Posts Tagged NBA Playoffs

Riley speaks on Heat season, insists Miami is playoff-worthy

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra smiles as he watches the closing moments of the Heat's 95-83 win over the Sacramento Kings in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

MIAMI (AP) — Pat Riley stood along a wall in what the Miami Heat call “Championship Alley,” the hallway that links the team’s locker room and the court inside AmericanAirlines Arena.

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Michael Jordan gets emotional after winning business award

In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan cheers on his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks in Charlotte, N.C. An emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears as he accepted an award for being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year. The Hornets owner said during a nine-minute speech Tuesday night, Jan. 20, 2015, that aired on the organization’s website that while he’s received many awards as a player, this one was different. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A humbled and emotional Michael Jordan fought back tears, feeling vindicated after years of criticism, after being named the Charlotte Business Journal’s Business Person of the Year.

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