James sets tone in lopsided victory over Thunder

Feb 21, 2014

James sets tone in lopsided victory over Thunder

LeBron James sat silently in front of his locker with a towel draped over his head, not wanting to reveal the effects of a hit to his nose that prematurely ended his night. His Miami Heat teammates finished off a 103-81 win over the ...

LeBron carries Heat with vintage 42-point effort

Feb 19, 2014

LeBron carries Heat with vintage 42-point effort

LeBron James drove for an emphatic dunk during a decisive fourth-quarter run and went skipping to the bench after a Dallas timeout. The Miami star has sure had fun against his old nemesis this season. James scored a season-high 42 points and the Heat ...

Heat put brakes on Clippers' rally in fourth

Feb 6, 2014

Heat put brakes on Clippers' rally in fourth

The Miami Heat played the final minutes the way championship teams are supposed to. The Los Angeles Clippers are still perfecting the art of closing out games against the elite teams. LeBron James had 31 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, Ray Allen hit ...

Wade, James propel Heat

Feb 4, 2014

Wade, James propel Heat

Outfought for a late rebound by Dwyane Wade, a grinning LeBron James chided his teammate as they ran upcourt. With the game in hand, the Miami Heat could worry about individual stats. Wade and James had handsome numbers in Monday’s 102-96 victory over the ...

Durant fuels Thunder win

Jan 30, 2014

Durant fuels Thunder win

Down by 18 points midway through the opening quarter, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked well on their way to witnessing a rout. That’s exactly what happened. And they enjoyed every moment. Durant remained sizzling with 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 22 ...

Bosh dominates in key stretch for Heat

Jan 24, 2014

Bosh dominates in key stretch for Heat

It’s not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots. Maybe the Miami Heat should make it happen more often. Bosh made his final eight shots on the way to a 31-point night, LeBron James added 27 points and 13 ...

Knicks showing signs of life

Jan 10, 2014

Knicks showing signs of life

They don’t look like the lowly losers of last month. The New York Knicks are playing as if it’s last season — when they even had mighty Miami’s number. Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Andrea Bargnani had 19, and the Knicks beat the Heat ...

Heat stage comeback to top upstart Raptors

Jan 6, 2014

Heat stage comeback to top upstart Raptors

Trailing entering the fourth quarter is becoming common for the Miami Heat. So is overcoming those deficits. Down by five entering the fourth, the Heat clamped down and beat the Toronto Raptors 102-97 Sunday night, getting 30 points from LeBron James and 17 from ...

Curry, Lee guide Warriors past Heat

Jan 3, 2014

Curry, Lee guide Warriors past Heat

Stephen Curry scored 36 points and handed out 12 assists, and David Lee scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 123-114 Thursday night and extended the NBA’s longest current winning streak to seven games. Curry was 13-for-22 from the ...

Heat hold off Lakers

Dec 26, 2013

Heat hold off Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers missed having Kobe Bryant out on the court on Christmas Day. Same for LeBron James. Playing without its biggest star, Los Angeles stayed right with the Miami Heat for most of the day before slipping to a 101-95 loss against ...

Heat top Indy in showdown

Dec 19, 2013

Heat top Indy in showdown

For so much of the night, just about everything was going wrong for the Miami Heat. They were missing every 3-pointer, arguing plenty of calls, even screaming at one another. Then one quick burst changed everything. Dwyane Wade scored 32 points, LeBron James added ...

Rested Heat beat Cavaliers

Dec 15, 2013

Rested Heat beat Cavaliers

LeBron James and the Miami Heat benefited from their three-day break, beginning a five-game homestand with a hard-fought win over a pesky opponent. James scored 25 points against his former team, leading the energized Heat to a 114-107 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on ...