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The Miami Heatr announced front office promotions on Saturday, including Andy Elisburg to Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations/General Manager, Adam Simon to Assistant General Manager/General Manager Sioux Falls Skyforce, Dan Craig to Assistant Coach/Player Development, Chad Kammerer to Director of NBA Scouting/Advance Scout, Keith Askins to Director of College and Pro Scouting.
The Heat have also hired Juwan Howard as an assistant coach and member of the player development staff. Howard has been part of the Heat's back-to-back NBA championships.
Elisburg, a Heat original employee of 25 years, will serve as Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations/General Manager. His duties will include assisting CEO Nick Arison and President Pat Riley in the management of all aspects of the Heat’s basketball organization including salary cap administration, talent acquisition, league compliance and the day-to-day business of basketball operations.
Additionally, the Heat ...
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Juwan Howard reportedly has finally hung them up. The veteran power forward will try to pass on some of the wisdom he soaked up over 25 plus years of competitive basketball on to someone else. Sports Illustrated is reporting that Howard will remain in the Miami Heat organization as an assistant coach. The 40-year-old Howard will focus on player development under coach Erik Spoelstra...
How good would the Miami Heat be without LeBron James? He’s the greatest in the world and arguably one of the best players of all time. It’s a bold statement saying he’s one of the greatest of all time considering players like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson once dominated the hardwood, but statistics don’t lie.
What else does James have to do to become the...
A person familiar with the situation says Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat are ''basically done'' finalizing the terms of a contract extension for the coach.
The person says Spoelstra's future with the team was not in question, but the two-time defending NBA champions wanted to get a new deal done regardless. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition...
NBA 2K14 is about to get released and we finally have ratings of all players in the league. In my opinion, there are many ratings which are wrong and many players are either underrated or overrated. Here are ratings of the Miami Heat players compared to the NBA 2K13′s player ratings: LeBron James – 99 ...The post Miami Heat NBA 2K14 Player Ratings appeared first on The League News.
This past Thursday NBA superstar Dwyane Wade held his 2nd annual A Night On The Runwade fashion show fundraiser, and launch party for his neckwear collaboration with the Tiebar. Starting off with a bang! Wade made an entertaining entrance dropping down onto the runway from above, harnessed in a hoop. Very Cirque du Soleil-ish.
The event featured a generous crowd of donors and a cast...
(Eds: Updates with details.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Dwyane Wade sat forward in his chair, listening intently to the report about how quickly the first small batch of his Li-Ning basketball sneakers that were available in the United States were gobbled up by consumers.
On average, a pair was gone every 8 seconds.
Wade leaned back, obviously thrilled at the news.
Two-time NBA championship coach Erik Spoelstra is finalizing a multiyear contract extension with the Miami Heat league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Spoelstra could've become the most sought free agent to hit the coaching market since Phil Jackson and likely staved off a bidding war next summer by choosing to re-sign with the only franchise he's ever known.
The deal is expected...
Two Champs, one pic. Although I think Weidman’s championship was just a little more shocking than the Heat.
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After Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade sparred on Twitter about whether or not Wade is a top 10 player, there was speculation that the whole thing was a promotional stunt. Mainly because the two are paired against one another in those Gatorade ads.
But when Wade was asked recently about the Twitter sparring, he told the Miami Herald that it was indeed real. And the two both believe what...
As noted yesterday, Miami Heat star LeBron James was in attendance at the Ohio State/Wisconsin college football game and prior to the beginning of the action, LeBron got a chance to fire up the Buckeyes faithful at St. John’s arena.
Check out LeBron speaking at the skull session about his love for the university and if he had the chance to attend college, he would have went to...
Akron native LeBron James will be giving a pre-game speech to coach Urban Meyer's Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday before taking on Wisconsin.
Will he or won't he? Having already made one dramatic move in free agency when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in July 2010 LeBron James again is in position to test NBA free agency in the 2014 offseason.
Will he or won't he? The difference this time around is James is now a two-time defending NBA champion with the Heat having won titles in 2012 and 2013...
Busy weekend for Lebron James before the quest for his third straight NBA title begins on Monday. King James got Ohio State football fans fired up on Saturday, LeBron showed up at St. John Arena two hours before kickoff to attend the pep rally named “the Skull Session.” LeBron told Buckeyes fans that if he had been a one a done in college, that’s where he would’ve attended...
At the culmination of this past NBA season, the Miami Heat had locked up their second consecutive Larry O’Brien trophy by defeating the San Antonio Spurs in seven games. Although the Heat seem to be on a higher tier than the rest of the NBA, their last two titles did not come easily. In 2012, […]
LeBron James was in the building for Saturday's huge Big Ten showdown between Ohio State and Wisconsin, where he was photobombed on the sidelines.