| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Q: I have repeatedly questioned Pat Riley's decision to re-sign Mario Chalmers for two years at $4 million per year. I honestly think the money could have been spent better. And if a veteran point guard were brought in for the minimum, he could have...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Even with Chris Bosh taking five more shots than any teammate in Saturday's exhibition opener, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Monday it doesn't necessarily mean Bosh will be the focus of his offense.
"That's not necessarily how we want to play,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:13 PM
With Monday's announcement of a new national NBA television contract that triples the league's revenues from the current package, the Miami Heat's approach to this past offseason came into greater focus Monday.
In the wake of losing LeBron James to...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The point, Pat Riley said, is not the free agents the Miami Heat bypassed as they rounded out their training-camp roster.
It is about the possibilities, he said, of the players brought to training camp.
After bypassing the likes of Andray...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
"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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:54 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
"The doubts were there," Alonzo Mourning admits.
You never would have known. Not through the gesticulations, the ferocity, the relentlessness he showed every night on the court for the Miami Heat.
But then you push past the veneer, in the...