| Apr 7, 2015
| 8:02 PM
The Heat are hobbling, grimacing and exhaustedly weaving toward the finish line with a team held together by stitches, extra padding and a masseuse working overtime.
Have you ever seen an entire basketball team labor through a win like it's suffering...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:06 PM
Observations from Tuesday night's 105-100 victory over the Charlotte Hornets at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- It took until the third quarter to make a statement.
-- The statement was this playoff-race still matters to the Heat.
-- No matter what the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I know you don't do trade rumors, but humor me. I asked you earlier in the season about the Heat trading Josh McRoberts back to Charlotte for Lance Stephenson and you said McRoberts was starting to play well. Well, he isn't playing at all now. So,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:34 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — On numerous occasions this season, William and Mary scoring sequences began with a Terry Tarpey rebound, followed by Tarpey pushing the ball upcourt in transition and passing to an open shooter for a basket.
Others began with a...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 8:48 PM
Almost every player will endure some kind of slump during an 82-game season.
This appears to be Elfrid Payton's turn.
The Orlando Magic's prized rookie point guard endured one of his most lackluster games as a pro Sunday night as his team fell to the...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:35 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The ever-changing Boston Celtics have found a second unit that comes with a lot of offensive firepower.
Newcomers Isaiah Thomas and Jonas Jerebko and relative newcomer Jae Crowder combined for more than half of the Celtics' points...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:39 PM
Gary Neal (Towson University, Aberdeen, Calvert Hall), a shooting guard who has been splitting time recently with Lance Stephenson at backup point guard, was traded by the Charlotte Hornets to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday for veteran point...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: Why sign Tyler Johnson again, he surely is not the answer? -- Chet.
A: But he is a viable short-term alternative, at least having a familiarity at a time when the Heat need a ready-to-go option. Remember, just because you sign a 10-day contract...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:59 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games.
Roberts, who started in place of the injured Kemba Walker, was 5 of 9 from...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:01 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ATLANTA: Better stop underestimating these Hawks. Their 11-game winning streak currently is longest in the NBA. (2)
2. GOLDEN STATE: It’s a trend: Steve...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:02 PM
It used to be these were the depths the Miami Heat would scour only when considering potential first-round postseason opponents.
Now the post-LeBron James Heat find themselves amongst them, battling not necessarily for seeding, but survival.