It's been a decade since a University of Miami Hurricane went in the NBA Draft's first round. But this year's edition of the Canes made history by winning the ACC outright and rolling into the tournament's Sweet Sixteen, so it's appropriate that their star would land higher in the draft than any UM ... More >>
Are you awake? Probably not. Last night's mega-galactic Heat win against the San Antonio Spurs reminded us that high-stress activities (like sitting in front of the TV set, you see) is dangerous for our health. Naturally, we waited for another Chris Bosh celebratory champagne facial after the game ... More >>
OK, so Channel 10's snafu last night doesn't rise halfway to the level of the Miami Herald running an ad two years ago congratulating the Heat for winning a title the morning after a brutal loss to the Dallas Mavericks. But still, guys, check those graphics before you go live.
The city of Miami is ablaze with Heat love. We're all so proud to call our home a champion city. And that goes for all 305ers, big and small. Of course, who doesn't want to see how all our famous residents are celebrating the win? All our favorite rappers and DJs are hitting the streets and tweetin ... More >>
There's something inexplicably sexy about sweaty men, especially the men of the Miami Heat. Just look at the way they run across the basketball court at the AAA with perspiration slowly dripping down their chiseled biceps, how aggressively they fight for the ball, and how smoothly they score. Mayb ... More >>
While the rest of Miami -- and the nation for that matter -- was wondering whether the Heat would finally show the Spurs who's boss during overtime Tuesday night, all we could think about was where we could find a massive slice of fudge cake or pint of cookie-dough ice cream. Because we're stress ea ... More >>
In case you've been living under a rock the last few days, we want to spread the good news: Best of Miami 2013 is out. That means that in newsstands all over Miami-Dade County, you have Miami Bibles to pick up. Think of them as the ultimate guide to eating your way through the city. No need to s ... More >>
Who's actually surprised the Miami Heat made the NBA Finals again? The Indiana Pacers were doomed before halftime in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals, because the level of intensity put forth by LeBron, Bosh, D-Wade, and the rest of the boys was redonkulous. And now the San Antonio Spur ... More >>
Is it safe to say that Tropical Storm Andrea was a real pisser for those of us in Dade County? Here we were thinking there would, at the very least, be downpours overnight, maybe a little flash flooding, a power flicker or two. But, no. Nothing. The only thing that happened was our satellite went ou ... More >>
Sorry America, the Miami Heat aren't done. When they needed it the most, the Miami Heat played perhaps their most complete game of the series eliminating the Indiana Pacers with a 99-76 victory that was all of the exhales. LeBron James led all scorers with another classic MVP performance, scoring 32 ... More >>
Last night, the Miami Heat racked up its 23rd straight win and now stands alone as having the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. The team is ten wins away from tying the record with the 1971-72 Lakers, and 11 from owning it outright.Can they do it? An oddsmaker has given them 1-in-6 odds.
Perhaps no sports gossip in recent memory has persisted as long and as strong as the rumor that LeBron James' mom Gloria had an affair with her son's former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Delonte West. In part, the rumors stuck around so long because no one involved was exactly denying it, but now ... More >>
The Heat may not have a celebration quite like last year's infamous pre-season pep rally planned to kick off the season -- but maybe that's because they want you to relive that welcoming party all over again. The Heat are about to unleash a documentary film, Into the Fire, and lucky fans will get ... More >>
With the exact makeup of NBA's post-lock out rosters unknown, making any super informed predictions about the upcoming abbreviated season is sort of a shot in the dark. Though, with Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh on the Heat, picking them to win the NBA championship is likely your best bet ... More >>
It's a holiday miracle! NBA players and owners have reached a tentative deal to save the NBA season. Training camp and the free agency period will begin on December 9, with the first games to start on Christmas day. That means that the previously scheduled December 25 match up of the Heat vs. the ... More >>
A second round of excerpts from Shaquille O'Neal upcoming Autobiography have hit the web. In the first round, Shaq detailed his near-fight with Pat Riley, but in the latest the first Miami Heat messiah criticizes our current one, LeBron James.
