HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why the Miami Heat didn’t make a move at the NBA trade deadline

The Miami Heat didn’t make any moves at the NBA trade deadline. Why not, and how does this impact how the Heat go about rebuilding? Outside of South Beach, it was a busy trade deadline, but not for the Miami Heat. Take a look at the NBA’s transactions the last few days and you’ll notice why: […] Why the Miami Heat didn’t make a move at the NBA trade deadline - All U Can...
Via All U Can Heat
16 minutes ago

Trade Deadline Report: Heat shopping McRoberts & Ellington together

The NBA trade deadline is today at 3pm. The NBA trade deadline is upon us and the Miami Heat have now surfaced again. And no surprise, they are trying to move Josh McRoberts and his contract. This is per a report from Chris Mannix. The Heat have tried and tried to deal McRoberts who has another year on his contract and hasn’t found his groove with the team amid so many injuries...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
6 hours ago

Rumor: Pat Riley and the Heat trying to package Wayne Ellington and Josh McRoberts in deal

The Miami Heat are trying to package a couple of veteran players. Their goal being to save some money and open up a roster spot. Late on the eve of the NBA Trade Deadline, a tidbit pertaining to the Miami Heat hit the airwaves. Miami, lacking the assets to make a big splash, were thought to […] Rumor: Pat Riley and the Heat trying to package Wayne Ellington and Josh McRoberts...
Via All U Can Heat
7 hours ago

Report: Heat Looking to Package Wayne Ellington and Josh McRoberts in Trade

According to sources from The Vertical, the Miami Heat are looking to trade both Wayne Ellington and Josh McRoberts in a package deal. Ellington is earning around $6 million this season and can be wiped off of Miami’s books before free agency rolls around. That’s because the shooting guard’s $6.3 million contract for next season is non-guaranteed and can be cleared off the...
Via Heat Nation
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat rank near bottom of league in affordability

According to a study, Miami metro residents need to work 13.1 hours to see the Heat play. With the All Star Game in the rearview mirror, the Miami Heat will look to continue their strong play in hopes of making an improbable playoff berth after an 11-30 start to the season. But a study recently found that residents of the Miami metro area may have a hard time buying tickets to see...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
18 hours ago

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Could Be Looking to Trade Dion Waiters

With less than one day remaining before the NBA trade deadline, one knowledgable observer believes that the Miami Heat could send shooting guard Dion Waiters to another team. That’s despite a surge that’s seem them win 14 of their last 16 contests, putting them in potential position for a playoff berth. Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel appeared on WQAM’s “Big O Show” on...
Via Heat Nation
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets trading Bojan Bogdanovic to Wizards

The Washington Wizards are looking to remain with the pack atop the Eastern Conference standings heading into the unoficial start of the NBA’s second half.With wins in 27 of their past 35 games, the Wizards have surely proven themselves to be key players back east. Now, it looks like the team is doing what it can to continue this momentum.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Miami Heat unlikely to make a trade at the deadline

The Miami Heat’s Pat Riley and Andy Elisburg don’t have the assets to be active at the NBA trade deadline. As the NBA trade deadline approaches, many believed this could be an important one for the Miami Heat, and that team president Pat Riley had some decisions to make. The team could try to build […] Rumor: Miami Heat unlikely to make a trade at the deadline - All U Can Heat...
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1 day ago

Josh Richardson Speaks on His Impending Return and Impact on Surging Heat

One year ago, Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson began his true ascent to respectable NBA sharpshooter status. From the end of the 2016 All-Star break up until the Heat’s playoff run last season when he partially tore his MCL, Richardson was one of the hottest three-point shooters in the NBA. This season, it’s been a struggle for the former second-round draft pick. After finishing...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will the Heat make moves at the trade deadline?

The Heat are generally unpredictable when it comes to the trade deadline, but we take a look at who might be on the chopping block come Thursday. The Miami Heat front office is unpredictable when it comes to the trade deadline. There are times when very little is changed, but other times Pat Riley can pull a rabbit out of his hat in the form of players like Tim Hardaway and Goran...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Shane Battier joins Miami Heat in front office role

MIAMI HEAT PRESS RELEASE MIAMI, Fla. -- The Miami HEAT announced Thursday that they have hired former HEAT player and two-time NBA champion Shane Battier as the Director of Basketball Development & Analytics. His duties will include the development of analytics in evaluating all talent, including college, free agents and current Miami players. “We believe Shane is an incredible...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Battier named head of Heat analytics department

The Miami Heat are reuniting with an old chum.The team announced on Thursday that they have hired Shane Battier to their front office as Director of Basketball Development & Analytics. The former Duke Blue Devil’s job will include “the development of analytics in evaluating all talent, including college, free agents and current Miami players.”Battier, now 38, played with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Battier returns to Heat, to lead analytics department

