| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:05 AM
The way Udonis Haslem looked at it, the timing of his first double-double of the season was practically a necessity.
So with Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen sidelined Wednesday against the Boston Celtics, Haslem not only stepped up to start at...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:46 AM
BOSTON – It's 6:15 p.m. and the rest of the Miami Heat players are elsewhere, in the locker room, the weight room, each doing things to get ready for a game.
Rookie Shabazz Napier is out on the floor at TD Garden. There's a session of full-court...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 7:14 PM
Observations from Wednesday's 93-86 victory over the Celtics at TD Garden:
-- But this time, not a disaster.
-- Just a needed victory.
-- After Tuesday, and amid all the injuries, this became far bigger than initially...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:21 AM
Caron Butler (Pistons): 5.5 points, 2.6 rebounds in 20.6 minutes (64 games, 7 starts).
Andre Drummond (Pistons): 13.0 points,13.3 rebounds,1.8 blocks in 30.0 minutes (68 games and starts).
Rudy Gay (Kings): 20.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists in...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:37 PM
Q: The last two games have reminded me of the Miami Heat's 2003-04 season, when the Heat made a great run at the end of the season to get into the playoffs. The energy in the arena and the confidence is back. The Heat expect to win. It is though the...
| Mar 19, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. — Year in and year out, it seems to be an elite level of guard play that propels a surprise team deep into March Madness.
When VCU made its historic run to the 2011 Final Four, senior Joey Rodriguez and junior Brandon Burgess were...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:34 PM
HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles.
But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:10 AM
TORONTO Shabazz Napier knew life in the NBA would be different.
So nothing he has faced in his rookie season has come as a surprise. Napier has handled with ease what most newcomers would struggle with during his first year with the Miami Heat. He's...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:11 PM
HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year.
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:34 PM
Observations from Saturday night's 114-109 overtime victory over the Kings at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- The Tyler Johnson game?
-- You know, sort of like the Henry Walker Game.
-- It's where the Heat live these days.
-- Two nights of furious...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:57 PM
They could have quit on this one, instead there almost was an improbable victory.
Starting shorthand and growing even more shorthanded as the night went on, the Miami Heat nearly pulled off something remarkable Friday night at the Verizon...