Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat grew up during Wednesday's victory over the Indiana Pacers, specifically in terms of lineup stature. While Erik Spoelstra's team again started small, with Chris Bosh at center and Shane Battier at power forward, the Heat finished big, bigger than they have since they began their..." December 20
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "They will face each other four times during the regular season, with the next meeting in late March. Even then, we may not have seen the real matchup between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. With one team still waiting to work a key player back and the other potentially introducing one into..." December 19
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "No matter the billing, be it playoff preview, regular-season showdown, rivalry game, Wednesday night's Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers largely lived up to the hype in terms of intensity. This was the type of passion the NBA rarely realizes before the playoffs, let alone before Christmas. "This is..." December 19
Black Sports Online "There will be some NBA teams that wear jerseys this season with nicknames on the back. One of those teams will be the Miami Heat and you know there was one nickname in particular we were all looking for (unless you are a Celtics fan). Ray Allen will be wearing ‘J Shuttlesworth’ on his jersey, the..." December 18
LeBron James (ankle) did not take part in shootaround. He will be a gametime decision tonight vs. Pacers.
LeBron says he will play tonight.
ESPN.com "The morning after is always the difficult part for LeBron James. That was the source of the frustration for James late in the third quarter of Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz as he limped off the court, dropped to his knees and pounded a stack of towels and pads near the Miami Heat's..." December 17
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "LeBron James lost his head(band). That actually worked out quite well. He then lost his balance, and that created concern with the Indiana Pacers up next for the Miami Heat. Evoking the same type of headband-less ire that sparked him during Game 6 of last season's NBA Finals against the San..." December 17
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat's Big Three were everywhere during Saturday's first half. And then, in the third quarter, they were gone. So what stood as a 19-point lead early in the third quarter instead turned into a fourth-quarter deficit and a full night's work in a 114-107 victory over the Cleveland..." December 15
New York Post "No orange? No problem. The Knicks, in ditching their jinxed weekend orange uniforms, finally owned the fourth quarter as they defeated the red-clad Hawks, 111-106, at the Garden. White on! After stinking out Boston in a humiliating final-quarter freeze in a loss to the Celtics on Friday, the..." December 15
Miami Herald "Heat forward Udonis Haslem made sandwiches at the grand opening of his Subway in Hollywood’s Oakwood Plaza on Thursday. It’s strange to think that might be the most action Heat fans see from Haslem this week. The Miami-born-and-raised forward, who epitomizes the work ethic, defense and..." December 14
Bleacher Report "Charles Barkley might not want to go out for a stroll on South Beach. The TNT commentator has angered Miami Heat supporters from the first season of the "Big Three," calling them the "worst fans" in a June 2011 radio interview, and repeatedly questioning former commercial sidekick Dwyane Wade's..." December 14
SNY TV "The way Jim Boeheim sees it, none of the heralded freshmen across the American college basketball landscape are worth tanking for. “There’s no player that’s out there on the horizon that’s a Tim Duncan or a LeBron James,” the Hall of Fame Syracuse coach told SNY.tv by phone Thursday. “I’ve..." December 13
Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers used a familiar blueprint to grab a home win against the Miami Heat, one involving a healthy dose of size and Roy Hibbert. The big fella was his usual Versus Miami self in Indiana's 90-84 come from behind victory as he put up 24 points on 10-15 shooting, getting to the line six..." December 11
Wade in, Beasley out tonight.
USA Today "Addressing the NBA's weak Eastern Conference on Sirius XM Radio's new NBA channel, deputy commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league's competition committee will examine if divisions have outlived their usefulness. "One thing I have learned from David (Stern) over all those years ... is..." December 10
Dwayne Wade (knee) expected to return tonight for Heat at Pacers.
Miami Herald "The electricity passing through Dwyane Wade’s knee before the game was the most stimulating thing at The Palace at Auburn Hills on Sunday. With Wade out and receiving therapy on his right knee in preparation for the big game against the Pacers on Tuesday, the Heat started Ray Allen for the..." December 09
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It has been seven years since Roger Mason Jr. has been in this situation, playing without a guaranteed contract. His intervening experience, he said, has taught him not to sweat the small stuff. So with word of the Miami Heat seeking additional backcourt depth, including an ESPN report, it..." December 08
Both Dwyane Wade (rest) and Michael Beasley (left hamstring strain) will miss tonight's #HEATgame vs Detroit.
