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  • ASK IRA: Will Granger waiting game provide a payoff?

    ASK IRA: Will Granger waiting game provide a payoff?
    Q: Ira, I wrote you in July that Danny Granger was washed up and you said it was a low-cost gamble. What kind of gamble is it when someone doesn't play? -- Guy, Tamarac. A: The kind of gamble you make in today's NBA at $2 million a season when you...
  • ASK IRA: Are Deng, McRoberts proving to be fits that work?

    ASK IRA: Are Deng, McRoberts proving to be fits that work?
    Q: Luol Deng looks better and better every game. -- Chet. A: Which exactly is what you would expect from a player whose greatest skills are his ability to play off of teammates and to facilitate for teammates. To a degree, it is the same thing with Josh...
  • NBA: Miami recibe esta noche a los Wizards en el arranque de la temporada 2014-15/FOTOS

    NBA: Miami recibe esta noche a los Wizards en el arranque de la temporada 2014-15/FOTOS
    Un Heat de Miami diferente, sin LeBron James ni campeonato que defender, pero con la misma mentalidad luchadora de siempre, recibe esta noche a los Wizards de Washington en el arranque de la temporada regular 2014-2015 para el quinteto dirigido por Erik...
  • Late 3-pointers lift Heat over Warriors, to first preseason win

    Granted, entering the night no team had scored more or shot better than the Golden State Warriors this NBA preseason. But this also is when Erik Spoelstra was hoping to get more in the way of deterrence from his realigned roster. That wait continued...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat need to move away from trapping style on defense?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat need to move away from trapping style on defense?
    Q: I don't see why people talk about getting another rim protector when opposing teams know they can just walk up to 3-point line and shoot a wide-open shot against us at will. We need more perimeter defense don't you agree? -- Joseph, Plantation. A:...
  • Pointed solution: Playing Cole and Chalmers together

    When it doubt, defuse. That's the approach Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra took in the wake of starting Norris Cole over Mario Chalmers in Tuesday's overtime exhibition loss to the Orlando Magic at AmericanAirlines Arena. "The way this team is built,"...
  • Cole starts over Chalmers as Heat fall to Magic in OT

    Cole starts over Chalmers as Heat fall to Magic in OT
    Erik Spoelstra stressed going into Tuesday night's 108-101 exhibition overtime loss to the Orlando Magic that it is too early to be trying to make points about how he is utilizing his rotation. And yet the point remains that the Miami Heat will have...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to play small with rebounding issues?

    ASK IRA: Can Heat afford to play small with rebounding issues?
    Q: Ira, if the Heat are so concerned about their rebounding, and they should be, why would Erik Spoelstra be playing Mario Chalmers alongside Norris Cole? This team can't afford to go small. -- Michael, Parkland. A: You raise a legitimate point,...
  • Pat Riley sees value in Heat's late additions

    Pat Riley sees value in Heat's late additions
      The point, Pat Riley said, is not the free agents the Miami Heat bypassed as they rounded out their training-camp roster.   It is about the possibilities, he said, of the players brought to training camp.   After bypassing the likes of Andray...
  • ASK IRA: Are too many Heat big men shooting jumpers?

    ASK IRA: Are too many Heat big men shooting jumpers?
    Q: I am reading that Udonis Haslem is practicing his 3-pointer, Birdman is working on developing his perimeter jumper, and Mario Chalmers will get time at shooting guard. Please wake me from my Heat nightmare! -- Stone, Miami. A: First, exhale. Udonis...
  • ASK IRA: Could McRoberts' injury hinder Heat chemistry?

    ASK IRA: Could McRoberts' injury hinder Heat chemistry?
    Q: Ira, if Josh McRoberts misses the preseason will he still be a starter like you've been telling us? -- James, Miami. A: I think the recovery from his toe surgery could put that in jeopardy, since McRoberts is such a unique player with his ball-moving...