James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup, riding a huge third quarter to a 96-68 victory over Lithuania on Thursday night.
Paul George’s broken right leg has left two teams reeling.
Half a world away, Chris Bosh could not escape the frenzy of last week. An offer from the Houston Rockets was waiting. His longtime Miami teammate LeBron James was leaving. For a few moments, Bosh found himself wondering if his days with the Heat were over.
Chris Bosh has confirmed he will be staying with the Miami Heat.
Now that LeBron James has informed the world of his decision to return back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Heat fans are left wondering where the next domino will fall.
The Miami Heat will get back to work Sunday in anticipation of taking on either the Raptors or Nets in round two of the NBA play offs. Off since finishing off their first-round sweep of Charlotte, the Heat will open their next postseason series at home on Tuesday.
As much as the rest of us are savoring these NBA playoffs, with all the buzzer beaters and Game 7s and overtime drama, the view is even better for LeBron James and his teammates.
Miami Heat players are getting plenty of rest before suiting up once again for round 2 of the NBA playoffs, thanks to a first-round sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats. The Heat is the only team to sweep round-one in the postseason.
Dwyane Wade will have a chance to rest those sore knees and that tight hamstring. And LeBron James can ice up his thigh contusion. The Miami Heat earned a little extra rest and relaxation after completing a four-game sweep of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 109-98 victory Monday night.
The Miami Heat made it somewhere Monday night the team hasn’t been since the beginning of the season, first place in the Eastern Conference.