Raptors oust Heat, prepare for Cavs

May 16, 2016

Raptors oust Heat, prepare for Cavs

Toronto fans chanted ‘We Want Cleveland!’ in the final seconds. They got it. Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, DeMar DeRozan had 28 and the Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 in Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the conference finals for the first ...

Heat beat Raptors to force Game 7

May 14, 2016

Heat beat Raptors to force Game 7

The Miami Heat went small, and came up big. With that, another Game 7 awaits. Goran Dragic scored a postseason career-high 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Heat rode a small lineup to a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday ...

Raptors outlast Heat in OT to even series

May 6, 2016

Raptors outlast Heat in OT to even series

DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-92 in overtime on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece. Valanciunas had 11 points and seven rebounds ...

May 3, 2016

Wade 'honored' to be Prince's favorite player

Dwyane Wade says he’s feeling “all kinds of emotions” after hearing that he was Prince’s favorite basketball player. The Miami Heat star took to Twitter after hearing Prince’s comments in a 2012 Australian radio interview the late pop icon conducted with model Damaris Lewis. ...

Warriors top Heat to go 51-5

Feb 25, 2016

Warriors top Heat to go 51-5

The league’s leading shot blocker was coming at him, and even that wasn’t enough to bother Stephen Curry. It was the biggest moment of the night, and the MVP delivered. Curry connected on the go-ahead 3-pointer over the outstretched arm of Miami center Hassan ...

Hornets get Lee in three-team deal

Feb 17, 2016

Hornets get Lee in three-team deal

The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team’s perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury. The Grizzlies got forward P.J. Hairston from Charlotte ...

Feb 16, 2016

Bosh dealing with blood-clot scare

Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat is dealing with another blood-clot scare, making this the second consecutive year that he’s spent the All-Star break facing a most uncertain future because of the issue. Bosh will spend “the next few days” reviewing options and no ...

Injured Bosh to miss All-Star Game

Feb 13, 2016

Injured Bosh to miss All-Star Game

Chris Bosh’s All-Star participation for this year is over, before he ever took the floor in the city where his career began. The Miami Heat forward has withdrawn from Saturday’s 3-point contest and Sunday’s All-Star Game, citing a strained right calf. Bosh — who ...

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Jan 18, 2016

Westbrook leads Thunder past Heat

Russell Westbrook got another triple-double and as usual, the Thunder won. Westbrook had his second consecutive triple-double to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Miami Heat 99-74 on Sunday. The explosive point guard finished with 13 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds. It ...

Whiteside ignites Heat

Jan 2, 2016

Whiteside ignites Heat

With 17 games to play in 31 days and two brutal road trips awaiting, the Miami Heat know January will be far from easy. At least it’s off to a flying start. Hassan Whiteside had 25 points and 19 rebounds, Gerald Green added 19 ...