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Dwyane Wade’s New Shoe Is Inspired By Showtime’s “Dexter”

Dwyane Wade’s New Shoe Is Inspired By Showtime’s “Dexter”

dimemag.com Updated 3 hours ago
Who wouldn’t want to wear basketball shoes spattered in blood? That’s evidently what Dwyane Wade and Chinese sports apparel giant Li-Ning were thinking when designing the Miami Heat star’s latest sneaker, which features red splotches on the forefoot as …
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  • Report: Miami Heat Won’t Abandon Small-Ball

    Report: Miami Heat Won’t Abandon Small-Ball

    dimemag.com 6 hours ago
    LeBron James was the Miami Heat’s identity over the past four seasons. The inverted offense and hyper-aggressive defense that became the team’s calling-card were certainly bigger than one player, but would still not have been implemented without the sin…
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  • Cavaliers lift ban on fan who ran onto court to beg LeBron Jame…

    Cavaliers lift ban on fan who ran onto court to beg LeBron James to return to Cleveland

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    Way back in March of 2013, with LeBron James in the midst of a second straight MVP season for the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers mired in yet another dismal post-"Decision" campaign, a young Ohioan named James Blair took it upon himsel…
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  • Shabazz Napier Makes Seated, Rolling Halfcourt Trick Shot

    Shabazz Napier Makes Seated, Rolling Halfcourt Trick Shot

    dimemag.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)
    The Miami Heat’s Shabazz Napier went from LeBron James favorite on a perennial title contender to third-string point guard on a solid but transitioning team. If he shoots in games like he does in practice, though, perhaps the rookie first-rounder will r…
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  • Popovich Says Heat Didn’t Respond Well Mentally After Game 2 Fi…

    Popovich Says Heat Didn’t Respond Well Mentally After Game 2 Finals Win

    dimemag.com Sep 18 (4 days ago)
    Always deflecting attention away from himself and his brilliant championship team, Gregg Popovich says the San Antonio Spurs’ mesmerizing play in the last three games of the NBA Finals was about more than their standalone performance. According to the f…
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  • Healthy Nets tone down expectations, want to fly under radar in…

    Healthy Nets tone down expectations, want to fly under radar in 2014-15

    yahoo.com Sep 17 (5 days ago)
    Where's Brooklyn at? That was the question everyone in NBA circles was asking as Brooklyn stumbled out of the gate last season before righting the ship and advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals — where it eventually lost to the Miami Heat. The …
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  • Heat promote Fizdale, add Smart, Quinn to staff

    Heat promote Fizdale, add Smart, Quinn to staff

    nba.com Sep 17 (5 days ago)
    The Miami Heat have promoted David Fizdale to assistant head coach, and hired Keith Smart and Chris Quinn as assistants on Erik Spoelstra's staff.
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  • Watch Sick Video Of LeBron’s Top 100 Plays In Final Season With…

    Watch Sick Video Of LeBron’s Top 100 Plays In Final Season With Heat

    dimemag.com Sep 16 (6 days ago)
    Do you have 30 minutes to spare? Neither do we in the middle of the work week, but that shouldn’t stop you from watching this epic mix of LeBron James’ top 100 plays of the 2013-2014 season. There might be no better testament to LeBron’s singular greatn…
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  • Mario Chalmers offers words of wisdom for LeBron James' new sup…

    Mario Chalmers offers words of wisdom for LeBron James' new supporting cast

    It's not surprising to hear Mario Chalmers tell Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick, "We all just took too much of a back seat in the Finals," since the San Antonio Spurs undressed everyone not named LeBron James and Chris Bosh in their five-game…
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  • Listen To Audio Of Danny Ferry’s Offensive Comments About Luol …

    Listen To Audio Of Danny Ferry’s Offensive Comments About Luol Deng

    Audio of the teleconference in which Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry referred to free agent target and eventual Miami Heat signee Luol Deng as having “some African in him” has surfaced. The recording is courtesy of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and can…
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  • Tyson Chandler Says He’s Better Now Than In 2011

    Tyson Chandler Says He’s Better Now Than In 2011

    dimemag.com Sep 11
    After the Dallas Mavericks shocked the Miami Heat in 2011 by capturing their first championship in franchise history, owner Mark Cuban decided to let their defensive bulwark, Tyson Chandler, walk. Chandler signed a four-year, $47 million sign-and-trade …
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  • The Equalizer Part 1: LeBron James In Command

    The Equalizer Part 1: LeBron James In Command

    dimemag.com Sep 4
    This summer’s free agent de jure, LeBron James, headlines the initial installment in a 3-Part series where we’ll give you the NBA players who best represent “The Equalizer,” a person who levels the playing field so everyone gets a fair shake. There aren…
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  • Dwyane Wade Used A “Hollywood As Hell” Backdrop At His Wedding

