7:36 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Live updates: Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

Live updates: Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

With Heat guard Mario Chalmers playing through a bruised shin and Bobcats center Al Jefferson with a sore foot, the teams play Game 2 of their best-of-seven first-round NBA playoff series, with the Heat up 1-0.
Miami Heat Blog | South Florida Sun-Sentinel 1 hour ago

For starters: Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

With Mario Chalmers playing through a bruised shin, a look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7 p.m. NBA first-round playoff game between the Miami Heat and Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV:...
Miami Herald 2 hours ago

Live updates: Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Bobcats, Game 2

Read live updates from sports writers, columnists and photographers from the Miami Herald and Charlotte Observer at Game 1 of the Miami Heats NBA Playoff series against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Charlotte Observer 51 mins ago

NBA playoffs: Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat live updates

After dropping Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday, the Charlotte Bobcats face the Miami Heat in Game 2 Wednesday night. Follow game action through social media updates.
Miami Herald 5 hours ago

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers a game-time decision for Game 2

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Wednesday morning that starting point guard Mario Chalmers (bruised shin) is a game-time decision for Game 2.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 8 hours ago

Heat's Mario Chalmers will play in Game 2 vs. Bobcats

After being listed as a game-time decision, Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers will play in Wednesday's first-round Game 2 against the Charlotte Bobcats.

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Miami Herald 26 mins ago
Under new deal, Heat would pay AmericanAirlines Arena rent, stay in Miami 10 more years

Under new deal, Heat would pay AmericanAirlines Arena rent, stay in Miami 10 more years

Miami-Dade County would extend and increase subsidies at the Miami Heat’s AmericanAirlines Arena in exchange for the team agreeing to remain in Miami for another 10 years and start paying yearly rent on the county-owned facility, according to the terms of a proposed deal unveiled Wednesday.

Heat's Udonis Haslem uses film room to become better defender

Haslem credits film study for him becoming smarter on the defensive end, especially when guarding bigger players in the post.
Miami Herald 19 hours ago
Veteran Miami Heat players ready for grind of NBA playoffs

Veteran Miami Heat players ready for grind of NBA playoffs

The Heat’s playoff-tested veterans said the postseason is a time to rest and prepare for the grind to the Finals.
Miami Herald 19 hours ago
David J. Neal: Playoff favor falls on Miami Heat so far

David J. Neal: Playoff favor falls on Miami Heat so far

Anybody else think the most amazing thing about the NBA playoffs so far is how perfectly they’re falling for the Heat?
Miami Herald 19 hours ago

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers questionable for Game 2 with bruised knee

Miami Heat starting point guard Mario Chalmers is questionable for Wednesday’s playoff game against the Charlotte Bobcats after bruising his knee Sunday in Game 1.

ASK IRA: Can James Jones repeat his Game 1 performance?

Q: James Jones' performance Sunday reminded me of the game he had against the Boston Celtics in May 2011, the second round of the playoffs, Game 1. Jones' shooting helped Heat get a nice lead on the Celtics. He is fun to watch, such a smart player. -- Stuart.
Miami Herald 21 hours ago
Veteran Miami Heat players ready for grind of NBA playoffs

Veteran Miami Heat players ready for grind of NBA playoffs

The Heat’s playoff-tested veterans said the postseason is a time rest and prepare for the grind to the Finals.

The Heat's formula is revolutionary — and desperate

Spoelstra has to mix-and-match his talent to opponent more this postseasonThis came after a two-hour practice and film period Tuesday. Heat veteran Shane Battier, so ready, so antsy, stayed on the court after everyone left, sprinting from one side to the other and setting up for a 3-point shot.
Miami Herald 23 hours ago

David J. Neal: Playoff favor falls on Miami Heat so far

Anybody else think the most amazing thing about the NBA playoffs so far is how perfectly they’re falling for the Heat?
Miami Herald 23 hours ago

Game 2 key for Bobcats: Kidd-Gilchrist's ability to guard LeBron without constant fouls

Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford was asked at practice Tuesday how best to ration Michael Kidd-Gilchrists fouls while guarding Miami Heat superstar LeBron James.
Charlotte Observer Apr 22, 2014
Five areas the Charlotte Bobcats must clean up heading into Game 2

Five areas the Charlotte Bobcats must clean up heading into Game 2

These five shortcomings in Game 1 against the Miami Heat are things the Charlotte Bobcats can?t repeat if they hope to win Game 2.
Heat Index | ESPN Apr 22, 2014

Chris Bosh's balancing act continues

MIAMI -- The scene is still frustratingly fresh in Chris Bosh's mind. Eager to take advantage of Al Jefferson hobbling on an injured foot, Bosh rocked Charlotte’s big man off balance with a shot fake on the perimeter, then zipped into the lane for an uncontested dunk midway through the Heat’s playoff opener on Sunday against the Bobcats. There was only one problem: Doink. The ball banged off the back of the rim and bounced 20 feet into the air.

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  • 1 Udonis Haslem

    Udonis Haslem

    Heat's Udonis Haslem uses film room to become better defender

  • 1 Shane Battier

    Shane Battier

    The Heat's formula is revolutionary — and desperate

  • 1 James Jones

    James Jones

    ASK IRA: Can James Jones repeat his Game 1 performance?

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