| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:50 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. Warriors guard Klay Thompson earned an All-Star selection for the first time, as he joined the Western Conference roster as a reserve Thursday less than a week after he set an NBA record with 37 points in a quarter.
Thompson, 24, will...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Q: The real problem for the Heat is their bench. When Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts and Luol Deng sit, this team is not good enough. The big question is: Can our starters continue to play big minutes, or can we get something from the bench? --...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
"We were a little late to that party." -- Pat Riley, in late July, on the Miami Heat's free-agency pursuit of Carmelo Anthony.
Of course they were. There were, after all, other priorities earlier that month, including what proved to be misguided...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:11 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Monday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Nets at Barclays Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Wade, McRoberts, Deng out for...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 3:25 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Saturday's 7 p.m. game between the Heat and Magic at the Amway Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Wade, Cole out for the Heat,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Any time you're blitzing high pick-and-rolls you will always have a corner three open after all the rotations go through. -- Alex.
A: But that's where closeout speed comes into play. Two seasons ago, when LeBron James was still around, when Dwyane...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 105-96 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center:
-- The Luol Deng Game.
-- With a little help from Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers.
-- Yes, Mario Chalmers.
-- Move without the...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Who is the third-best player on the Heat? -- David.
A: This, of course, was a major topic of discussion when the Heat had Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning, with the Jamal Mashburn critics never happy. Then came the Big Three and all was forgotten....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 11:08 AM
First things first: Micky Arison saw the comments, considered the context, did not view them as directed his way.
That, of course, doesn't stop the conjecture. Because all things LeBron James, particularly when there is a perceived Miami Heat slant,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Washington Wizards at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish):...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Cliché all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference.
So on July 11, when LeBron James said he was coming home, as Cleveland exulted, the question became...