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Mannix: Love Injury ‘Crushing’ for Cavs in Bulls Series

Can the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers overcome Kevin Love’s injury absence and slide past the Chicago Bulls? “I don’t think they can because the Kevin Love injury is just crushing for this particular series,” SI’s Chris Mannix said on […]

WQAM–05/06/2015

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Broussard: Cavs Still Win This Series in 7

Can LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers claw through some adversity in the second round of the NBA Playoffs and overcome their one-game hole against the threatening Chicago Bulls? ESPN’s Chris Broussard thinks they will but would consider it […]

WQAM–05/06/2015

Oklahoma City Head Coach Billy Donovan is welcomed to Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time on May 01, 2015 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Source: Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Donovan Says Goodbye, Gators Move On With Coaching Search

It wasn’t a matter of if, but rather when former Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan would take a job coaching in the NBA.

05/04/2015

Billy Donovan the head coach of the Florida Gators gives instructions to his team against the Kentucky Wildcats during the quaterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Florida’s Billy Donovan Hired To Coach Oklahoma City Thunder

It didn’t take long for one of the newest NBA coaching vacancies to be filled.

04/30/2015

Manny Pacquiao lands a right to the head of Timothy Bradley during their WBO welterweight title fight.

Audio: Chris Mannix Talks Boxing/NBA Playoffs on Joe Rose Show

The Sports Illustrated boxing/basketball writer talks Pacquiao-Mayweather and NBA playoffs, including the Kevin Love injury on 560 WQAM.

04/28/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat reacts to the crowd during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies at American Airlines Arena on December 27, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Even Without Playoffs, Heat See Business Success

Now that the NBA season is finally over, the time has come to look back and reflect.

04/23/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on April 15, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Source: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade’s Summer Will Be Spent Thinking Ahead

There could be some major changes coming for the Miami Heat over the next couple of years.

04/21/2015

Miami President Pat Riley and Team Owner Micky Arison observe practice during media availability as part of the 2014 NBA Finals on June 7, 2014 at the Spurs Practice Facility in San Antonio, Texas. (Source: Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Riley: No Excuses Will Come From The Heat For This Season

The Miami Heat’s season didn’t go nearly the way that the team had envisioned.

04/20/2015

Pat Riley looks on during the East Regional Round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Verizon Center on March 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Source: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dwork On Sports: Did Pat Riley Take A Shot At LeBron James?

The Miami Heat franchise finds itself in unfamiliar territory a season after playing in its fourth consecutive NBA Finals.

04/20/2015

Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Orlando Magic at American Airlines Arena on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Erik Spoelstra Says Missing Playoffs Will Motivate Heat

The 2014-15 season did not go the way that the Miami Heat had planned.

04/19/2015

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