| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Hey, South Florida, who needs the Super Bowl and the NFL's stadium whining — we've got a monopoly on the NBA Finals!
For the third straight year, the Heat are playing for an NBA title. And in fickle, bandwagon-hopping South Florida, nothing...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80.
A self-made millionaire who built his...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
There was a time when midseason mayhem was the Miami Heat's approach to February.
No sooner did Pat Riley arrive in 1995, than he turned his roster upside down at his first NBA trading deadline with the team, on Feb. 22, 1996 maneuvering 11...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Until Jan. 13, Tony Gonzalez had spent more time in the Miami Heat locker room than in an NFL playoff-winning locker room.
You can look it up.
It is why, as they boarded the bus for Monday's practice in Salt Lake City, the conversation...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Among other things, Jacque Vaughn has dealt with injuries, rookies and a 10-game losing streak in his first season as a head coach. He also noticed along the way that he did not have Dwight Howard.
Next up on Vaughn's agenda: the Feb. 21 trade deadline,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:50 PM
There’s no denying that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are winners on the court, but who knew the Heat champs had moves like Jagger?
On Monday night, I attended the South Beach Battioke held at the Eden Roc in Miami Beach. The event, a fundraiser...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
LeBron James, who left Cleveland for more help, who came to the Heat for nights like Sunday when teammates carried him for a change, knows it's still about the Big Three, about Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh producing beside him.
"We've got to get them into...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:18 PM
It would have been easy to make it about No. 6.
And LeBron James certainly did his part in Monday night's 99-76 on-to-the-NBA-Finals victory over the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena.
But the Miami Heat have appreciated from the moment...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The one phone call that's telling, the one greeting that matters, the one word that a few years later puts these NBA Finals into proper context came just a few days after the Heat signed LeBron James.
This was in July, 2010. San Antonio coach Gregg...