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A first look at the Heat-Nuggets NBA Finals matchup
Denver and Miami each have X factors that could swing the series, but which other stars will make the biggest impact?[read more]

U.S. men's hoop team faces Puerto Rico Aug. 7
Team USA's men's basketball squad will face Puerto Rico in an exhibition game on Aug. 7 in Las Vegas as it prepares for the FIBA World Cup later this summer.[read more]

Heat stomp Celtics, carry dream run into Finals
The Heat continued their dream run on Monday, becoming just the second No. 8 seed in NBA history to make the Finals.[read more]

Butler offered Gauff Finals tickets before playoffs
Butler's confidence is well known. He told Gauff the Heat would make the NBA Finals before the regular season even ended. That mentality helped Gauff in her first 2023 French Open match.[read more]

Malone: Heat being 8-seed not relevant in Finals
Nuggets coach Michael Malone said to forget about the Heat being a No. 8 seed, saying, "You're trying to win the first NBA championship in franchise history, and it's going to be the hardest thing that we've ever done."[read more]

Lacob: Dubs haven't tabbed Myers replacement
Kirk Lacob and Mike Dunleavy Jr. are expected to have more prominent roles in the Warriors organization, but Joe Lacob says they haven't made a decision on Bob Myers' replacement.[read more]

Sources: Knicks won't extend deal for GM Perry
The Knicks, who won 47 games and advanced to the second round of the playoffs this season, will not extend the contract of GM Scott Perry, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.[read more]

Trip down 95 South: J. Cole's role in Martin's success in Miami
Martin's journey to Miami included an assist from Grammy Award-winner and fellow North Carolina native J. Cole.[read more]

Why the Heat’s historic Game 7 victory began moments after their devastating Game 6 loss
No. 8 seed who found itself on the brink of elimination, "believed that we were going to come here and win."[read more]

Star deals, coaching plans and an uncertain summer: What lies ahead for Boston
A season mired in early drama and philosophy shifts ended in Game 7, but Boston's fate was sealed long before suffering a knockout blow to Miami.[read more]