Source: Kurt Helin / ProBasketballTalk / NBC News This is going to be fun. The Miami Heat are going to get their rings and raise their banner on Oct. 30 in their home opener against the Boston Celtics. Then the Heat — with former Celtic Ray Allen on the roster — will open their title defense against the team [...]
Source: AP / ESPN MIAMI – Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis have signed their contracts with the NBA champion Miami Heat and will be introduced in news conferences later Wednesday. Allen agreed to join the Heat on Friday. Lewis agreed to terms with Miami on Tuesday. Neither deal could be completed until the NBA’s offseason moratorium expired Wednesday. Allen will make [...]
Source: ESPN MIAMI – Ray Allen is signing with the Miami Heat. Allen told the Heat on Friday night that he has decided to leave the Boston Celtics and join up with the reigning NBA champions. Heat owner Micky Arison tweeted the news just after 9:30 p.m., and Allen’s decision was subsequently confirmed by his agent, James Tanner. It is [...]
PBT Extra: Kurt Helin and Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated discuss whether the Heat can win the Eastern Conference finals after blowing a 2-0 series lead to the Celtics.
Source: ESPN Miami — the team that was constructed with hopes of supplanting Boston as the power in the Eastern Conference — is suddenly in big trouble. Kevin Garnett finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds, Paul Pierce scored 19 — including a huge 3-pointer over LeBron James’ outstretched arm with 52.9 seconds left — [...]