The news broke yesterday and brought with it a tsunami of speculation and sizzling hot takes: LeBron James was opting out of the remainder of his Miami Heat contract. What will his next move be? LeBron is available to every team in the league come July 1, and every NBA GM in America will look far ... More >>
Uncle Luke, 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. Karma finally caught up to Donald Sterling, the slumlord owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Just when his team is finally thriving and competing ... More >>
What's better than watching the Miami Heat battle for its third consecutive NBA title? Sharing that experience with Heat fans just as passionate about the team as you, while at the same time getting the best possible up-to-the-dribble coverage all in the same place -- that's what. All you have to do ... More >>
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.
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.
We already know that LeBron James will be the cover athlete and has had some creative input for the upcoming NBA 2K14 video game, but Yahoo! Sports reports today that the game will have a surprise feature. Players will be able to play a storyline that imagines how LeBron's career will play out until ... More >>
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 >>
Chris Paul and the West All-Stars edged a East team featuring three Miami Heat starters 143-138 Sunday Night. Even though LeBron and Wade combined for 40 points and were good for a few of their typical "Flying Death Machine" highlight finishes, it was Paul who snagged the game MVP with 20 points, 15 ... 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 >>
From being part of one big three to backing up another?Boston Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen's contract is up. If he doesn't end up back in green, ESPN New York reports that the ten-time All Star would heavily consider signing with the Heat. Apparently there aren't hard feelings that his team just ... More >>
LeBron James told the flu to go fuck itself, and then promptly became a righteous wrecker of ass, as he led the Miami Heat to their 98-87 beatdown of the L.A. Lakers last night. James, who dropped 31 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists, killed a baseball team owner, and made Kobe Bryant his own ... More >>
In a game that was billed as Lob City East vs. Lob City West, the Heat lost mostly thanks to their inability to hit free throws, as well as some pretty shitty officiating, giving them their second overtime loss in two nights as they fell to the LA Clippers 95-89. It was also the second straight n ... More >>
Photo by Seth Browarnik/WorldRedEye.comMs. Lauryn Hill and Nas serenading the James.After two kids, a decade-long courtship, and zero NBA championships, LeBron James has finally asked high-school sweetheart Savannah Brinson for her hand in marriage. Having turned 27 years old approximately 24 ho ... More >>
The Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are about to embark on a "homecoming tour" of charity games with several other NBA stars. Unfortunately for us, "homecoming" does not mean another charity game in Florida. Instead, the four-city tour will include James's and Wade's actual hometowns of Akron ... More >>
via YouTubeGotta keep the skills sharp somewhere.The gritty rooftop "Miami Kiwanis Club League" might be every bit as much a fantasy as the idea of seeing The Heatles destroy the NBA again before Christmastime -- but damn if it doesn't look like a hell of a fun game.Dwyane Wade dominates for a "L ... 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 >>
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh haven't played together since the last game of the NBA Finals, and with the lockout in full effect we weren't sure when it would happen again. That's about to change. The trio is expected to announce plan for a charity All-Star game at FIU on Octobe ... More >>
After last night's humiliating loss, it's hard to muster evidence that the Miami Heat is number one in much of anything right now, but it might be the best-dressed team in the NBA. No, we're not talking about the uniforms. Sports Illustrated polled 137 current NBA players as to who has the best o ... More >>
It would seem, at first glance, that the people who decide who should be the All Star MVP were being sarcastic when they awarded it to Kobe Bryant instead of LeBron James last night. Mainly because James recorded himself a triple-double with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists -- joining Michae ... More >>
If the NBA were a Disney sports movie, the Miami Heat would be the team of freakishly large, scowling kids who pull up to games in an all-black bus, wear Dolph Lundren buzz cuts, and scare the crap out of the scrappy underdogs. The upcoming season will be a lot more fun if Wade, Bosh, an ... More >>
The fashion police are also investigatingTwo apparently related burglaries have police worried that a crime ring with really bad taste is preying on local shoe merchants. In the wee hours of December 30, five to six masked men in two cars crashed their way into the Foot Locker at 1076 Sou ... More >>
ESPN NBA draft analyst Chad Ford reports that the Miami Heat had a workout with former USC guard O.J. Mayo and that Mayo could very well be the Heat’s first pick in this month’s NBA draft. And to that we give our own NBA draft analysis rebuttal by saying, “Whaaa?!” This, of course, is all ... More >>
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