TAG: Miami Heat

NBA / Dec 22, 2014 / 2:15 pm

D-Wade Hopes LeBron Will Be “Very Well” Received By Heat Fans On X-Mas

LeBron James, Dwayne Wade

The plane trip Dwyane Wade took with LeBron James from Las Vegas to Miami at the height of LeBron’s free agency frenzy this past summer soldified their bond off the court. On the flight, Wade put his own hopes on hold and told James to do what was best for him and his family. James returned to Cleveland, but he’ll be back in Miami on Christmas Day and Wade hopes the fans realize all that LeBron did for them during his four years in a Heat uniform. Read More »

NBA, sponsored01 / Dec 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 10-8

LeBron James, Bill Russell

The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first quarter of the NBA season. With Christmas approaching this week, we thought it would make sense to count down the 10 biggest Christmas Day moments in NBA history, culminating in our top two choices on Christmas Eve 2014. Read More »

Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Watch Dwyane Wade Drop Season-High 42 Points In Loss To Jazz

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (Robert Mayer, USATODAY)

In Wednesday night’s matchup against the Utah Jazz, the Miami Heat used its 11th different starting lineup in 26 games. Chris Bosh remained sidelined with a calf strain for the third straight outing, while Josh McRoberts awaits upcoming surgery to a torn meniscus that could keep him out for the remainder of the season. Miami looked for that much-needed win against the Jazz, who had only won two games on the road coming into Wednesday’s battle at American Airlines Arena. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 17, 2014 / 1:45 pm

GIF: Dwyane Wade Puts Jarrett Jack On Spin Cycle For Crafty Reverse Layup

Dwyane Wade

Who needs elite explosiveness when you have craft and nuance like this? Watch Dwyane Wade lull Jarrett Jack to sleep before quickly spinning out of a post-up for sick a reverse layup in the Miami Heat’s 95-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Read More »

NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Video: Nets-Heat In Rain Delay At Barclays Center Due To Leak From Ceiling

Barclays Center

You read that right: a rain delay at an indoor sporting event. Due to a leak from the Barclays Center ceiling dripping water onto the court, tonight’s game between the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets has been temporarily suspended in the late first quarter. Read More »

NBA / Dec 15, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Heat’s Josh McRoberts Could Miss Remainder Of Season With Torn Meniscus

Josh McRoberts

The injury bug continues to make its presence known throughout the league this season, as it set it sights on the Miami Heat. Already reeling with injury woes to the team’s superstars, Chris Bosh (strained calf) and Dwyane Wade (illness), news emerged today that MRI tests revealed a torn right meniscus that will require surgery for forward Josh McRoberts. Read More »

Video / Dec 15, 2014 / 10:15 am

“What I’ve Done” Mix Highlights LeBron James Back In Cleveland

LeBron James Banner

Through 22 games, the Cleveland Cavaliers are only 13-9. While that’s a long way from the world beaters many thought they’d become with the additions of LeBron James and Kevin Love in the offseason, James is still averaging 25.5 points, 7.6 assists and 5.5 rebounds per game, though he’s got the lowest PER and true shooting percentage since he was back in Cleveland. A new mix, “What I’ve done,” reminds fans and haters alike of his accolades as we figure out if he’ll be able to lead the Cavs to glory. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 10, 2014 / 11:15 am

GIF: Miles Plumlee Spikes Dwyane Wade’s Shot Right Back In His Face

Dwyane Wade, Miles Plumlee

The Heat handed the Suns their second consecutive loss Tuesday night, 103-97, the day after Phoenix lost on a dramatic last-second OT shot to the Clippers. Miles Plumlee struggled, too, but he did get one rejection of Dwyane Wade that was about as in yo face as it can get. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Video: Bosh’s Hustle Leads To D-Wade Behind-The-Back Dime To Josh McRoberts

Josh McRoberts, Dwyane Wade

The Grizzlies got back to their winning ways against the Heat on Sunday with a 103-87 victory despite Marc Gasol‘s rather perfunctory performance shooting the ball. The Heat looked good on one play, though, when Chris Bosh dove to save a loose ball and Dwayne Wade threw a behind-the-back dime for the Josh McRoberts slam. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Dec 6, 2014 / 2:00 am

GIF: “Greek Freak” Goes Coast-To-Coast Despite McRoberts Groin Smack

Josh McRoberts, Giannis Antetokounmpo

We already showed you Giannis Antetokounmpo thumping it on Chris Bosh, but he also found time to grab a rebound and go the length of the court on those insanely long gazelle limbs for the lay-in. Despite the bucket, it was all the more impressive because Heat forward Josh McRoberts knocked the Greek Freak in the groin on his final strides to the basket. Read More »