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After a renaissance in Miami, Dwyane Wade’s decision looms. But don’t expect it soon

Dwyane Wade wasn’t about to ‘break any news’ regarding his future in Philadelphia. “Of course, y’all know I’ve given it thought,” Wade said. “This is Philly and I love Philly, … Click to Continue »

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Whiteside again voices displeasure with playing time after his disappointing series ends

Heat center Hassan Whiteside finished an immensely disappointing first-round playoff series doing something he has done multiple times in recent months: voicing displeasure about his playing time. Whiteside played only … Click to Continue »

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Offseason full of questions await Heat after Sixers wrap up first round series in 5

The Philadelphia 76ers didn’t wait around until the fourth quarter to stick it to the Miami Heat this time. They did it in the third quarter and now the Heat … Click to Continue »

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Heat season ends, and now this roster experiment must, too

Five takeaways from the Heat’s season-ending 104-91 Game 5 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers: 1. Not good enough. That’s the resounding conclusion to be drawn from this Heat season, Miami … Click to Continue »

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Live updates: Miami Heat fights to keep NBA Playoff hopes alive against 76ers

7:20 p.m.: Miami’s starting lineup: Goran Dragić, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson, James Johnson and Whiteside. Richardson was questionable for the game after suffering a shoulder injury in Game 4 on … Click to Continue »

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Meek Mill will be released from prison. His next stop: The Heat-76ers playoff game

The Philadelphia Supreme Court ordered Tuesday that rapper Meek Mill be released from prison. His next stop: The Wells Fargo Center, where he could potentially see the Philadelphia 76ers clinch … Click to Continue »

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Meek Mill to be released from prison after sports world uproar

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered that rapper Meek Mill be immediately released from prison on bail. The Philadelphia-born rapper, whose real name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has been fighting for his release while appealing a two- to four-year sentence for a probation violation. Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin has been one of Mill’s biggest supporters.

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Haslem says he, Wade ‘will figure out’ retirement, future on golf course this summer

Dwyane Wade surprised Udonis Haslem with a bottle of champagne and two toasting flutes at the end of the regular season. It was Wade’s way of celebrating the completion of … Click to Continue »

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Here’s a Heat update on Richardson and what Tyler Johnson and Erik Spoelstra discussed

Heat starting small forward Josh Richardson, who sustained a sprained AC joint in his left (non-shooting) shoulder in Game 4 of the Heat-76ers playoff series, said he’s optimistic but not … Click to Continue »

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Playoff intensity breeds mutual respect. In the Sixers’ eyes, the Heat has theirs.

Skirmishes have been broken up before they could escalate. Blood has been spilled. And injuries have been suffered during the heat of battle. A physical four-game stretch in the playoffs … Click to Continue »

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Playoff intensity breeds mutual respect. In the Sixers’ eyes, the Heat has theirs.

Skirmishes have been broken up before they could escalate. Blood has been spilled. And injuries have been suffered during the heat of battle. A physical four-game stretch in the playoffs … Click to Continue »

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Will Game 5 be the end for the Miami Heat or the start of an NBA playoff rally?

Welcome to Bulletin Board Material, the Miami Herald’s weekday roundup covering everything in the South Florida sports scene. A lot to discuss. Let’s get right to it. Win or go … Click to Continue »

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How a Heat playoff victory could jam Miami traffic into the next century

If the Miami Heats wins its playoff game in Philadelphia Tuesday night, give a loud cheer for South Florida’s team. Then, if you have any business at all in downtown … Click to Continue »

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76ers aim for 2nd round, Embiid says Philly will be ‘lit’

Joel Embiid expects his first playoff game in Philadelphia to be quite a scene. ”It’s going to be lit,” Embiid said. The 76ers can become the first team into the Eastern Conference semifinals when they host the Miami Heat on Tuesday in Game 5 of the only East series that isn’t tied.

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Down 3-1 in the best-of 7 series, Dwyane Wade and the Heat are focusing on doing this

Dwyane Wade has faced the prospect of needing a road playoff victory to keep the Miami Heat’s season alive before. In 2012, he watched LeBron James score 45 points and … Click to Continue »

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Who can Heat turn to if Richardson can’t play in Game 5? Plus, Embiid vs. Whiteside

Josh Richardson only missed one game in the regular season because of injury. Despite being diagnosed with a sprained left shoulder and missing practice Monday afternoon, the Heat’s starting small … Click to Continue »

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Melting Pot: 76ers’ global approach to a roster is working

Philadelphia’s six leading average scorers so far in the playoffs, in order are: Ben Simmons, Dario Saric, Joel Embiid, JJ Redick, Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova. Their homelands: Australia, Croatia, Cameroon, the United States, Italy and Turkey. Philadelphia — a melting pot of humanity for more than 300 years — has a basketball team probably as diverse as the city itself. The 76ers, 19-1 in their last 20 games and suddenly looking very much like an NBA Finals contender, will try to close out the Miami Heat and clinch their Eastern Conference opening series when they play host to Game 5 on Tuesday night. About a dozen languages and dialects can be spoken in the 76ers locker room at any time,

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Cleveland Cavaliers Wear Matching Thom Browne

The team wore the custom-fitted suits, shoes, and accessories before games three and four against the Indiana Pacers this past weekend. According to The New York Times, this was a concept originally dreamt up by Browne and Dwyane Wade, who passed it to…

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With the season on the line, it’s now or never for the Heat to make a playoff push

Welcome to Bulletin Board Material, the Miami Herald’s weekday roundup covering everything in the South Florida sports scene. A lot to discuss. Let’s get right to it. Heat in trouble … Click to Continue »

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Here’s how the Heat can become the 12th team in NBA history to rally from a 3-1 deficit

There are only 11 teams in NBA history that have overcome a 3-1 deficit and rallied to win a playoff series. If the Miami Heat can figure out a way … Click to Continue »

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