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Riley reflects on Heat season, says time to think is needed

Apr. 13, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A flight was awaiting Miami Heat President Pat Riley on Saturday, just as he hoped. It just wasn't to Toronto or Milwaukee for Game 1 of a playoff series. That's the problem. Riley's second home in Malibu, California, is one of his happy places — though with the NBA playoffs starting...

Playoff time: 10 things to know for the NBA postseason

Apr. 12, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

There's no LeBron James in these playoffs, so the NBA Finals will have a distinctly new look for the first time in nine years. There's no Tony Parker, for the first time in nearly two decades. There's no Dwyane Wade, and he'll never play a playoff game again. San Antonio is in the postseason for a record-tying...

And now, the Heat prepare for life after Dwyane Wade

Apr. 11, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has gone full circle. He arrived in Miami in 2003, holding his 16-month-old son Zaire at the introductory news conference the day after the Heat drafted him and changed their franchise forever. The last time he would speak in that very same room as an active NBA player was earlier...

Wade has triple-double in finale; Nets beat Heat for 6 seed

Apr. 11, 2019 10:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade was hurting, sitting on the training table trying to get enough treatment to get him on the floor one last time. A couple of hours later, he looked like a guy capable of playing well beyond the final night of his career. Wade had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his last...

The field is set: NBA matchups for 2019 playoffs finalized

Apr. 11, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons. Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. The drama of the regular season went all the way to the very end of the regular season, with seven of the eight first-round playoff...

LeBron, Carmelo, Chris Paul courtside for Wade's last game

Apr. 11, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade had some superstar fans on hand for his final NBA game. LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony were all sitting courtside in Brooklyn on Wednesday night to watch Miami's game against the Nets. Wade punctuated his career with one last triple-double, finishing with 25...

Final day of NBA regular season arrives with much to decide

Apr. 10, 2019 9:38 AM EDT

The final day of the regular season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched. It also is the last day that Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade will be NBA players before retirement. Dallas is in San...

'Still amazing': Dwyane Wade plays his last game in Miami

Apr. 10, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's final home game was memorable for countless reasons. All of his children were there. Former President Barack Obama sent a video, one of many tributes. Fans came early and stayed late, chanting his name. His wife slapped his backside in recognition of his making a 3-pointer. He...

Wade goes out a winner in Miami, Heat top 76ers 122-99

Apr. 9, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's wife was slapping his backside in celebration. His oldest son, the heir to the Wade basketball throne, was on the Miami bench for the final minutes. Former President Barack Obama sent a video. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen were courtside. The "M-V-P" chants rained down while...

Walker, Hornets keep playoff push going, beat Cavs 124-97

Apr. 9, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one game left, the Charlotte Hornets are still in the playoff chase. There's hope, not heartache. Kemba Walker scored 23 points and Charlotte kept its late-season postseason push going by pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 124-97 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers,...