| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:26 AM
No, he didn't. Yes, he did.
LeBron James had put himself on this runaway train once before, and his reputation nearly got run over.
But there he was Monday, back at AmericanAirlines Arena, this time as a two-time defending champion, picking up...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Sun Sentinel NBA writer Ira Winderman has covered the Miami Heat since their inception in 1988. In this piece he reflects on how he and the Heat made it through the first 25 seasons, as the two-time-defending NBA champions prepare to open training camp...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:33 AM
There is no easy way out. That is a central factor of the LeBron James free-agent equation that is best appreciated in advance.
In the wake of Paul George signing his five-year extension with the Indiana Pacers, the thought might be that it next...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Jim Cleamons, a former Lakers assistant coach, has sold a home in Manhattan Beach for $2.6 million.
The deal was completed this summer outside of the Multiple Listing Service, but records from the time of purchase describe the house as Mediterranean...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The fact that Tim Thomas began practicing with the Panthers is as good a place to start as any. Thomas is 39. He spent a year out of hockey. He still brings a championship ring and veteran goaltending help to a team needing both.
But Thomas isn't the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Three-peat is so 1988.
The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Well what do you know? Youth.
And not just Norris Cole.
It has been a while since promise and potential entered the Miami Heat locker room, at least when it has come to potential difference makers.
With Greg Oden and Michael Beasley,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:04 PM
If Pat Riley wants to help Michael Beasley, to save him, to provide him a spiritual life raft in an ocean of oblivion, I'm on board with that. Shouldn't all of us help thy neighbor?
And can I get an "Amen?"
But if by signing Beasley to a no-risk...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The information superhighway is now 94 feet by 50 feet.
Erik Spoelstra's pace and space is about to become quantifiable.
Looked like a player was merely going through the motions last night? Hold on, let's go to the video data.
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:53 PM
"We're going to cannibalize that market in August and September, if we can." -- Pat Riley, June 26.
One month down, one to go. Or is this all there is?
Free agency never truly was going to be the province of the Heat, not with David...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Officially, the title remains the same as it has been for years, "Secretary-Treasurer of the National Basketball Players Association."
But for weeks, Miami Heat forward James Jones found himself acting as a political operative, of sorts, as well....