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA changed the way they categorize players for All-Star voting purposes last season, eliminating the center position (and all others) from the ballot entirely and replacing those with either a frontcourt or backcourt player distinction. While it won’t affect superstar big men like Roy..." December 08
Miami Herald "LeBron James said before the game that he needed to rebound the basketball a little better. He then set a season high for boards in the first half. With James clearly more engaged Saturday than in recent losses to Detroit and Chicago, the Heat defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-82 at..." December 08
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Guard Dwyane Wade and center Chris Andersen were back with the Miami Heat for Saturday's shootaround at Target Center after missing Thursday night's loss to the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. The Heat play the Minnesota Timberwolves at 8 p.m. Saturday. Wade missed the game in Chicago..." December 07
ESPN.com "Nike's most important active basketball player is hardly wearing the latest version of shoes that bear his name. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Miami Heat star LeBron James has only worn his new shoes, the LeBron 11, for two complete games this season. Sources confirmed to..." December 06
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
ESPN.com "With Dwyane Wade missing numerous games as he manages knee issues, the Miami Heat have recently started trade talks looking for backcourt help, multiple league sources told ESPN. Wade missed his fifth game of the season Thursday night, this one due to illness, as the visiting Heat lost 107-87..." December 06
CSN Chicago "We’ve seen this movie before: A short-handed team, facing adversity, is tasked with playing a supposed juggernaut and put together an inspired, team-oriented contest, coming out with the win in the end — which is exactly what happened Thursday night, as the Bulls (8-9) completely dominated the..." December 06
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dwyane Wade has his impending television series, his semi-autobiographic look at basketball life as a single father. Now, Miami Heat teammate LeBron James has trumped him, with a move to the big screen. James confirmed before Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls at the United..." December 06
Dwyane Wade out tonight due to illness, listed as day to day.
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
Dwyane Wade missed shootaround with flu-like symptoms. heat could will be without Chris Andersen for personal reason
Detroit News "When a team is going for its third straight championship, the month of June and the playoffs is its only focus, so the prospect of taking a night off here or there is certainly likely. And despite the Pistons looking intent on throwing the game away for most of the fourth quarter, Brandon..." December 04
ShamSports.com "After getting a new two-year deal with Kobe Bryant a few days ago, the Lakers are thinking in which players can help them in their future. With the departure of Dwight Howard and Kobe’s injury, it’s not a secret that the Lakers are not one of the top teams for this season. According to..." December 03
ESPN.com "It was a challenging question posed to Dwyane Wade. When he faces free agency next summer, which will it be? The Kobe Bryant-style deal or the Kevin Garnett/Tim Duncan-style deal? For the Miami Heat and perhaps even for the balance of power in the league, his choice could make a big..." December 03
Dwyane Wade (soreness) will not play in tonight's #HEATgame.
Miami Herald "Miami Heat basketball player Roger Mason Jr. and family members were victims of an armed robbery at a Miami restaurant on Sunday, according to police. Police said Mason was robbed of a Rolex at Ni.Do.Caffé on Biscayne Boulevard and NE 73rd St. The crime occurred after the Heat's game against..." December 03
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If it looks only now like Erik Spoelstra is developing a role for Michael Beasley, you're not too far off. The Miami Heat coach acknowledged Sunday that it wasn't until after training camp that he began formulating a plan for the Heat 2008 first-round draft choice. Before that, he said it was..." December 02
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "So how do you break out of the Sunday doldrums? Chris Bosh from distance. And again. And again. With Bosh converting three 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes, 39 seconds, the Miami Heat went from 14 down in the fourth quarter to a 99-98 victory Sunday over the Charlotte Bobcats at..." December 02
Based on LeBron's talk about his back tonight (Hansbrough!), might not be out of realm he sits Sunday vs. Bobcats.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It was perhaps the one time LeBron James refused to pay attention to a statistic. Teammates often brag about how he studies teams around the league on a daily basis. Player tendencies. Scoring numbers. Trends. You name it, James knows it. Only this time, James wanted no part of monitoring..." November 30
CBSSports.com "Agents and executives predict this will be a very active trade season in the NBA, for obvious reasons. As the standings begin to sort themselves out, the calendar marches along and injuries mount, the usual trigger points for deals will intensify. In addition to the contenders looking to..." November 29
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Before the rally began, James Blair was already reaching for the hand warmers. Blair was part of the 15-person group that stood outside Quicken Loans Arena in the cold for two hours before Wednesday's game between the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers. The purpose was to alert as many people..." November 28
Chalmers expected to play
Haslem did say that Shane Battier is out tonight
Yahoo! Sports "You and your family, sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner, are free to talk about where you think LeBron James may go as a free agent in 2014 should he decide to opt out of his contract. As the go-to NBA brain at the table, reading an NBA blog the day before the holiday, your uncle can take his..." November 27
Shane Battier (cold) did not participate in this morning's team shootaround and will not play in tonight's #HEATgame.
Akron Beacon Journal "Anderson Varejao, the last remaining player with ties to LeBron James, said Tuesday he disagreed with the way James left but believes he could return to play for this organization again. “It could happen,” Varejao said. “Bron is from Akron. Akron is not too far from here. Eventually in his..." November 26
Akron Beacon Journal "Seeing a fan rush the court at Quicken Loans Arena to tell LeBron James that he missed him sparked something inside Josh Raggi. It wasn’t necessarily the night he got over the Decision. Raggi, 24, isn’t sure he really has. But James Blair’s brazen act during a Cavs game against the Miami..." November 26
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It was what Heat guard Dwyane Wade envisioned when he began considering Miami home. On Monday, Los Angles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant signed a two-year deal that almost guarantees he ends his career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Wade said the decision strengthened his desire to want his playing..." November 26
Arizona Republic "The Miami Heat started this season putting Michael Beasley where the Suns had him at the end of last season — on the bench for entire games. Everything Beasley gets this season, except for the Suns’ first $4.7 million buyout check, will be earned. He has to earn trust, respect and playing time..." November 26