| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:13 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:05 AM
"We were a little late to that party." -- Pat Riley, in late July, on the Miami Heat's free-agency pursuit of Carmelo Anthony.
Of course they were. There were, after all, other priorities earlier that month, including what proved to be misguided...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:53 AM
While much of the focus with Norris Cole has been on whether he will be the opening-night starter when the Miami Heat host the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, an even more significant decision looms with the fourth-year point guard:
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I watched a lot of summer league, and Tyler Johnson was someone the Heat haven't had. Couldn't they have found a way to make room? -- Tim.
A: I agree that Tyler was intriguing, and the Heat apparently felt that way, considering they guaranteed...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Getting back to the level of recent seasons won't be easy for the Miami Heat, but the fact that it might involve kid stuff is heartening to coach Erik Spoelstra.
With the roster down to the 15-player regular-season maximum, Spoelstra said he is...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: In the preseason's initial game the Heat allowed 98 points. In the next three games they allowed 108, 122, 109 points. In these last three games the Heat scored over 100 points each time and still lost each one. That is not championship ball, even if...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...