Posts Tagged ‘ Miami Heat ’

Miami Heat Win NBA Championship

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 for their second NBA championship.

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Heat To Play Thunder In NBA Finals

LeBron James scores 31 points as the Miami Heat beats the Boston Celtics 101-88 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat now move on to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals.

Celtics Advance To Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7, to advance to the NBA Eastern Conference finals versus the Miami Heat.

LeBron James wins 2012 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award | NBA.com

NEW YORK — LeBron James of the Miami Heat is the winner of the Maurice Podoloff Trophy as the 2011-12 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, the NBA announced today. James earns the honor for the third time in four seasons and becomes the first player since Michael Jordan to win at least three MVPs.

via LeBron James wins 2012 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award | NBA.com.

 

Who Can Beat The Heat And Thunder

NBA on ESPN: The Miami HEAT and Oklahoma City Thunder are sitting pretty at the top of the rankings after the first half of the season.

But who else can make a run for that top spot?

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Heat head coach Spoelstra gets contract extension | NBA.com

MIAMI (AP) — Heat president Pat Riley says coach Erik Spoelstra has received a new contract from the team.

via Heat head coach Spoelstra gets contract extension | NBA.com.

 

Miami may have made mistakes – NCAA.com

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MIAMI (AP)Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden says some of his player may have made mistakes that prompted an NCAA investigation into convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro’s role with the program.

Golden, preparing for his first season with the Hurricanes, said he just became aware of the investigation into allegations that Shapiro gave more than a dozen former or current players gifts and services.

“We’re not going to let this knock us backward,” Golden said Tuesday before a morning practice. “We have great kids on this team to the extent that they may have made a mistake. OK, that’s fine. But that’s also part of growing up. What we have to teach them now is if something did occur, let’s be honest and move forward.”

NCAA investigators visited the campus Monday in the wake of Shapiro’s allegations that he provided players with the use of a yacht and other favors, said his attorney, Maria Elena Perez. Shapiro and Perez have been talking with the NCAA about the matter for a couple of months and provided documentation, she said.

via Miami may have made mistakes – NCAA.com.

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