LeBron James is heading back to Cleveland Wednesday night. But unlike the past trips, the focus won’t be completely on James, but rather the entire Heat team as they look for the team’s 24th consecutive victory.
The Miami Heat did everything they could to give Sunday’s game to the Cleveland Cavaliers, including blowing a 22-point lead. Still, the Heat found a way to notch a 109-105 victory and push the team’s winning streak to 11 straight.
Greg Oden hasn’t played in the NBA since December 2009, but his services are in high demand as he rehabs from his third microfracture surgery last year and the Miami Heat are one of the team’s looking to sign the former number one overall pick.
Down by seven points with less than 2 minutes left, LeBron James’ current team was in big trouble against his former team.
For the first time, LeBron James will be facing his former team as an NBA champion.
It was just two years ago when Miami Heat superstar LeBron James walked off the court in Boston and removed his Cleveland Cavaliers jersey for the final time after suffering an ugly series ending loss at the hands of the Celtics. So a game that is for all the marbles for the Miami Heat is not without a large degree of irony.
Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.
LeBron James scored 28 in his third game back to Cleveland as a visitor, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Miami Heat won their fifth straight — all on the road — by destroying the Cavaliers 111-87 on Friday night.
It seems as if every time LeBron James speaks someone gets upset. Thursday, LeBron’s words had some in Miami trembling.
Miami Heat superstar forward LeBron James told the media Thursday that he could possibly play for the Cleveland Cavaliers again before his career is over.