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When the new ownership came in, they made some decisions I wasn’t pleased with. And when they changed the whole aspect of it, I just totally lost interest. 7 more words

Alonzo Mourning

All-time Teams: Miami Heat

Today begins a series where I will focus on a particular team and name my all-time team for that franchise. I will have a starting 5, a sixth man, a coach, a logo, and also a set of uniforms. 325 more words


Ten years after 1st Heat title team, Wade and Haslem deserve their own nickname

The Big Three, a championship concept, came and went in Miami.

The Trusted Two, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem, remain.

This is the 10th anniversary season of the Heat’s original NBA title team. 530 more words


Most Heat teams with fewer than 50 wins have dead-ended in first round

Anything could happen with the Miami Heat in the playoffs. Franchise history suggests, however, that not much will.

I know, I know, you don’t want to hear this right now, not with the Southeast Division championship banner soon to be hung from the rafters at AmericanAirlines Arena, and not with home-court advantage against Charlotte in the opening round. 654 more words


Tremendous Classics: Heat v Knicks. 1999 Eastern Conference 1st Round - Game 5


When Latrell Sprewell walked into the Knicks’ locker room Friday night, a thick cluster of reporters migrated in his direction. 980 more words

Tremendous Classics: Knicks V Heat. 1999 Eastern Conference 1st Round – Game 4

Published: May 14, 1999.

Pat Riley left New York in 1995 for power, money and sun. Packing his vision of a championship team, he arrived in Miami and found a franchise center, an improvisational point guard, role players with high pain thresholds and the ability to discern between being ”a” winner and being ”the” winner. 988 more words

Tremendous Classics: Knicks V Heat. 1999 Eastern Conference 1st Round – Game 3


Pat Riley, whose affinity for three-hour practices is legendary, tried something different today. He gave the Heat the entire day off. 573 more words