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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Free Metta World Peace.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>