The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
NBA scoring leader Carmelo Anthony led the second team, joined by guards Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker, center Marc Gasol and forward Blake Griffin.
The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.
Mike Piazza knows that some people think it’s funny for a baseball player to take up ballet, but the former catcher hopes to turn whoever is jeering him now into dance fans when he takes the stage with Miami City Ballet next month.
Carmelo Anthony released his final shot of the night then skipped backward, already knowing the outcome. The shot was good. For Anthony and the New York Knicks, the outcome was even better.
No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.
If Miami breaks the record and records another championship, they should stand tall next to any team that has ever played, no matter the age, wage or wager. Maybe by that time Frazier will see a little more clearly.
The Knicks looked great in the first half on Sunday. It was November all over again. It was beautiful basketball. Then the second half started.
Miami Heat tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, rallying to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 on Sunday.
In a weekend filled with the NBA’s greatest players, Jordan was the topic no one could stop talking about.
LeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat blew out Brooklyn in the second half for a 105-85 victory Wednesday night, their 13th in a row over the Nets.
Maybe Knicks owner James Dolan should pack up those high-tech microphones and send a crew to Houston.
Another Knicks-Heat game, another 20-point Knicks win. And if that isn’t surprising enough, this one happened with Carmelo Anthony on the sideline.
The Nets were 10 for 31 from the field in the second half and lost to Miami for the 12th straight time.
The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.