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    May 15, 2014

    Epic Late-Game Comeback Sends Miami Heat to Eastern Conference Finals

    The Miami Heat is halfway to the three-peat, and I probably need to see a doctor when this season is finished. The Heat pulled out a thrilling 96-94 series, clinching victory Wednesday night over the Brooklyn Nets that sends Miami to the fourth consecutive Eastern Conference finals, sends the Brookl ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Rumor: Paul Pierce Punched LeBron James After Game Four

    File this under "questionable rumors." There's a story spreading on social media that Paul Pierce punched LeBron James in the jaw after the game Monday night, and that ten men (!) had to stop LeBron from killing Pierce. I mean, internet rumor so hard, internet. World Star! This really is funnier t ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    LeBron Scores 49 Points in Game Four Against Brooklyn Nets

    Paul Pierce asked for LeBron James. Paul Pierce got LeBron James. Be careful what you wish for, kids -- you just might get it. LeBron James strapped the Heat on his back Monday night and carried the team to a thrilling 102-96 win that leaves Miami one win away from clinching a fourth straight East ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    LeBron Scored His 4,000th Playoff Point, Called Ray Allen "Jesus" While Miked

    That's how it's done, son. The Miami Heat opened its semifinals matchup against the Brooklyn Nets with an emphatic buzz-saw-like 107-96 win. Longtime Heat nemesis Kevin Garnett went 0-2 and was scoreless for the first time in 139 career playoff games. Paul Pierce had eight points. (Dramatic pause fo ... More >>

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    May 6, 2014

    Heat vs. Nets: Five Key Questions For the Eastern Conference Semifinals

    Now things start to get interesting. The Bobcats series was cute and all, with some mild excitement and dramatic moments here and there, but now is when things start to get super really real. Tonight in Miami, the Heat face the Brooklyn Nets, a team that swept the regular season series, in Game One ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Nets or Raptors? Ten Reasons the Heat Can't Wait to Destroy Each Team In Round Two

    Now that the Miami Heat have punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the team and its fans can begin to look ahead to the next challenge. The Heat next face the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Brooklyn Nets series, which is tied 2-2. While the Raptors are the higher seed, and on ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014
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    October 17, 2013

    LeBron Calls Out Garnett and Pierce for Leaving Boston

    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 >>

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    April 11, 2013
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    March 19, 2013

    Heat Beats Boston in 105-103 Thriller to Stretch Win Streak to 23

    With the game tied at 103 and less than 20 seconds left, the basketball found itself exactly where Miami Heat fans would prefer it never leave: LeBron James's hands. Game. Blouses. It's a Miami Heat World right now, ladies and gentlemen, and we are just living in it.James rattled in a jumper with 10 ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    Ray Allen Considering Signing with the Heat

    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 >>

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    June 10, 2012

    Heat Are Eastern Conference Champions, Will Face Oklahoma City in NBA Finals

    After blowing up the Boston Celtics Big Three Era (for the second straight season) in last night's 101-88 Game 7 triumph, the Miami Heat are headed to their second-straight NBA Finals. The Big Three known as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh scored Miami's final 31 points, including all ... More >>

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    June 9, 2012

    Miami vs. Boston Trash Talk: Our Heat Homer and Celtics Fanatic Get Ugly

    Tonight, at last, it ends: Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals starts at 8:30 p.m., and it may well destroy the world as we know it. Okay, the game may only result in the destruction of a few TV sets and cars in the greater Boston and Miami areas, but it'll still be a clash of teams that aren't ... More >>

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    June 8, 2012

    LeBron James' 45 Points Lead Heat Over Celtics, Force Game 7


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    June 6, 2012

    Heat Choke Away Game 5, One Loss Away From Elimination

    Holy fucking ass clenching horsefuckery, this team!!The Miami Heat had everything in its favor. A game at home. A 13-point lead in the second quarter. A 9-point lead in the third. The Boston Celtics stars struggling on offense. A chance to go up 3-2 and force Boston to win two games in a row.And yet ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Heat Take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals

    The Miami Heat are three wins away from their second consecutive trip to the NBA Finals after taking down the Boston Celtics 93-79 last night.And while the rest of the world seethes in furious anger in their unbridled and irrational hatred at this news, perhaps even blaming LeBron James for that guy ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Heat Loses to the Celtics at Home, Falls Three Games Behind Number One Seed

    LeBron James scored a game-high 36 points last night, while the rest of the Miami Heat stood and watched as the Boston Celtics shot 60 percent from the floor in yet another listless-shit-the-bed-let's-all-go-outside-and-punt-a-litter-of-kittens-loss by the Heat.Rajon Rondo once again had his way aga ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Heat Turns In Worst Offensive Performance of Year, Loses to Celtics

