NBA center Jason Collins became the first active player in a major professional sport to come out as gay Monday. Collins’ story was released by SI.com as the cover story for this week’s magazine.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
Ray Allen scored 23 points, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade chilled at the end of the bench, and the Miami Heat’s B-squad gave the resting A-team the gift of home-court advantage throughout the playoffs Wednesday night, clinching the best record in the NBA with a 103-98 victory over the Washington Wizards.
While the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat appear poised to make a run at a second consecutive title, their rebounding efforts haven’t resembled those of a championship caliber club.
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James came up with the idea several hours before the game.
Despite having an ice pack hugging his right shoulder, LeBron James insists he’ll be on the court for the Miami Heat’s next game.
The Miami Heat were humiliated Tuesday when they lost to the Washington Wizards, 105-101. The team also lost a key piece of the attack in point guard Mario Chalmers.
There’s bad, and then there’s the basketball the Washington Wizards have played this season. The Wiz came into Tuesday night’s game with the Heat with the worst record in the NBA while Miami had the best record.
Playing without their Big Three, the Miami Heat suffered their worst defeat of 2011-2012 with a 104-70 loss to the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Thursday night.
The Miami Heat play its final regular season game Thursday night against the Washington Wizards and none of the Big Three are expected to see any court time.