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    July 9, 2014

    Five Reasons LeBron Isn't Going to Cleveland (According to a Clevelander)

    LeBron is leaving Miami. LeBron is staying in Miami. LeBron is going to Cleveland. LeBron isn't going to Cleveland. LeBron is LeBron is LeBron is LeBron is . . . This is a snapshot of the pretzeled thought process of your average hoops fan right now. It's nerve-smashing, torturous, and makes for ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    Ten Reasons LeBron James Is the Most Clutch Player in the NBA, And Why The Narrative That He Isnt Is The Dumbest Thing In Sports

    The internet is full of stupid. You know this. We know this. But The Stupid doesn't shine quite as bright as when LeBron James and the Miami Heat lose a single playoff game. The Stupid was strong all day Thursday, following the Heat's Game 5 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Mainly, because, with the gam ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Spurs Look Better Than Miami Heat on Paper

    Not to get ahead of ourselves, but after last night's Heat thrashing of the Indiana Pacers, 102-90, we are looking ahead to the San Antonio Spurs (again) in the NBA Finals. Warning: The Spurs are really, really good. They top the Heat in most statistical categories, including NBA Finals appearances ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    The Six Best Udonis Haslem Moments

    Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra announced Tuesday that Udonis Haslem would be starting Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers. It's a move that, frankly, should've been done in Game 1. UD brings height, defensive intensity, and a scowling badassery to the Heat tha ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Indiana Pacers Strike First Blood in Game 1 Over the Heat

    Well, that was rough. The Miami Heat dropped Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Indiana Pacers 107-96 in a game in which Miami never even led. It was a swift and rough kick right to the pills from the get-go and featured one of the most frustrating performances by the Heat since, well ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Ray Allen and Chris Bosh Combine Super Powers to Help Heat Take 2-0 Series Lead Over the Nets

    The Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference Semi-Final matchup against Brooklyn Thursday night, beating the Nets 94-82. While there are plenty of game and series recaps to peruse, we at the Pulp like to dig deeper and get into some specific stuff you may or may not have noticed. Co ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Top Ten Miami Heat Moments of the 2013-14 Regular Season

    The 2013-14 NBA regular season finally came to an end Wednesday night, and the playoff matchups are all set. The Heat will begin its quest for a third-straight title on Sunday when it hosts the Charlotte Bobcats at the American Airlines Arena at 3:30 p.m. (EST). It's been a harrowing regular seas ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    Scottie Pippen's Fort Lauderdale Mansion Is for Sale

    Ever wanted to own Scottie Pippen's lavish mansion with basketball court and putting green? If so, now's your chance. The former Chicago Bulls star and Michael Jordan sidekick has put his Fort Lauderdale mansion on the market, and it's a humdinger of a house for anyone who ever wanted to own a home ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Miami Heat Players Fell Asleep After Their Thanksgiving Dinner

    With the Miami Heat having to play a game in Cleveland on Wednesday (really, NBA? Send the two-time champion on the road during Thanksgiving to Cleveland?), LeBron James hosted the team for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at his Akron mansion. And, as it is with this team, once dinner was over, the cr ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    Miami Heat Opener: Rose Vs. Wade Knees

    When the Miami Heat opens its season at home tonight at 8 p.m. versus the Chicago Bulls, most people will logically be watching the basket. But the real game will be taking place at knee level. Rose tore his anterior cruciate ligament 18 months ago. It was repaired by Brian Cole, the same doc who ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    Miami Heat Opener: Rose Vs. Wade Knees

    When the Miami Heat opens its season at home tonight at 8 p.m. versus the Chicago Bulls, most people will logically be watching the basket. But the real game will be taking place at knee level. Rose tore his anterior cruciate ligament 18 months ago. It was repaired by Brian Cole, the same doc who ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013

    Miami Heat to Wear Gold Uniforms on Opening Night

    The Miami Heat kicks off its run at a three-peat on October 29 (THAT'S, LIKE, A WEEK AWAY!) when it hosts the nonsmiling Derrick Rose and nonshowering Joakim Noah and rest of the Chicago Bulls. On that same night, the Heat will be unveiling its third NBA Finals Champions banner, which will be rais ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Steve Kerr Says the Heat Won't Three-Peat in 2014

