Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

Basketball 05/22/19, 17:24

Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan.The former member of the Fab Five has agreed to a five-year deal to coach the Wolverines, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not been ...

Riley reflects on Heat season, says time to think is needed

Sports 04/13/19, 14:01

A flight was awaiting Miami Heat President Pat Riley on Saturday, just as he hoped.It just wasn't to Toronto or Milwaukee for Game 1 of a playoff series. That's the problem.Riley's second home in Malibu, California, is one of his happy places — though with the NBA playoffs starting this ...

Wade has triple-double in finale; Nets beat Heat for 6th

Sports 04/10/19, 21:26

Dwyane Wade capped his career in style, with one last triple-double before heading off to retirement.The Brooklyn Nets' destination is Philadelphia, where they are headed as the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference.Wade had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in his final NBA game, which the Nets ...

Wade scores 30 in last game in Miami; Heat top 76ers 122-99

Basketball 04/09/19, 22:09

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night.Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat ...

Wade goes out a winner in Miami, Heat top 76ers 122-99

Basketball 04/09/19, 21:15

Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night.Bam Adebayo scored 19, Justise Winslow scored 16 and Hassan Whiteside added 15 for the Heat, who were eliminated from playoff contention when Detroit beat ...

‘Amazing’: Dwyane Wade’s last game in Miami may have arrived

Sports 04/09/19, 00:59

By Thursday, Dwyane Wade may not be employed as a basketball player anymore.That is the reality, like it or not. After 16 seasons as an NBA player, after three championships, an almost-annual spot in the All-Star Game, a scoring title, three franchises, four children, an Olympic gold medal and 161 ...

Heat playoff hopes take a hit with OT loss in Toronto

Basketball 04/08/19, 03:06

Another frustrating finish left the Miami Heat's playoff hopes hanging by a thread.An untimely whistle by an official led to a disjointed final sequence in regulation, and the Heat wound up losing 117-109 in overtime to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.Miami had the ball in the frontcourt with the score ...

Celtics spoil Wade’s final Garden visit, beat Heat 110-105

Basketball 04/01/19, 21:11

Kyrie Irving had 25 points, including a pair of key late free throws, and the Boston Celtics held off the Miami Heat 110-105 on Monday night.Al Horford added 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the Celtics (46-32), who are trying to beat out the Indiana Pacers for the ...

Heat beat Knicks in Wade’s final Madison Square Garden game

Basketball 03/30/19, 21:28

Dion Waiters scored 28 points, Dwyane Wade added 16 in his last game at Madison Square Garden, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 100-92 on Saturday night.Wade had back-to-back baskets in Miami's 8-0 run to start the fourth quarter after the game was tied through three. He ...

The East race: 5 teams for 3 spots, separated by 2 losses

Sports 03/27/19, 16:13

The last game of the Miami Heat season, the last regular-season game of Dwyane Wade's career, is April 10 in Brooklyn. If he had his way Wade would play for a few largely ceremonial minutes, get a ton of shots up and then grab a seat on the bench to ...

Magic win 6th straight, top Heat 104-99 in East showdown

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:29

Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Jonathan Issac added 19 points and the Orlando Magic extended their longest winning streak in eight years to six games by topping the Miami Heat 104-99 on Tuesday night.D.J. Augustin scored 17 points and Aaron Gordon finished with 14 points and ...

Heat raise Chris Bosh’s No. 1 jersey to the rafters

Basketball 03/26/19, 20:58

Chris Bosh stood at center court, looked out at the Miami Heat fans and just let the words flow. He spoke about his health scare in 2015. He spoke of his grandfather, the one he called Daddy Jack, the one who told his first grandson that he was going to ...

Dwyane Wade says college basketball needs a makeover

Sports 03/26/19, 14:51

Dwyane Wade says it's time college basketball got a makeover.Wade sits down with PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the NCAA Tournament and the memories he has of his Final Four run with Marquette in 2003. The conversation with guest host and AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds also includes the ...

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Basketball 03/23/19, 20:46

Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Miami Heat remain alone in eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 113-108 win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.With "M-V-P" and "Let's Go Heat!" chants echoing through Washington's Capital One Arena, Wade also ...

Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87

Basketball 03/22/19, 22:05

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, had eight rebounds and seven assists after missing two games with a sprained right ankle and helped the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks to a 116-87 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.The Bucks (54-19) clinched their first Central Division title since 2000-2001 Thursday night when ...

Chris Bosh ready to see his jersey retired by Miami Heat

Basketball 03/22/19, 12:23

Chris Bosh is making a lot of music these days. He drinks beer and thinks about making more beer. He sketches. He paints. He plays with his kids. He has even learned how to use a wrench.He is also happy and healthy.And finally, he's made peace with the devastating way ...

Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs’ 9-game winning streak

Basketball 03/20/19, 22:42

Goran Dragic had 22 points and the Miami Heat snapped the Spurs' nine-game winning streak with a 110-105 victory Wednesday night, sending Dwyane Wade home a winner in his final game in San Antonio.Dion Waiters added 18 points and Josh Richardson had 15 for Miami, which has won three straight.San ...

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Westbrook-less Thunder, 116-107

Basketball 03/18/19, 21:45

Goran Dragic had 26 points and 11 assists, Dwyane Wade added 25 points and the Miami Heat took advantage of Russell Westbrook's absence to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-107 on Monday night.Kelly Olynyk added 18 points and nine rebounds for Miami, which entered the game in eighth place in ...

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75

Sports 03/17/19, 14:38

Goran Dragic scored 19 points off the bench, Dwyane Wade added 17 and came up with big plays late and the Miami Heat found just enough offense to beat the Charlotte Hornets 93-75 on Sunday in a game with major Eastern Conference playoff implications.The win kept Miami (33-36) at the ...

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Basketball 03/15/19, 21:36

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least 20 points at ...

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