| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:59 AM
OK, I'm going Mr. Optimist on the Heat with 45 wins this season. Maybe I was feelling good when I made the prediction. Maybe Dwyane Wade convinced me with the final few preseason games his troublesome knees are working OK. For this prediction to come...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:39 PM
With one game remaining in the Peninsula District regular season, there's an interesting development in the individual statistics: Hampton's Jovonn Quillen is leading the district in rushing.
Why is that interesting? Because Quillen is a quarterback....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:46 PM
— The performance is forgotten if you ask Shawne Williams.
His 1 for 9 shooting against the Washington Wizards in the season-opener is a distant memory. It's time to move on to the next game.
"That's gotta be my mentally," Williams said. "That's...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Heat guard Dwyane Wade is so past the subject.
He scoffs every time the topic of maintenance program surfaces. Wade has a simple answer. When he's healthy, he will play. When he's not, he won't.
He refuses to look too far ahead.
"I've got a plan,"...
| 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,...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
By the end, the patience had run thin, razor thin.
The patience with a teammate who wasn't there for 28 games during the regular season.
The patience with a center who at times came up small.
The patience for a coach who ran the same defensive...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The triple-double that LeBron James recorded Monday night has been erased.
Instead of the 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists he apparently had in the Cleveland Cavaliers' victory over the New Orleans Pelicans, he now officially had 32 points, 11...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
There was a level of comfort at the position for the Miami Heat the past four years.
With names like Ray Allen, Shane Battier, James Jones and Mike Miller, it was a given the Heat would have more than enough shooters from beyond the 3-point line. Now...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:06 AM
And so it begins, on an October afternoon, with ABC/ESPN letting us know there will be wall-to-wall LeBron James-reunion talk on Christmas.
In announcing their plans for the upcoming season, the networks noted that their NBA Countdown show will air live...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:45 AM
They know LeBron isn't coming back, but Ramezy Roque and his girlfriend, Virginia Paris, still wear a Miami Heat jersey with No. 6 on the front and "James" on the back. James has earned that respect, Roque says.
"We wouldn't have those two NBA...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:19 PM
— The attention and scrutiny remain for new Cleveland Cavaliers Mike Miller and James Jones.
The similarities end there.
Miller and Jones say there is no comparison of their current situation to playing with the Miami Heat in 2010. Jones...