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    July 7, 2014

    Report: Chris Bosh Considering Houston's Offer... If LeBron Leaves

    Out of the Big Three, Chris Bosh had been the most vocal throughout the season that he'd hope to stay in Miami with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. In contrast, James has maintained an indecipherable silence, causing the press to chase every crazy theory. Apparently, even Bosh himself has no idea what ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014
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    June 25, 2014

    Stop Panicking, Heat Fans: Five Reasons LeBron Will Stay in Miami

    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 >>

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    October 24, 2013

    Is Dwyane Wade the Biggest Villain in the NBA? Grantland Thinks So

    There's no denying that three years ago, LeBron James was the biggest villain in sports. Hell, Heat fans themselves were treated as rouges just for daring to root for him. But after two back-to-back championships, LeBron's public image has recovered. Of course, the sports media always needs a villai ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013

    The Five Greatest Miami Heat Off-Season Moves

    The NBA off-season is less "off" and more a whole different full season as teams frantically try to keep up with the Joneses during a down time that begins just days after the finals. This week, free agency opened and teams began signing the players they think could put them over the hump. The movem ... More >>

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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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    February 7, 2013
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    January 18, 2013

    Heat Top Lakers 99-90 As LeBron, Wade Score 66 Combined

    We cool now, Heat fans? LeBron and Wade came into the Staples Center last night, dropped their shorts and proceeded to Danza-slap every Lakers player, coach and fan in attendance with a 99-90 victory that was ALL D-Wade and Cobradick.The Heat were the real stars in attendance despite the presence of ... More >>

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    January 11, 2013

    LeBron and Wade Think Criticism of the Lakers is Nothing Like What The Heat Went Through

    Oh, sure, the Los Angeles Lakers may have put together a supposed superstar team by ripping away a few star players from smaller market team, but the Miami Heat's LeBron James and Dwyane Wade say that the criticism the Lakers are receiving this season is nothing like what the Heat went through two y ... 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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    August 30, 2012

    Miami Heat Favorites to Repeat in Poll of NBA Coaches and Execs

    Never mind the Lakers' new monster-like lineup. Don't worry about the maturing Thunder. According to a Sports Illustrated poll of NBA insiders, including head coaches, general managers and other executives, the Miami Heat are the early favorites to take home next year's Larry O'Brien trophy. Which, ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    LA Lakers Take Back Crown of NBA's Most Hated Team with Dwight Howard Trade

    Here's the good news, Heat fans: The LA Lakers are now probably once again the most hated team in the NBA, as it should be. Here's the bad news, Heat fans: The Lakers now have a super team with the addition of Dwight Howard that could rival the Heat. 

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    June 8, 2012

    Things More Popular Than Rick Scott: LeBron James, Gay Marriage

    Floridians continue to hate Gov. Rick Scott. In fact, 56 presently disapprove of his job handling, while only 31 percent approve. Things as polarizing as the Miami Heat and gay marriage are actually more popular in the state right now. Public Policy Polling decided to just ask Floridians how they fe ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    If The Heat Lose Tonight, Who Might Not Be Wearing a Miami Jersey Next Year?

    This is a silly, stupid little post to be writing. The Heat will of course stage a magnificent comeback tonight and go on to emerge victorious in the finals, because whatever powers that rule the universe will decide to give Miami, this muggy land of hurricanes, poverty, foreclosures and zombie atta ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Big Four? Dwight Howard Interested in Miami Heat, Reportedly

    ​It's not a secret that Magic Center Dwight Howard won't be staying in Orlando much longer, and the saga of where he ends up may be the NBA's most dramatic decision since, well, LeBron landed in Miami. Could Howard's tale have the same ending? A Sports Illustrated reporter says that Howard has rea ... More >>

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    February 20, 2012

    Heat Win Sixth-Straight, Bill Clinton is Impressed

    ​Dwyane Wade blew the ass off of the Orlando Magic's defense yesterday, dropping 27 points on them and leading the Miami Heat to the 98-71 victory while former President Bill Clinton watched courtside doing that white-man's overbite thing he does when he sees something impressive. When these ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Heat Lose to Magic in a Barrage of Threes

    ​Opponents have been raining three pointers down on the Miami Heat all season long, and last night the Orlando Magic decided that was a good idea too, and hit 4,000 17 three pointers, taking the 102-89 win over Miami.Dwight Howard, who has apparently checked out and doesn't give a shit about baske ... 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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    June 13, 2011

    Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks NBA Finals Game 6: Kaput

    ​After winning Game six 105-95, the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat are left with a shitload of questions, LeBron James will continue to be haunted by his Finals failure, and Heat fans everywhere are walking around feeling like their favorite uncle just placed his wie ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Dwyane Wade Comes First in Poll of NBA's Best-Dressed Players

