Dwyane Wade

Dwayne Wade Couldn’t Help Comparing Ben Simmons To LeBron After The Sixers Took Down The Heat

Ben Simmons is a tall point guard whose court vision and passing abilities are off the charts. He rebounds, he ferociously defends multiple positions, and despite the fact that he is not a good shooter, he is still capable of being a dangerous scorer. Unsurprisingly, ever since Simmons was in high …

Basketball

2018 NBA Playoffs: Season ends for Miami Heat, but Hassan Whiteside complaints continue

In five games, Whiteside played only 76 minutes in the 76ers series, including 10 in Miami's final loss<p>The Miami Heat's season came to an end on …

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Extra Mustard Reads of the Day – April 25

Here are your reads of the day for April 25, 2018.<p>NBAJudge at His Criminal Trial Asks Suge Knight for NBA Finals Prediction<p>NBAWatch: Kevin Hart, who …

Sports

In a bizarre year, the Pelicans present a more difficult, intriguing matchup for Warriors

And so ends another episode of Warriors Angst. With a fresh boatload of torture to remind the audience that there is more to come in the next …

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Retirement? Dwyane Wade says there’s ‘no breaking news here’

The end of the Miami Heat’s season brought an immediate pivot to the big questions surrounding the team heading into the summer, and especially this one: Was that the last time future Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade will appear in a Heat uniform — or in any NBA jersey?<p>At the moment, neither Wade nor his …

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Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid End Dwyane Wade, Heat's Playoff Hopes in Game 5

Hold up, wait a minute: The Miami Heat are finished.<p>After Meek Mill opened Tuesday's Game 5 by ringing the ceremonial bell at the Wells Fargo Center following his release from prison, the Philadelphia 76ers stitched together a third-quarter surge and hung on late to defeat the Heat, 104-91, …

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Sixers move on to next round, eager to take next step

PHILADELPHIA -- Elton Brand was brought to Philadelphia in September 2015 for one reason: to give the young players on the 76ers some kind of …

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Bulls Q&A: What value does the No. 22 pick hold? Can Lauri Markkanen be best player on title team?

K.C. Johnson answers your Bulls questions.<p><b>When the Bulls traded Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans in order to get a first-round pick, do you think part of the rationale was to package it with their own first-round pick to move up in the draft? I look at this draft and it’s really top-heavy. I just</b> …

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Traina Thoughts: Gabrielle Union Speaks The Truth About Dwyane Wade's Future

<b>1</b>. With the Sixers trusting the process and finishing off the Heat last night, speculation began immediately about Dwyane Wade's future. Will the …

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade On The Sixers: 'This Is The Future Of The NBA'

After Miami was eliminated from the playoffs by the Sixers on Tuesday night, Dwyane Wade offered high praise for Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, and the …

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Goran Dragic should have been ejected for slapping Ben Simmons

Goran Dragic slapped Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons last night in the Sixers 104-91 victory over the Miami Heat.<p>That was a cheap shot, …

Basketball

The Process Continues: Meek Mill and Philly’s Glorious 2018

<i>“I used to pray for times like this</i> <i><br>To rhyme like this</i> <i><br>So I had to grind like that to shine like this.”</i><br>– Meek Mill on “Dreams and Nightmares”<p>It was the …

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Sixers could start Eastern Conference semifinals Saturday

The 76ers could play in the Eastern Conference semifinals as early as Saturday.<p>More Sixers coverage<p>76ers' next opponent still grinding it out<p>Sixers …

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“There Are So Many Women Suffering In Silence”: Gabrielle Union Shares Why She Revealed Her “Eight Or Nine Miscarriages”

She wants to help women and their families to stop feeling guilt and shame about something that is very common.

Women of Color

NBA Rumors: Carmelo Anthony Could Exercise ETO To Join LeBron’s Team This Summer, Reports ‘The Big Lead’

Carmelo Anthony waived his no-trade clause for the Oklahoma City Thunder, believing that he could finally win his first NBA championship title by …

NBA

The Heat’s First-Round Loss To The Sixers Could Foreshadow Real Issues In Miami

The Miami Heat lasted only five games in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, and that result didn’t feel out of place. Erik Spoelstra’s team is well-coached and reasonably talented, leading to a season in which a playoff berth seemed relatively easy. After missing a year ago (despite an absurd stretch …

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Dwyane Wade praises Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Sixers

Dwyane Wade praises Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Sixers<p>USA Today Images<p>This wasn’t Dwyane Wade’s first rodeo.<p>The three-time NBA champ and former Finals …

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Dwyane Wade addresses the season ending and his future of playing basketball

Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade talks about the emotions he has of the season ending; Wade also addresses his future of playing basketball.

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Meek Mill released from prison, attends Sixers' series-sealing Game 5 victory

PHILADELPHIA -- Minutes after the first playoff series win of his career, 76ers center Joel Embiid sought out Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill and …

Basketball

Heat wait for Wade, will look for ways to improve

If there was any reason for solace in the Miami Heat locker room after the final game of the season in Philadelphia, it was this: They knew they lost …

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DeMarcus Cousins nominated for Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award | NOLA.com

New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins has a gigantic presence on the court, but his presence off the court has been just as large.<p>Cousins has …

New Orleans Pelicans

Winderman: Whiteside, Spoelstra, Heat at undeniable crossroad | Commentary

When it comes to the disconnect between Hassan Whiteside, Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat the starting point is the closing statements.<p>Whiteside: …

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Tuesday NBA Playoffs Takeaways: Joel Embiid Is Right That Sixers' 'Time Is Now'

The man-child in the made-to-measure, thermoplastic, carbon-fiber mask is right: The Philadelphia 76ers' time is now.<p>Their time will also come later. They're that well-off—the proud owners of a youthful base, steeped in both budding and established sure things, with meaningful cap space on deck.<p>But …

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. SUPREME COURT SAVING ONE OF BIGGEST CASES FOR LAST<p>Justices will hear arguments over Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.<p>2. WHY SENATORS ARE GROWING FRUSTRATED<p>Lawmakers …

Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade has a decision to make and other trending stories

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy!<p>Nets hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach, Tiago …

Basketball

Questions without answers remain for the Heat, Spurs, Trail Blazers. along with other teams

One point became clear in the Miami Heat’s brief post-season run: Miami has to decide on a single player to build the franchise around.<p>When Tim …

NBA

LeBron James breaks 'Zero Dark 23' with anti-bullying PSA

It’s a postseason of firsts for LeBron James.<p>After being down 2-1 in a first-round series for the first time, LeBron added another first to list by breaking his annual social media blackout, Zero Dark 23, for the first time since its installment in 2012.<p>James ended the blackout for a noteworthy …

Cleveland Cavaliers

Mike Conley named a finalist for NBA Community Assist Award

Mike Conley may not have had much of an impact on the court for the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2017-18 season, but he did enough off it to be …

Basketball

LeBron James Admits To The Cavs' Biggest Offensive Issue In The Playoffs

Following Wednesday morning’s shootaround at Cleveland Clinic Courts, LeBron James spoke to members of the media about the Cavs’ deficiencies on the …

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Dwyane Wade's 1st NBA game was in Philadelphia. His last NBA game may have been too.

Dwyane Wade's first NBA game was in Philadelphia.<p>His last NBA game may have been there as well.<p>Retirement is a very — very — real option for Wade, who has been not-so-quietly saying for weeks that he isn't sure if he'll be back next season. The offseason is here now, after the Miami Heat were …

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