Blake Griffin

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    June 18, 2014

    Where's LeBron Playing Next Year? Not For These Five Teams

    Here we go again. Welcome to Lebronapalooza 2014! LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh all have until June 29th to decide whether or not they will trigger the opt-in years in their contracts, and give this Big Three thing another go at it, and Heat Nation anxiously awaits their decisions. The s ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Rumor: Paul Pierce Punched LeBron James After Game Four

    File this under "questionable rumors." There's a story spreading on social media that Paul Pierce punched LeBron James in the jaw after the game Monday night, and that ten men (!) had to stop LeBron from killing Pierce. I mean, internet rumor so hard, internet. World Star! This really is funnier t ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    LeBron James Topped Jersey Sales This Season; Heat Top Team

    The Miami Heat may be entering the NBA playoffs as a second seed, but they're tops in another set of standings. For the sixth time, LeBron James' jersey was the top seller in the league. The Miami Heat, meanwhile, sold more merchandise this season than any other team.

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    February 6, 2014

    Heat Outdunks Clippers: Blake Griffin Pretends to Godhood, Fails

    Good morning! While you were asleep last night, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers played future basketball, where people can fly, only dunks count, and playing defense is frowned upon. The Dunk counter ran out of batteries in this one, because all of the dunks happened, all shapes and size ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    ESPN Touts LeBron James-Blake Griffin Trade Fantasy

    So how would you feel about losing LeBron James if it meant getting rising star Blake Griffin in return? ESPN wants you to think about it. Because they're going to run the LeBron free agency story into the ground almost as severely as everything Tim Tebow, ESPN's website is running a story today ... More >>

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    November 8, 2013

    Heat vs. Clippers: Miami Wraps Chris Paul in Chalmer Chains

    Dwyane Wade scored 29 and LeBron James had 18 Thursday night in a 102-97 Miami Heat win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The game marked the biggest test the Heat have faced so far this season, with many predicting these same two teams will meet in the Finals come June. Miami passed the test.

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    April 17, 2013

    Dear Internet, Miami Heat Fans Are the Most Loyal in Basketball

    Damn yo, don't kill the messenger! Yesterday Riptide ran an article about a new survey done by Brand Keys that claims to show that Miami Heat fans are the most loyal in the NBA -- and then the Internet proceeded to have a shit. Nearly 650 people retweeted the piece, many incorrectly labeling the sur ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    LeBron James Tops NBA's Best Selling Jersey List Once Again

    Is LeBron James' image rehabilitation complete? After claiming the MVP award and his first ring last season, the King is back atop the NBA's list of best-selling jerseys. The list is released twice a year, and James hasn't been on top since April 2011. In fact, he had dropped to fifth in the list re ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    Dwyane Wade Won't Be Suspended for Last Night's Flagrant Foul

    Last night's playoff game between the Heat and Pacers was more tense than a Basketball Wives reunion episode, and Dwyane Wade exhibited some very un-Wade like sportsmanship when he got called on a flagrant foul for colliding with the Pacers' Darren Collison. Some are calling for a suspension, but an ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Luke's Gospel

    Free Metta World Peace.

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    April 26, 2012

    Metta World Peace Got Screwed By David Stern

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke stands up for Metta World Peace.I have a message for NBA overlord David Stern: Free Metta World Peace. The seven game suspension ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012
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    February 28, 2012

    Skip Bayless is a Modern Day Minstrel

    ​Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke crowns ESPN talking head Skip Bayless the king of race baiting.I've got to hand it to Skip Bayless for articulating so we ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    Heat Beats Cavs, Kendrick Perkins is Mad at LeBron

    ​Dwyane Wade led the way with 26 points, while LeBron James added 24 as the Miami Heat took down the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-91 last night.The Heat will now embark on a five-road-games-in-seven-nights-palooza beginning in Orlando tonight and ending when all the players die from severe fatigue.But ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    James, Wade, and Bosh to Take Their Talents Overseas

    ​The Miami Heat's big three are reportedly ready to pack their bags and head on a six-city international tour with a host of other NBA superstars during what would have been the first two weeks of the NBA season. Plans are still being worked out, but between October 30 and November the 9, the ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Castro Death Meter: Fidel Still Way More Dead Than Chavez, Analysts Proclaim

    Amid all the brouhaha over Hugo Chavez going all Bobby Fischer on South America's ass, the world seems to have forgotten about the original undead dictator. And he's taking the lack of attention personally. A couple of missives (translated) from his official Twitter feed: fidelcastro: @hugochavez n ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Clippers Snap Miami Heat's Winning Streak

    ​In 1989, the Miami Heat snapped it's 17-game losing streak by defeating the L.A. Clippers, and earning the franchise its first ever win. Last night, the Clippers snapped the Heat's 13-consecutive road wins streak, beating the Heat 111 - 105 at the Staples Center. Synergy? Coincidence? Or..... KAR ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Awkward: Cavaliers Change Hotel Plans to Avoid Bumping into Heat

    ​How awkward and tense have things gotten between the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers? Apparently it's so bad that the Cavaliers have changed their hotel plans in order to avoid bumping into the Heat. Both teams are on extended road trips on the West Coast. Both teams will be playing mid-week g ... More >>