The Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman sits down with CineSport’s Brian Clark to preview the Heat-Pacers Eastern Conference finals matchup and what’s changed since last year’s playoff series.
Five things we learned in the Heat-Bulls series: 1. The Heat is a decidedly different team with Dwyane Wade. No surprise there. But for anyone thinking they might be better off with a healthier option, Game 5 was a stern reminder. After scoring 12 in the first half – more points than he had in [...]
CHICAGO— How do you sum up this Chicago Bulls-Miami Heat Eastern Conference semifinal series? The Bulls took a 2-0 lead in Monday night’s game . . . and then ran out of gas. Pushing back from their series-opening loss, the Heat moved to a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven matchup with a stifling [...]
Miami Heat stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James talk about intensity, focus and composure. MIAMI— The Miami Heat are back in the fight, landing blows both physical and demoralizing Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls. In a game filled with technical fouls, trash talk, shoving and eventually the fourth-quarter ejections of the Bulls’ [...]
MIAMI— It took only one game of these Eastern Conference semifinals for the Miami Heat to learn the lesson the Brooklyn Nets had endured the previous two weeks: The Chicago Bulls simply won’t go away. No matter who they have available. Or don’t have available. Ultimately, the Heat’s eight-game playoff winning streak [...]
MIAMI— The Miami Heat will be whole, even if guard Dwyane Wade or coach Erik Spoelstra wouldn’t come out and directly say it Sunday. The Chicago Bulls? That’s another story. With his most-recent game action on April 25, in Game 3 of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference playoff opening-round series against the Milwaukee [...]
MIAMI— As the Heat prepares to take its seemingly insurmountable, two-game series lead to Milwaukee, Erik Spoelstra remains adamant his team isn’t taking the Bucks or playing on their home floor for granted. Instead, he says Miami is prepared to face a desperate team looking for any kind of season-saving spark. And he thinks there’s [...]
The Miami Heat open the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Bucks. CineSport’s Noah Coslov and the Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman discuss the matchup, Miami’s rotation and its chances to win the title.
By Ira Winderman South Florida Sun Sentinel 9:19 p.m. EDT, April 13, 2013 MIAMI— While the Miami Heat still have three games remaining in their regular season, the focus now is squarely on the Milwaukee Bucks. With Saturday’s victory by the Boston Celtics against the Orlando Magic as well as the Bucks’ road [...]
By Ira Winderman South Florida Sun Sentinel 11:15 p.m. EDT, June 2, 2012 (Best-of-7, played on 2-3-2 basis) Game 1: Tue. June 12, Miami or Boston at San Antonio or Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. ABC Game 2: Thu. June 14, Miami or Boston at San Antonio or Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. ABC Game 3: Sun. [...]