IT'S ONLY been a month into the 2021 NBA season, so there's little need to hit the panic button just yet. The fact that we're still living in a pandemic means players have been contracting COVID, resulting in numerous ...
Jan 23, 2021
IT WAS a shot that launched a thousand tweets.As Game 5 came down the wire, LeBron James kicked the ball out to Danny Green, who froze time for Lakers fans as he launched a wide-open three - that thudded solidly off ...
Oct 10, 2020
NOW that was some basketball.The Heat nipped constantly at the Lakers' heels, with Miami coming close to a lead on the second half, but never quite making it. Still, they were relentless all the way to the fourth. But despite ...
Oct 7, 2020
THE HEAT had an answer, and that answer was Jimmy Butler. On a day when online watercooler talk was all about an almost-certain Lakers sweep, the Heat caught everyone by surprise by trouncing the Lakers definitively, 115-104 - all thanks to ...
Oct 5, 2020
THE LAKERS continue their Disney cruise to the championship trophy with a never-in-doubt Game 2 win against a depleted Heat lineup.From the opening tip to the final whistle, it was a Lake Show all the way.Fans on Twitter ...
Oct 3, 2020
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CHICAGO - Throughout the course of his Hall-of-Fame career, LeBron James has made a habit of achieving the improbable. He's been named an All-Star 14 times, won the title thrice, and had marched to the NBA Finals eight ...
Mar 28, 2018
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MIAMI - Goran Dragic was planning a vacation for All-Star weekend. He's happily changing those plans.The Miami Heat guard was selected on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver as an injury replacement for the Feb. 18 ...
Feb 2, 2018
MELBOURNE, Australia - French player Alize Cornet has called for the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open to be re-evaluated after she said she nearly fainted in the broiling temperatures during her third-round match Friday at Melbourne Park.The tournament&# ...
Jan 19, 2018
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DENVER - Paul Millsap had 27 points, including three straight free throws with 11.9 seconds remaining, and the Denver Nuggets topped the Miami Heat, 95-94, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Nikola Jokic added 19 points and 14 rebounds as the ...
Nov 4, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets will travel to Mexico City in December for two regular-season games as part of the 25th anniversary of the first NBA game in Mexico.The league announced Wednesday that the Nets and Oklahoma City Thunder will ...
Aug 10, 2017
NBA
JUSTISE Winslow and Hassan Whiteside each had the same tally of 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Miami Heat's largest come-from-behind win of the season, erasing a 19-point deficit to beat the visiting Los Angeles ...
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Dec 23, 2016
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TYLER Johnson had 20 points off the bench as the Miami Heat broke the Memphis Grizzlies' six-game winning streak with a surprising 90-81 win on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).The Heat (5-10) immediately went on a 17-8 run ...
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Nov 26, 2016
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ANDRE Drummond had 18 points and 15 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 22 points as the Detroit Pistons halted a four-game losing streak by with a 107-84 rout of the Miami Heat on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) at ...
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Nov 24, 2016
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GORDON Hayward scored 25 points and Rodney Hood added 17 as the undermanned Utah Jazz relied on defense to beat the Miami Heat on the road 102-91 on Saturday night (Sunday Manila time) as the Heat tumbled to its fourth straight ...
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Nov 13, 2016
NEW YORK - Johanna Konta sat on a towel along the baseline, her racket resting by her feet, an ice bag under each arm, chest heaving.Fans murmured with concern in the stands and her opponent stood next to her chair, unsure what ...
Sep 1, 2016
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NEW YORK - Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.But he chose to leave the league as a ...
Jul 27, 2016
NBA
MIAMI - Gerald Green will return to the Miami Heat, but only after the shooting guard serves a two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.The specifics of that conduct, however, remain a mystery.Green was briefly hospitalized last week for ...
Nov 11, 2015
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Miami Heat, 93-90, in the last preseason game for both on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Davis gave the Pelicans the lead for good, ...
Oct 24, 2015
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DALLAS - J.J. Barea is returning to Dallas after considering a move to Miami in free agency.A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that Barea has agreed to terms with the Mavericks. ...
Jul 7, 2015
I BONKED. It was nothing short of epic. And it had to happen at the worst possible time and place: as a 32k pacer at Run United 2. Far from happy about the experience, I'm doing the next logical thing to ...
Jun 15, 2015
NBA
SPURS and Celtics? Already eliminated.Lakers and Heat? Didn't even make the playoffs.There's a new look to this NBA postseason, which will crown a champion that hasn't won the title in at least 17 years - ...
May 8, 2015
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