    Dwyane Wade Used A “Hollywood As Hell” Backdrop At His Wedding

    dimemag.com Sep 2
    Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union got married over the weekend. Everyone involved with the wedding reportedly signed non-disclosure agreements, so we probably won’t hear much about the actual proceedings. Still, several Instagram photos did make their way…
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  • Assistant coaching shake-up changes personality of Heat's bench

    Assistant coaching shake-up changes personality of Heat's bench

    Two long-time assistant coaches for the Heat will no longer be regular contributors to the day-to-day operations of the team. Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo and coaching legend Ron Rothstein have been reassigned by the Heat, the Herald confirmed on Monday. Mc…
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  • D-Wade & Gabrielle Union Make Wedding Guests Sign Non-Discl…

    D-Wade & Gabrielle Union Make Wedding Guests Sign Non-Disclosure Agreement

    dimemag.com Aug 28
    The upcoming nuptials on Saturday between Heat guard Dwyane Wade and his actress/model girlfriend Gabrielle Union, is sure to include a bevy of stars in attendance, but good luck finding any delicious gossip about what goes on during their “I do’s.” The…
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  • Heat sign guard Shannon Brown

    Heat sign guard Shannon Brown

    nba.com Aug 27
    The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Shannon Brown. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Dick Bavetta’s Three Favorite NBA Crowds: L.A., New York, Bosto…

    Dick Bavetta’s Three Favorite NBA Crowds: L.A., New York, Boston

    dimemag.com Aug 27
    Recently retired NBA referee Dick Bavetta named his three favorite NBA crowds in an interview this week. In a lengthy chat with Steve Aschburner of NBA.com’s Hang Time Blog, Bavetta revealed his favorite NBA cities, best crowds and most memorable fans, …
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  • Joel Embiid On Why Shabazz Napier Gets Dunked On By LeBron In N…

    Joel Embiid On Why Shabazz Napier Gets Dunked On By LeBron In NBA 2K15 Trailer

    dimemag.com Aug 27
    2K Sports released an extended trailer for NBA 2K15 this week. In it, Miami Heat rookie guard Shabazz Napier is featured prominently towards the end when he’s on the receiving end of a slam dunk from LeBron James. Sixers rookie Joel Embiid took to Twitt…
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  • Chris Bosh’s Latest Photobomb: Matthew McConaughey At The Emmys

    Chris Bosh’s Latest Photobomb: Matthew McConaughey At The Emmys

    dimemag.com Aug 26
    Chris Bosh has become well known for his photobombing in the NBA. He was at the primetime Emmy Awards last night and unleashed his latest epic. Photobombing has become a trend in the NBA. Last year, Bosh and the Miami Heat made a habit of popping up in …
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  • Kobe To LeBron After 2010 Decision: “We’re Going To Win The Cha…

    Kobe To LeBron After 2010 Decision: “We’re Going To Win The Championship”

    dimemag.com Aug 25
    Not even Kobe Bryant can always walk the walk. After LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010 to form a super-team with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, Bryant sent the reigning MVP an unsurprisingly confident and contentious text message predicting…
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  • Seven charged with trespassing at Allen's home

    Seven charged with trespassing at Allen's home

    ESPN.com nba.com Aug 20
    Seven people were charged Wednesday with trespassing at former Miami Heat player Ray Allen's home while his wife and four young children were asleep upstairs.
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  • Shawn Marion isn't a panacea for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and t…

    Shawn Marion isn't a panacea for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and that's just fine

    yahoo.com Aug 18
    The Miami Heat “only” won two championships during LeBron James’ four seasons with the team, with the main personnel criticism from that run coming in the form of chiding the team’s front office for only going after big names in its attempts to build a …
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  • Video - Napier Nails Awesome Trick Shot 00:24

    Napier Nails Awesome Trick Shot

    Sep 18
    Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier makes a basket from half court while sitting down.
  • Video - What's Next For Greg Oden? 04:45

    What's Next For Greg Oden?

    Sep 16
    Former #1 overall pick Greg Oden is facing domestic violence charges and perhaps the end of his NBA career. ESPN's Michael Wallace on the state of Oden.
  • Video - Greg Oden's Trial Delayed 02:37

    Greg Oden's Trial Delayed

    Sep 15
    ESPN NBA reporter Michael Wallace breaks down the latest on Greg Oden, who had his domestic violence trial moved to Nov. 19.
  • Video - Audio Confirms Ferry's Remarks 00:42

    Audio Confirms Ferry's Remarks

    Sep 11
    Audio confirms Danny Ferry's racial comments about Luol Deng.

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