June 11, 2011 |
Reporting from Miami Now for something completely unexpected they can bring to South Beach... A 3-2 deficit in the NBA Finals! Like Icarus after flying too close to the sun, the Heat's chartered jet, Hubris One, rocked and rolled home from Dallas, as if on wings of melting wax. Happily for the Heat, it's not dead yet. Happily for the Mavericks and fans in 49¾ states — all of them except South Florida — it's the next...
August 15, 2012 |
With the Lakers' roster changes pretty much finalized, it's safe now to envision how the team will fare heading into the 2012-13 season. Sure, the Lakers will have to narrow their 14-man roster during training camp, and no one knows what deals leading into the trade deadline could change the NBA landscape. But in the spirit of seeing how things have evolved for the Lakers since the 2012 NBA playoffs ended, this is one in a series breaking down potentially troublesome opponents. Team: Miami Heat Lakers' record vs. Heat: 1-1 in the regular season How the Heat fared last season : Finished second in the Eastern Conference behind the Chicago Bulls with a 46-20 record.
June 11, 2013 |
Your guess is as good as anything LeBron James can muster. Which Miami Heat team will show up Tuesday for Game 3 of the NBA Finals? The one that looked tired, old and somehow boring in a Game 1 loss to San Antonio? Or the one that rode a 33-5 second-half run to an easy 103-84 Game 2 victory Sunday? "I don't know," James said. "[Draw] whatever conclusion you want. It's a 1-1 series. That's the only conclusion I know. " Then he added, "We look forward to Game 3. " It's an important one, as the series shifts to San Antonio for three in a row. History shows that Game 3 has been the tipping point for practically every tied-up Finals.
June 6, 2011 |
Reporting from Dallas Good Mario apparently has chosen to stay around for a while. Uneven through the first three rounds of the playoffs, Miami Heat backup point guard Mario Chalmers has now strung together three productive efforts in these NBA Finals, allowing the Heat to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Dallas Mavericks. "But it's about consistency," Miami Coach Erik Spoelstra cautioned Monday, as the Heat looked ahead to Tuesday's Game 4 at American Airlines Center.
November 25, 2008 |
Yao Ming had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Ron Artest scored 20 points and the Houston Rockets finished off a perfect three-game trip against the Eastern Conference with a 107-98 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night. Rafer Alston had 14 points for Houston, which finished with six players in double figures and outrebounded Miami, 51-35. Dwyane Wade scored 23 points for the Heat but missed 16 of 23 field-goal attempts. Mario Chalmers had a career-best 23 points, including five three-point baskets.
January 25, 2009 |
Dwyane Wade scored 27 points, Mario Chalmers had 20 and the Miami Heat ended a 10-game losing streak against the Orlando Magic with a 103-97 victory Saturday night. Udonis Haslem had two big baskets down the stretch for Miami, which held on after wasting a 15-point lead entering the fourth quarter. The Heat had four turnovers, an all-time franchise low, and dealt Orlando its second straight loss. "It's very satisfying to get this one," Wade said.
January 19, 2009 |
Amare Stoudemire scored 31 points, Steve Nash had a season-high 18 assists and the Phoenix Suns defeated Toronto, 117-113, on Sunday for their ninth consecutive victory over the Raptors. Jason Richardson added 17 points, Shaquille O'Neal and Matt Barnes each had 16 and Leandro Barbosa scored 14 for the Suns at Toronto. Anthony Parker scored 26 points, Joey Graham had a career-high 22 and Chris Bosh added 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Raptors, who lost their fifth consecutive game.
March 19, 2007 |
Julian Wright scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, Brandon Rush had 19 and top-seeded Kansas romped past Kentucky, 88-76, in a matchup of two of the game's most storied programs in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday at Chicago. Mario Chalmers had 16 points for the Jayhawks, who shot 57% from the field to win their 13th in a row. Kansas (32-4) will play fourth-seeded Southern Illinois in the regional semifinals Thursday at San Jose.