HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Erik Spoelstra does insane angry dance as Luol Deng almost fails to inbound ball

The Heat coach was...displeased. So, turns out if you are Luol Deng and you are trying to inbound the ball in a crucial moment in a crucial playoff game in round two and you don't see a wiiiiiiide open Josh Richardson standing literally right in front of you...well, Erik Spoelstra will break out some insane, angry dance moves. Or, as the mothership so eloquently put it: ...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 hour ago

Goran Dragic has reached his boiling point with officials

TORONTO -- Goran Dragic spent halftime Thursday having the gash in his bottom lip stitched up by the Heat's medical staff. DeMar DeRozan's left elbow to his mouth wasn't what Dragic asked for on the eve of his 30th birthday.  But nothing bothered the Heat's starting point guard more that when he was also called for the foul. "Of course it was a charge -- I bled," Dragic told...
Via Heat Check
11 hours ago

Video: Erik Spoelstra Loses It During Luol Deng Inbounds

While the Miami Heat were trailing by two possessions in overtime of a crucial Game 2 against the Toronto Raptors, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra refused to sit by idly while his starting forward Luol Deng was inbounding the basketball. Deng was close to receiving a five-second inbound violation as he had a wide open Josh Richardson in the backcourt. The post Video...
Via Heat Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gabrielle Union continues to question referees

Gabrielle Union continued to question NBA playoff referees on Twitter a week after making headlines for her criticism of officials during the Miami Heat’s series with the Charlotte Hornets. Union, whose husband Dwyane Wade is the star of the Miami Heat, disagreed with some calls during Game 2 of the Heat’s playoff series with the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, a 96-92 overtime...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Playoff Squad Illustration

Dwyane Wade, Joe Johnson, Goran Dragic, Luol Deng, Hassan Whiteside, Gerald Green and the rest of the Miami Heat squad is ready for the playoffs. Art byHyperthree Ye from China. The post Miami Heat Playoff Squad Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mental lapses could end up costly for Miami Heat

The Miami Heat have been cursed by inconsistent play late in games, and they’ll have to fix that to get where they want to go these NBA Playoffs. A capacity crowd stood stunned in Toronto late Tuesday evening. The hometown Raptors were down six with just eight ticks left on the clock. All the visiting […] Mental lapses could end up costly for Miami Heat - All U Can Heat - All...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh to Miss Rest of 2016 NBA Playoffs

After months of speculation, the Miami Heat organization has finally made a definitive statement on Chris Bosh’s status for the reminder of the season. He will not play again in 2015-16. The update comes after the National Basketball Players Association reached out to Bosh and the Heat organization in order to resolve the issue of whether or not he should play again this season...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade on his knee: ‘I am sure it’s bruised’

Lost in the hysteria that represented the end of the Miami Heat’s Game 1 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday was an injury that future Hall of Fame guard Dwyane Wade suffered. Wade went down in a heap late in the game after a knee-on-knee collision with a Raptors player, eventually finding himself down on the for an extended period of time. While he did return to help Miami...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyle Lowry drains half-court shot to force overtime

Kyle Lowry had a really frustrating night until he pulled off a half-court shot to tie the game for the Toronto Raptors against the Miami Heat, sending Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to overtime, 90-90. Here’s a video clip of his miraculous shot, which was all the more impressive considering he nearly lost the ball on the sideline as he ran up the court for the last...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Drake songs that explain why Raptors can beat Heat

Toronto-bred rapper Drake recently dropped his fourth solo studio album, Views. While Drake is relishing success with his hit album, his hometown Toronto Raptors are enjoying their own form of success by advancing to the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the first time since 2001. To no surprise, Drizzy’s love runs deep for the Raptors — so much so that he is their “global...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Bosh wants union to force Heat to let him play

The Miami Heat will begin their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Toronto Raptors Tuesday night, and Chris Bosh wants to play. In fact, Bosh has grown so frustrated with the team’s refusal to allow him to suit up that he has reportedly turned to the players’ union for help. On his ESPN Radio show Tuesday morning, Dan Le Batard spoke about the disagreement between...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami-Toronto: Goran Dragic needs to bring the Heat

In basketball, college or pro, we’ve all hear the saying good guard play wins games in the postseason. Sunday afternoon, in a win-or-go-home situation, that saying held true as the Miami Heat took the sting out of the Charlotte Hornets, 106-73. Miami point guard Goran Dragic left his mark on the game by playing with confidence and being aggressive. Over the course of the game,...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat move on after rolling over Hornets in Game 7

Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Gerald Green added 16 and the Miami Heat emphatically ended Charlotte's season Sunday, beating the Hornets 106-73 in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.The Heat will play either Toronto or Indiana in the second round starting Tuesday.Luol Deng scored 15 points, Dwyane Wade added 12 and Hassan Whiteside had a 10-point, 12-rebound,...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush epically fails trying to call out Dwyane Wade

Former Governor of Florida and presidential candidate Jeb Bush wanted to say something about Dwyane Wade’s heroics to keep the Heat alive. It did not go as well as he might have liked. Here you can see Bush’s actual tweet, as well as his since-deleted initial offering, which, much like his presidential campaign, was a bit of a mess and ended sooner than he intended it to. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UGA basketball coach Mark Fox nearly involved in plane collision

While on his way to visit a friend with cancer in Miami, Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox nearly found himself in a plane accident Wednesday morning. Fox was on his way from Atlanta to visit Miami Heat assistant Keith Smart when the plane Fox was riding in nearly hit another on the runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman spoke...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh shares desire to play; Heat say he’s out indefinitely

Chris Bosh, or more specifically his wife Adrienne, took to Twitter Tuesday in attempt to drum up social media support concerning the Miami Heat superstar’s professed desire to play. The Heat, however, reaffirmed the organization’s previous stance that Bosh remains out indefinitely after being sidelined at the All-Star Break due to an undisclosed medical condition. Adrienne...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Hornets have come back against the Heat

When you're down 0-2, it will always make sense to go with your strength as a team, and sometimes that means zigging while your opponent is zagging. That was the story line heading in to Charlotte's two-game home stand, with Nic Batum ruled out for the series after an injury in the previous game. Without Batum, the Hornets are barren of wing depth, and it looked like the series was...
Via RealGM - NBA
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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