Jermaine O'Neal

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    April 11, 2011

    Heat Beat Celtics, Take No. 2. Seed

    LeAss Beatin'​Entering this season, the expectation for the Miami Heat was that they'd give the Boston Celtics a run for their money, and topple them as the best team in the Eastern Conference. But then the Celtics beat Miami three times, taking Suck to a whole other level. Expectations became so ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Chris Bosh's Baby Mama Allison Mathis Joining VH1's Basketball Wives

    via Deadspin​Real Housewives of Miami premiers tonight, but Basketball Wives, that other Miami-set show about bickering bimbos, may have just stolen its local shine with news that they've snagged a lady connected to one of the Miami Heat's big three for their next season. TMZ reports that Allison ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    LeBron James: The Decision Live-Blog

          I chooose.....  Memphis.​Welcome to The Greatest Event In The History of Your Life! It's the LeBron James The Decision live-blog. Because an event this monumental must be live-blogged, even if he decides to screw the city of Miami over.Will he stay in Cleveland? Will ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    NBA Playoffs: The Heat Takes a First-Round Exit

    ​Led by sharp-shooting Ray Allen's 24 points, the Boston Celtics put the Miami Heat away last night 96-86, closing out the series and ending the Heat's season and OH MY GOD, DWYANE WADE, PLEASE DON'T LEAVE!!!It's the Heat's second straight first-round exit. In fact, the team hasn't taken a playoff ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    It's Dwyane Wade vs. the Boston Celtics in Round One of the NBA Playoffs

    Listen, if you've been stashing singles every day since the beginning of the regular season for some big playoff bet, it wouldn't be entirely ill advised to go against your hometeam Miami Heat instincts and take the Boston Celtics to win in the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. Blasphemy? What? ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada on Pat Riley, Khloe Kardashian, and Why It's Hard to Keep a Man in Miami

    ​Our fair city has been under siege from an army of reality television crew cameras. What with Snooki strutting about town in DIY Lady Gaga glasses, Oxygen's Bad Girls Club doing god knows what, the Kardashians deeply involved in capturing absolutely nothing of interest on camera and calling it a ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Lane Kiffin Still Plans to Make an Ass of Himself While Recruiting Florida Players

    ​In the past 50 years, there have been only three private universities with football teams that matter: Notre Dame, USC, and, of course, Miami. Notre Dame has a rabid fan base and lots of history, USC has history too and benefits from the NFL's absence in L.A., and Miami pulled itself ou ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: Moving On Up

    ​Jermaine O'Neal must be an avid reader of Riptide, because last night it looked like he was motivated by one of our posts when he led the Heat to one of its most lopsided victories of the season. The team ripped the Bulls a new one to the tune of 103-74.O'Neal got to the business of kic ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic: Ten Points

    ​Last night, the Miami Heat lost 108-102 to the Orlando Magic in overtime, inspiring the following ten observations about the state of our b-ball team.1. Outside of Michael Beasley (on the nights Erik Spoelstra actually lets the kid play), Dwyane Wade is all alone.2. The Magic out-rebounded Miami ... More >>

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    March 1, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic: Behind the Eight Ball

    ​Well, it's official. Dwyane Wade needs a crap-load of help. Sure it was great to see D-Wade back in action last night after being sidelined with a strained calf since February 17. But even with Wade doing his usual routine of denting asses in a single bound, the Miami Heat continued to suffer fro ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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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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    October 30, 2009

    Top Five Dream Miami Heat Lineups for 2010

    Photo by Keith Allison, via Flickr​Running off the pure optimism of Wednesday night's opening beat-down of the New York Knicks, I present to you the top five Miami Heat starting lineups for the 2010-2011 season.As most fans know, the Heat will have perhaps the best cap space situation in the leag ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    When Tweets Lie

    The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that there's a Chad Pennington imposter tweeting on Twitter. The quarterback's supposed account talked about various meals and get-togethers with teammates, according to the story. Pennington said he isn't a member of any social networking websites.But what ab ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Heat Trade Marion for Another O'Neal

    In 2008 Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks was traded from the Suns to the Heat for Shaquielle O'Neal, barely a year latter the Heat are trading him out again for another O'Neal, according to AP. Jermaine O'Neal that is, along with his Toronto Raptors teammate Jamario Moon. Marion, a four time NBA all-st ... More >>

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    April 28, 2008
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    April 19, 2007

    Big-Bucks Benchwarmer

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