LeBron James scored 27 points and the Miami Heat nearly matched a franchise record for points allowed in a playoff game, pounding the listless and short-handed Chicago Bulls 88-65 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The 65 points allowed were only two more than the all-time postseason low for a Miami opponent, and it was easily the worst offensive performance by a Chicago team. Read More
LeBron James was at his best this season, and the voters tasked with selecting the NBA’s Most Valuable Player took notice.
Every voter except one, that is. Read More
Lil Wayne claims he was thrown out of a Miami Heat-Los Angeles Lakers game in Florida on Sunday, tweeting, “So I’m @ da Heat game right, rootin 4 da Lakers kuz dats my team & would u believe they got police 2 make me leave?! Wow! Read More
One would think playing the defending NBA champions on the road would be a tougher task than playing them in your own gym.
The Warriors, however, are on a different sort of streak now than when they went into Miami on Dec. 12. Golden State had won the first four games of a lengthy road trip and beat the Heat 97-95 on a last-minute score by Draymond Green. Read More
The Warriors have had no problems so far on their seven-game road trip, but things will get a little more difficult at the next stop.
Golden State will put its four-game winning streak on the line when it visits the defending champion Miami Heat today. The Heat have taken back-to-back games and are 10-1 at home while leading the Eastern Conference in scoring. Read More
Now LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh can have a championship celebration with an actual championship trophy.
Pushing to an early 17-point lead and then holding on from there, the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, to close out the best-of-seven NBA Finals in Game 5 of the series, sweeping the three consecutive games on their homecourt. Read More
With one more victory, all the doubts end.
For LeBron James. For the Miami Heat. For Pat Riley’s Big Three vision during 2010 NBA free agency.
Surging back from an early 17-point deficit, the Heat survived a late James cramp and 43 points from Russell Westbrook for a 104-98 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. Read More
Once again it was riveting theater.
Once again it came down to the finish.
And while the Miami Heat moved to a 2-1 lead in these best-of-seven NBA Finals with a 91-85 victory Sunday night over the Oklahoma City Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, the sense is this series is just getting started. Read More
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade proved they were not yet ready to pass the torch to the next generation by leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
James scored 32 points and Wade added 24 as the veteran-laden Heat rebounded from Tuesday night’s lacklustre 105-94 setback to even the best-of-seven series at 1-1. Read More
The kids were all right, it just took awhile to get their footing.
But with Russell Westbrook shaking off a rough start and Kevin Durant stepping up to his scoring-leader legacy, the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame an early 13-point deficit to eventually spring to a 105-94 victory Tuesday night over the Miami Heat at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The victory gives the Thunder a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals that continue Thursday on their home court. Read More