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Wade, Whiteside lead way late, Heat beat Lakers 100-94

MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and added six assists, Hassan Whiteside grabbed 25 rebounds and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94 on Wednesday night. Wade's last two assists set up Whiteside for crucial scores in the final moments. The Heat held on to the No. 7 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff race and posted two straight home wins for the...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Heat Coach Sings Karaoke… Poorly

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is no stranger to the limelight. Making it to the NBA Finals four times and winning them twice will do that for you. But sometimes it’s best to stay out of that limelight, especially when it comes to karaoke. Spoelstra took to singing “Billie Jean” with girlfriend Nikki Sapp at Battioke 2015 in South Beach. The results are… well… take a...
Via COED
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Assign Zoran Dragic to Sioux Falls Skyforce

It was announced earlier today that the Miami Heat have decided to assign guard Zoran Dragic to the Heat’s D-League affiliate Sioux Falls Skyforce. Heat assigns Zoran Dragic to NBDL team in South Dakota. Zoran, by the way, is signed for next season for $1.7 M. — Barry Jackson (@flasportsbuzz) March 4, 2015 Dragic, who’s played a grand total of five minutes with the Heat...
Via Heat Nation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen says ‘no thanks’ to the NBA—for this season

After fielding phone calls, texts and DMs from would-be suitors, veteran swingman Ray Allen has decided to pass on all offers to play in the NBA this season. In a press released issued by Tadem Sports and Entertainment, Allen told the world he will stay on the sidelines for the residual portion of the year and consider his future in due time. “Over the past several months, I have...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zoran Dragic Assigned To Heat's D-League Team

The Miami Heat have assigned guard Zoran Dragić to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Dragic has appeared in eight NBA games this season, including two with the Heat since being acquired in a three-team trade on February 19, totaling six points, three rebounds and an assist in eight minutes of action.
Via RealGM
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen announces he will not play this season

  After reportedly receiving nibbles from several teams, Ray Allen announced Wednesday that he will not play in the NBA this season.   “Over the past several months, I have taken a lot of time to deliberate what is best for me,” Allen said in a statement released by his agent, Jim Tanner, at Tandem Sports & Entertainment. “I’ve ultimately decided that I...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley, Erik Spoelstra, Shane Battier sing their hearts out at Battioke 2015

If there’s anything that I love nearly as much as basketball, it’s karaoke. And Shane Battier is a godsend. Battioke is an event he puts on each year where proceeds go to the Take Charge Foundation. Even though Battier has retired from the league, he certainly hasn’t retired from karaoke. And you get to see the Heat sing their hearts out! Let’s start off with the godfather...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Center JaVale McGee

After acquring both Goran and Zoran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns, it looks like the Miami Heat front office isn’t done dealing just yet. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have shown interest in acquiring 7’0″ JaVale McGee, who will clear waivers on Wednesday. Hearing Heat also have a level of interest in free agent-to-be JaVale McGee — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Hassan Whiteside For Most Improved Player

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… In a season highlighted by inconsistent play and detrimental injuries, the Miami Heat have had one bright spot that has given them a glimmer of hope amid their discouraging season: Hassan Whiteside. Signed as a defensive specialist expected to provide minimal minutes behind Chris...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng ‘Path of Righteousness’ Illustration

Based on the piece about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng by ESPN’s Michael Wallace. Artist Davide Barco from Milano, Italy created this illustration of Deng outpacing his worst enemies racism, death, betrayal and ignorance. Art direction by Neil Jamieson. The post Luol Deng ‘Path of Righteousness’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Whiteside, Len ejected after getting into wrestling match

It’s always entertaining when two NBA big men battle it out on the court. Monday night’s game between the Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns featured exactly that, when Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len got into a scuffle. It all started when Whiteside dunked all over Len in the third quarter of the game. The Suns center wasn’t happy about it, so he shoved his counterpart. Whiteside...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len ejected after scuffle (Video)

Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len both had their evenings cut short on Monday as both were ejected late in the third quarter after getting involved in a scuffle. Len looked to have fouled Whiteside during his dunk and the Heat big man came down with his right arm up around the head of Len afterward....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat to Sign Henry Walker to Second 10-Day Contract

