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Heat reportedly agree to one-year deal with Dion Waiters

Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters.The two sides came to agreement on Monday. Waiters will make $2.9 million. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the deal.Waiters averaged 9.8 points for the Oklahoma City Thunder...
Via Associated Press
15 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Column: Miami Heat’s track record offers hope for fans

It’s been quite the eventful offseason for the Miami Heat, maybe one of the more devastating in franchise history. Of the starting five from last season, only Bosh, Dragic and Whiteside remain, and the Heat have yet to make a clear statement on Bosh’s current health situation. With Luol Deng, Dwyane Wade and Joe Johnson […] Column: Miami Heat’s track record offers hope for...
Via All U Can Heat
1 hour ago

Heat fans, here's your chance to meet Justise Winslow in person!

The ascendant Heat star is hosting an event in Florida City today! Justise Winslow has had a busy offseason. Now, he's holding an event in Florida City, presented by Mountain Dew. If you guys are in the area, you should stop by and say hello to the (potentially) future face of the franchise! Hey fam I’ll be with my brand partner @MountainDew at Wal-Mart in Florida City...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
3 hours ago

Report: Bosh's camp 'angry and suspicious of Heat's intentions'

The situation between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat has gotten quite complicated as questions remain about the 11-time All-Star’s health. With Bosh still taking blood thinners, some wonder if he will ever be able to play in the NBA again. And if he does, do the Heat even want him? Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that there are some within Bosh’s camp who are “angry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Willie Reed Working out with Udonis Haslem’s Trainer

Willie Reed is already making the most of his offseason in Miami. According to the video below, he has started working out with South Beach trainer Stanley Remy. Remy is currently veteran big man Udonis Haslem’s trainer. .@ShowtimeReed33 putting in work at #TheU #Heat #HeatNation pic.twitter.com/OoD00KugVB — /r/Heat (@Heat_Reddit) July 21, 2016 Remy has worked with...
Via Heat Nation
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra and Nikki Sapp get married

Congratulations to the newlyweds! This weekend saw the holy matrimony of Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra with longtime girlfriend and former Heat dancer Nikki Sapp. The wedding was held at South Miami's historical Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Here's a glimpse at the festivities: To forever. ❤️ A photo posted by johannagomez|Journalist (@johannagomez) on Jul...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
20 hours ago

Report: Chris Bosh Believes He Should Be Medically Cleared to Play

The playing status of Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh again appears to be dependent upon whether or not he’ll have to take blood thinners in order to avoid the blood clots that have abruptly ended the veteran’s last two seasons. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald wrote about his discussions with two South Florida doctors, discussing both the potential threats to Bosh’s health...
Via Heat Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow to host Backyard BBQ in Miami

Let Justise Winslow be part of your Sunday-Funday! Justise Winslow has teamed up with local food truck Ms. Cheezious for a Sunday Backyard BBQ! This Sunday, July 24th, hang with Winslow while indulging in some of South Florida's finest grilled cheese selections. TOMORROW!!! BACKYARD BBQ w/ #MiamiHeat 's @iamjustise ⚡️⚡️⚡️ Performance by @reverendswife305...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Miami Heat News: Gerald Green to Sign with Boston Celtics

According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, Gerald Green has agreed to a guaranteed one-year deal with the Boston Celtics. The @celtics will sign free-agent guard Gerald Green, a source told Sporting News. — Sean Deveney (@SeanDeveney) July 23, 2016 Green had a tumultuous season last year as he averaged just 8.9 points on a dismal 39.2 percent from the field. The 6...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Three things we learned from Summer League

While the Miami Heat went 6-5 during this year’s Summer League, there were still plenty of good things to take note of. The Miami Heat have gone through a lot this post/offseason. Between falling one game short of the Eastern Conference Finals, re-signing Hassan Whiteside and losing Wade, Heat Nation has been on its toes. And […] Miami Heat: Three things we learned from Summer...
Via All U Can Heat
3 days ago

Pat Riley suggests a franchise tag to solve NBA’s ‘superteam’ problem

There has been quite the uproar since Kevin Durant decided that he would be signing with the Golden State Warriors on the 4th of July. The Warriors were coming off of the greatest regular season of all time with 73 wins, and appeared to be heading towards a second consecutive NBA title before being stopped by LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Saturday, Miami Heat President Pat Riley...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the Miami Heat’s new roster

