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  • Hibbert puts controversy behind

    Hibbert puts controversy behind
    Roy Hibbert endured a whirlwind 48 hours before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. He answered countless questions about Indiana coach Frank Vogel's decision to keep him on the bench in the final seconds of the Heat's series-opening win on...
  • Burn! Bulls up 1-0 on Heat

    Burn! Bulls up 1-0 on Heat
    How in the world are the Bulls doing this? Somehow they managed to drag themselves past the first round and into a series against hated Miami. All this while Joakim Noah can barely walk. And Nate Robinson was puking his guts out against Brooklyn. And Luol...
  • Colorful personality makes Heat's Chris Andersen a fan favorite

    Colorful personality makes Heat's Chris Andersen a fan favorite
    There have been plays or moments during games that caused candid reactions on the Miami Heat bench this season. Most were reserved for the out of ordinary, such as Mike Miller dunking, Mario Chalmers hitting 10 3-pointers or Shane Battier blocking a...
  • Season finishes in well-earned smiles

    The lasting image came with three minutes left. A whistle blew. Play stopped. And in a game long over, with the championship already won, they were called off the court together, just as they walked on it two summers ago. The crowd rose. The substitutes...
  • ASK IRA: Is Battier all there is in free agency for Heat? (Updated)

     
    Q: So now no  T-Mac (Atlanta), no Grant Hill (back to Phoenix), no Sam Dalembert (money), no Nene (Denver), no Caron Butler (Bulls or Spurs), no Jamal Crawford (back to Atlanta). I thought people would be lining up at the AAA to play with these guys. What...
  • Breakdown: What does Battier to Heat mean?

     
    A few thoughts on Shane Battier's decision to sign with the Heat: Foremost, it will mean significant flexibility, particularly if Mike Miller is not discarded as an amnesty release. It also likely spells the end of James Jones' tenure with the Heat....
  • Analysis: Heat appear set at 14 of 15 roster spots

     
    Why change a good thing? Why indeed. “There's going to be some stability there,” James Jones said Friday morning shortly after he agreed to return as a free agent, following a similar decision by Heat free-agent point guard Mario Chalmers....
  • ASK IRA: Can the Heat land Chauncey Billups?

     
    Q: After reading Chauncey's comments, I'm convinced he'd rather sit out the year than play somewhere he doesn't want to be. Do you think those teams under the cap will heed his warnings? — Eddy. A: I think the league, especially the small-market...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat get into Dwight Howard bidding?

     
    Q: Doesn't the relentless and cut-throat Pat Riley have an obligation to his owner to at least investigate the possibility of getting Dwight Howard? — Moshe. A: Yes he does and I'm sure he has (or will). But he's not giving up LeBron James (he's...
  • In the NBA, there is chaos, then there are the Heat

     
    At various times during Monday's media day, Heat players were asked about Chris Paul's impending move to the Clippers, as well as the Clippers' failed bid to land Paul. It also was a day when Heat players were united in their desire to add Chauncey...
  • ASK IRA: Would Heat revisit Arroyo, Dampier?

     
    Q: With all this concern at point guard, do you think we will have a Carlos Arroyo comeback to the Heat? — Miguel. A: I have to admit, I found the Heat's treatment of Carlos somewhat confounding over the years. Yes, he does not have the 3-point...
  • Pat Riley: It doesn’t matter if we have enough

     
    The question was about whether the Heat accomplished their personnel goals with the regular season mere days away. But the one thing with Pat Riley is it's never about the question, only the answer the Miami Heat president had scripted on the ubiquitous...