According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Miami Heat have agreed to give forward Henry Walker a second 10-day contract. Walker’s first 10-day contract with the Heat expires at the end of the day. Miami Heat have reached agreement with forward Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, league source tells RealGM. First expires today. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Games of the Week: March 2nd-6th, 2015

Each and every week, we’ll look at the top NBA games of the week breaking them down. The best game happening on each week night will be selected with reasoning as to why you should keep an eye on it. Monday: Phoenix Suns @ Miami Heat (7:30 PM EST, NBA TV) Phoenix Suns @ Miami Heat Can you say revenge game? The marriage between Goran Dragic and the Phoenix Suns ended over...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen reportedly will not sign with Cavaliers if he returns

Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with the Wine and Gold. Windhorst: "Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley Returns To Miami On 10 Day Contract

Michael Beasley returns to the Heat on a 10 day contract. The Miami Heat have brought back forward Michael Beasley signing him to a 10 day contract. With Chris Bosh out for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs, ESPN reports the Heat signed a familiar face to get some help at the forward position as they look to compete for a playoff spot. Michael Beasley...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walker Returns to the NBA, Remember When He Peed Into a Towel During a K-State Game?

Henry Walker returned the NBA on Monday night as a member of the Miami Heat but many fans scratched their head wondering who Henry Walker was. He was previously known as Bill Walker, the former Kansas State player who spent time with the Celtics and Knicks from 2008-2012 before leaving the league, rather unceremoniously. He would Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Look Out, World, Michael Beasley Is Headed Back To The Miami Heat

Let’s see if third time’s the charm for Michael Beasley and the Miami Heat. MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Beasley most recently played in the Chinese Basketball Association, signing a one-year Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The many parallels of Derrick Rose and Penny Hardaway

The latest setback in the career of Derrick Rose is reminiscent of another former University of Memphis star, Penny Hardaway. The post The Parallels Of Derrick Rose And Penny Hardaway appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Henry Walker throws down high-flying jam vs Sixers (GIF)

Miami Heat guard Henry Walker won over the fans during his season debut in Monday night's game against Philadelphia with 8 first quarter points, highlighted by this high-flying one-handed jam that brought the crowd to their feet. Walker finished with 11 points in his first NBA game in three seasons after being called up from the D-League with a 10-day contract. With plays like this...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Up and down week

This has been an up and down week for the Miami Heat organization. At the beginning of the week there was so much uncertainty heading into the trade deadline. Because of the lack of buzz heading into the trade deadline, many Heat fans did not know what to expect from the organization. That all changed when Goran Dragic’s camp leaked out quotes essentially stating that he no longer...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh thanks supporters with heartfelt Instagram post

Chris Bosh recently got some sobering news, but it appears he’s still in good spirits.   The Miami Heat announced Saturday that their All-Star forward will miss the rest of the season after blood clots were found in one of his lungs. It was a scary moment for Bosh, whose life could have been in danger if the problem wasn’t discovered sooner. The 30-year-old still is the hospital...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh out for the season due to blood clots

The Miami Heat shared some real unfortunate news on Saturday. The team announced that All-Star Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the year while undergoing treatment for blood clots on his lung. This is a major blow for the team on the court, but the larger concern has to be Bosh’s long-term health. In this, the Heat indicated that his prognosis is good. Here’s a statement...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh could miss rest of season with blood clots in lungs

The Miami Heat’s high spirits over a winning NBA trade deadline was tempered Thursday by some sobering news.   As the Heat prepared to welcome guard Goran Dragic, they also faced the prospect of losing their best player for the remainder of the season. Chris Bosh, who was admitted to a Miami-area hospital Thursday after feeling “under the weather,” could miss the rest of...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Potential trade deadline deals

The Miami Heat are currently the eighth seed in a relatively weak eastern conference. I will take a look at potential deals the Heat should explore as we get closer to Feb. 19 trade deadline. The Miami Heat need to make a late push in the trade discussion for Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic Dragic is at the top of Miami’s trade deadline wish list. With Dragic averaging 16.2 points...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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