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Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs stands on the court during a game against Udonis Haslem #40 of the Miami Heat at the AT&T Center on October 18, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Source: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Napier Shines As Heat Take Down Spurs In Overtime

Rookie Shabazz Napier had 25 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and Miami held on for a 111-108 overtime victory over San Antonio on Saturday night in the teams’ first meeting since the Spurs routed the Heat in the NBA Finals.

10/19/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Luol Deng #9 of the Miami Heat during a game at the HSBC Arena as a part of NBA Global Games on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

In Today’s NBA, 3’s Are Most Definitely Wild

The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.

10/16/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA To Test 44-Minute Game, 4 Shorter Than Usual

The NBA is going to evaluate if a shorter game could be a better one.

10/15/2014

Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat fields questions from the media after practice at Clube de Regatas do Flamengo in preparation for their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 9, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Source: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Spoelstra Glad To Get LeBron Reunion Out Of The Way

Although the Miami Heat had been downplaying the game against LeBron James all along, coach Erik Spoelstra and Chris Bosh said Saturday that they were glad it was finally out of the way.

10/13/2014

Michael Beasley #8 of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena on November 12, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Memphis Grizzlies Waive Forward Michael Beasley

The Memphis Grizzlies have waived forward Michael Beasley, who had signed a non-guaranteed contract with the team last month.

10/09/2014

James Ennis #32 of the Miami Heat  jumps to the basket against the Orlando Magic at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on October 7, 2014. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Deng, Bosh Each Score 18 In Heat’s OT Loss

The new look Miami Heat are giving fans reasons to get excited despite the loss of LeBron James.

10/08/2014

John Skipper, ESPN President and Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman, David Levy, Turner Broadcasting Systems President, Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner announce that the NBA expanded its partnerships with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company through new, nine-year agreements under which ABC, TNT, and ESPN will televise NBA games beginning with the 2016-17 season through the 2024-25 season on October 06, 2014 in New York City, New York. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Extends TV Deals With ESPN And TNT

The NBA and its television partners couldn’t wait to extend their contracts.

10/06/2014

Haider Zafar  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Guilty Plea Expected In Miami Heat Fraud Case

A guilty plea is expected in the case of a man charged with a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.

10/01/2014

Michael Beasley #8 of the Miami Heat in the locker room before Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on May 26, 2014. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Grizzlies See Beasley As All Reward, No Risk

The Memphis Grizzlies see all reward with no risk in giving Michael Beasley, the second overall draft selection in 2008, a chance to show them what he can do during training camp.

10/01/2014

Justin Hamilton #7 of the Miami Heat poses for a photo during media day on September 30, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Justin Hamilton Undergoes Procedure

As the Miami Heat continue preparing for a new NBA season, one of their reserve players is on the mend.

09/30/2014

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