NBA: Heat stay alive in playoff race
NBA: Heat stay alive in playoff race

Hassan Whiteside tallied 24 points and 13 rebounds and the Miami Heat kept their postseason hopes alive with a 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday.

NBA: George scores 13 in return from injury
NBA: George scores 13 in return from injury

Paul George stood out in his much-anticipated return to Indiana, scoring 13 points in under 15 minutes of playing time as the Pacers routed the Miami Heat 112-89 on Sunday night.

Tony Parker fastest to 1,000 NBA games
Tony Parker fastest to 1,000 NBA games

San Antonio Spurs star guard Tony Parker has become the fastest NBA player to reach 1,000 career games.

"To tell the truth, I did not even know it was my 1,000th game," Parker told AFP after the Spurs beat Miami Heat 91-85 on Tuesday to get within a win of a playoff place.

Spurs burn Heat in rematch of last year`s final
Spurs burn Heat in rematch of last year`s final

The defending champion San Antonio Spurs returned to Miami for the first time since last year`s NBA Finals and delivered a 95-81 defeat to the struggling Heat.

Depleted Miami Heat rally to top Sacramento Kings in overtime
Depleted Miami Heat rally to top Sacramento Kings in overtime

Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 28 points in overtime on Saturday to help the injury-hit Miami Heat to a 114-109 NBA victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Miami rallied from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Kings, despite having only nine players available because of injuries.

San Antonio Spurs cruise past Miami Heat in finals re-match
San Antonio Spurs cruise past Miami Heat in finals re-match

The San Antonio Spurs cruised past Miami 98-85 on Friday in an NBA finals re-match that underscored how far the Heat have fallen.

Augustin powers Pistons over Wade-less Heat
Augustin powers Pistons over Wade-less Heat

D.J. Augustin scored 25 points and added a season-high 13 assists Tuesday, sparking the Detroit Pistons over Miami 108-91 as Heat star Dwyane Wade missed his third consecutive game.

NBA: Heat open four-game road trip with win at Boston
NBA: Heat open four-game road trip with win at Boston

Hassan Whiteside scored 20 points while Chris Bosh added 18 to spark the Miami Heat over the Boston Celtics 83-75 Sunday to open a four-game road trip.

Sports-mad Roger Federer backs South Africa at Rugby World Cup
Sports-mad Roger Federer backs South Africa at Rugby World Cup

Self-confessed sports nut Roger Federer goes to watch games whenever his schedule allows and is in no doubt who he`ll be cheering at this year`s rugby World Cup -- South Africa.

LeBron James falls short in Miami return to face Heat
LeBron James falls short in Miami return to face Heat

The Miami Heat simply weren`t in a giving mood Thursday as they spoiled the Christmas Day return of LeBron James to southern Florida.

The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami
The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami

LeBron James plays in Miami for the first time since leaving the Heat for Cleveland when the Cavaliers visit Thursday to highlight five Christmas holiday NBA clashes being televised globally.

San Antonio Spurs snatch victory from LeBron James again
San Antonio Spurs snatch victory from LeBron James again

The San Antonio Spurs continued their success over LeBron James-led teams by edging the Cleveland Cavaliers 92-90 behind Tim Duncan`s double double and a key forced turnover by Manu Ginobili.

LeBron James scores 41 as Cleveland Cavaliers rally to stun Boston Celtics
LeBron James scores 41 as Cleveland Cavaliers rally to stun Boston Celtics

LeBron James delivered his best game since returning to Cleveland, and the Cavaliers have a winning record for the first time this season with a come-from-behind 122-121 win over Boston on Friday.

Houston Rockets douse Miami Heat in battle of unbeatens
Houston Rockets douse Miami Heat in battle of unbeatens

James Harden and the unbeaten Houston Rockets continued their sizzling start to the NBA season on Tuesday with a 108-91 triumph over the Miami Heat.

LeBron James's Cavs help bring focus back to the hardwood
LeBron James's Cavs help bring focus back to the hardwood

After a tumultuous offseason that forced the National Basketball Association to confront the delicate issue of race, the league will usher in a new season starting next week that could prove to be one of the best in years.

LeBron James' Cavs hold off Heat in emotional clash
LeBron James' Cavs hold off Heat in emotional clash

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday in an emotional NBA pre-season clash that saw James face his former team for the first time.

Reggie Williams joins Miami Heat

National Basketball Association (NBA) side Miami Heat has signed guard Reggie Williams.

LeBron James` Cleveland to battle Miami in Brazil

LeBron James will play his first game against his former team when the Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Brazil in October for the NBA`s second ever exhibition game in South America.

Sports Illustrated names LeBron James word`s fittest athlete

NBA star LeBron James has been named the fittest male athlete in the world by Sports Illustrated.

NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies to hometown

NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy in the small town where he has a home, sent sweet apologies to the community in the form of 800 cupcakes.