MIAMI -- The Miami Heat wanted James Ennis to play in the D-League. But he has his family to worry about.
Ennis, taken with the No. 50 pick by Atlanta in June's draft and then traded to Miami, will play next season for the Perth Wildcats in Australia. But Ennis said Sunday that wasn't the Heat's preference.
"They wanted me to go the D-League," Ennis said by...
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...
MIAMI -- James Ennis is heading Down Under. But the Miami Heat will retain his rights.
Ennis' agent, Scott Nichols, confirmed Friday night to FOX Sports Florida that Ennis has signed with the Perth Wildcats of Australia's National Basketball League. The swingman was traded to the Heat on draft night last June after being the No. 50 pick in the second round by Atlanta.
MIAMI Don't look for James Ennis to be playing for the Miami Heat next season. Those close to the situation believe the second-round pick likely will head overseas. And his agent said Monday he's making calls with that in mind.
"There's a good chance he'll play overseas (next season)," Scott Nichols said by phone to FOX Sports Florida.
Nichols said a final...
Miami Heat: Draft Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff….
Pick 50: James Ennis- SG- Long Beach State
- It seemed a little strange that the Heat would trade into the late second round to draft a player that no one would expect to make the roster, but Ennis is a big time scorer, a solid three point shooter and with his athletic talents, he could be a big time defender...
The Miami Heat defeated the Orlando Magic by a final score of 94-80 in Summer League play on Tuesday.
James Ennis led the Heat with 19 points and six rebounds.
Victor Oladipo had 22 points (12-for-14 on free throws) and five rebounds.
The Miami Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets in Summer League play on Monday by a final score of 93-86.
Scotty Hopson had 22 points, while Ian Clark had 19 and James Ennis scored 17.
Tyshawn Taylor scored 25 points for the Nets and Mason Plumlee had 23 points and nine rebounds.