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  • ASK IRA: Is Spoelstra's defensive system wrong fit for this team?

    ASK IRA: Is Spoelstra's defensive system wrong fit for this team?
    Q: Erik Spoelstra needs to change the defense. The Heat continue to give up too many open 3-pointers? -- Jay. A: In various forms, I got more email on this subject than any other after Wednesday night's game, and I agree that it's insanity to try to...
  • Heat remain upbeat despite struggles

    The scene was more festive than funeral. Chris Bosh and assistant coach Juwan Howard finished Saturday's practice with a friendly game of 1-on-1. Dwyane Wade made a playful joke about James Ennis before leaving the facility. Team president Pat Riley...
  • ASK IRA: Are Heat failing because of system, personnel or effort?

    ASK IRA: Are Heat failing because of system, personnel or effort?
    Q: How long before the Heat go back to traditional basketball? Without LeBron James, Shane Battier, there are no other players who can play small ball. Josh McRoberts looks nothing like the player we saw last April in the playoffs. -- Stuart. A: The...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat be in play for Brook Lopez?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat be in play for Brook Lopez?
    Q: Can the Heat make a push for Brook Lopez as part of the Nets' fire sale? -- John. A: Two thoughts. First, for anyone who has questioned Chris Bosh because of his perimeter-based playing style, consider that Brook is considered among the softer big...
  • Last-minute flight change led to Heat landing Luol Deng

    Last-minute flight change led to Heat landing Luol Deng
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra referred to it as "just a shot in the dark." A few hours before Wednesday's season-opener against the Washington Wizards, he revealed some new details about the offseason recruitment of forward Luol Deng. The Heat's...
  • Pat Riley lists two Malibu beach homes for rent

    Pat Riley lists two Malibu beach homes for rent
    Continuing what has become somewhat of an annual event for the Miami Heat president and Lakers coaching great, Pat Riley has listed two beachfront homes in Malibu for lease at $18,500 a month and $16,500 a month. Offered furnished, the bungalow-style...
  • Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes

    Hyde: Veterans Day a time for sports to celebrate real heroes
    The last time Cedric King saw his legs, he was in a shoot-out with the Taliban in Afghanistan. This was more than two years ago, and somewhere in the fire fight he stepped on what the military calls an, "improvised explosive device." "A home-made bomb, a...
  • Lakers documentary captures the legendary 1971-'72 championship team

    Lakers documentary captures the legendary 1971-'72 championship team
    Since the Lakers' present isn't much, it's nice that there exists a heartwarming and inspirational story from their past. Where there is history, there is hope. The story is captured in a documentary film titled: "33STR8." That was Bill Sharman's...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat flaws already need to be addressed?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat flaws already need to be addressed?
    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...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to wait on Bosh-McRoberts tandem?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to wait on Bosh-McRoberts tandem?
    Q: Couldn't we start Udonis Haslem at the five for his rebounding and defense and move Chris Bosh back to the four? I think it would really help on the defensive end of the floor. I understand that Pat Riley wants to maximize our cap space for 2016, but...
  • ASK IRA: Should Wade push to play Sunday in New York?

    ASK IRA: Should Wade push to play Sunday in New York?
    Q: Ira, the Heat and Bulls should work out a deal so Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose play together, that way when one takes a day off the other can play. -- Harvey. A: If Wade's situation grows as muddled at Rose's in Chicago, then the Heat are in major...