1. Miami Heat 'Fast 5': D-Wade Sixth Man? Pat Riley's Recruiting Challenge and More

    Five quick-hitting Miami Heat items as the organization anxiously awaits the opt-out deadlines of its Big Three: 1...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 4 months ago 141,185 reads 295 comments

  2. Pat Riley Needs to Reinfuse the Miami Heat with Youth, Hunger and Energy

    MIAMI — LeBron James was too savvy Sunday night for the sneaky scribes and sportscasters, too prepared to accidentally slip and serve up any strong hint about his summer plans...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 4 months ago 135,368 reads 460 comments

  3. Shane Battier Officially Retires from NBA After 13-Year Career

    The Miami Heat's bid for three straight championships fell short, as they were eliminated in Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Finals on Sunday, 104-87 , against the San Antonio Spurs...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 months ago 55,938 reads 93 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: Top Five Leaders in Program History

    All great teams have great leaders . Actually, all teams have many great leaders. In order for a team to be successful in any field, whether sports or not, different people will have to step up when the time is needed...

    Glynn Williams Written by Glynn Williams about 4 months ago 4,781 reads 6 comments

  5. NBA's Postseason of (Lineup) Change May Carry over to Finals for Heat, Spurs

    SAN ANTONIO — On the surface, this hardly seemed a move worthy of Pop and circumstance. Gregg Popovich's decision to put the Red Rocket/Red Mamba in the San Antonio Spurs' ...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 5 months ago 16,328 reads 26 comments

  6. Shane Battier to Become College Basketball Analyst for ESPN

    UPDATE on Wednesday, July 2 at 2:30 pm ET by Adam Fromal Shane Battier officially has a new job. According to a release from ESPN...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 5 months ago 80,033 reads 139 comments

  7. Miami Heat 'Fast 5': Riley's Enduring Advice, Allen and Elway, Battier's Goodbye

    Five quick-hitting Miami Heat items in advance of the 2014 NBA Finals: 1. Pat Riley's hair is silver these days. His signature book nearly is, too...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 5 months ago 61,738 reads 100 comments

  8. Frank Vogel Seemingly Attempts to Distract Shane Battier on 3-Point Attempt

    Things are getting desperate for the Indiana Pacers , and head coach Frank Vogel is trying every trick he can think of to give his team a chance against the Miami Heat ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 months ago 50,699 reads 45 comments

  9. Miami Heat's Shane Battier Wins NBA's Teammate of the Year Award

    Shane Battier might not have made too many contributions to the Miami Heat on the court during the 2013-14 season, but he was certainly an excellent teammate. Just like always...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 16,190 reads 72 comments

  10. Shane Battier Hits 30,000 Minutes in Last Regular-Season Game Before Retiring

    Miami Heat forward Shane Battier may not be a household name. He may not be what one would call an exciting player...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 6 months ago 4,941 reads 13 comments

  11. Shane Battier Will Retire After This Season Barring an 'Act of God'

    When Shane Battier 's contract expires following this season, the Miami Heat will need to be on the lookout for a savvy wing player...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 7 months ago 64,557 reads 107 comments

  12. Miami Heat 'Fast Five': Dwyane Wade's Surprise, Chris Bosh's Cause and More

    Five quick-hitting Miami Heat items to start the final week of February: 1. Dwyane Wade , unlike some of his teammates, has never been an avid follower of advanced statistics...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 8 months ago 82,722 reads 88 comments

  13. Miami Heat, with a Shortened Rotation, Apparently Gearing Up for 'Playoff Time'

    NEW YORK — Sometimes the story of a basketball game is what doesn't happen. So here's what didn't happen Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, not after the first timeout and even after the second: Shane Battier didn't come out...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 9 months ago 25,245 reads 119 comments

  14. Miami Heat Gear Up for Another Hilarious Karaoke Fundraiser

    Hope everyone's ready to get their Battioke on. That's right, another South Beach Battioke , hosted by Shane Battier 's Take Charge Foundation , is almost upon us, so ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 3,821 reads 2 comments

  15. Shane Battier in Hangover IV? How He Came to Connect with Ken Jeong

    MIAMI — Shane Battier , for all of his talents, may not be the most interesting man in the world. But he certainly knows some who come close...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 11 months ago 105,395 reads 36 comments