| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:25 PM
MIAMI - Down Biscayne Boulevard the buses turned, Chris Bosh with the trophy, LeBron James with the cigar, confetti in the air, just like a year ago. Only when Erik Spoelstra again saw the, "sea of fans that will be etched forever in my mind," the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:58 PM
We saw in Game 6 the Heat couldn't defend a halftime lead, couldn't defend their second-half basket and couldn't defend their individual reputations when Indiana picked those apart, too.
We'll see if they can defend their legacy Monday night in Game 7....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Miami Heat fans are showing me less mercy than the team showed the Spurs.
The fans are all upset because they think I criticized their beloved team.
Wrong. I didn't criticize the team. While I'm no Heat fan -- the team is too Hollywood for my tastes,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:18 PM
It would have been easy to make it about No. 6.
And LeBron James certainly did his part in Monday night's 99-76 on-to-the-NBA-Finals victory over the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena.
But the Miami Heat have appreciated from the moment...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The one phone call that's telling, the one greeting that matters, the one word that a few years later puts these NBA Finals into proper context came just a few days after the Heat signed LeBron James.
This was in July, 2010. San Antonio coach Gregg...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 4:03 PM
There is the path of less resistance, one that would take the Heat through the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the playoffs, the winner of an Atlanta Hawks-Brooklyn Nets series in the second, and then whoever is left standing between the New York...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:03 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Down a hallway, down under Bankers Life Fieldhouse, down, down, down where the Heat's emotions resided, Heat President Pat Riley stood against a wall and said, "We'll be fine. I really believe that."
Belief. That's the emotion...
| Mar 10, 2013
The best way to put to rest any talk (OK, any Shaq talk) about a potentially tainted championship? Follow it up with the longest winning streak in team history, in what could turn into the best regular season in the franchise's 25 seasons.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:41 PM
Chris Bosh took ownership as soon as he stepped out of the shower.
"I didn't show up for my teammates tonight," he said, "and it will not happen again."
Dwyane Wade wasn't quite as forthcoming when it came to blame.
"We've got to do a better...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
This Sunday or next Sunday: Which matters more?
The first of consecutive Sunday games for the Miami Heat is against an established rival, on the road, nationally televised by ABC.
The second is against an emerging, big muscle threat, albeit...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:40 PM
It was somewhere between a LeBron drive, a LeBron dunk, a LeBron block, a LeBron rebound, a LeBron winning jump ball – yes, he even won a jump ball against 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert – that a voice said the scary truth for the first time:...