Dwyane Wade has not only announced his intentions to return to the Miami Heat, but he apparently could also end up retiring in a Heat jersey someday. Update: Udonis Haslem is coming back too. See also: Chris Bosh Is Re-Signing With the Heat; Wade Reportedly Working On New Deal
And so it begins. Chris "Birdman" Andersen won't exercise his player's option next season and will enter free agency instead. That's according to a Yahoo! Sports story anyway. Granted, win or lose, some roster changes were to be expected, but after last night's humiliation, the future of the Heat ... More >>
Well, well, well, it looks like we have ourselves a good ol' fashioned Mexican standoff here . After eight months of basketball, the Miami Heat find themselves right where they always figured they would be, four games from their fourth straight NBA Finals appearance, with only the Indiana Pacers sta ... More >>
Welcome back to the three most stressful months of your life, it's time to basketball. The NBA Playoffs have finally arrived and the Miami Heat are right where you expected them to be, firmly cemented as the odds-on favorite to repeat as World Champions. A less than dominant regular season has some ... More >>
The lone bright spot in just a terribly annoying Miami Heat 101-96 loss to the Boston Celtics Wednesday night was the return of your boy Udonis Haslem. With LeBron James sitting out the game with back spasms, and Greg Oden sitting out on a scheduled day off, UD got the start and played pretty damn w ... More >>
Sure, it's a blatant merchandising grab, but we've been pretty excited about the idea of Miami Heat players wearing special-edition nickname jerseys. We've already received news that Ray Allen would wear "J. Shuttlesworth" and that LeBron would sport "King James," but today the team unveiled the ful ... More >>
Let's imagine a terrible scenario in which the Miami Heat's five starters all magically develop some sort of injury that collectively keeps all five out until the playoffs, Would the team even make the playoffs? Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem thinks the bench players could get them there on their own ... More >>
The NBA season is still a month away but already Miami is bubbling with news about our back-to-back champion ballers. Michael Beasley has returned, hopefully minus the marijuana habit. Draft pick James Ennis is already king of the koalas. And you may soon be able to buy a jersey with "Jesus Shuttles ... More >>
Faced with a second half deficit and a seemingly inevitable Game Five loss, LeBron James took it upon himself to break the emergency glass surrounding his unstoppableness and unleash it upon the Indiana Pacers. There were no reported survivors. LeBron came out of the halftime locker room ready to ma ... More >>
Heat fans tuning in for a possible Eastern Conference Finals preview Tuesday night were instead treated to another helping of the Miami Heat "B-Team" with an extra-large side of Carmelo Anthony ass. Anthony sizzled all night long, finishing with a career-high-tying 50 points as the New York Knicks p ... More >>
Apparently Udonis Haslem was getting sick of sharing the "Mayor of Miami" nickname with Trick Daddy and Real Housewife Lea Black (in addition to, you know, the actual mayor of Miami), so he's decided on a new handle. The Miami Heat star would now like to only be known as "Django."
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 58 points and the Miami Heat shot a franchise-best 61 percent from the field as they blew out the Indiana Pacers 115-83 last night. The series now heads back to Indiana with Miami up 3-2.But because this is the Miami Heat and because everyone needs a reason ... More >>
What's better than having one face-cleaving rim wrecking badass mother cow on your basketball team? TWO face-cleaving rim wrecking badass mother cows.In front of a capacity crowd of Indiana fans waving a golden shower of yellow towels, and a Pacers team that had gotten a little too cocky for its own ... More >>
Few cities, if any, have helped push tattoos into the American zeitgeist more than Miami. Between Rick Ross, Miami Ink, and Udonis Haslem's Sunshine State-covered back, there's no shortage of carved skin in the Magic City. In the early '90s there were just several dozen parlors. Nowadays, there are ... More >>
Kobe Bryant and his broken face scored 33 points, as he and the Lakers took down the Miami Heat 93-83 yesterday, handing Miami their second consecutive loss.It was the first meeting between L.A. and Miami since Dwyane Wade inadvertently broke Kobe's nose during a hard foul in the All Star game la ... More >>
It's hard to believe that just a month ago, Jeremy Lin was hanging on to his spot on the New York Knicks' roster by a mere thread. The struggling team was considering cutting him. He traveled with the team to Miami on January 27th. He didn't play a single minute in the game, but he did visit the ... More >>
The Miami Heat just won their seventh-straight game. Dwyane Wade has been a one-man wrecking ball during that time.And last night, in the Heat's 120-108 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings, D-Wade brought his game to new ball-mashing mayhem heights, scoring 30 points on 11-of-16 shooting, get ... More >>
