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  • Ira Winderman: Industrial espionage a Heat-Cavs twist

    Ira Winderman: Industrial espionage a Heat-Cavs twist
         "I learned from a franchise that had been where I wanted to go. I will always think of Miami as my second home. Without the experiences I had there, I wouldn’t be able to do what I'm doing today." -- LeBron James, July 11, in his Sports...
  • ASK IRA: Are too many Heat big men shooting jumpers?

    ASK IRA: Are too many Heat big men shooting jumpers?
    Q: I am reading that Udonis Haslem is practicing his 3-pointer, Birdman is working on developing his perimeter jumper, and Mario Chalmers will get time at shooting guard. Please wake me from my Heat nightmare! -- Stone, Miami. A: First, exhale. Udonis...
  • Ira Winderman: Beyond hashtags there is Heat hope

    Ira Winderman: Beyond hashtags there is Heat hope
      The Miami Heat returned to AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday night seemingly in first place in the NBA in hashtags.   In the wake of a turbulent July were born #HeatLifer and #HeatNation. Even Pat Riley, who has a Twitter account that does not...
  • Hyde5: Where Dolphins' numbers rank at quarter-pole

    Hyde5: Where Dolphins' numbers rank at quarter-pole
    1. We're at the quarter pole of the NFL season, and that's a good time to take stock of where the Dolphins rank in various stats. The Heat's Pat Riley divides the NBA season into 20-game segments to measure where his team stood. That, he figured, was a...
  • Kobe Bryant welcomes Byron Scott's old-school conditioning

    The Lakers held their first practice of training camp on Tuesday, opening with running, running and more running. "It's probably the most running I've ever done in an NBA practice," said All-Star guard Kobe Bryant.  "Actually it is, for sure. I've never...
  • Ira Winderman: Heat's Granger living an altered reality

    Ira Winderman: Heat's Granger living an altered reality
        As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had been consistently blindsided.     And yet, how could he possibly have seen so much of this...
  • Greg Cote: Heat accept 'invigorating' challenge of life after (blank)

    No point in trying to deny the obvious. The Miami Heat became a diminished team the sport's four-year epicenter suddenly shunted off to the periphery the moment ol' What's-his-name decided to leave. There is no use arguing that the coming basketball...
  • ASK IRA: Did Heat pay enough attention to free-agent market?

    ASK IRA: Did Heat pay enough attention to free-agent market?
    Q: Was Miami's offer for Andray Blatche that bad that he instead signed in China? -- Mike. A: The fact that both Jordan Crawford and Andray Blatche opted for China says plenty about the level of interest from the NBA. Granted, the money in China can...
  • Questions return for Heat; answers not so clear

    Questions return for Heat; answers not so clear
      Erik Spoelstra has entered training camp the past two seasons with a mantra of "letting go," that even from NBA championships, you have to move on.   Saturday, when training camp opens at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat will have no other...
  • ASK IRA: Was cutting ties with Beasley premature by the Heat?

    ASK IRA: Was cutting ties with Beasley premature by the Heat?
    Q: Given the Heat's need for youth, athleticism and players who can create their own shot, I am shocked we gave up on Michael Beasley. Plus he was a fan favorite, a minimum salary and Pat Riley has a motivation for loyalty and "making things work." Will...
  • Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool

    Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool
       There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....