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Pelicans cut former LSU center Hamilton

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Pelicans say they have waived 7-foot center Justin Hamilton, who never appeared any of the six games he spent with New Orleans since being acquired in a three-team trade. Hamilton, a former LSU standout, joined the Pelicans on Feb. 19, along with guard Norris Cole and forward Shawne Williams, who was also waived, as part of a three-team trade involving Miami...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Miami Heat Players Most Likely to Be Traded before the Deadline

At 22-30, the Miami Heat have a lot to improve upon if they hope to make some noise in the playoffs this postseason. The Heat are the first team in 50 years to reach 30 losses before the All-Star break just a year after the reaching the NBA Finals. The team has struggled with many issues, including offense, rebounding, and chemistry in their first season without LeBron James. By...
Via Heat Nation
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat Injury Update: Justin Hamilton out for at least three weeks after minor heart surgery

Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton is likely going to miss about three weeks after undergoing a minor heart surgery on Monday.Although news like this is always nerve-racking, it appears that Hamilton’s surgery was a success and he should make a speedy recovery. As reported by ShandelRichardson of the Sun Sentinel, when asked about the injury and status of his backup center, Heat...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami center Justin Hamilton has heart procedure

MIAMI (AP) Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton is expected to be sidelined for about a month after undergoing a procedure to repair a common abnormal heart rhythm. The team says a full recovery is expected. Hamilton had a procedure Monday to repair what was diagnosed as an atrial flutter. The team says he will be sidelined for a few days, then go through about three weeks of non-contact...
Via Associated Press
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat center Hamilton undergoes minor heart procedure

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat announced Tuesday that center Justin Hamilton had to undergo a procedure to repair an atrial flutter. Hamilton's condition, which causes an abnormal heart rate, was diagnosed after he was experiencing light-headedness during an early session in training camp, which began on Saturday. "He wasn't feeling well the other day, a little bit dizzy, so we monitored...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton Undergoes Procedure For Atrial Flutter

Justin Hamilton underwent a procedure at South Miami Hospital on Monday to repair an atrial flutter. After experiencing light-headedness during practice, he was sent to Doctors Hospital where the diagnosis was discovered. He will remain sidelined for a few days and can then begin non-contact exercises for approximately three weeks before being re-evaluated prior to re-joining the...
Via RealGM
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Assign Justin Hamilton To Skyforce

Justin Hamilton has been assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce for their NBA Development League home games this Friday and Saturday against the Idaho Stampede. Hamilton, who was signed by the Miami Heat on March 14, appeared in 37 games (all starts) with the Skyforce earlier this season and averaged 19.3 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.03 blocks, 1.5 assists and 35.8 minutes while shooting...
Via RealGM
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat sign Justin Hamilton, release Andre Liggins

The Miami Heat signed center Justin Hamilton and released guard DeAndre Liggins, the team announced Friday. Hamilton averaged 19.3 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.0 blocks in 37 games earlier this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, Miami's NBA Development League affiliate. He also averaged 1.5 assists and 35.8 minutes and shot 49.1 percent. He recently played in one game with Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton Signs Two-Year Deal With Heat

Justin Hamilton signed a two-year contract with the Miami Heat containing certain guarantee dates for next season, a league source told RealGM. Hamilton had finished his first 10-day deal with the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday, and the Heat have long been intrigued with the seven-footer from Louisiana State University. Miami originally acquired Hamilton in the second round of the...
Via RealGM
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats to sign Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract

The Charlotte Bobcats are only looking to fill that roster spot sooner rather than later. Image via: WikiCommonsJustin Hamilton is a 7-footer out of LSU and picked in the 2nd round of 2012's NBA draft (45th overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers but traded to the Miami Heat. He was waived by the Heat on October 26, 2013.Hamilton has agreed to sign a 10-day contract with the Bobcats on...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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