Tyler Johnson heard his ringing phone, then paused for a moment upon noticing that the caller was Miami coach Erik Spoelstra.
LeBron James doesn’t have any apprehension for this homecoming.
The Miami Heat struggled in the second half and couldn’t keep up with the visiting Houston Rockets.
The Miami Heat opened their post-LeBron era with a winning group effort.
The Miami Heat have played in four straight NBA Finals and won back-to-back titles in 2012-13, but the excitement and anticipation of reaching another championship series departed along with LeBron James.
Things are going to look a little different this season with the Miami Heat.
LeBron James was welcomed at Dwyane Wade’s wedding last month. Udonis Haslem continues to maintain a friendship with his former teammate. Chris Andersen still wears his sneakers. There’s no venom, no hatred, not even trash-talking.
The new look Miami Heat are giving fans reasons to get excited despite the loss of LeBron James.
Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.
Shabazz Napier has signed his rookie deal with the Miami Heat.