TAG: Miami Heat

Video / Aug 4, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Watch Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s Adorable “Save The Date” Video

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union (photo. Instagram)

Dwyane Wade’s summer will continue eventful. The Miami Heat superstar and long-time girlfriend Gabrielle Union are getting married on August 30, and they want you to be there! Well, not really. But TMZ obtained footage of the couple’s “Save The Date” video, complete with a clip of Wade’s adorable proposal to Union that incorporated his young sons. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 1, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Wade On LeBron’s Departure: “I Could Tell”

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

When Dwyane Wade had dinner with LeBron James and attended his high school camp in Las Vegas in the days leading up leading up to The King’s decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it spelled good things for the Miami Heat. The ensuing news that Wade was a guest on James’ charter flight from Vegas to South Florida was just another feather in the Heat’s free agency cap. But Wade’s time with James turned out to suggest nothing of LeBron’s intentions, a reality that hardly surprised him once the dust had settled. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 1, 2014 / 11:15 am

Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not Going To Lie”

Chris Bosh

This week, Chris Bosh officially inked a five-year, $118 million to remain with the Miami Heat. Yesterday, Bosh talked about how close he actually came to leaving Miami to join the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Playground / Jul 31, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Top 5 Most Flavorful Moves Of The 2013-14 NBA Season

Andre Iguodala, Quincy Miller

It’s summer time, so a ball is always bouncing at Harlem’s temple, Rucker Park. Bacardi Flavored Rum is hosting “Flavor at the Rucker” nights every Thursday at 6 p.m. ET during a partnership with this summer’s Entertainers Basketball Classic The NBA is focused on the win, but Rucker’s where players can showcase their personal flavor of hoop brilliance. That’s what makes these next five sequences from the 2013-14 season such bold indictments of the defenders involved. In the NBA, you’re embarrassing the best. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 31, 2014 / 11:15 am

Pat Riley On LeBron: “It Was A Tough Blow, We’ve Recovered Well”

Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James, Pat Riley

Yesterday, Pat Riley addressed reporters for the first time since LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s disappointed, but also very defiant as the Heat look to remain competitive in the East. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 29, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Report: LeBron, Cavs Will Play At Heat On Christmas

LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers are quickly becoming the league’s marquee team. Already poised to play in opening night’s headliner against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Cavs will reportedly celebrate Christmas by facing the Miami Heat in LeBron James’ first return to the place he once called home. Read More »

NBA / Jul 29, 2014 / 11:00 am

Heat Owner Micky Arison On Next Season: “We’re Not Done; Not Even Close”

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Micky Arison, LeBron James

When LeBron James announced he was returning to Cleveland, the Heat didn’t have much time to sulk. They had to get to work right away, as another one of their superstars, Chris Bosh, was highly sought-after on the open market. On the same day LeBron left, the Heat re-signed Bosh to a five-year deal. From there, they made other moves to remain a contender in the East, including bringing in Luol Deng as LeBron’s replacement. Yesterday, Miami owner Micky Arison published a letter addressing expectations for next season. Read More »

instagram / Jul 27, 2014 / 2:00 pm

LeBron James To Wear No. 23 For Cavs

LeBron James No. 23 Cavs

Earlier this month LeBron James asked fans on his Instagram page if he should go back to the No. 23 he wore during his first seven seasons in the NBA with the Cavaliers, or should stick with the No. 6 that he wore during four straight Finals appearances and two titles with the Heat? James has made a decision, thanks in no small part to his fan’s reactions. Read More »

Smack / Jul 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Chalmers: “I Never Thought Anybody Would Want To Leave Miami For Cleveland”

Mario Chalmers

Mario Chalmers was often the on-court whipping boy of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh over the past few years, but the Miami Heat’s Big Three were always quick to dismiss those many disagreements as nothing more than typical familial strife. They frequently called Chalmers their little brother, James even doing so in his letter for Sports Illustrated that announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. That very public bit of lasting goodwill between the former teammates not withstanding, though, Chalmers says he still can’t understand why anyone would want to leave Miami for Cleveland. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 19, 2014 / 9:45 am

Shabazz Napier: From Mission Hill To Mission Impossible

Shabazz Napier

When people hear the name “Shabazz Napier” they think of a two-time NCAA National Champion. They think of a kid who has become a household name. They think of the guy Miami traded for on draft night to try and make LeBron James happy.

But for me, I think of the feisty little kid with cornrows and glasses that I once called my teammate in the Roxbury YMCA’s “No Books, No Ball” basketball league. I think of his mom, Carmen Velasquez being the loudest in packed gym during our Saturday morning games. I think of his older brother Timmie leading his high school team to the state championship game at the Boston Garden and scoring 27 points. Read More »