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As teams in Germany, France and Russia pursued him with lucrative contracts, James Ennis’ agent worked with Heat management to find a club that allows him to leave for Miami next season with an opt-out clause: Australia’s Perth Wildcats. Now when the luxury tax becomes less stressful and injuries could impact the Heat, Ennis has a “good opportunity to get called up next season,” agent Scott Nichols told RealGM.
Ennis went 50th in June’s NBA draft to the Atlanta Hawks, and the Heat acquired him in a trade, have been enamored with his talent and let him know all along that playing overseas never was a knock on his ability. Miami has desperately tried to maintain salary flexibility while rounding out its roster.
Still, the Heat have 13 players under guaranteed contracts and made clear to Ennis that his deal in Australia gives him a strong chance to receive attention when salary space could open.
“No other overseas team would give us a complete NBA out like Perth did, on top of guarante...
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The Miami Heat’s original big man of note Alonzo Mourning is currently a team executive.
The VP of Player Programs dominated the front court in epic fashion during his prime of 1995-2002.
He knows exactly what it will take to get fresh face Greg Oden where he needs to be and what that could mean for the Heat long term.
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A GOOD CITIZEN
There is no way to stop LeBron James in the court. That is, unless you sequester him and threaten him with contempt if he fails to follow the judge's instructions. Oh, you thought I meant the other court. No. Not today at least. LeBron James had to take a day off of his offseason training/whatever it is LeBron James does in the offseason on Thursday to perform his civic duty...
LeBron James' court time Thursday had nothing to do with basketball.
James was back in his hometown for jury duty, though the Miami Heat star never had the chance to serve as a juror.
The NBA's MVP posted a photo of himself on social media Thursday morning with the caption: ''Jury duty time. Time to serve my civic duty.''
James arrived at the Summit County...
Alonzo Mourning is ready to work with Greg Oden as part of his duties as Miami Heat vice president of player programs.
"Extremely excited, extremely excited," Mourning said, "because I understand the potential that he has."
Mourning helped recruit Oden in recent months.
"I had some words with him, yes," he said. "We were able to spend some time...
Pro athletes love Givenchy, especially NBA players. NBA ballers and Givenchy go together like peanut butter and jelly. I recently spotted Miami Heat forward Lebron James and Cleveland Cavilers Forward Tristan Thompson wearing the exact same $592 Givenchy Twin Doberman Print T-shirt on two separate occasions. This unique top features a Scottish tartan-pattern, layered by a twin doberman...
LeBron James shed some light on why he's making a run at becoming the head of the National Basketball Players Association.
"I just think the union is going backwards, and it's not in a good place right now," James told ESPN on Saturday. "I think my voice could be huge in that situation."
The NBPA fired executive director Billy Hunter after coming under...
Greg Oden, 25, spoke to the media Saturday as a member of the Miami Heat and talked about his “old body” that may or may not tell him “no” on the basketball court. He also stated that he will start basketball workouts Monday.
According to the Sun-Sentinel:
“I got an old body,” the 25-year-old center said. “I’m going to put it like that. I understand. My body...
There are some people around Portland and within the Portland Trail Blazers fan base that would prefer Greg Oden’s tenure with the Miami Heat to be a bust. It is true. The logic -- or at least some twisted vision of reality -- is that, with everything the Blazers organization invested in the former No.1 overall pick in 2007 by Portland and endured through grueling knee injury...
LeBron James is still mulling whether he will run as president of the NBA players union, but he is adamant about the disarray the NBPA is currently in.
"I just think the union is going backwards and it's not in a good place right now," James said.
"I think my voice could be huge in that situation."
James would be the most high-profiled star to lead the players...
It’s hard to imagine the best player in the world getting better, but LeBron claims that he is. The 4-time MVP visited the Philippines to expand the NBA brand.
What he said while over there is something that should frighten the rest of the league.
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As the Ringo Starr of Miami’s Big Three, Chris Bosh gets a lot of hate thrown his way, and often rightfully so. But, what if dinosaur doppelganger Bosh actually was a real life, 8-foot raptor? After watching this NBA 2K13 simulation by YouTuber MkEliteWorksX, I don’t think we’d be making fun of him quite as much.
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As this photo LeBron James shared to Instagram suggests, the current greatest player in the world has been summoned to jury duty on Thursday.
One of Dwayne Wade's divorce lawyers told Gossip Extra that the Miami Heat superstar has already accrued roughly $10 million in legal fees. Wow.