    In probably what is the least shocking news in the history of everything, former Chicago Bull and current TNT NBA analyst Steve Kerr says that the Miami Heat will fall short of a three-peat in 2014. In fact, he goes on to say that not only will the Heat not three-peat but that it'll not even make i ... More >>

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    May 29, 2013

    Miami Heat Drop Game 4 to Pacers As Series Heads Back to Miami 2-2

    Thanks mostly to the Heat's role players shooting the basketball like it was a bag of piss, some putrid rebounding, strong play from the Pacers' Roy Hibbert, and a crapload of atrocious officiating from the referees, your 2013 Eastern Conference Finals is all knotted up at 2-2. After cracking the P ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    LeBron James Frank Vogel Media-Fueled Feud Is The Most LeBron James Thing To Happen Thus Far

    Oh, the media. Always looking for that juicy story-line to making the NBA playoffs even more riveting than they already are. Especially when LeBron James is involved. Because people hate that guy. And that just means RATINGS BONANZA-PALOOZA! But when that story-line doesn't present itself, the ne ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Marc Falsetto of Rok:Brgr Hopes to See More Chefs Taking Culinary Leaps

    Tastemaker 17 is Marc Falsetto, founder and CEO of ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub in downtown Fort Lauderdale. You've probably noticed that gastropubs serving up craft beers and hand-crafted burgers are pretty popular these days. And for good reason - craft burgers and craft beers are two of th ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    LeBron James Passed the Ball to Himself for a Monster Dunk

    With the national media crowning the New York Knicks the 2013 NBA Finals Champions this past week, it was easy to forget that the Miami Heat are on the verge of breaking the all-time franchise win mark and clinching homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs. It's also easy to forget that LeBron J ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    Pat Riley Wants the Miami Heat to Keep Destroying the NBA for Another Ten Seasons

    As LeBron James has plowed through the league in a Heat uniform, laying waste to NBA teams and haters since arriving in the summer of 2010, one nagging "report" has continued to nag at the center of it all: LeBron might opt out of his 2014 Miami Heat contract and go back to Cleveland! While those i ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Fan Who Ran on Court During Heat Game Really, Really Loves LeBron James

    As you can no doubt recall, a crazy-ass fan ran onto the court during the Heat-Cavs game Wednesday night. It was just one of the plethora of The Crazy that happened in Miami's 98-95 win over Cleveland. The fan, donning a T-shirt that basically carried a message to LeBron that Cleveland misses him a ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    LeBron James Won the NBA Dunk Contest Forever

    The Daily Look At This! is our daily video and/or gif of the day. So there was LeBron James, goofing off with his teammates, watching them dunk during pre-game warmups before the Heat's matchup against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, when all of a sudden, HE COMPLETELY HALTED ALL SPACE AND TIME ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    Weird LeBron James Memorabilia: The Good, the Bad, the Outrageously Overpriced

    Right now, someone is trying to sell an autographed LeBron James jersey on Ebay for $14,999, or roughly a down payment on a condo. It's a white Cleveland jersey from James' rookie year, and he apparently wore it during a game.Given that I have as much financial savvy as a badger ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012
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    July 8, 2011

    International I Hate LeBron Day (Video Version)

    Many hilarious videos were made in his honor.​This weekend, as dusk gathered before the fireworks on July 4, a group of my friends went to play basketball in a West Palm Beach park. A lone player was shooting hoops on the court beside us. He was short, with a compact frame and reddish hair, and he ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    A Vocabulary Lesson in Honor of LeBron James' Defeat

    Together at last, Wade and James crashed.​​Maverick (noun): An independent individual who does not go along with a group or party.Cavalier (noun): A gentleman trained in arms and horsemanship. Hubris (noun): Exaggerated pride or self-confidence, e.g. LeBron James. Not to belabor the point, but l ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    How a LeBron Hater Learned to Stop Loathing the Miami Heat

    It's tough to hate Dwyane Wade. ​Let's get one thing clear: I'm still angry with LeBron James. I think he's arrogant, immature, and full of an inflated sense of importance that was, ironically, fed by years of hero worship in his hometown of Cleveland. His decision to use a nationally televised ES ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    After the First Weekend of NBA Playoffs, Miami Heat New Vegas Favorite

    There's a new favorite in town.​One game into this year's NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat are the new Las Vegas favorites to win the championship. Going into this weekend, the two-time defending champion Lakers were still the odds-on favorite, generally going at about 5-to-2 odds in most books.But ... More >>

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    March 7, 2011

    Were Miami Heat Players Actually Crying After Yesterday's Game?