After last night's game against the Kings, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra joked that Udonis Haslem will "eventually ...be mayor of this town." Turns out that Haslem has actually given some thought to a political future, and may someday actually run for mayor of Miami. Watch out, Tomas Regalado.&nbs ... 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 >>
Say good bye to Mike Miller Heat fans. He'll likely be the team's biggest casualty following the new deal reached between players and owners. Miller made headlines earlier this month by putting his South Florida home on the market, and it's looking like that wasn't such hasty move.&nb ... More >>
Orietta De LuqueFor months, we've been working hard to put together our Miami People 2011 issue. We dedicated most of this week's editorial space highlighting 30 of the city's most intriguing artists, athletes, intellectuals, and visionaries through photographs and interviews. Not all of them are ... More >>
Plank! Plank! Plank!According to the ultimate authority on everything that matters (AKA Facebook), the entire United States of America (or 2,266 FB members) spent last Thursday celebrating National Plank Day. Organizer Dylan Pruitt encouraged "all you cool Planksters out there" to "planksafe," ... More >>
A friendly message for the Mavs.The last time Crossfade got weird with the O'Grime boys, we bumrushed a Taco Bell, scrubbed ourselves down with Mexican meat, and wasted $400 on 15 minutes with a stripper slathered in nacho cheese. In a word, it was awesome. And really, there's only one scenario ... More >>
Oye, Guanabacoa's most famous resident since Rick Sanchez is guaranteeing the Miami Heat will pick up its second Larry O'Brian trophy in the NBA Finals.In his latest YouTube video, Pepe Billete explains why the Dallas Mavericks suck ass while partaking in one of his favorite past times. We've loo ... More >>
Let 'em eat donuts.If you made $15 million a year, where would you eat? If you asked the top stars on the Championship-bound Miami Heat, and you'll get some surprising answers. Miami Heat players, who can often be found chowing down at Prime 112, are as likely to order a $4 Big Mac as to fork ov ... More >>
In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Miami Heat had zero answers for the Chicago Bulls and their insane rebounding prowess, sharp shooting, monster dunks and screamy faces. But in last night's Game 2, the Heat answered with the one-two punch of LeBron James and the ball obliterating re ... More >>
The last time the Heat was in the second round of the NBA playoffs, Udonis Haslem and Shaquille O'Neal were a big part of the team. Will history, though a bit altered, repeat itself tonight in Game 2 against the Boston Celtics? Update: Nope.
We've theorized that the main reason University of Miami hasn't called basketball coach Frank Martin yet is because of his scandalous past at a Miami High School. Well, today an off-the-record source tells The Miami Herald that those skeletons in the closet may very well in fact be the main reaso ... More >>
Fan favorite, Miami Heat co-captain, and only actual local boy on the team, Udonis Haslem has returned to practice after tearing a ligament in his foot this past November. ESPN reports Haslem took part in shooting drills during team practice yesterday and that a return to competition before t ... More >>
When the Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem was charged by the Florida Highway Patrol with a third degree felony of possessing more than 20 grams of marijuana things seemed shady. We went as far as to call it a "miscarriage of justice." Now, the State Attorney's Office has dropped all charges against the ho ... More >>
Normally when a sports star gets arrested on drug charges, it's the athlete who has to answer the hard questions. But following yesterday's arrest of Miami Heat fan favorite Udonis Haslem, it's the Florida Highway Patrol that seems to have some explaining to do.
In an ideal sports world, referees would not be humans. They'd be highly functioning subhumans devoid of any emotion, desires and just about anything but the sole focus to fairly enforce the rules of the game. Of course, they are humans. Humans who like to get drunk and piss in ice buckets. Human ... More >>
Udonis Haslem will rock your face off. It's just that simple.Last night, the Heat overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the visiting Toronto Raptors 97-94. Haslem led the team with 23 points, with the help of some guy named Dwyane Wade. With Wade doing all the heavy lifting for the Heat (we know, ... More >>
Mecca aka Grimo is an American of Haitian descent who raps in English and Kreyol for Wyclef's Sak Pase Records label. Listen above for his interview with Cheryl Mizell on WEDR 99 Jamz's Community Voices show from 6 - 7 am on Saturday.Did you know that Haitians fought in the Siege of Savannah in 17 ... More >>
The Heat hosts the bottom-dwelling Clippers.
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Udonis proves hes king of the hill
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Miami High's successful sports teams get their comeuppance
For years Miami Senior High School has fielded one of the best basketball teams in the nation. But getting into the record books has meant tossing out the rule books.