If you thought Miami Heat fans would be greeting LeBron James with boo birds during his Christmas Day return to South Beach as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, you were wrong. Much to the surprise of many, including myself, LeBron was the recipient of a rather enthusiastic applause from the fans at the American […]
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The Cavaliers' star believes there's a double standard when organizations are praised for moving on from players, but players don't get the same courtesy when they leave as free agents. LeBron James may have received a warm reception...Show More Summary
The night before LeBron James announced his decision to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a local news station got video of Dwyane Wade and him talking on the tarmac at Miami International Airport. It was the peak of the LeBron free agency hysteria. Show More Summary
Also on Christmas, Russell Westbrook wins one for Durant and John Wall dominates the Knicks. "It will be a long process," said LeBron James in his fateful 'I'm Coming Home' letter last summer. "We're not ready right now." Those are good words to remember in James' return to Miami on Thursday -- the primetime slot of the NBA's Christmas coverage. Show More Summary
Just nine games into his second tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James opened up about his heavy usage. To that point, James was averaging over 39 minutes a game, his highest playing time since the 2007-08 season. "That has to come down," James told Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group at the time. Show More Summary
MIAMI — There was an opportunity missed in this Christmas clash, and it wasn't by the shorthanded, hometown Miami Heat, who played one of their more complete games of the season, or by the Heat's front office, which did the right thing...Show More Summary
Dwyane Wade (31 points, five rebounds, five assists) spoils LeBron James' return to Miami as the as the Miami Heat take down the Cleveland Cavaliers 101-91! Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Cleveland Cavaliers may have lost to the Miami Heat on Christmas, but the friendship between LeBron James and Dwyane Wade goes well beyond the basketball court, and one game isn't going to change that. After the game, LeBron posted...Show More Summary
NBA fans were given quite the Christmas present this season when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took on his former team, the Miami Heat, on Christmas Day. James and the Cavs were eager to knock off the Heat, but their explosive offense faced a tough test from a veteran Heat roster. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
MIAMI — In the months leading up to LeBron James’s first game back in Miami during his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers, one subplot centered on how Heat fans would behave. Should they cheer? Boo loudly? Do they deserve to do anything besides cheer? Will they even show up on time? Thousands of words were written; […]
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The return of LeBron James to Miami may have been the biggest story when the Cleveland Cavaliers faced the Miami Heat on Christmas, but it was Dwyane Wade and company who came away with the happy ending, beating the Cavs, 101-91. Led...Show More Summary
Holy moly, was that a fine basketball game! Not only was the off-court action pretty fun (or at least pretty weird) between the Heat and the Cavaliers on Thursday, but the in-game action was top-notch, too. While the Heat’s Dwyane Wade deserves props for racking up 31 points and leading the Heat to a 101-99 victory, his […]
The Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James’ first game back at his former home 101-91 on Thursday.
The Heat took a double-digit halftime lead and held on for a 101-91 victory in LeBron James' return. How did the Cavaliers fall to such a shorthanded Miami team? The Miami Heat entered LeBron James' homecoming in an awful state. Chris...Show More Summary
LeBron James limped off the court during the latter part of the third quarter after asking to exit the game against the Heat while grabbing his left leg. After getting it looked at in the visitor’s locker room, the 29-year-old returned to the game minutes later, but when asked by courtside reporters what the problem […]
It's unclear if he'll return. LeBron James had to leave his own homecoming game against the Miami Heat after tweaking his foot following a loose ball scramble into the crowd. He stayed in the game for one play, but eventually asked to call a timeout and immediately ran over to the bench to be checked out by the Cavaliers' trainer. Show More Summary
LeBron James got a loud and mixed reaction from Heat fans when he returned to Miami on Christmas Day with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third of five nationally televised NBA games.