MIAMI (AP) - Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a guest at Miami Heat practice Sunday.
Mayweather is a regular courtside visitor to Heat games, but the team's practice court is typically off-limits to visitors. An exception was made on Sunday, and Mayweather even addressed the two-time defending champions.
Heat guard Dwyane Wade says Mayweather's speech was ``from one champion to another.''
Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James says the Heat are trying to defend two titles, and Mayweather knows as much about defending titles as anyone. James says having Mayweather at practice ``will be something that you can talk about years from now.''
Mayweather was seated with the Heat brain trust, including managing general partner Micky Arison and team president Pat Riley.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Cavs vs. Raptors Game 4 Pick Can the Toronto Raptors even up the Eastern Conference Finals when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 8:30PM...
Thumbnail Warriors vs. Thunder Game 3 Pick Will the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors be in a slugfest in Game 3 of the Western...
Thumbnail Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3 Pick Can the Toronto Raptors look to get back into the Eastern Conference Finals when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 tonight at...
Thumbnail Raptors vs. Cavs Game 2 Pick Can the Toronto Raptors bounce back after a poor showing against the Cleveland Cavaliers when the two meet in...
Thumbnail Thunder vs. Warriors Game 2 Pick After a loss in Game 1, the Golden State Warriors look to bounce back in Game 2 against the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight...
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Team Pages