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Wordplay can be serious business. Just ask famed NBA coach and now Miami Heat president Pat Riley.
Fresh off the Heat's second straight NBA championship, the legendary story of Riley having been savvy enough 25 years ago to trademark the term "three-peat" is being resurrected once again - and Riley is not the only one who stands to benefit financially.
After all, Riley works to raise money through a variety of charitable efforts. Among those is The Miami Heat Family Outreach which, according to the Miami Heat website, he and his wife founded in 1997 and has raised more than $15 million for the South Florida community. Primary beneficiaries include a center for seriously ill children, a domestic violence shelter for women and their children and the Miami Coalition for a Safe and Drug-free Community. Riley is also involved in the Pediatric AIDS Foundation's Kids for Kids organization which they started in 1992 in New York. He's been involved in other charity ef...
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Greg Oden recently had a two-day visit with the Miami Heat.
Pat Riley confirmed the visit and restated his interest in signing Oden.
“We will explore that and see where it goes because of the possibilities,’’ Riley said of Oden, who has been plagued by knee problems since being the NBA’s No. 1 draft pick in 2007. “You go back to look at (Zydrunas) Ilgauskas. He had nothing...
MIAMI -- The Miami Heat's top priority in free agency last year was Ray Allen.So who could be tops on their list this summer?How about Ray Allen.There is a good chance the Heat shooting guard will opt out of his contract this weekend and become a free agent Monday. But regardless of what happens, a source close to the situation said Friday that Allen is expected to return to...
According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, 17-year-veteran Ray Allen has exercised his player option for the 2013-14 season to stay with the Miami Heat.
Miami Heat guard Ray Allen has decided to exercise his $3.2 million player option for next season, Allen’s agent Jim Tanner told ESPN.com.
Allen had a terrific NBA Finals, averaging 10.6 points and shooting 55 percent on 3-pointers...
Last night, Miami Heat Chris Bosh made a guest appearance on “Conan” to tell tales of the Miami Heat’s second straight NBA title.
During the interview, Conan brought up Chris Bosh’s ability to videobomb during post game interviews of teammates and clearly, Chris was ready with a great answer:
MIAMI (AP) -- Heat forward Udonis Haslem played through much of the second half of Miami's season with a torn right meniscus, and told The Associated Press that surgery will be required to repair the previously undisclosed injury.
Haslem made the revelation Saturday after a promotional appearance where hundreds of Heat fans began lining up to see the Miami native five hours...
Less than a week away from becoming a free agent, Miami Heat guard Ray Allen has decided to bypass a potentially longer, more lucrative contract with another team and return to the two-time defending NBA champions.
Allen’s agent, Jim Tanner, confirmed to multiple news sources that the 37-year-old sharpshooter will exercise his player option and play out the final year of his...
Chris Bosh stopped by Conan last night to discuss his history of epic photobombing skills and beating his idol, Tim Duncan, during the NBA Finals this past season. Tyrannosaurus Bosh actually came off as being a pretty cool dude, check it out.
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Ray Allen has exercised his player option for the 13-14 season with the Miami Heat at $3.2 million.
Allen was somewhat expected to opt out of his deal and sign for more money.
Allen can make up to $5.6525 million in 14-15 as an early Bird free agent.
Although Chris “Birdman” Andersen had a rocky past, it seems as if his personal problems are behind him. Birdman showed energy each time he touched the floor and provided much needed depth in the post as a big man for the Miami Heat. Anderson’s effiency around the rim was an asset to the Heat’s championship [...]
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The NBA champion Miami Heat are making the late night rounds. A day after Chris Bosh made an appearance on Conan to chat with Conan O'Brien, Dwyane Wade paid a visit to the Jimmy Kimmel Live shown on Thursday night.
Among the topics Wade discussed were winning another title, buying his sons championship rings, his own draft night and Ray Allen's lack of sartorial elegance...
The Miami Heat are fresh off winning their second consecutive championship and that isn't sitting well with Chicago Bulls forward Joakim Noah.“At first I said I didn’t care, but I was lying to myself,” Noah told For The Win at The Steve Nash Foundation Showdown in New York City Wednesday night. “I was driving in my car and I just didn’t feel good about it at all after...