    ​The Miami Heat has been unstoppable at home since the All-Star break. On the road, however, the team has been a big, heaping pile of ass. And that was certainly the case yesterday during their 91-72 gag reflex of a loss to the Boston Celtics.Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double against Miami's de ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    James, Wade, and Bosh to Take Their Talents Overseas

    ​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 >>

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    May 12, 2011

    LeBron James' Clutch Balls

    ​LeBron James has taken a lot of shit this year. Mainly because he decided to exercise his perfectly legal right to join another team through free agency. SO EVIL! And then he went and celebrated his signing with the Heat in front of the local fans with a fire works show. SO IMPERIOUS!He's also ha ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Miami Heat Say Celtics Set the Big Three Blueprint

    ​The Boston Celtics are just a single game away from playoff elimination at the hands of the Miami Heat, and LeBron James would just like to say "thank you." Not for proving to be a pretty beatable team, but for providing the inspiration that three superstar players all suiting up for one team cou ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Heat Playoffs: Heat Take Down Celtics in Overtime

    ​They had to overcome overtime, bad officiating, the national media's sudden infatuation with a one-armed man, "retarded-gate," Chris Bosh's supposed "softness," LeBron James' inability to close out games, a losing streak in Boston that's lasted since 2007, and a building full of obnoxious fans, b ... More >>

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    May 8, 2011

    Heat Playoffs: Celtics Strike Back

    The Douche Strikes Back!​After roughly 5,836 days in between games, the Miami Heat finally resumed their Eastern Conference semi-final series against the Celtics in Boston. The end result wasn't as awesome as Games 1 and 2, in that the Heat got creamed pretty badly.But the good news is Erik Spoels ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Seven Reasons the Miami Heat Deserve to Finish off the Boston Celtics

    ​The Miami Heat travel to Boston tomorrow to try and begin finishing off the Boston Celtics in round two of the NBA playoffs. Yet, the team still can't shake it's perception of the villains, and lots of Heat haters will be rooting for the Celtics to pull off a comeback out of spite. Yet, the histo ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Heat Playoffs: LeBron & D-Wade Take Over, Heat Take 2-0 Lead Over Celtics

    ​Dwyane Wade did a vicious Euro-step crossover on Kevin Garnett that transcended all time and space, and left KG a smoking heap of charred douche. Moments later, Wade crossed over Ray Allen so badly, Allen simply crumpled onto the court like his spine was removed from his body.Later on, LeBron Jam ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Heat Playoffs: Wade Drops 38 as Heat Take Game 1 Against Boston

    ​And in other news.... Dwyane Wade is still pretty amazing.The Miami Heat took the 99-90 Game 1 win over the Boston Celtics in their Eastern Conference Semi-final hoedown.D-Wade dropped 38 points, James Jones added a career playoff high 25 off the bench, and Paul Pierce was ejected with seven minu ... More >>

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    February 20, 2011

    The Miami Heat's James Jones Wins 3-Point Competition

    ​The Miami Heat's very own James Jones won last night's NBA All Star three-point contest, becoming the fourth member of the franchise to win the competition, joining Glen Rice, Jason Kapono and Daequan Cook.And to make it an even more amazing feat, he did it by beating out Boston Celtics teammates ... More >>

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    February 13, 2011

    Despite Late-Game Rally, Heat Lose to Boston for Third-Straight Time

    ​The Miami Heat entered today's game against the Boston Celtics with a chance to take sole possession of first place in the East. They also entered the game riding a pretty nifty eight game-winning streak. But those things quickly turned to the proverbial mound of cat turd as the C's held off ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    Heat Haters Now Hate Miami's Swanky Intro Video

    ​With the Miami Heat on a winning streak desperate Heat haters are starting to find weird peripheral things to hate on. First it was some eight-year-old fan. Now it's the Heat's intro video. It's old news. It's played before every home game this season. Then again, because Miami fans apparently ha ... More >>

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    November 12, 2010

    Paul Pierce Mocks LeBron James on Twitter

    ​Oh boy, the rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat just go personal. After last night's second devastating dismantling of the Heat by the Celtics Paul Pierce couldn't let the win speak for itself. He decided he needed to talk some trash on Twitter. Hell, he couldn't even ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Live Blog: Heat vs. Celtics

    ​Have no one to watch tonight's Heat-Celtics NBA season debut with? You do have someone to watch it with but they don't provide the same award-winning rapier wit-like banter you find here on your friendly neighborhood Miami New Times blog?Well have no fear! Because the Riptide 2.0 Heat vs. Celtics ... 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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    November 26, 2009
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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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    January 29, 2008
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    November 29, 2007

    Garnett in Green

    One of the greats, finally relevant.

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    March 16, 2006
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    May 22, 2003

    Still in the Hood

    Can Ray "Benzino" Scott's new hip-hop club survive his reputation?

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    September 6, 2001

    He Ain't Guilty, He's My Partner

    Hip-hop mogul David Mays talks about Raymond Scott, journalistic ethics, and Miami Beach cops