

The NBA released a compilation video on Wednesday that showcases just how much videobombing has become intertwined with the world of post-game interviews. Not surprisingly, the assembled footage reveals under no uncertain terms that Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is the undisputed champion of videobombing in the National Basketball Association. Bosh is featured several times […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat’s Battier makes extra effort, stays ready

Miami’s practice ends Tuesday for everybody but Shane Battier. He does what he always does, what he has since he played at Duke. Over and over he sprints, catches the ball and shoots, trying to simulate game conditions on the emptying AmericanAirlines Arena court. “That routine, I’ve been doing it forever,” Battier says when he finally finishes. “As long as I can remember...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Meet The King of LeBron James Haters

Comedian Matt Lieb describes his life as The King of King James haters, in this hilarious video documenting his jersey burning hate for LeBron James since he has a high school phenom on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Bandwagon Haters beware. H/N Ball Is Life The post Meet The King of LeBron James Haters appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Heat's Mario Chalmers questionable for game two against Bobcats

Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers has been declared questionable for Wednesday's matchup against the Charlotte Bobcats with a bruised knee, according to the Miami Herald. Chalmers missed today's practice and is considered day-to-day.Chalmers injured his right knee during the first quarter of Sunday's 99-88 victory. He continued to play through the injury and finished...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Shocking: LeBron James is the most Googled athlete in 23 states (photo)

Breaking news: LeBron James is one of the most popular athletes in the United States, at least insofar as the Googling habits of our nation’s citizenry. According to research conducted by “Best Tickets”, the Miami Heat superstar reigns supreme as the most searched-for athlete in an astounding 23 states. In fact, LeBron nearly has the […] The post Shocking: LeBron James is...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James leads the pack as most-searched athlete in U.S.

King James is king of the American sports world when it comes to Google searches. A cool map posted by the “Best Tickets” blog used Google search volume data to produce a map of all 50 U.S. states that shows which athlete is most popular in each state. Which athlete does your state Google the most? This map breaks it down: usat.ly/1mzDxqO http://t.co/ZOFOgrs2dG— USA TODAY...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days 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...

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...

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Preview: Miami Heat vs Charlotte Bobcats

The regular season has finally come to an end. Now the real grind begins. It’s time for the Miami Heat to flip the switch. The Heat will play their first round opponent, the Charlotte Bobcats, Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in Miami. Even though the Heat swept the season series, the Bobcats can give the Heat some trouble. The presence of Al Jefferson in the post will be a tough assignment...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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
10 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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