Heat vs Knicks – Things Like They Should Be
The Miami Heat couldn’t keep losing on their visits to the Big Apple and the New York Knicks aren’t good enough to sustain long winning streaks. A big game from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade got the NBA champions through a team that couldn’t defend from the moment it stepped on the court.
Miami Heat – Shane Battier Still Waiting For His First Turnover This Season
The Miami Heat don’t usually get the ball too often to Shane Battier. In 293 minutes of 13 games so far, he’s touched it 451 times. Still, even if Battier main use is either hit open shots or grab rebounds and give the ball to LeBron James or Dwyane Wade, it’s quite remarkable he still hasn’t turned the ball over even once.
Miami Heat – LeBron James Gives His Bench the Credit
The Miami Heat needed some time to get into championship shooting form on their opening night of the 2013-2014 NBA season, but even without an outstanding performance from either LeBron James or Dwyane Wade, they had enough outside shooting and ball movement, courtesy of Ray Allen and Shane Battier, to make it out of the opening game with plenty of reasons to smile about.
NBA Rumors – Miami Heat Won’t Re-Sign Shane Battier
Even though it’s hard to ignore the contribution of Shane Battier to the two NBA titles the Miami Heat have won, it’s just as difficult to avoid the fact that he wasn’t as vital during the second championship run the team made on both ends of the floor, and that might mean he isn’t going to be re-signed once he becomes a free agent at the end of the season.
Memphis Grizzlies – Championship Caliber Team a Bit Too Early
The Memphis Grizzlies’ lineup from the 2004-2005 NBA season proved to be a breeding ground for champions, especially on the Miami Heat, as Jason Williams, James Posey, Shane Battier, Mike Miller and Pau Gasol all went on to win titles after leaving the team.
On LeBron James Being Clutch & the Miami Heat Becoming a Dynasty
Game 7 left no room for questions, unlike its predecessor. LeBron James completed one of the most impressive two years stretches ever for a basketball player by winning the NBA title and Finals MVP to go along with his regular season MVP, while erasing any doubts about hit ability to perform at the highest level when a game matters the most.
Best Photos of the Miami Heat Winning the 2013 NBA Finals
Game 7 of the 2013 NBA finals was filled with great moments, both of joy, mostly coming from LeBron James and the Miami Heat, but also of despair, sadness and disappointment from Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs.
Miami Heat – LeBron James Comfortable With Letting Others Score
Through the first two games of the NBA finals, LeBron James has averaged 17.5 points, 13 rebounds and 8.5 assists, in two games that weren’t that different on the stat sheet for him individually, but looked completely different on the floor and in the end result, giving the Miami Heat quite a lot of confidence heading towards three straight road games.
Shane Battier Helps the Team By Drying Off LeBron James
They say that players who don’t have great stats help their teams in other ways. When it comes to Shane Battier, he’s been relegated to someone who simply dries off the hands of LeBron James during timeouts.
Miami Heat – LeBron James Needs to Help Dwyane Wade & Chris Bosh Bounce Back
After hitting the bottom, the only way is up. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have been close to non-factors on too many possession and minutes in the conference finals for the Miami Heat, but LeBron James does share some of the blame, probably taking too much on himself while trying to save the day.