| May 28, 2013
| 7:04 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Erik Spoelstra does not want to help this story. There's a reason. He doesn't embrace fame. He finds no value in headlines. He's had enough written about him already, he seems to say.
For the past 30 minutes Monday afternoon, he...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:11 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — And then LeBron James fouled out.
This was new. This was unexpected in the final minute. This summed up how strange this strange end to Game 4 went for the Heat when LeBron made the long way to the bench with 56 seconds left for the...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:28 PM
MIAMI — Before the second half, with Heat fans on edge, LeBron James leaned into his teammates' huddle and smacked his fist loudly and repeatedly into his open hand. He yelled. He smacked his fist. The message was clear: Wake up.
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MIAMI - The game was very much in doubt. A sold-out arena was basically silent. The chance of getting back to the NBA Finals for a third straight year could have slipped away.
Cue LeBron James.
A third quarter for the ages by the four-time MVP...
| 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...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Erik Spoelstra was taunted by Indiana fans as he moved to midcourt. "Dirty … Dwyane," fans chanted at Dwyane Wade. Chris "Birdman" Andersen was booed whenever he went in for a lay-up, evidently on general principle.
And this was before Game 3...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:35 PM
It used to be that this is where prospects were unearthed, careers salvaged.
Bruce Bowen. Udonis Haslem. Anthony Carter. Joel Anthony.
For years, it had been an immense source of pride for Pat Riley and those on his Miami Heat staff.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:54 AM
At 6-foot-2 and with limited experience at point guard, Gators senior Kenny Boynton is no sure thing in the NBA.
But unless the Pompano Beach native suffers another extended shooting slump, the career scoring record at Florida should be his by season&...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:48 PM
If you haven't noticed, it's all rainbows and gumdrops for the post-Dwight Howard Magic.
The real Magic Kingdom doesn't spout this much squeaky-clean goodness and positive vibes.
During this rebuild, pardon our pixie dust.
At media day last October,...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 9:46 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — For a fan in the greater Miami area, this national championship game might be a nightmare come true.
On one side, there's Notre Dame — maybe the Miami Hurricanes' most hated rival.
On the other side, there's...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:10 AM
Last month, law enforcement agencies investigating the home burglaries of Miami Heat forwards Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem were looking into the possibility that the incidents may be connected.
The players’ homes are two counties and 32 miles...