After being dusted off by the Miami Heat last season, former number one draft pick Greg Oden has found himself in some off-the-court trouble. The oft-injured center was arrested in Lawrence, Indiana, early this morning after allegedly brutally punching his ex-girlfriend.
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 >>
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. This week, Luke goes after Mark Cuban. Let me get this straight. Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is secretly recorded making bigoted ... More >>
LeBron James has been unflinchingly stern in his opinion that Donald Sterling should sell the Los Angeles Clippers. Miami Herald columnist Glenn Garvin though has a few question for LeBron about that... mainly he wants James to address every sports controversy to ever happen. James is understandab ... More >>
LeBron James might just take his talents home next season if Donald Sterling still owns the Los Angeles Clippers. In an excerpt released from tonight's episode of Jim Rome on Showtime, Roger Mason Jr., VP of the National Basketball Players Association, says that he's talked to LeBron and claims the ... 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 >>
After audio leaked of LA Clippers owners Donald Sterling's racist exchange with his mistress, LeBron James responded by saying there's no place for him the NBA. Today, NBA commissioner Adam Silver essentially agreed. He announced that Sterling has been banned indefinitely from the NBA, and pending o ... More >>
New tape has leaked this morning to Deadspin of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling discussing his views on race, and the audio makes it clear that Sterling is about as enlightened on the topic as mouth-breathing Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. The key difference is that Sterling owns a major NB ... More >>
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 >>
The Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 102-96 Monday night, starting what they can only hope is a post Super Bowl run that rivals the 27-game winning streak they enjoyed last season. The Big 3 combined for 71 points in the win, dominating from the start behind Wade and Bosh's 9-9 from the field ear ... 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.
Minus new Papa Chris Bosh, the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 104-95 in Toronto Wednesday night. LeBron James led the Heat with a season high 35 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists, while Dwyane Wade looked the best he has all season, notching 20 points, six rebounds, and five assists in ... More >>
It's an understatement that LeBron James is no stranger to heavy criticism for ditching one team for another, and as the team prepare to play a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets it appears he's still exercising some of those demons. He called out the hypocrisy of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pier ... More >>
The start of NBA season is just weeks away, and oddsmakers are rolling out the betting lines for who will win the championship. It shouldn't be much of a surprise then that the Heat are once again Vegas's favorites.
Facing a high scoring Houston Rockets team without Chris Bosh, the Miami Heat found themselves thrust into a good old fashioned cock fight. Unfortunately for the Rockets, even without Bosh - the Heat bring two Big Swinging Dicks to the scrum. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 63 po ... More >>
OK, it's been established the Heat are crappy on the West Coast during the regular season. We get it.The Miami Heat fell 107-100 to the Los Angeles Clippers last night on a night where Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were nowhere to be found and very little fucks were to be given after the first half.
There's nothing worse than looking at photos and videos from other people's boring vacations, but those people usually aren't the Miami Heat. The defending champs are in China right now to play two preseason games against the LA Clippers, and the team, coaches and dancers (yes, even the dancers!) to ... More >>
The Heat will travel to China next week for two preseason games against the LA Clippers, and fans in the country are basketball-crazy, perhaps even more so than in America. Hell, they worship Shane Battier. Seriously, dude's face is apparently plastered all over billboards, and he's nicknamed "Mr. P ... More >>
It may not be the Miami versus Los Angeles series most of us are salivating for (Heat take Lakers in six games during next year's finals, right?), but that's OK, because we won't even get to see it anyway. The NBA has announced that the Heat will head over to China for two preseason games against th ... 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 >>
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 >>
Everybody likes to talk about how LeBron James can't get it done in the fourth quarter, that he isn't clutch, that he's a righteous ass-wrecking machine for the first three quarters of games but then inexplicably turns into a little old Chinese woman in the fourth quarter, costing his team games. ... 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 >>
While you were sleeping last night, the Miami Heat offense also fell asleep in the fourth quarter of their 111-106 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors.It was a game of turnovers, sloppy play, Mario Chalmers dribbling basketballs off his foot, Udonis Haslem missing dunks, LeBron James ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Over the weekend, Florida International University men's basketball coach Isiah Thomas denied aC. StilesIsiah Thomas really likes FIU -- even if his squad keeps losing. Foxsports.com report that the Los Angeles Clippers were courting him to be the NBA team's president, general manager, and c ... More >>
A family brought a charcoal grill inside to keep warm. They had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. [JustNews] A 9-year-old girl and her stepfather were found shot to death in their apartment. Police believe it could be a murder-suicide. [FoxNews] Today's 36-degree temperature ... More >>
The Heat hosts the bottom-dwelling Clippers.
Shawn Marion If the rumors are true that Pat Riley is lukewarm about drafting Michael Beasley, then perhaps Shawn Marion can help sort things out. Thanks to Marion’s choosing not to opt out of his contract last night, Riley suddenly has two major trade chips tucked in his $3,000 Armani suit pocke ... More >>
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