The Miami Heat got some good news Friday as the team continued preparing for the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
The National Basketball Association may have to rename the Eastern Conference Player of the Week award after Miami Heat star LeBron James as he was once again selected for the award after another dominating week of play.
The first member of the Big Three of the Miami Heat to show up for informal workouts for next season was Chris Bosh. The power forward arrived at the AmericanAirlines Arena Thursday morning and was thankful to finally be back on the court.
The 5 p.m. deadline for the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association to strike a deal has come and gone; but, the onset of a NBA nuclear winter has not come just yet.
Thursday night was supposed to be when South Florida sports fans could finally welcome back a team that is committed to winning, the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison was fined $500,000 for his Twitter comments on the never-ending NBA lockout. But if some NBA owners had their way, Arison would have been hit in the pocketbook even harder.
Talks between the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association broke down again on Friday. Just like last week, it looked like an agreement was in reach; then one side refused to budge and the talks disintegrated.
Fans of the Miami Heat may be closer than ever to seeing the best franchise in the state of Florida play again this season after a marathon negotiating session in New York Wednesday night.
While the prospects of seeing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh take the floor for the Miami Heat remain slim; the NBA and the National Basketball Players association will meet in New York Wednesday.
As multi-millionaires and billionaires continue to fight in the NBA lockout dispute, the real victims are suffering pay cuts and layoffs.