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Spoelstra, Udoka have Heat and Celtics ready for East finals

May. 16, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — He grew up in Portland, basketball in his blood. Wasn’t exactly a big-time recruit before eventually playing some college ball in the West Coast Conference. Took a circuitous route into coaching, guided along the way by one of the game’s legendary sideline bosses. And last...

Capitals rally late, stun top-seeded Panthers 4-2 in Game 1

May. 03, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Oshie didn't see his go-ahead goal get into the net. The Florida Panthers didn't see this coming, either. And right away, the top overall seed in the Stanley Cup playoffs finds itself in some trouble. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway...

Heat's Herro overwhelming pick as NBA's Sixth Man of Year

May. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro was told before the season began that he wouldn’t be in the Miami Heat starting lineup. To his credit, he saw that as an opportunity. “I said, ‘Let’s go for Sixth Man of the Year,’” Herro said. And that’s what he got. ...

Heat know that even without Embiid, 76ers will be challenge

May. 01, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s mind, the injury situation with Joel Embiid doesn’t doom the Philadelphia 76ers. He figures it’ll only steel their resolve. Clearly, the 76ers are not going to be a better team without Embiid, the scoring...

Bubble Jimmy, or a new version, back at right time for Heat

Apr. 20, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — These are Jimmy Butler’s three highest-scoring games in a Miami uniform: 40 points against Milwaukee, 40 points against the Los Angeles Lakers, 45 points against Atlanta. And those efforts have quite a bit in common. He had at least 20 shot attempts and 12 free...

Harper doubles in two, steals home and Phillies snap skid

Apr. 16, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper doubled in two runs, walked twice and stole home, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 Saturday night. Alec Bohm had two hits and three RBIs, and Nick Castellanos added two singles and an RBI for the Phillies, who snapped a four-game...

Heat open their quest for a title Sunday, with Hawks in way

Apr. 16, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The 2021 NBA Finals had been over for approximately three minutes, and newly crowned champion P.J. Tucker was already overcome by one very distinct emotion. “I've got to feel this again," Tucker said. That's why he left Milwaukee for Miami last summer....

Playoff time: 10 things to know about the NBA's postseason

Apr. 16, 2022 02:56 AM EDT

Zach LaVine has an Olympic gold medal. What he doesn’t have is NBA playoff experience. At last, that part is about to change. No active NBA player has been in more regular-season games without making his playoff debut than LaVine, who has appeared in 478 games with...

Sorry, not sorry: Heat aren't fazed by the lack of believers

Apr. 13, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem started the Miami Heat postseason with an apology. It wasn’t a real apology. Haslem, like many other Heat players, is amused by the notion that the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs isn’t considered a favorite to win the...