| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:48 PM
The litmus test never was Mike Miller. A 10th man is not where lines are drawn.
Not between team president and team owner. Not between star player and his franchise future.
To compare Micky Arison proving unwilling to pay luxury tax on Mike...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:06 AM
It started last week at the Orlando Pro Summer League and assuredly will continue this coming week at the Las Vegas summer league, the speculation about LeBron James and his 2014 opt-out and what's next.
Yes, you could bury your head in the sand,...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Of all the key NBA offseason personnel dates, including the July 1 start of free-agency negotiations and the July 10 start of the offseason signing and trading periods, the one that most resonates for the Heat figures to come Thursday.
| Nov 23, 2010
| 4:52 PM
Everything was great for the Miami Heat until they moved onto the basketball portion of the program.
Now the worst thing imaginable is happening.
"We're not having fun at all," sayeth LeBron James.
Judging from LeBron's long face, there's not much...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Derrick Rose, fourth quarter. Fourth quarter, Derrick Rose. Why don’t you two kids get reintroduced.
Should Rose get outplayed by Mike Miller in the fourth quarter? I mean, really.
Rose had to be the best player in Game 4. Didn’t happen. Not...
| May 26, 2011
| 8:13 AM
Have you been listening to LeBron James lately? I haven’t heard everything he has said, but what I’ve caught sounds like he’s refusing to use Derrick Rose’s name.
Intentionally refusing to use Rose's name. James has called Rose...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:13 AM
"Practice? We're talking about practice, man. We're talking about practice. We're talking about practice?"
With apologies to Allen Iverson, yes, we're talking about practice.
And in the case of Miami Heat forward Mike Miller, we're talking...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:57 PM
MIAMI - Finally, at the end, in his last moment without a championship ring, LeBron James broke into the kind of forever smile that he left AmericanAirlines Arena with last spring.
This was Tuesday night before the new season began, before the Heat...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:19 PM
You know, of course, the Heat is built on defense.
"Since Pat (Riley) started this whole thing rolling, it's been defense first around here,'' coach Erik Spoelstra said.
And you know, by now, why that is.
"To win the big prize, you have to be committed...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
There was a time when midseason mayhem was the Miami Heat's approach to February.
No sooner did Pat Riley arrive in 1995, than he turned his roster upside down at his first NBA trading deadline with the team, on Feb. 22, 1996 maneuvering 11...