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Heat announce 2015-16 preseason schedule

MIAMI, FL -- The Miami HEAT announced their 2015-16 preseason schedule Thursday, which is highlighted by the team's three home games at AmericanAirlines Arena. The HEAT will open the preseason at home on Sunday, October 4, when they take on the Charlotte Hornets at 6 P.M. They will also face off with the San Antonio Spurs in Miami on October 12 at 7:30 P.M. and conclude the home...
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Report: Heat guard Mario Chalmers still being shopped around in trade

It might seem like Mario Chalmers is safe after the Miami Heat traded away both Shabazz Napier and Zoran Dragic. But according to reports, the Heat are still interested in trading Chalmers to find a little bit of luxury tax relief.'s Marc Stein reports that "rumbles persist" that Miami will continue to look for a taker for Chalmers: Chalmers is still a solid point guard...
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Heat's Dwyane Wade lip syncs with sons to Shaggy's 'It Wasn't Me' (VIDEO)

From the looks of his Instagram and Twitter accounts, Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade is still overseas touring China, although he said earlier in the week that he was headed home soon. And while he's abroad, he's missing his boys.To cheer himself up and to let his sons know that he's thinking about them, Wade posted a video in which he's goofing off with two of his sons. The three...
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Miami Heat's one concern after a flurry of trades: A lack of cash

The experts have spoken, and the results of the summer are clear: The Miami Heat are ready to rise once more in the Eastern Conference and compete for a spot in the NBA Finals. And as the Heat have put the finishing touches on their roster, a couple of trades have been necessary to create space for players such as Josh Richardson.Those trades have also aimed to lessen Miami's luxury...
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Miami Heat Rumors: Michael Beasley Could Return on Non-Guaranteed Contract

The Miami Heat recently jettisoned several players over the last few days as they cleared up a few roster spots in the process. The Heat currently have 15 players on the roster, and they are allowed to have up to 20 players during training camp. While Miami’s roster looks pretty set, there could be a familiar face back in the picture. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports...
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Shabazz Napier Reportedly Traded Because Heat Didn’t Believe He Was ‘Good Enough’

To the surprise of many, second-year guard Shabazz Napier was traded over the weekend to the Orlando Magic for essentially nothing. Now we may know why that may have been the case. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, Napier was traded for just a second-round draft pick because the Heat “didn’t believe in him.” The exact reason is specified in the following quote...
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Miami Heat News: Heat Sign Josh Richardson to Three-Year Rookie Deal

Just days after letting go of Shabazz Napier, Henry Walker, and Zoran Dragic, it looks like the Miami Heat are going to invest in rookie Josh Richardson to supplement the team’s backcourt for the near future. Richardson, who was the 40th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, has agreed to terms on a three-year, $2.5 million deal, with the first year being fully guaranteed and the...
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Miami Heat Offseason: Love It/Like It/Hate It

(March 15, 2015 – Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Miami Heat have had one of the best summers among the NBA teams, and are primed to have a major bounce-back season. Coming off an injury-filled failure of a 2014-15 campaign, the Heat did a very solid job of beefing up their roster. They first drafted Justise Winslow...
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Is Mario Chalmers Gone?

In an attempt to trim the roster down to 15 players the Miami Heat have made moves to send Shabazz Napier to Orlando and Zoran Dragic to Boston. With the formal release of Henry Walker coming next the Heat roster will stand at 14. Once the Heat formally sign 2nd round draft pick Josh Richardson the roster will consist of 15 players under contract. Since 15 players is the max that...

Heat trade Zoran Dragic, pick to Celtics

The Miami Heat have traded Zoran Dragic and a future second-round pick to the Boston Celtics for a heavily-protected second-round pick. Miami Heat have traded Zoran Dragic & a 2nd round pick to Boston for a heavily-protected 2nd round pick. Move could save Heat $6 million — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 27, 2015 The Heat have now traded guards Shabazz Napier...
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Report: Heat trade Shabazz Napier to the Magic

So much for former first-round pick Shabazz Napier being the future of the point guard position with the Miami Heat. A little over a year after trading up for him in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft, the Heat have reportedly traded the former NCAA Tournament hero to the Orlando Magic for a future second round pick. Yahoo Sources: Orlando finalizing deal for Miami's Shabazz...
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Antoine Walker explains how he blew $108 million

If someone handed you $108 million, you’d probably think you were set for life. But it’s not that simple for some people. Antoine Walker is perhaps better known for blowing through his $108 million earnings over his 12-year NBA career, most of which was spent with the Boston Celtics, than for his accomplishments on the basketball court. And Walker explained to CNN Money just...
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Why the Miami Heat will contend in 2015-16

The Miami Heat have made significant roster improvements this past offseason to make some noise in the upcoming NBA season. With the resigning of Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragić, the drafting of Justise Winslow, Chris Bosh returning to full health and the acquision of Amar’e Stoudemire and Gerald Green, the Heat have to be considered as real contenders in the Eastern Conference this...
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Wait, Dwyane Wade Has A Wine Label?

