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James Jones and Rashard Lewis have exercised their player options to remain with the Miami Heat next season.
Both moves were expected, and announced Tuesday. Jones is due to make $1.5 million this coming season, and is coming off a year where he scored 60 points in 38 regular-season appearances.
Lewis will make just under $1.4 million, and averaged 5.2 points in 55 games in his first Heat season.
Miami still has a team option to pick up on starting point guard Mario Chalmers, who will make $4 million next year if he remains with the Heat. Miami has until Sunday to exercise its option on Chalmers, who said on Tuesday that he expects to hear formal word from the team in the next couple of days.
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The Miami Heat have decided to exercise their team option to keep starting point guard Mario Chalmers for the 2013-14 season.
Heat President Pat Riley made the announcement on Wednesday. Chalmers is due to make $4 million this coming season, which will be his sixth with the Heat.
Chalmers has started 273 of his 366 games with the Heat, including all 187 of his appearances in the...
LeBron James has made a conscious effort to limit distractions during the playoffs over the past two seasons, and the results have spoken for themselves. During the Miami Heat’s championship runs in 2012 and 2013, LeBron turned his cell phone over to his agent and stopped listening to what Twitter followers and sports analysts had [...]
Whoever planned the routing of the Heat’s championship parade through the streets of Miami on Monday should probably be fired. Or, as the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland would probably say, “Off with his head!”
The Heat celebrated with the Larry O’Brien Trophy in Miami on Monday, and a few of the players, including LeBron James, nearly ended up a few inches shorter...
A championship parade in South Beach is hardly anything new for the Miami Heat. LeBron James and company held a victory rally on Monday for the second time in two years. Although, you might have thought it was a first for the Heat if you witnessed some of the players nearly get decapitated. At one [...]
Dwyane Wade’s 11-year-old son, Zaire, is being recognized as one of the top fifth graders in the country. He’s certainly taking after his father as evidenced by this highlight reel from last month’s John Lucas Future of the Game Camp in Las Vegas.
Note: He wearing LeBrons and has the three-to-the-dome 3-point celebration, done mostly by the Knicks, down pat.
MIAMI (AP) Even if nothing else winds up happening in his career, the player who gets selected with the 30th and final first-round pick in Thursday night's NBA draft can say he was part of LeBron James' fabled decision.
Technically, that's the case.
It's a stretch to think the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat will get much better during Thursday's draft...
Even though Dwyane Wade got a lot of criticism for his poor play during the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the 31-year-old showed up when it counted. Wade isn’t the only hoopers in the family, though.
Wade’s 5th grade son, Zaire, could be taking over the Wade reign. Ranked as one of the best fifth graders in the country, the lefty has a nice court sense and seems to finish with either hand...
In terms of great GIF’s that we posted on this fair website, this one created by Twitter user @DShep25 (better known as Drew Shepherd) is one that we might have to induct in the “NBA GIF Hall of Fame”.
The GIF shows off every LeBron James made shot during game seven of the 2013 NBA Finals and it might be classified as a work of Internet art:
Relive LeBron’s game 7 in...
LeBron James has this summer on his mind, and is already starting to plan for next season.
The summer of 2014, that can wait.
James said Tuesday that he is not thinking about the possibility of becoming a free agent in 12 months, though he did acknowledge that the prospects of competing with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Erik Spoelstra and Pat Riley for several more championships with...
LeBron James stood atop a double-decker bus with a cigar in his
mouth for the parade, then kissed the championship trophy when the
party moved indoors. Shane Battier blew kisses to the crowd, Dwyane
Wade raised three fingers aloft and Chris Andersen flapped his arms
in a nod to his ''Birdman'' moniker.
For the third consecutive night, LeBron James and the Miami Heat celebrated their NBA championship – this time at Liv nightclub. Meek Mill, T.I., Jamie Foxx and 2006 Heat champion, Alonzo Mourning, were all in the building to celebrate the Heat’s second consecutive championship.
2006 NBA champ, Alonzo Mourning
LeBron & Jamie Foxx
LeBron attempts to grab...
For those of you who ever wondered what Miami Heat reserve Chris “Birdman” Anderson would look like in cartoon-form, a Swedish newspaper made your dreams come true.
Clearly, the Swedish version of Birdman might be flying to an area near you soon:
Chris Anderson in cartoon form [Reddit NBA]
We all know that ESPN/ABC got monster ratings as the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs in a very entertaining seven game NBA Finals. Well NBA TV and NBA digital also benefitted from the Heat- Spurs success. According to data released by the league the NBA Finals wasa big success on the cross platform front:NBA Digital, jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports, generated all...
Thanks in large part to two seven-game series involving the Miami Heat, television ratings held up fairly well for the NBA Playoffs. The 2013 NBA Playoffs averaged a 3.4 U.S. rating and 5.3 million viewers [...]