The Miami Heat were still desperately seeking salary cap room Thursday as the hours ticked down to the NBA draft.
Pat Riley has a solid plan in place for the Heat, and it has a lot to do with the summer of 2010
Shaq is gone. Pat Riley, too ... kind of. Here are five observations for the Heat this season, courtesy of Chris Sheridan.
Pat Riley has declared he's through coaching the Heat before, but it's unclear whether that will prove to be true this time, Chris Sheridan writes.
What does the future hold for the Heat? Chris Sheridan examines.
As the Chicago swept Miami out of the playoffs, Heat coach Pat Riley saw a lot to like about the Bulls, Chris Sheridan reports.
Pat Riley challenged his Heat players to a fight, but no one took him up on his offer, writes Chris Sheridan.
Miami's defense of its title got off to a stumbling start in Chicago, writes Chris Sheridan, in part because the Heat weren't quite as ready to play as the Bulls.
Chris Sheridan writes that Chicago might be a tougher threat than Miami expects.
D-Wade led the way as the Heat's fourth straight win delivered their first NBA title. Chris Sheridan has the motivational tale.
Gary Payton calmly nailed a 20-foot jumper with 9.3 seconds left to break a late tie, and Dirk Nowitzki missed a foul shot six seconds later that would have deadlocked the game again as Miami beat Dallas 98-96 in Game 3.
Pat Riley's roster moves looked pretty good in Game 4, Chris Sheridan writes. And John Hollinger sees a Clipper blessing in Chris Kaman's health woes.