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Hassan Whiteside can touch rim without jumping (PHOTO)

Maybe Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is right: No one knew how long the 7-footer really is.Whiteside put that doubt to rest by posting a photo of him standing on his tiptoes and grabbing the rim. Yes, it's as unbelievable as it sounds:No wonder opponents shot just 46.5 percent at the rim against him, via Whiteside's averages of 10 rebounds and 2.6 blocks make...
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Report: Heat holding off on trading Mario Chalmers for now

With the trade market for Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers cool at best, the Heat are reportedly holding off on trading him.Goran Dragic is going to soak up most of the point guard minutes, and Tyler Johnson has proven to be a decent backup in his short stint last season, so Chalmers has become expendable (not to mention the fact that his contract could tilt the Heat into the dreaded...
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Spoelstra: How Many Teams Can Lose LeBron, Have Compelling Team 13 Months Later

The Miami Heat lost LeBron James during the summer of 2014 and should be competitive in 15-16 even if it's still unclear how the pieces fit. “How many teams, if you lose the best player in the game, can have a compelling team 13 months later?” said Erik Spoelstra. “It’s not the kind of lineup where you can just throw it out there, and you know it will work,” Spoelstra said...
Via RealGM
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WATCH: Dwyane Wade destroys kids in dodgeball

Think twice if you’re ever considering playing dodgeball against Dwyane Wade. After watching what he recently did to a group of poor, young, defenseless young boys while playing Monday at Stance headquarters,  it’s clear that you either want to be on his team, or not play at all. Watch him hurl a ball at his opponents with no mercy. A video posted by Stance Fusion...
Via The Sports Daily
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Dwyane Wade drills opponent during dodgeball game in Instagram video

As the Miami Heat look to get back in the Eastern Conference playoff picture, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is staying in shape during the offseason. Recently, Wade got the opportunity to hang out with the folks over at Stance Socks and got the chance to participate in a dodgeball game at their headquarters. Check out the below video from Stance Hoops Instagram page which shows Wade...
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Miami Heat Picked by ESPN as Third-Most Likely Team to Win Eastern Conference

The Miami Heat have had a big offseason with the additions of Amar’e Stoudemire, Gerald Green and Justise Winslow. However, ESPN feels they’ll have an even bigger season when they actually take the court. According to ESPN’s annual summer forecast, their panel projects the Heat as the third-most likely team to win the Eastern Conference. The Cleveland Cavaliers were voted...
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Hassan Whiteside shows off ridiculous reach on Instagram

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is a large human being that rose up from basketball ashes to become an imposing two-way force down in South Beach last season. But he might not even really be that. Now I’m starting to think that Whiteside may just secretly be an alien from the planet Gigantor. The 26-year-old shared a gym photo to his Instagram account on Monday of him hanging...
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Charlie Westbrook Agrees To Deal With Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a deal with Charlie Westbrook, a league source tells RealGM. Westbrook was in camp with the Miami Heat in 2013. Westbrook played collegiately at South Dakota and most recently played in France.
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Justise Winslow Glad He's On Team Not In 'Rebuilding Stage'

Justise Winslow is excited to join the Miami Heat, a team that can quickly return to the playoffs after dropping to the lottery in 14-15. “I’m looking forward to going out there and winning championships,” he said. “That’s what this organization is about. We’ve got the tools, the talent to do it. Getting it all together with the core they have, finding ways to complement...
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Miami Heat News: Udonis Haslem Working on Developing Three-Point Shot

Udonis Haslem has made just two three-point field goal attempts in his 12-year NBA career. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been trying to develop his stroke from beyond the arc. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Miami Heat forward has continued to work on his three-point game this offseason. Jackson states that coach Erik Spoelstra told Haslem that he...
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Heat to Take Long Look at Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson Before Trading Chalmers

Mario Chalmers has been on the trade block for the last few months, but the Miami Heat may hold off on trading the veteran point guard. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Heat want to see how young guards Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson look in training camp before making a decision in regards to trading Chalmers. It is well-known that the Heat are trying to...
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Heat owner Micky Arison interested in 'Miami Vice'-themed jerseys

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison has been on board with the franchise experiemeting with different themes and colorways for their jerseys, but his latest proposal is causing a stir.   Arison took to Instagram to ask Heat fans if they would support the team wearing Miami Vice-themed jerseys next season:   These are ... bright. The neon teal-and-pink colorway is classic Vice. The...
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Heat Owner Asks Fans To Vote On Cool ‘Miami Vice’ Jersey Concept (Photos)

A few Miami Heat fans have suggested a unique uniform shakeup for their favorite team, and owner Micky Arison is taking notice. Arison took to Instagram recently to ask for fans’ opinion on cool alternate uniform concept whose color scheme would pay tribute to the classic 1980s TV show “Miami Vice.” This embed is invalid" /> One variation...
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Heat owner proposing Miami Vice-type uniforms to fans

Maybe this is just a fun gag, but Miami Heat owner Micky Arison appears to be toying with the idea of suiting his team up in highlighter-style uniforms this upcoming season that were inspired by the show “Miami Vice.” Arison used his Instagram account to put these bad boys out there for fans to peruse with the caption: “If u would like to see @Adidas produce these jerseys...
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Report: Heat still open to trading Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers, but can’t find a trade partner

Going into the 2015-16 NBA season, many expect the Miami Heat to be a very good team. Expectations are so high, that many believe that they are on a collision course with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But that hasn’t stopped team president Pat Riley from trying to make changes to the roster. A few months ago, it was rumored that the Heat was looking to trade Chris Andersen and Mario...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Greg Oden to continue basketball career with Jiangsu Dragons

Greg Oden is not done playing professional basketball yet. The former number one overall pick by the Portland Trailblazers will be playing overseas with the Jiangsu Dragons. According to Sportando, Oden passed the tryout period in China and has signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract. For Oden, this is good news as his basketball career has been derailed by injuries. In 2007, the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Miami Heat should acquire Jamal Crawford

The Miami Heat have made key upgrades to their roster this offseason. They were able to steal Justise Winslow with the No. 10 pick of the 2015 NBA draft and were able to sign Gerald Green and Amar’e Stoudemire. But of course, Pat Riley is never done with his moves and always looks for other opportunities to improve. With that being said, another name has surfaced to be Miami...
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Heat sign free-agent center Keith Benson

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat announced Tuesday that they have signed center Keith Benson. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Benson has spent the past two seasons playing professionally in Belarus, China, Lithuania and Estonia while previously playing in Italy and the Philippines. He split last season between Neptunas Klaipeda of the Lithuanian Basketball League and...
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Miami Heat Starting To Look Hot Enough For This Season

The Miami Heat seem to have taken a downturn ever since their beloved face of the franchise, LeBron James, packed his bags and made the infamous decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers last season.Throughout the four seasons James was with the Heat, the team’s winning percentage was at all-time high. In addition, James led Miami to back-to-back NBA championships in 2012 and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden signs with Chinese Basketball Association team

    Eight years ago, Ohio State center Greg Oden was a 19-year-old kid with a bright future, bright enough to be selected first overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft. Now after numerous debilitating injuries and legal problems, Oden’s NBA days look to be all but over. After no NBA teams took the bait on his attempted comeback bid this offseason, Oden...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen won't officially retire in case he gets right offer

Despite missing the entire 2014-15 season, Ray Allen isn’t going to hang ’em up just yet. The former Boston Celtic turned 40 last month, but he’s still open to the possibility of playing in the NBA again if the right deal comes along. Allen told the Hartford Courant as much at his basketball camp Saturday in Connecticut. “I haven’t said anything about that, and I won’t...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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