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Associated Press News

Would Miami Heat Even Consider Trading Chris Bosh or Dwyane Wade Now?

Link to Media<p>The Miami Heat just won their second straight NBA title, and every rotation player (except Chris Andersen) is under contract for next season. And yet, there's still a pervasive notion that the champs could improve their team by trading Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh.<p>That's how it works in …

NBA

Dwyane Wade Admits He Had Knee Drained Before Game 7 of NBA Finals

Link to Media<p>Basking in the afterglow of a second straight NBA title, Dwyane Wade has finally come clean about the knee problems that turned him into a shell of himself for much of the Miami Heat's championship run.<p>And it turns out he was seriously hurting.<p>According to the Associated Press (via …

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Wade's knee drained before Game 7

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade's knee problems were more troublesome during the playoffs than he ever acknowledged.<p>In an interview with The Associated Press, …

How Much Longer Can Miami Heat Keep the 'Big 3' of LeBron, Wade and Bosh?

Link to Media<p>It seems like it was just yesterday when LeBron James joined Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat to form the NBA's newest Big Three. The trio came together in unexpected fashion, and the Heat quickly became the team that everybody loved to hate.<p>After watching Miami win its …

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NBA Title No. 2 Officially Vindicates LeBron James

Link to Media<p>LeBron James answered whatever doubters he still had with his second NBA title, silencing the tired criticisms of his jump shot, his ability to perform under pressure and his leadership in the process.<p>Logically, there shouldn't be any more detractors out there, but any analysis of …

Basketball

NBA Finals 2013: Adjustments from Game 1 Each Team Must Make to Win Series

Link to Media<p>With Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the books, the Miami Heat lost home court advantage, and are on the pressure cooker once again headed into Game 2.<p>Heat fans were enjoying a series being nil-nil, until the San Antonio Spurs stole the fourth quarter, fueled by a masterful performance by …

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Erik Spoelstra: Chris Bosh was ‘probably open for a reason’ on his late 3-point miss

Heading into the NBA Finals, a number of analysts suggested that, with all due respect to the San Antonio Spurs, a Miami Heat offense that struggled …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat: NBA Finals Game 2 Preview and Predictions

Link to Media<p>Game 1 of the NBA Finals was as close as can be, setting the stage for what is poised to be a long, hotly contested series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.<p>San Antonio didn't put the Heat away until the waning seconds of the opener, relying on a Tony Parker circus shot …

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NBA Finals 2013: Pick Your Poison vs. Tony Parker

Tony Parker is one of the most talented and dangerous point guards in the NBA, and the Miami Heat are getting a taste of what teams in the Western Conference have been dealing with all season.<p>The San Antonio Spurs lead this NBA Finals series 1-0, and if the Heat have any hope of grabbing a win, …

Basketball

What Can the Miami Heat Do to Solve the Tony Parker Problem?

The San Antonio Spurs took Game 1 of the NBA Finals from the Miami Heat due to outstanding play from their point guard.<p>Raja Bell joins Bleacher Report to discuss the problem that the Miami Heat are confronted with: Tony Parker. The Spurs' offense works off of Parker and whenever it seems like the …

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Tony Parker leads Spurs past Heat in Finals opener

MIAMI -- The San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.<p>Tim Duncan overcame a slow …

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NBA Finals: How Kawhi Leonard defended LeBron James well enough

Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs talk about how Leonard defended LeBron James going forward, and about giving him confidence to make plays.<p>MIAMI -- Is …

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LeBron James' layup as time expires in OT lifts Heat past Pacers

MIAMI -- LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.<p>There was no one in his way.<p>There was no stopping …

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Why Miami Heat Can Still Win 2013 NBA Title Without an Effective Dwyane Wade

Link to Media<p>The Miami Heat has got this, even without a vintage Dwyane Wade.<p>Bothered by a bruised right knee, Wade's performance during the NBA playoffs has served as a harbinger of doubt. Averaging a career postseason low in minutes (32.9), points (13), shots (11.8) and free throws attempted …

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LeBron responds to Frank Vogel

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers don't start the Eastern Conference finals until Wednesday, but that hasn't stopped the teams from engaging …