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Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five …

Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five Player Of All-Time

dimemag.com Updated Oct 17 (4 days ago)
If any coach in the NBA could underappreciate LeBron James, one would assume it might be Rick Carlisle. After all, it was Carlisle’s Dallas Mavericks that beat LeBron’s Miami Heat in the 2011 Finals by rendering the four-time MVP a broken shell of his n…
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  • Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    Six young adults who broke into the home of former Miami Heat star Ray Allen have been sentenced to community service and ordered to make a charitable contribution.
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  • NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    nba.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)
    The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.
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  • Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wro…

    Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wrong Team

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    Remember when the internet blew up because it appeared as if LeBron James, member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, set a pick for Norris Cole, member of the Miami Heat? Of course you do. It dominated NBA talk for what seemed like a solid 24 hours. As we init…
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  • Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    nba.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat.
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  • Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind…

    Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind Social Media”

    dimemag.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    We really hope Udonis Haslem doesn’t get fined. The 11-year Heat veteran and three-time NBA champion took umbrage with a recent comment on an Instagram photo and decided to respond. Unfortunately the rhetoric will might get him in trouble with the leagu…
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  • Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To …

    Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To Be Frank”

    dimemag.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he’s open to learning potential benefits gleaned from the NBA’s 44-minute game experiment. As opposed to shortening individual contests by several minutes, though, Spoelstra makes it clear he would instead prefer if …
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  • Horford's return to Hawks comes Tuesday

    Horford's return to Hawks comes Tuesday

    ESPN.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)
    Forward Al Horford will return for the Hawks in Tuesday's preseason game against the Heat.
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  • Sans LeBron, Heat have chance to show mettle

    Sans LeBron, Heat have chance to show mettle

    nba.com Oct 14
    Reports of the Miami Heat's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
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  • Jason Williams goes full 'White Chocolate' in Orlando Pro-Am hi…

    Jason Williams goes full 'White Chocolate' in Orlando Pro-Am highlights (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 13
    Veteran point guard Jason Williams retired in 2011 with a number of accomplishments including an NBA title in 2006 with the Miami Heat, important roles on several more playoff teams, and the not insignificant fact that he became a steady player after in…
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  • Luol Deng on facing the Hawks following this summer's controver…

    Luol Deng on facing the Hawks following this summer's controversy: 'Obviously, that’s going to be in the back of your head'

    Heat forward Luol Deng plays the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday for the first time since the organization used offensive language to describe him in a scouting report. “Obviously that’s going to be in the back of your head, but it’s the players that you’re pl…
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  • Heat makes first cuts to roster with more on the way

    Heat makes first cuts to roster with more on the way

    The Heat waived Chris Johnson and Reggie Williams after returning from Rio de Janeiro. The roster stands at 18 players, but teams can only carry 15 players during the regular season. At this point, five players are competing for two roster spots: guards…
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  • The Rio wrap-up blog post: Stuff I learned

    The Rio wrap-up blog post: Stuff I learned

    No.1 Don't drink the water. I'm not saying I went around chugging the stuff from the tap, but somewhere along the way my body was invaded by black death. Still, I managed to write THIS and THIS and THIS and THIS and I'm back at practice today, but don't…
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  • Dellavedova & LeBron Miscommunicate On Pic & It Turns I…

    Dellavedova & LeBron Miscommunicate On Pic & It Turns Into Perfect Headline

    dimemag.com Oct 12
    During yesterday’s 122-119 overtime Cavs win over the Heat in Rio, Brazil, there were a lot of headlines asking whether LeBron James forgot he didn’t play for the Heat anymore. In one sequence involving Cavs backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, James…
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  • Spoelstra admits to 'strangeness' of facing LeBron

    Spoelstra admits to 'strangeness' of facing LeBron

    nba.com Oct 11
    Although the Miami Heat had been downplaying the game against LeBron James all along, coach Erik Spoelstra and Chris Bosh said Saturday that they were glad it was finally out of the way.
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  • Heat happy LeBron reunion is 'out of the way'

    Heat happy LeBron reunion is 'out of the way'

    ESPN.com nba.com Oct 11
    The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.
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  • Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'

    Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'

    The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.
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  • Chalmers: Kyrie Will Have To Adjust To LeBron’s Leadership Styl…

    Chalmers: Kyrie Will Have To Adjust To LeBron’s Leadership Style

    dimemag.com Oct 11
    Mario Chalmers is a solid NBA player, and was certainly influential to the Miami Heat’s unprecedented success over the past four seasons. But casual fans don’t know the University of Kansas product for his quick hands, clutch shooting, or oft questionab…
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  • LeBron James Calls Recent Comments By Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade “…

    LeBron James Calls Recent Comments By Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade “Surprising”

    The Miami Heat are moving on from LeBron James. Nothing to come out of South Beach in the immediate wake of James’ departure or in the months since have refuted his impact on the organization the past four seasons, or outright chastised him for returnin…
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  • Kyrie Irving And Kevin Love Had A Real Good Time At The Club In…

    Kyrie Irving And Kevin Love Had A Real Good Time At The Club In Brazil

    deadspin.com Oct 10
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are chilling in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil right now before they play an exhibition game Saturday against the Miami Heat. Last night, according to our tipster, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and others—whom we can't identify since they're…
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  • Topping Chris 'Birdman' Andersen's Brazilian wish list: McDonal…

    Topping Chris 'Birdman' Andersen's Brazilian wish list: McDonald's elusive 'Mega Mac'

    yahoo.com Oct 10
    When asked for his early impressions of Brazil, Kyrie Irving answered immediately. "The food is amazing," the All-Star point guard said during a Thursday interview session prior to the Cleveland Cavaliers' first practice before taking on the M…
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  • Report: Cavaliers, Heat Avoiding Social Engagements In Brazil

    Report: Cavaliers, Heat Avoiding Social Engagements In Brazil

    dimemag.com Oct 10
    A common critique of the modern NBA is that it lacks the competitive spirit – hatred is a better word – of the 1980s and 1990s. Players are friends first and opponents second, detractors say. That sentiment passes muster; growing up playing AAU basketba…
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  • Video - LeBron Denies Picking New Teammate 04:45

    LeBron Denies Picking New Teammate

    Oct 15
    ESPN NBA writer Dave McMenamin discusses LeBron James refuting the notion he accidentally set a pick on Cavalier teammate Matthew Dellavedova against the Heat in Brazil.
  • Video - Hawks Drop Heat To 0-4 00:42

    Hawks Drop Heat To 0-4

    Oct 14
    Five players scored in double figures for the Hawks as they picked up the 109-103 preseason win over the Heat.
  • Video - Impressions Of Cavaliers After OT Win Over Heat 01:40

    Impressions Of Cavaliers After OT Win Over Heat

    Oct 11
    Jalen Rose shares his impressions of the Cavaliers after they beat the Heat 122-119 in overtime, and explains what Cleveland has to do to ensure a long playoff run.
  • Video - Did LeBron Forget What Team He's On? 00:21

    Did LeBron Forget What Team He's On?

    Oct 11
    LeBron James has an apparent mental lapse and sets a pick for former Heat teammate Norris Cole.

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    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
  • Windhorst: Cavs, Bulls look like East rivals

    Oct 20
    In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.
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    Oct 20
    Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to Rio

    Oct 11
    LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.