| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Before Dwyane Wade and LeBron James produced championships as teammates, they produced some of the best head-to-head drama in the NBA.
That made Christmas a flashback Thursday, best friends embracing pregame, joking alongside one another at the scorers'...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 7:31 AM
First, the reality: NBA teams don't tank. At least not when it comes to the perception of playing to lose. Coaches coach to win; players play to win. Always. Example A was the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Yes, the Miami Heat are going to do it. Even after he turned his back on the franchise after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Even after he gave every indication he would be returning as a free agent. Even after he defected from South Beach to...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Heat guard Norris Cole and forward Luol Deng moved a step closer to returning to the court.
Both were able to complete Saturday's practice, a day before the Heat faces the Memphis Grizzlies at FedEx Forum.
"I'm feeling better, a lot better," Cole said....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:39 PM
NEW YORK -- Dion Waiters admitted to sneaking a few peeks in the crowd to see Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton.
The looks that the reserve guard had at the basket were even more important for the surging Cleveland Cavaliers.
Waiters scored a...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Q: Ira, I don't know if Danny Granger and Josh McRoberts are more Greg Oden or Mike Miller? Do the Heat sign healthy free agents? -- Steve, Miami.
A: They sign players they believe eventually can contribute. With Miller, even after his initial injury...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Clearly the Heat need help, when Dwyane Wade is out. There is just not enough depth. I don't expect Chris Bosh to stay in a slump, but the team can't hit a free throw to save their lives. I thought the James Ennis played well enough to give him more...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Norris Cole for Dion Waiters. Beneficial for both teams. Good backup at shooting guard for the Heat, plus more and consistent minutes for Shabazz Napier. Would you go for it if you were to decide for Miami? How about if for Cavs? Is this possible? --...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The other injury updates have been pretty much straightforward: Dwyane Wade was waiting out a strained left hamstring, Norris Cole is playing through a dislocated left middle finger, Chris Andersen will be out a while with a sprained right ankle.
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Broderick Turner picks the East (in predicted order of finish)
2013-14 finish: 33-49.
Coming: Coach David Blatt, LeBron James, Kevin Love, Mike Miller, Shawn Marion, Brendan Haywood, James Jones.
Going: Coach Mike...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The beauty of what's next for the Miami Heat is there will be no meaningless games. There can't be.
Starting Wednesday against the visiting Washington Wizards and running through April 15 and what will be left of the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, just...