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LeBron James and Dwyane Wade say the Heat faced more pressure t…

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade say the Heat faced more pressure than the Lakers

yahoo.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
The Los Angeles Lakers had a lot of expectations this season and have met precisely none of them. With a starting lineup of four likely Hall of Famers, the Lakers looked like a juggernaut that even the most conservative estimates pegged for 60 wins and …
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  • The Top 10 Performances Of LeBron James’ 20-Point Streak

    The Top 10 Performances Of LeBron James’ 20-Point Streak

    dimemag.com Jan 11, 2013
    Portland’s win over the Heat on Thursday night claimed two casualties: That Miami is going to be a good road team this year and LeBron James‘ 54-game streak where he’s scored at least 20 points. Before Miami plays the four remaining games in its 7-
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  • Pistons getting big boost from their reserves

    Pistons getting big boost from their reserves

    nba.com Jan 11, 2013
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit had just upset the Miami Heat and LeBron James was reviewing the game with reporters when he saved some of his most effusive praise for an unlikely recipient.
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  • Passing, clearly, is not J.J. Hickson’s strong suit (VIDEO)

    Passing, clearly, is not J.J. Hickson’s strong suit (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 11, 2013
    After playing the Miami Heat to a 21-all stalemate after 12 minutes, the Portland Trail Blazers had fallen behind by 13 points with the clock winding down in the second quarter, thanks to a combination of offensive struggles (a 7 for 17 shooting mark in…
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  • ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Trail Blazers 92, Heat 90

    ABOUT LAST NIGHT: Trail Blazers 92, Heat 90

    miamiherald.com Jan 11, 2013
    GAME-STORY LINK: Click Me! BEST OF LAST NIGHT: It was a tough loss but several positives came out of the game. The Heat rebounded better, tying Portland with 45, and Chris Bosh had a great game offensively, finishing with 29 points. Bosh was 13 of 18 fr…
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  • Patriots defense back in playoff spotlight

    Patriots defense back in playoff spotlight

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Everyone knows quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' top-rated offense will be ready for the postseason. But what exactly do we make of New England’s inconsistent defense? Will we see the aggressive Patriots defense that shut out the Miami
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  • Wesley Matthews hits 2 final-minute 3-pointers to push Blazers …

    Wesley Matthews hits 2 final-minute 3-pointers to push Blazers past Heat (VIDEO)

    Wesley Matthews had missed five of his first six 3-point attempts on Thursday night, but with his Portland Trail Blazers within striking distance after clawing back from a 13-point halftime deficit against the Miami Heat, he found his stroke just in the…
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  • Ian Thomsen: Heat take long view amid midseason struggles

    Ian Thomsen: Heat take long view amid midseason struggles

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The clock was unraveling down to its last threads, but LeBron James moved without panic as the defense trapped out to him. His backhanded pass around the defenders found Chris Bosh alone in the seam. Another closing defender forced Bos…
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  • Video - Concern For The Miami Heat? 07:09

    Concern For The Miami Heat?

    Jan 11
    The "First Take" crew debates how concerned the Heat should be about their recent struggles.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant starting to show off his mean s…

    Jan 11
    Kevin Durant is starting to show the entire NBA how competitive he really is, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Jan 11
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…