    ​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 >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Heat Vs. Magic: Camarena Tequila Sides With the Disneyheads

    ​LeBron James's Miami Heat takes on Dwight Howard's Orlando Magic at the American Airlines Arena tonight in a game likely to prove whether the Heat can actually play with the big ballers. The team lost to the Knicks this week and is developing a habit of losing to top teams. How can ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Chris Rock on LeBron: "Most People from Cleveland Would Do the Exact Same Thing"

    ​Scott Raab, the Cleveland-born Esquire writer who got himself banned from American Airlines Arena, still seems to have LeBron on his mind all the time. He sat down for an interview with comedian Chris Rock for the magazine and the subject turned to a long discussion of LeBron James' infamous deci ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    As Heat Prepare for Celtics Tonight, Hater Schadenfreude Blows Up The Internet

    Let's hate these three with everything we got. Ready? 1, 2, 3... HATE!!!​The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics tonight at the American Airlines Arena. But did you know Miami is 5-3 eight games into the 2010-11 NBA season? They are! And because they've turned into The Most Irrationally Reviled Tea ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Everybody Hates Chris Bosh: Is It Time to Downgrade to the "Big Two?"

    ​OK, "hate" probably doesn't encapsulate the recent rash of ink being turned out about the third wheel of the Miami Heat troika. "Disappointed," maybe. "Underwhelmed," possibly. "Concerned," perhaps. Whatever the word, poor Chris Bosh isn't exactly settling in as expected in his new hot home, ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Dwight Howard Wants Baby Mama and Basketball Wives Star Royce Reed to Pay Up $500 Million

    Royce Reed in her signature thrusting pose​Despite the fact Royce Reed is a former Miami Heat dancer and current star of Miami based train wreck Basketball Wives, she's perhaps best known for being basketball star Dwight Howard's baby mama. The two haven't been on good turns since the birth of the ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Does Dwyane Wade Have a Kryptonite?

    What's Dwyane Wade's kryptonite? Other than the occasional New Times feature, of course.​Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal, two seven-foot hulks with firm Floridian ties, have, in recent years, been involved in a weird war of words (mostly Shaq's) concerning who has rightful claim to the nickname ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Basketball Wives: Love Means Throwing Water in a Bitch's Face

    ​The concept of marriage predates recorded history, yet here it is, the year 2010 A.D., and we are still arguing over what it "means." Luckily, important socio-documentary Basketball Wives shed some light on the debate last night. What we learned: The definition of marriage should be left to each ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    Ten Possibly Immoral Ways The Heat Could Beat the Celtics

    via Keith Allison/ Wiki Commons cc2.0​Things aren't looking too good for our beloved Miami Heat in the playoffs right now. Especially after their disastrous 106-77 loss to the Celtics on Tuesday. Even an inspired performance by Dwyane Wade can't ensure a win. Sure, we'll get ho ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Basketball Wives Episode One: Bad Blood and Booty Shaking

    ​Hollywood may still have problems finding complicated roles for women of a certain age, but it is a golden age on reality TV for ladies over the age of 30 (who want to act like 12 year olds). While Miami may never get its own Real Housewives franchise on Bravo, VH1 hit us last night with the prem ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Heat Ladies Set to Embarrass Selves on VH1's Basektball Wives

    via PSDReal Housewives of the NBA, probably couldn't be used for legal reasons, but reality TV's love affair with ladies who lunch (and then throw it at each other) continues with VH1's upcoming Basketball Wives.While it may not satiate our need for a Miami version of Bravo's weave snatchin', table ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    Bring Lamar Odom Back to Miami

    WikicommonsReports this morning say L.A. Lakers owner Jerry Buss has withdrawn his offer to NBA forward Lamar Odom after Odom's agent didn't contact Buss with an answer. The offer was for four years/$36 million or three years/$30 million. Apparently, Odom is holding out for a five-year/$50 million d ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    In Classy Show of Humility, Shaq Offers to Taste Kobe Bryant's Ass

    Before the NBA Finals began, there were quite a few columns written about this Magic-Lakers series being haunted by the Ghost of Shaquille O'Neal -- you know, because the former Miami fixture played for both teams and has had such a contentious history with Kobe Bryant. Seemed like a bit of a reach ... More >>

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    March 13, 2008

    Raiders of the Lost Season

    The Heat keeps finding ways to lose.

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    February 28, 2008
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    April 19, 2007

    Big-Bucks Benchwarmer

    A straight-from-high-school phenom stays intimate with the Heat bench