    We know from Tom Hanks' famous quote in A League of Their Own, "There is no crying in baseball!" But is there is crying in basketball?If you believe what Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had to say after yesterday's close loss to the Bulls, yes, Heat players were shedding tears in the locker room af ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    LeBron James' "Decision" Should Serve As Cautionary Tale For Albert Pujols Negotiations

    ​As dozens of media outlets descend upon Jupiter this week, looking for any news from the on-going contract negotiations between the St. Louis Cardinals and their mega-awesome, all-time great, super-incredi-star, first baseman Albert Pujols, fans and concerned parties should look a few miles South ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 24, 2010

    The Year of LeBron James: A Catalogue of Weirdness in the Name Of Basketball

    LeBron James' decision to flee his Northeast Ohio hometown for the warmth of the Miami Heat this year ripped a hole in the basketball universe. For those who were living under a rock and missed the hype, here are the highlights of his long, strange journey:6.A local comedian enlists Cleveland celebs ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    Merry "Quitness": Cleveland (Still) Hates LeBron James

    LeBron James just led the Miami Heat to a 12-game winning streak, but that doesn't mean his hometown fans in Cleveland have forgiven him for deserting them. "The 12 Days of Quitness" features King James as an elf, a chorus chant of "He sold us out on national TV," and throwaway insults such as, "H ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    October 28, 2010
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    September 30, 2010

    Donate LeBron James Jerseys to Miami's Homeless, Win Game Seats

    ​At the beginning of September, the Juice's Lisa Rab wrote about how a group of Ohioans were collecting LeBron James' Cavs jersey to donate to Miami's homeless population. After that idea was halted by "politics," our sister paper Miami New Times took the matter into its own hands.The kind fo ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Like All Celebrity Couples, LeBron and D-Wade Are Perfect -- and Doomed

    Flickr​In what has all the makings of a Faustian bargain, the Heat is on the verge of landing LeBron James to go with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. No matter who is signed to fill the remaining spots on the team's roster, those three players alone make this arguably the most dominant team in the mod ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Morning Juice: Rain Washes Out Holiday Weekend; D-Wade Fadeaway Jumper?

    ​Welcome back from the Fourth of July weekend. Here's what's in the local news:Clouds and persistent record-setting rain dampened Independence Day plans. Flooded streets in Hollywood and Miramar, which accumulated more than five inches of rain Monday. [Sun-Sentinel]A Florida Atlantic University re ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    March 1, 2010

    Wade-ing Game: Will Heat Star Return?

    Flickr​Sunday's loss to the Magic felt like a setback to the Heat's efforts to keep Dwyane Wade. Despite his return, the team was still overmatched in Orlando, which glided past a Heat squad that managed just 16 points in each of the final two quarters. Having missed several games with an injury, ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 10, 2009
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    October 29, 2009
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    March 27, 2009

    Heat Lose in Wade's Home Town

    The last time the Heat played the Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade was on fire. Miami was in the middle of a streak in which the team won five of six earlier this month. Two weeks later, so much has changed. Wade -- and, by extension, the entire team -- has been struggling to put up the same kind of unrea ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Luck of Hungover Irish Gives Celtics Edge Over D-Wade-less Heat

    Yesterday afternoon, as Bostonians eased out of whiskey-induced hibernation (doctors call it "alcohol poisoning") in a blanket of their own green vomit, they got a piece of good news: Police decided to drop the charges in exchange for an apology and a promise never to treat a lamp post lik ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    D-Wade Makes Buzzer His Bitch

    The first time came at the end of the first half. Then again to tie the game at the end of regulation. Then, after he stole the ball from John Salmons with three seconds left in the second overtime, Wade hit a running three as time expired to give "El Heat" a 130-127 win over the Chicago Bulls. He's ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Clash of the Titans

    LeBron and Wade duke it out in a battle of MVP candidates

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    November 1, 2007

    Preseasoning

    Your 2007-08 Heat: Winless when it doesn’t count

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    April 13, 2006
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    April 6, 2006
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    February 9, 2006
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