The NBA has released its 2012 schedule (assuming the lockout doesn't delay play), and the Miami Heat will kick off its season at Madison Square Garden against the Knicks. The team will also be working on Christmas Day this year in an NBA Finals rematch against the Dallas Mavericks in an away game ... More >>
via Global GrindDespite the fact that he may have gotten legally married to Adrienne Williams shortly before the playoffs, Chris Bosh made it official this weekend with a lavish ceremony at the Fontainebleau on Miami Beach. (Yes, the same place where the Mavs celebrated their finals win.) Unlike ... More >>
Stevenson reportedly could not bail himself out with the stupid $5 bill tattooed on his stupid throat.Dallas Maverick and all-around shitty person DeShawn Stevenson done got himself arrested. What a pity.Stevenson, who called the Miami Heat "classless" after game 6 and then showed up in Dallas th ... More >>
Last night was brutal for Miamians, but considering rapper Birdman had boasted he made a $2 million bet on the Heat in the NBA Finals, we figured he'd be a bit more despondent than the rest of us. Apparently watching his team and bank account lose didn't stop Baby from having a good time las ... More >>
Wikimedia Commons user steenslagA clown cries after getting mocked for asking what time the Celtics game was on.The Heat are down 3-2. Dwyane Wade has a busted hip. LeBron James had a triple-double and still, somehow, looked horrible. It was a bad night.But it doesn't have to be a bad day, too. C ... More >>
We obsessed with Weezy!If you follow Lil Wayne's every word, whisper, tweet, or bowel movement with the same kind of psycho obsession as Crossfade, then we suggest you get a life, a little professional help, and maybe even some medication. It's ruined our life. And it can ruin yours too. But if ... More >>
We won't name names, but one of these nice young men TOOK A DAMNED NAP TUESDAY NIGHT.It was like nobody told the Heat fans it was an away game.American Airlines Arena hosted a "road rally" in the stands Tuesday night to watch the live broadcast of game 4 of the NBA Finals, and that place was full. S ... More >>
Dirk NowitzkiUncle 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. Luke explains how the NBA commissioner is assisting Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki.The Heat hater brigade loves to h ... More >>
Ron Artest, the NBA's favorite halftime-boozing, riot-inducing maniac, has gotten quite interested in this year's NBA Finals -- unencumbered by playoff obligations of his own, he's been making predictions for a week despite not knowing what day the games are on or what city they're being pla ... More >>
Archbishop Wenski, is going to wash down a Miami Heat victory with Dallas BBQ and pecan pie.These days, everyone is weighing in on the rivalry between the Miami Heat and the Dull-ass Mavericks. Even God.As the Pope's duly appointed representative in South Florida, Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wensk ... More >>
Because this is the NBA and we do a lot of screaming around here!Which team will win the Eastern Conference Finals won't come down to how great the Miami Heat's big three perform or how wonderfully efficient the Chicago Bulls' bench mob execute their tenacious defensive and rebounding skills. No ... More >>
With the NBA playoffs just a few weeks away, it's that time of year when we get a whole lotta Dwayne Wade and his towering deeds of heroic awesomeness all up in our faces. And even though D-Wade has made his name around these parts as a pretty righteous ass-kicker, it's comforting to know he's go ... More >>
There are nights when the Miami Heat completely annihilate an inferior opponent and leave them buried in their wake of awesomeness by twenty or thirty points. Last night was not one of those nights.The Heat had to rally hard and overcome an eleven-point deficit in last night's 100-94 win over the ... More >>
It's pretty fun watching South Florida's daily newspapers try to describe the "crotch-related gesture" that got Miami Heat guard Eddie House fined this week. Or, more specifically, not try-- because the Herald can't get away with saying "testicles" unless it's a cancer-related story, and eve ... More >>
The Miami Heat may be the most talked about NBA team this season, but they aren't the most valuable. However, the signing of LeBron James and Chris Bosh saw the team's value increase by 17 percent since last year, according to Forbes.com. That's the biggest increase in value over one year in the ... More >>
It wasn't that long ago when you could spot Lil Wayne sitting front row at AAA rooting on Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat (one instance of which was immortalized in cake format), but apparently Wayne is a Heat fan no more. No, he's not pissed about "The Decision" like everyone else, he's just irke ... More >>
A very powerful pig.Even though they lost last night to the Mavs, the LeBron-ified Miami Heat are finally playing like juggernauts. And the team is profiting like one, too, from ticket and paraphernalia sales. In fact, the Micky Arison-owned wunderkinds expect to make more money this season than ... More >>
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 >>
via Wiki CommonWhile his ex-fiance Evelyn Lozada is living it up on the hit show Basketball Wives, former Heat star Antoine Walker has filed for bankruptcy. The forward helped the Heat secure their 2006 NBA championship, but his professional life has faltered ever since.The bankruptcy was filed last ... More >>
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