| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner.
Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem opted out of his contract Saturday and will become a free agent July 1, but made the move to give the team more salary cap flexibility, according to Bleacher Report.
Haslem was due to make $4.62 million next season. By...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sunday's news that Chris Bosh has followed Heat teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade by opting out of his contract gives Heat President Pat Riley the chance to retool his team.
It also limits the Heat's ability to add Carmelo Anthony, which Riley...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:52 PM
LAS VEGAS — The 2014-15 Bulls are taking shape. They’re just not making it official yet.
League sources said Kirk Hinrich will follow Pau Gasol and officially sign in the coming days. Nikola Mirotic tweeted that he will “fulfill a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Raise your hand if you also wondered who the balding man with gray hair was standing on the podium Sunday night in San Antonio as the Spurs celebrated their NBA title.
Spurs owner Peter Holt even delayed an interview with ESPN to allow his players to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The Big Three era in Miami could be on the brink of collapse, and that probably explains why Heat President Pat Riley lobbed a less-than-subtle challenge at LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh during the team's season-ending news conference Thursday....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Finally someone (Steve Coburn) had the guts to say out loud how ridiculous it is to let horses who have not raced in the Derby and the Preakness to run in what is the hardest of the three races. What does it prove except that a well-rested horse has a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Being a Spurs fan took on a whole new meaning during Game 1 of the NBA Finals when the spectators were reduced to fanning themselves with programs and their hands when the air conditioning in the AT&T Center broke early in the first half.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Pat Riley trademarked the term three-peat back when he coached the Lakers. Now, the Heat executive is hoping to accomplish one, something even those Showtime-era teams couldn't.
In fact, only the Minneapolis Lakers from 1952-54, the Celtics with eight...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on.