File this under things I didn’t see coming: Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been touring China to debut his very own wine label. Called simply: “Wade”, the label has been a big hit in the country that adores all things basketball. They love the NBA so much that Wade can develop a line of artisinal slightly edible cardboard boxes and it would be a huge hit. But that doesn’t mean...
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Udonis Haslem bought home for woman who raised him

It’s always touching when we hear about big sports stars who give back to the people who helped them succeed. Such is the case for NBA star Udonis Haslem of the Miami Heat, who recently bought a home for the woman who raised him. Barbara Wooten is Haslem’s step-mother. She took care of him as a child while his biological mother battled drug addiction, as TMZ reports regarding this...
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Ray Allen’s Entire Career Documented In Sweet 40th Birthday Cake (Photo)

To say Ray Allen got a sweet present for his birthday Monday would be an understatement. The NBA sharpshooter turned 40 on Monday, and he celebrated the milestone by heading to Las Vegas to be with family and friends. Allen’s crew certainly didn’t leave him disappointed, presenting the 10-time NBA All-Star with one of the coolest birthday cakes you’ll see. This embed...
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UConn Basketball: Photo: Ray Allen Repped Huskies, Four NBA Teams With His Awesome 40th Birthday Cake

UConn basketball legend Ray Allen turned 40 over the weekend, and had quite the party in Las Vegas for the occasion. Allen is not shy about repping his alma mater, UConn, and the various NBA teams he played with during his career. Last year, we saw the cool custom golf bag that he uses. The cake that he had for his birthday party similarly chronicled his basketball career. ...
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Ray Allen's birthday cake celebrates every stop in career

Ray Allen celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday and as part of an apparent 24-hour stint in Las Vegas to celebrate reaching the big 4-0, the certain Hall of Famer was presented with a five-tiered birthday cake that celebrated each and every stop in his stellar basketball career. From his superstar run at UConn to...Read More The post Ray Allen’s birthday cake celebrates every...
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Dwyane Wade now selling his own brand of wine

By Gordon Dixon Not too long ago, Dwyane Wade took a vacation with Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and LeBron James. In a photo Wade posted to his Instagram account, the four were seated at a table holding glasses of wine. As it turns out, the Heat shooting guard has a signature wine label of his own. Wade recently wrapped up the first part of a tour over in China. During the trip...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers got a Super Mario tattoo

With how stacked the Miami Heat’s roster is going to be next season, point guard Mario Chalmers may find himself playing the part of team plumber. As it turns out, he’s really buying into the role. The two-time NBA champion took to Instagram Friday to show off his new tattoo: iconic Nintendo character Super Mario,...Read More
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Chris Bosh Feels the Miami Heat are as Good as Anyone in the NBA

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 15: Chris Bosh #1 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars goes up for a shot against the Western Conference All-Stars in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game on February 15, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions...
Via The Sports Journal
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Hassan Whiteside sports great T-shirt at Summer League game

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside proved one of the best stories in the NBA last season. Emerging from the treacherous depths of D-League and overseas detritus, Whiteside took the league by storm to become an impact two-way force for the Heat. His true coming out party came on January 11, 2015 in a game against...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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How the Miami Heat dominated the offseason

About ten days ago, when (verbal) free agency began, the Miami Heat looked to be a shaky playoff contender. They had veterans Chris Bosh and Luol Deng on the books for a little over $30 million. The Miami Heat had to pony up near-maximum contracts to convince Heat legend Dwyane Wade and former All-NBA 3rd Team PG Goran Dragic to return. The Heat still have Hassan Whiteside, the steal...
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Dwyane Wade celebrates deal with tea, painted toenails

No one knew what the future held for Dwyane Wade when he earlier this week exercised his player option with the Miami Heat, passing up a $16.1 million salary for next season. Some suspected that his time with the only NBA team he has ever played for in his 12-year, Hall of Fame-caliber career, but...Read More The post Dwyane Wade celebrates $20M Heat deal with tea, painted toenails...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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