Since the devastating departure of Dwyane Wade to the Chicago Bulls, the Miami Heat have been hard at work trying to put together a viable team. With many of Miami’s pivotal players leaving in free agency, Pat Riley has filled out the roster with a slew of players that will make for a different—though definitely inferior—squad. Riley seemed to make it a point to acquire three...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside planning to buy his mom a house

As someone who could hardly get the attention of an NBA team just a few years ago, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is not taking the $98 million contract he just signed for granted. In fact, the first major purchase he is planning isn’t even for himself. Whiteside, who celebrated signing his max contract by going to the zoo and sharing the experience on Snapchat, is planning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Haslem set to take on even bigger leadership role with Heat

MIAMI (AP) There were 376 players that started a game in the NBA last season, including 14 who made at least one start with the Miami Heat. Udonis Haslem wasn't one of them. To say that accurately depicts his worth to the Heat, however, would be most incorrect - especially now. The Heat gave him about a 40 percent raise to stick around for his 14th season, tasking him with becoming...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Damion Lee Has Caught Fire In The Vegas Summer League

Other than hitting a near full-court shot, former Louisville Cardinal Damion Lee didn’t have a big showing for the Miami Heat in the Orlando Summer League. Fortunately, he’s finding his groove in the Las Vegas Summer League. In five games for Miami in the Orlando league, Lee played 11-minutes averaging just 3.4 points. He connected […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat sign Wayne Ellington to two-year deal

Free agent guard Wayne Ellington has agreed to a two-year, $12 million-plus deal with the Miami Heat, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Ellington, 28, has played on six different teams in the last seven years. He averaged 7.7 points on 38.9 percent shooting last season with the Brooklyn Nets. The Heat signing Ellington makes it appear they won’t be matching Tyler Johnson’s...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Dwayne Wade Regret Leaving the Miami Heat?

Dwayne Wade will be wearing a new uniform for the first time in 13 seasons as he has decided to sign a two year $47.5 million deal with his hometown team the Chicago Bulls. Wade ends a tremendous run with the Miami Heat after bringing the team its first three NBA Championships. Wade will leave the Heat as a franchise hero even if he is not finishing his career with the team. In his...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ego, entitlement: Why Dwyane Wade is no longer in Miami

In South Florida, the sun shines incessantly, and the excitement in the air is forever exuberant. If you haven’t been to Miami, I suggest that you go. If you are single, you may not make it back, and if you are married, you may end up with a stable of sunglasses for future visits. There are beautiful people, great food, beaches, nightclubs, great scenery and anything you can imagine...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat could make Goran Dragic available to trade

With Dwyane Wade in Chicago and the franchise now facing a potential rebuild, the Miami Heat could be preparing to make point guard Goran Dragic available via trade. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, starting the rebuild process in Miami would include trying to find a trade partner for Dragic. “League executives are preparing for the reality that Goran Dragic would become...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsay Czarniak isn’t buying Stephen A. Smith’s comments on Dwyane Wade

Stephen A. Smith’s bold pronouncements don’t always go over well with his colleagues, and an apparent eye-roll from Lindsay Czarniak is the latest example of that. Smith was doing a hit on SportsCenter with Czarniak Thursday when she asked him about how Dwyane Wade’s decision to head to Chicago played out, and Smith’s rather self-promoting response sparked quite the facial...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Justise Winslow gets entire camp to do ‘Running Man Challenge’

Miami Heat shooting guard Justise Winslow was one of the first people to embrace the fad of the “Running Man Challenge” when it became popular earlier this year. It looks like he helped the infectious dance take over a camp at his high school alma mater in Houston. He recently hosted the Justise Winslow Invitational Clinic with a large number of youth basketball players in attendance...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Riley never called Wade during contract negotiations

Dwyane Wade made the decision to sign with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, proving that he was not merely trying to leverage the Miami Heat into giving him more money. The relationship between Wade and the team he spent the first 13 years of his career with had gotten so bad, in fact, that he never even spoke to Pat Riley. According to a report from Manny Navarro of The Miami Herald...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Read Dwyane Wade's full farewell letter to Miami Heat and their fans

MIAMI — The text of Dwyane Wade's letter to Miami, released Wednesday night to The Associated Press:***Dear Miami,This has been an extremely emotional and tough decision to come to. After 13 years, I have decided to embark on a new journey with the Chicago Bulls. This was not an easy decision, but I feel I have made the right choice for myself and my family.I started my NBA career...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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