LeBron James wished the Lakers could have a do over. 

History would’ve been made. Champagne would’ve been flying. It would’ve been their golden ticket out of the NBA bubble after an arduous 100-plus day stay. 

But the final moments of Game 5 didn’t go as planned in the Lakers’ 111-108 loss to the Miami Heat. 

With the Lakers down 109-108 and 16.8 seconds left, James penetrated to the basket as all five Heat players collapsed around him. He then passed the ball to a wide open Danny Green. 

Green took one dribble before shooting a three-pointer that clanked off of the front of the rim. Marieff Morris rebounded the ball, but committed a costly turnover, throwing a wild pass attempt to Anthony Davis under the basket that missed him by at least a few feet. 

James wouldn’t have done anything differently. He just knows that could’ve gone a different way.

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Nancy A. Meyer will join the Miami Herald as president, the McClatchy Company announced Friday. She will be responsible for the business operations of the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

A media industry veteran with nearly two decades of experience, Meyer has worked at Gannett, Tribune and Hearst. Most recently, she led Florida operations for Tribune as publisher and general manager of the Sun Sentinel Media Group in Fort Lauderdale and the Orlando Sentinel.

Meyer will lead the business side of the Herald and el Nuevo Herald, focusing on advertising, finance and operations. She will report to Kristin Roberts, senior vice president of News at McClatchy.

“Nancy is an accomplished media business leader with a track record of success,” Roberts said in an internal note to the Miami team. “Equally critical, she is a fierce advocate for the power and value of local journalism.”

Meyer is an active member

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The Eastern Conference finals aren’t over yet, but the end may be close.

Technically, the Boston Celtics can still rally back from a 3-1 deficit to the Miami Heat, and unlike many 3-1 deficits, the road to a winner-take-all Game 7 actually exists. Jayson Tatum is probably the best player in the series. Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown aren’t far behind. Gordon Hayward was built in a lab to help beat a zone, which is Miami’s only viable defense given their man-to-man struggles against the Celtics.

The Celtics need be solid. Move and drive the ball, don’t turn it over, value possessions and crank out one win at a time without looking too far into the future to realize how difficult the task ahead of them may be.

The task, however, feels exceedingly tall, especially in light of Game 4 — the latest in a series of disappointing outings by

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The Eastern Conference finals aren’t over yet, but the end may be close.

Technically, the Boston Celtics can still rally back from a 3-1 deficit to the Miami Heat, and unlike many 3-1 deficits, the road to a winner-take-all Game 7 actually exists. Jayson Tatum is probably the best player in the series. Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown aren’t far behind. Gordon Hayward was built in a lab to help beat a zone, which is Miami’s only viable defense given their man-to-man struggles against the Celtics.

The Celtics need be solid. Move and drive the ball, don’t turn it over, value possessions and crank out one win at a time without looking too far into the future to realize how difficult the task ahead of them may be.

The task, however, feels exceedingly tall, especially in light of Game 4 — the latest in a series of disappointing outings by

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A real estate investor is moving forward with a $22 million hotel development in Miami Beach during a time when few are investing in the hospitality market.

José Fernandez, president of Miami-based Fernandez Properties, is proposing to build a 64-room hotel at 1030 Sixth St., according to a plan submitted to the City of Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board. The site consists of three two-story rental buildings designed by famed architect Henry Hohauser. Development plans include gutting and adding 14 hotel rooms and a restaurant to the two corner buildings. A seven-story hotel with 50 rooms and a rooftop pool would rise in the place of the current building in the center — only its façade would remain. The project requests one parking space.

The hotel would be named The Hohauser, after the architect who designed the historically designated 1934 buildings.

“Because the development process takes some time, any project

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Southwest Airlines announced last week that the air carrier is adding two new destinations as US customers are gradually resuming leisure travel.

Southwest Airlines (LUV) Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said that later this year the company will initiate year-round service to both Miami International Airport and Palm Springs International Airport, subject to government approvals. The carrier expects to announce the initial flight schedule and service profile for each airport soon.

The CEO stated, “Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time. It matches our available fleet with demand for very popular destinations.”

Airlines have been forced to take drastic measures to cut down costs and streamline routes as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to crush the aviation industry. Calling 2020 the most challenging year in aviation history, the International Air Transport Association estimates that the industry faces losses

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Miami Heat forward Meyers Leonard had a hunch his playing experience would be different after the Friday morning practice.

He could tell by coach Erik Spoelstra’s body language an opportunity awaited. Leonard, who had been out of the rotation since the NBA restart in July, played nine minutes in the Heat’s 115-100 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Heat lead the best-of-seven series 3-0.

“I had a little bit of an idea after film (Friday) morning,” Leonard said. “We obviously go through our game plan and do everything to get prepared and Spo had just mentioned during the meeting, `Everybody’s got to be ready, stay ready to play. Meyers, it could be you.”‘

Leonard returned to the lineup because of an injury to center Kelly Olynyk, who was sidelined with a bruised right knee. It was Leonard’s first playing time of the

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  • A high school student has been arrested and charged with a cyberattack that took down the servers of Miami-Dade County public schools this week, the school district said in a statement.
  • The attack crashed the district’s online learning platform and blocked students from logging on during their first week of online classes.
  • A 16-year-old student admitted to carrying out a distributed denial-of-service attack, and the FBI is now investigating the incident, the district said.
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A 16-year-old student has been arrested and charged with orchestrating a cyberattack that crashed the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ online learning platform during the first week of classes, the school district said Thursday.

The district began its first day of online classes on Monday, with all students signing on remotely. But almost immediately, classes were disrupted when students encountered glitches that made it difficult to log on to the

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Miami’s tourism marketing bureau has a plan to lure travelers back to South Florida but says it is short on funds to execute it.

The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau is requesting $7.5 million from Miami-Dade County’s $474 million in federal CARES Act funding for its “Miami Land” advertising campaign, targeting people who live within a road trip’s distance and are looking to spend time outdoors. The bureau’s $32 million budget — the majority funded by hotel and restaurant taxes — has dried up during the COVID-19 pandemic as hotel occupancy rates have plunged to record lows.

The Miami Land campaign is the first step to recovery for the city’s tourism industry, the bureau said in a proposal to Miami-Dade commissioners this week.

Of the $7.5 million, $5 million will be spent on advertising, $1,375,000 on project management and production, $585,000 on Google platforms production, $450,000 on website development,

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It’s been a rough go for Josh Rosen thus far in his young NFL career. It feels like it was four score and seven years ago when he was selected with the 10th-overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals, but it was actually 2018. He arrived in the desert heralded as the savior of the franchise, but it was not to be. One year later, he was shipped to the Miami Dolphins via trade as new Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury opted to use the team’s first-overall pick in 2019 on Kyler Murray, and things didn’t get much better for Rosen from there.

What was looked upon as a fresh start eventually devolved into a seesaw battle with veteran signal-caller Ryan Fitzpatrick for the role of QB1, with Fitzpatrick winning the job by the close of the season. And unfortunately for Rosen, not only is Fitzpatrick re-signed, but the former first-round

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