Heat’s Martin ill; no change to Herro’s status

Nick Friedell is the Chicago Bulls beat reporter for ESPN Chicago. Friedell is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and joined ESPNChicago.com for its launch in April 2009. DENVER — Miami Heat guard Caleb Martin missed practice Saturday because of an illness, the

The yearslong trend the Heat will have to break to beat the Nuggets — and Nikola Jokic

ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books DENVER — In late December, the Miami Heat started a long road trip at Ball Arena and Bam Adebayo had an excellent night at the office. He scored 22 points, repeatedly forcing Denver Nuggets defenders

Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets LIVE: It's Butler vs Jokic in NBA Finals

Nikola Jokic triple-double blows the Miami Heat away as Denver Nuggets seal a commanding 104-93 victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Jokic broke Bill Russell’s record for most assists in a Finals game by a center  Miami’s role players were cold from the field as the team shot

NBA Finals LIVE updates: Denver Nuggets v Miami Heat, game one

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. 1 of 1 All signs point to a Denver win but the Heat are running hot When it comes to recent history between these two teams, it’s not pretty reading for Heat fans.

Ireland rugby star unveils ‘scary’ tattoo of Owen Farrell’s dad after losing bet

An Ireland rugby player has unveiled a tattoo of England star Owen Farrell's dad – and it's absolutely terrifying! Australia-born winger Mack Hansen was part of the Ireland side that won the Six Nations earlier this year, earning himself three player of the match awards as Andy Farrell's men won

Sources: Knicks won’t extend deal for GM Perry

The New York Knicks will not extend the contract of general manager Scott Perry, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Tuesday night, confirming reports. Perry, who was on an expiring contract, worked under president Leon Rose and executive vice president William Wesley this season, as the resurgent Knicks qualified for

UNC commit Cadeau reclassifies to ’23, eyes NBA

Elliot Cadeau, the No. 10 prospect in the 2024 ESPN 100 rankings, will graduate early from high school and enroll at North Carolina next week as a member of the 2023 recruiting class, he told ESPN on Tuesday. He will now have the option to enter the 2024 NBA draft.

Denver Nuggets reveal how they stay sharp for NBA finals

‘Conditioning, pace and purpose’: Michael Porter Jr and coach Malone reveal how Denver Nuggets keep sharp as the wait to find out NBA Finals opponent nears its end with Game 7 of Heat vs Celtics The Denver Nuggets will have an opportunity to win its first ever championship   Porter Jr.

Source: Celtics’ Brogdon (elbow) plans G7 return

BOSTON — Celtics point guard Malcolm Brogdon plans to play in the deciding Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals against the visiting Miami Heat on Monday night, a source told ESPN’s Andscape. The 2023 Sixth Man of the Year has been dealing with a partial tear in the

Trip down 95 South: J. Cole’s role in Caleb Martin’s success in Miami

Previously covered Florida State for Orlando Sentinel and Georgia Tech for Macon Telegraph Northwestern University graduate MIAMI — Even during this, the best and most important stretch of basketball he’s played in his life, Caleb Martin’s thoughts regularly revert back to the workout that forever changed the trajectory of his