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The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure 4

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure

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The Miami Heat’s bid for basketball immortality – four straight NBA Finals appearances and three straight NBA titles, a feat which has only been accomplished once in league history – has fallen spectacularly short. In the wake of this colossal failure, we’re
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Miami Heat at the NBA Trade Deadline 0

Miami Heat at the NBA Trade Deadline

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The Feb. 20 N.B.A. trade deadline is now officially less than a month away. The Miami Heat started their dealings early this season, shipping Joel Anthony to the Boston Celtics along with a million dollars and two draft picks (one second-rounder and
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Miami Heat ‘Feverishly’ Pursued Nikola Vucevic in 2012 0

Miami Heat ‘Feverishly’ Pursued Nikola Vucevic in 2012

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Apparently, just as the Heat were touting the virtues of a “position-less” basketball philosophy which had just won them their first N.B.A. title of the Big Three era, Heat president Pat Riley was working “feverishly” to end its existence. John Denton of
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Living in a dream world… if only for a moment 2

Living in a dream world… if only for a moment

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Pat Riley had a plan. He executed upon it with deadly precision. He got the big things so right that it almost didn’t matter how he handled the little things. But not all of those little things went perfectly. What if he
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