| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:09 PM
It could have been a demolition derby. To listen to Pat Riley tell it, the twists and turns of the Miami Heat's offseason have been devastating, daunting, deceitful, briefly demoralizing.
And based on the days that preceded LeBron James' NBA free-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I've read (and listened) where you've said that if LeBron James told the Heat earlier that he was leaving, the Heat would have taken a different approach to free agency. But if they did get Kyle Lowry or Marcin Gortat, they might not have been...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:43 PM
The emotional conclusion of the Miami Heat's free agency saga came to a defiant end Tuesday with Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem agreeing to deals with the only NBA team they've ever played for.
Wade came to terms with the Heat and then sent out a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The Miami Heat signed guard Shabazz Napier, who was acquired in a draft-night trade after being selected with the 24th overall pick by the Charlotte Hornets last month.
Napier played in 40 games for the national champion Connecticut Huskies last season,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Q: I know it's not ideal, but do you think Erik Spoelstra will insert Birdman into the starting lineup? I think it's asking too much of Chris Bosh to not only score 20-plus per game but also be responsible for anchoring the defense. -- Kevin.
| 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.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Jeremy Lin invoked a biblical verse this week when the Houston Rockets unveiled massive banners showing free agent target Carmelo Anthony wearing Lin's No. 7 outside the Toyota Center.
Lin was technically still a Rocket, though he presumably would be...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:51 PM
In what is either a prelude to the Miami Heat’s star core remaining intact or a big disappointment for Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger, the Heat agreed to deals with both second-tier free agents Monday, according to multiple reports.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:19 PM
The free-agent winds are again blowing away from the Lakers, another dry summer apparently on the way.
Carmelo Anthony will return to the New York Knicks, giving a polite "no thanks" to the Lakers' attempt to court him, according to the New York Daily...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:56 AM
LeBron James, an anxious world awaits your decision. Cleveland or Miami?
The free-agent NBA superstar is expected to announce his choice by the end of the week, quite possibly Thursday and has apparently narrowed it down to those two teams. He has...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Who says there are no second acts in life?
Welcome home, LeBron James.
James is coming back to Cleveland after four fabulous years in Miami. Heat fans jumping off the bandwagon should note that despite the pompous press conference that fueled much...