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Quote of the day: Phil Jackson can’t pass up a dig at Miami

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“This is the NBA: No Boys Allowed. Big boys don’t cry. But if you’re going to do it, do it in the toilet where no one sees you.” —Phil Jackson, when asked Thursday night about the report that some Miami Heat players cried after their loss to the Bulls on Sunday (via Kevin Ding at [more]

Erik Spoelstra on “crygate:” It’s the media’s fault. Of course.

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You would think after having been on this Heat superteam treadmill for about nine months now, Erik Spoelstra would have figured out that the media coverage is pretty intense. And that everything you say is going to be dissected for meaning (that may not be there). And that if you say guys are crying in [more]

There is so crying in basketball

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Some Heat players cried in the locker room after the loss Sunday. So what? The reaction from many around the league has been “I’ve been there.” Well, not in the Knicks locker room, they thought it was way funnier than anything Dane Cook ever said. But others took more muted tone. Even Stan Van Gundy, [more]

Video: Watch for yourself the Heat postgame press conference

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A lot has been made about Heat coach Erik Spoelstra saying guys were crying in the locker room, about what the Heat players said after their loss to the Bulls Sunday. You’ve read a lot of the quotes, but we thought you might like to see the words from the men themselves in context. Make [more]

Knicks stars have good laugh at Heat’s tears

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Back in early July, when the Knicks had missed out on LeBron James and the Heat seemed to be forming a juggernaut, this day seemed a long way off. A day when Knicks stars Amar’e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony, feeling confident after another big win, were having a laugh at the expense of the Heat [more]