2:18 PM EDT, Tue May 03, 2016

Hyde: Heat find answers, still standing after tough Charlotte series

It was coming, they felt. All Sunday, they felt it coming, and none more so than Luol Deng, who was playing the first Game 7 of his career. What a series this had been, too. What it demanded from each of these teams.So when Heat guard Goran Dragic drove hard to the basket repeatedly in the third...

Heat searching for answers on offense entering Game 6

Luol Deng might as well have just shrugged his shoulders and turned his palms upward.That was the look he gave when asked to describe what has happened with the Miami Heat's offense in their first-round Eastern Conference series with the Charlotte Hornets. Deng only offered the best explanation...
Canis Hoopus Apr 20, 2016

NBA Playoffs Day Five: Hornets at Heat, Pistons at Cavs, Blazers at Clippers

Three games on tonight's slate. After tonight, all series will be through two games. Hey! There's actual basketball happening!  I almost forgot in the wake of the Wolves news today, but we do have actual games we can watch while we think about Thibs pacing the sidelines at Target Center next season. Hornets at Heat (Heat up 1-0)6 pm CDTNBA TV The Heat dominated the first game of this series behind a huge game from Luol Deng, fantastic shooting, and defense that took away just about everything from Charlotte except Nicolas Batum. The Heat were best in nearly every category, and the...
Hot Hot Hoops Apr 18, 2016

Stream: Heat dominate Game 1 over Hornets

The Heat came out swinging and never let up completely throttling the Charlotte Hornets and in doing so setting a playoff record. In what was one of the best offensive games of this year, the Miami Heat completely throttled the Charlotte Hornets never stepping off the gas and in doing so setting a franchise record for points scored in a playoff game. This is how it went down. The Heat came out swinging, with Luol Deng hitting a corner three right off the bat. They looked solid on defense as well, limiting Charlotte’s options in the paint and frustrating Cody Zeller. Joe Johnson had two...

Deng thinks the Heat did a good job of playing the entire 48

Heat forward scored 31 points to to lead Miami over Charlotte

Heat's Luol Deng has big night after two-year absence from postseason

With seven minutes remaining, a feeling of shock filled AmericanAirlines Arena.The crowd just didn't know how to handle it because on Sunday they were so unaccustomed to it. Fans were so stunned that it nearly went silent when Miami Heat forward Luol Deng missed an open 3-pointer from the corner....
Hot Hot Hoops Apr 17, 2016

Five Stars: Heat 123, Hornets 91

Miami blew out the Hornets on Sunday night, and placed four of the top five players in the Five Stars. The first playoff game for the Heat in two seasons resulted in a 32-point-win and four of the top five rated players in the game, as the Heat dropped the Charlotte Hornets, 123-91 in the triple-A on Sunday night. First Star Luol Deng (MIA) 28.6 Deng started at power forward for the Heat and scored a game-high 31 points on a crisp 11-for-13 show from the field, also sinking four-of-six from beyond the arc and five-of-seven from the foul line in 32:46. He had seven rebounds, including three...
Blog a Bull Apr 13, 2016

The time Kobe Bryant was almost traded to the Bulls

On the night of Kobe's final game, we look back on the greatest trade the Bulls never made. Being a Bulls fan in 2007 was an exercise in patience. It had been nearly a decade since the end of the dynasty era, and the ensuing rebuild had already morphed through several different permutations. There was the initial teardown that led to Elton Brand being selected No. 1 overall, the failed "Baby Bulls" experiment centered around Eddy Curry and Tyson Chandler and another reboot where the franchise refocused their hopes on proven college players like Kirk Hinrich, Luol Deng and Ben Gordon rather...

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