Birdman, Mike Miller sing ‘Ice, Ice Baby’ at Miami Heat karaoke (Video)

birdman mike millerIf you could have picked one song for Miami Heat players Chris “Birdman” Andersen and Mike Miller to perform at karaoke, Vanilla Ice’s “Ice, Ice Baby” would have been it, right? Birdman totally has the Vanilla Ice persona down perfectly. He’s got the tats, the attitude, and the skin color. And he and Miller knew the song perfectly.

Personally, I prefer Derek Huff’s rendition of “Ice, Ice Baby” at the Great Valley Senior High talent show, but this wasn’t bad.

According to Hot Hot Hoops’ Surya Fernandez, the karaoke competition occurred at Shane Battier’s “Battioke 2013″ at the Eden Roc Hotel in South Beach. Below is video of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade rocking out with a duet:

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Mike Miller’s three-point shooting was difference in Game 5

You can tell that it’s a team’s time to win when role players come out with the games of their lives. That happened with the Mavericks last season when guys like J.J. Barea, DeShawn Stevenson, and Jason Terry went off against the Heat. On Thursday night in Miami, Mike Miller’s sharpshooting confirmed that it was the Heat’s time to win a title.

Miller went 7-for-11 from the field including 7-for-8 from three-point range for a season-high 23 points. Yes, Mike Miller had his best game of the season in the Heat’s close-out Game 5. This was actually his second-highest scoring total during two injury-filled seasons with the Heat (he had 32 last year against the Raptors).

Miller has battled back injuries throughout the past two years and it was a struggle for him to make it onto the court. He even confirmed after the series ended that he is contemplating retirement. But for one game, almost every shot he took fell in, and his accuracy is a big reason Miami won with ease 121-106.

The Heat don’t get a lot of credit for what they do, but Pat Riley should be recognized for assembling a nice supporting cast for his big three. Shane Battier had his struggles against the Pacers and Celtics, but he was incredible in the Finals shooting 58% on threes. With him and Mike Miller knocking down their outside shots, the Heat became unstoppable.

Mike Miller plays two possessions without a shoe (Video)

Things went so well for the Heat on Tuesday night in Miami that Mike Miller was able to play two possessions without a shoe and the team didn’t even allow any points. Miller lost his shoe when it was stepped on while he was going for a defensive rebound with about three minutes left in the third quarter. Rather than take a moment to put it back on, he tossed it aside and played two possessions without it. Shane Battier missed a turnaround shot on the offensive end, but Miller was able to successfully defend LeAndro Barbosa on the defensive end.

Miller’s just lucky that Dwyane Wade is his teammate.