Shane Battier has returned to the Miami Heat. Battier is now a member of the Heat front office, assuming the newly created role of director of basketball development and analytics. The Heat announced the move Thursday, describing Battier's new job as one where he will develop analytics to evaluate talent - including college players, free agents and members of the existing roster...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside gives $25K cash to James Johnson to pay fine

Hassan Whiteside proved to be a man of his word by ponying up the money to pay Miami Heat teammate James Johnson’s $25,000 fine. And Whiteside did so in a flashy manner by producing the needed funds in cash.Whiteside felt himself indebted to his teammate in light of the fact Johnson was fined for coming to his defense.The incident in question occurred during the Heat’s 116-93...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade says Pat Riley not calling him was ‘deciding factor’ in leaving Heat

Dwyane Wade has said in the past that his decision to leave the Miami Heat in free agency had nothing to do with Pat Riley not calling him. Roughly six months later, Wade is willing to admit that was a lie.Wade joined Adrian Wojnarowski for “The Vertical Podcast” this week, and the 35-year-old called Riley’s lack of communication with him the “deciding factor” that pushed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade opens up on what really pushed him to leave the Heat

Dwyane Wade spent his first 13 years in the NBA with the Miami Heat, helping them win three titles and becoming the franchise’s cornerstone player. Then all that goodwill ended in a flash for Flash and Heat fans last summer, when he abruptly left Miami to join his hometown Chicago Bulls.At his introductory new conference in July, Wade said the fact Heat president Pat Riley never...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Bucks announce Jabari Parker’s ACL surgery was successful, 12-month rehab expected

For the second time in three seasons, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker has suffered a torn ACL. It came in a game against the Miami Heat on February 8th. Parker will miss the remainder of the season.Though, there’s some good news to be had here. According to the Bucks’ official website and general manager John Hammond, Parker underwent successful ACL surgery on Tuesday.“Parker...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade felt Knicks couldn't handle ambitions of 2010 Big Three

It’s forgotten on occasion, but the New York Knicks were one of the teams chasing after the three-headed monster of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh back in the summer of 2010.Wade opened up about New York’s pursuit of the Big Three on The Vertical podcast, saying the Knicks simply weren’t ready for what they were offering.“They just wasn’t prepared. They wasn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Knicks stupidly broke up with Patrick Ewing

Charles Oakley is pretty much The People’s Enforcer right now when it comes to fans of the New York Knicks. His present assignment, if you will, is defending the anger of the fan base while being the protagonist in one of the most galvanizing, yet embarrassing episodes in the 70-year history of the franchise. The #FreeOakley campaign didn’t take long to form, but when team owner...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Okafor could be held out through All-Star break

News broke Saturday night that Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor told teammates that the Sixers are actively looking to trade him and he expects to be moved here soon (more on that here).That initial report was followed up with a whole host of other information, including the possibility that Philadelphia might hold Okafor out the next two games prior to the All-Star Break...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: On Fire Or On Gas?

On January 13th, the once glorious Miami Heat sat at a dismal 11-30, second to last in the East. As the season was already halfway over, it seemed a foregone conclusion that Miami would take its talents into the draft lottery and attempt to snag a premier player like Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, or Josh Jackson. Trade rumors were swirling, and GM Pat Riley was ready to fully dismantle...
Via The Sports Quotient
13 days ago  |  Discuss

After 2nd ACL tear, how does Jabari Parker come back?

Jabari Parker is 21 years old.Wednesday night was supposed to be a special night for the Milwaukee Bucks. Unfortunately, that’s all we’re going to say about it. This isn’t going to be about their playoff chances. Or even about their future, immediate or otherwise.No, we’re just here to talk about Jabari Parker. We’re here to talk about the fact that he’s now torn the...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat in the midst of a 12-game win streak

On January 13, the Miami Heat fell to 11-30, good for second worst in the East, after losing in Milwaukee to the Bucks. Now, a full three weeks later, the Heat are the hottest team in the NBA, extending their winning streak to twelve after routing the Bucks in Milwaukee 106-88. The turnaround for Miami has been as fast as it has been unexpected. In less than a month, the franchise...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How The Heat Shockingly Became A Juggernaut

Miami's sudden transformation into an impenetrable submarine makes zero sense when you look at who's on the team: Rodney McGruder, Willie Reed, Luke Babbitt, and Okaro White (sure) are all semi-major contributors. The Heat started the year off as a disjointed group of castoffs on minimum deals, flawed prospects in the infant stages of development, and talented veterans who're better...
Via RealGM - NBA
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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