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Miami Heat: Chris Andersen Signing Grade
By Jordan Van Beek: Contributor at Hoopstuff
Contract: 1 year, 1.7 million
We all know The Birdman. The man with many tattoos, to go along with the spiked up hair. But you’re not here to read about style, you are here to read about the idea of Chris Andersen resigning with the Miami Heat, with a contract of 1.7 million dollars over just...
LeBron James is on top of the basketball world right now, but about a decade ago he was a young teenager from Akron, Ohio with huge expectations ahead of him. LeBron has more than delivered on the expectations placed on him and is still growing his own legend. Speaking of legend, Michael Jordan was playing for the Washington Wizards when LeBron was driving around the infamous Hummer...
It’s 30,000 sq. ft., has six bedrooms, 11 bathrooms has a two-story master closet and has an estimated value of $9,200,000 because it’s located in Akron, Ohio.
LeBron James calls it home.
It’s where he summers.
Yesterday, King tweeted out …
For those of you wondering what LeBron James is up to on this glorious Friday, it appears that his Instagram account has given you a short look at what he’s up to.
The below 15-second Instagram clip shows LeBron chilling at his Akron mansion while taking shots of hot tub (possible time machine?) and listening to some chill tunes:
Yep, LeBron James seems to be enjoying his Friday….
Pat Riley wants to keep the nucleus of the Miami Heat together despite looming luxury taxes coming next season.
"I want to try to keep this team intact as long as we can, because we have a championship basketball team here," Riley said. "I would hate to break any part of it up, that is productive and leads to winning."
Riley said the Heat have no immediate plan...
Last night there was a firestorm set off around America when George Zimmerman was found not guilty. People all over the country took to social media and let their feelings be known. Most of these feelings were people’s instant reactions and made them look like idiots when they actually aren’t (i.e. Victor Cruz). One athlete bit his tongue though and kept his personal opinion...
I’m sure you’ve read about Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, and her lawsuit against the NBA superstar over endorsement deals. One perk of for Siohvaughn during their 2008 divorce settlement, was that cash from these endorsement deals would be deposited into their joint account. Apparently, Siohvaughn believed that she was somehow not getting what was coming to...
Social media star LeBron James won his second championship this past season with the Miami Heat and made it tougher for his doubters to win internet arguments on message boards, social media sites, etc. With all the offseason activity elevating teams into the challenger discussion and summer league basketball getting attention, it’s a good time...Read the Rest...
Greg Oden and his agent, Mike Conley, plan to soon resume contract talks with the Miami Heat.
Conley believes the Heat are intrigued by the possibility of adding Oden.
"Obviously, they've got a need there," Conley said of a center. "It's a situation where they probably can't go out and get a top player (with the money they have), but they can take chance...
The Miami Heat have re-signed center Chris Andersen. They have until Wednesday to determine if they will use the amnesty clause to release a player.Then the next order of business appears to be going after free-agent center Greg Oden.Oden's agent, Mike Conley Sr., told FOX Sports Florida on Friday he plans soon to resume talks with Heat president Pat Riley after Riley has been...
As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, Miami Heat star LeBron James will be on the cover of 2K Sports NBA 2K14.
Back on Thursday, LeBron took to his Instagram account to ask his fans to help him find some songs that they could add to the soundtrack:
We will keep you updated if any fan suggestions will make it onto the soundtrack.
It’s a family trip T, not going to Ibiza…
Chris Bosh and his family arrive at Malaga Airport in Spain yesterday to kick off their summer vacation. This might be the first time Chris Bosh isn’t looking suspect.-TO
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Rajon Rondo was asked at his basketball camp in Kentucky Thursday if he’d ever consider joining the Heat. His answer was simple, “I will never play for the Miami Heat,” said the Celtics guard to the delight of the crowd.
Rajon Rondo tells campers “I will never play for the Miami #Heat” pic.twitter.com/pg4PKzGn00
— John Lewis (@JohnLewisTweets) July 11, 2013
h/t Celtics Life
For now, the prospects of paying a big luxury-tax bill next year
is not enough to dissuade the Miami Heat from its plan to keep the
its current championship core intact.