| 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...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:07 AM
To recap: The Miami Heat lose Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers and ESPN is reporting on possible Chris Bosh offseason trades. A day later, LeBron James goes through an extended stretch of individual brilliance and dares to compare the Game 5 moment to...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:03 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Down a hallway, down under Bankers Life Fieldhouse, down, down, down where the Heat's emotions resided, Heat President Pat Riley stood against a wall and said, "We'll be fine. I really believe that."
Belief. That's the emotion...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Yes, you can wish it to all go away until the 2014 offseason. And, yes, there is plenty to be said about that with the NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat's season getting down to critical mass.
But it's not going away, and it certainly isn't going...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
I am amazed at all of the controversy that ensued after University of Florida assistant coach Tim Davis joked to a Gator booster club in Brevard County that Alabama coach Nick Saban is "the devil himself." It's...
| May 19, 2013
| 6:06 PM
LeBron James has spent a career refining basketball in his mind. It's how he works. Before the fourth quarter, for instance, when he's typically moved onto the opposing team's top scorer, he sits on the bench mentally reviewing the player he'll defend....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:35 PM
It used to be that this is where prospects were unearthed, careers salvaged.
Bruce Bowen. Udonis Haslem. Anthony Carter. Joel Anthony.
For years, it had been an immense source of pride for Pat Riley and those on his Miami Heat staff.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:21 PM
What: Eclipse Award Week at Gulfstream
When: Tuesday, Jan. 15 - Sunday, Jan. 20
Where: Gulfstream Park
Sunday, Jan. 13-18: Silent auction for travel, art and sports enthusiasts. Featured items include tickets to the U.S. Open, tickets, airfare and...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Glen Rice got out early; Steve Smith avoided the experience entirely.
When the two former Miami Heat stars recently appeared at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the team's 25th Anniversary commemoration, the stories turned to Pat Riley's rigorous...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:20 PM
His first tattoo? Chris "Birdman" Andersen turns over his left forearm. He points to a Chinese symbol in black ink amid the body by Britto.
"Good,'' he says, translating the symbol.
He turns over his right forearm to show another Chinese symbol....