Miami Heat

Dan Mennella
February 12, 2020 - 10:30 am
The NBA All-Star break marks the unofficial midpoint of the season, but as with the MLB calendar, the league’s all-star game is held well past the precise halfway mark of the campaign. Most NBA teams will have played about 54 of their 82 games, or 66 percent, by the break. That leaves only about...
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Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
January 29, 2020 - 6:45 am
Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown broke down Miami's defense and helped the Celtics defeat a team that never loses at home.
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Kevin Garnett backs down LeBron James
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Nick Friar
December 18, 2019 - 11:21 am
Kevin Garnett is out promoting a movie, but he's still getting asked about the NBA — and the former Celtics big isn't holding back with any of his comments.
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Jaylen Brown takes a second to gather himself while playing the Heat
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Nick Friar
December 05, 2019 - 6:30 am
Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker, Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart have all played well -- but Jaylen Brown has been on another level.
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Amin Touri
June 29, 2019 - 6:40 pm
Set to become an unrestricted free agent, Jimmy Butler is expected to meet with the Miami Heat when free agency officially opens on Sunday, according to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Butler, who was traded to the Sixers in November after a tumultuous year and a half in Minnesota, will also meet with...
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Alex Reimer
September 26, 2018 - 11:21 am
It looks like we wasted lots of oxygen this summer discussing the possibility of Kyrie Irving leaving Boston to team up with Jimmy Butler. The All-Star forward is reportedly lobbying the Timberwolves to trade him before the start of the season. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Butler’s preferred...
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Isaiah Thomas pleads his case to official Tony Brothers as he receives an automatic ejection for an elbow to the face of Justise Winslow. (Steve Mitchell/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
December 20, 2016 - 10:29 am
The NBA agrees with Isaiah Thomas. His elbow of Justise Winslow late in the game Sunday night did not warrant the Flagrant-2 penalty he received that came with an automatic ejection from the game. The league announced on Tuesday that they have officially downgraded his foul of Winslow to a Flagrant...
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Mike Petraglia
November 29, 2016 - 3:15 pm
WALTHAM -- Jae Crowder could see and hear Miami coach Erik Spoestra trying an old trick Monday night to get under the skin of Marcus Smart. Crowder and everybody else familiar with Smart knows the third-year guard came out of Oklahoma State with a reputation for letting his intensity turn into...
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Celtics coach Brad Stevens is trying to fire up his team for the playoffs. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
April 13, 2016 - 3:32 pm
For all the fret and worry over playoff scenarios, there's one variable Brad Stevens is counting on: Togetherness. It's what the Celtics coach felt was missing the most on Monday night in the 114-100 loss to Charlotte at TD Garden. And it's exactly what needs to be on display not only in the...
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April 13, 2016 - 9:28 am
Thanks to the number-crunching of Ben Rohrbach , we now know all the first-round possibilities for the Celtics in the playoffs that begin this weekend. The question is: What matchup might favor the Celtics and which matchup might give the Celtics the best path through the East? Is it too early to...
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