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5 free agents the Miami Heat should target in 2017 free agency

The Miami Heat need to make a major splash this offseason. Here are the top five players the team should target in free agency. The first year of the post-Dwyane Wade era has been a tumultuous one for the Miami Heat. To say the least. The team currently has an 11-30 record, which is second […] 5 free agents the Miami Heat should target in 2017 free agency - All U Can Heat - All...
Via All U Can Heat
1 hour ago

Mailbag: Trading Whiteside for McCollum is harder than it seems

If the Miami Heat wanted to trade for CJ McCollum, they would have to jump through a bunch of hoops. We dig into that and other possible trades in this week’s mailbag. Q: Here’s a trade idea. CJ McCollum and Mason Plumlee for Hassan Whites- (M. Amb) Woah, woah, woah. Let me stop you right […] Mailbag: Trading Whiteside for McCollum is harder than it seems - All U Can Heat ...
Via All U Can Heat
2 hours ago

Miami Heat News: Heat to Sign Okaro White Through Hardship Exception

In a season filled with a seemingly never-ending string of injuries, the Miami Heat have been granted a hardship exception from the NBA, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. The hardship exception is being granted because Miami has four players that have missed at least three games. Those four players are Chris Bosh, Josh McRoberts, Justise Winslow and Josh Richardson...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat to add Okaro White using the NBA’s hardship exception

The NBA will grant the Miami Heat an extra roster spot to help make up for the injuries the team has faced so far this season. The Miami Heat have had a rough season, and the NBA seemingly agrees, as the league will officially recognize the team’s injury woes as a hardship. The league granted the […] Miami Heat to add Okaro White using the NBA’s hardship exception - All U...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Mid-Season Report: Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are halfway through their regular season for the 2016-17 NBA season. Here’s a progress report. Halfway through the 2016-17 NBA season, the Miami Heat stand 11-30 and sit two games back of last place in the entire NBA. Let that soak in for a moment. This franchise is not even 3 seasons removed from a NBA Finals appearance, and now sits next to the bottom. It’s...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Bucks hold off Heat rally

The Heat cut a 22-point deficit to eight midway through the fourth quarter. Friday night marked the end of the Miami Heat’s six-game road trip, their longest of the season. And although Miami hasn’t played well at home this year, this team looked ready to head to the warm weather of South Florida by the looks of their performance tonight. The Bucks never trailed in their 116...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
3 days ago

Report: Magic have expressed interest in trading for Dragic

If the Miami Heat do wind up trading Goran Dragic this season, he might not have to move very far. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Friday, the Orlando Magic have expressed interest in trading for the Slovenian point guard. Dragic, 30, is having his best season since his 2013-14 Most Improved Player campaign with averages of 19.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 6.5 assists...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's tough road trip on, off court ends in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Miami Heat are having a tough road trip on and off the court. The Heat wrapped up a six-game road trip against the Bucks on Friday night. They arrived on Wednesday night after making a safe landing at General Mitchell Airport. But after landing, the Heat said the team plane slid while taxiing. The plane ''never left the pavement. Everyone on board has deplaned...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside: All-Star fan voting 'more of a popularity thing’

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was bumped out of the top-10 Eastern Conference frontcourt players in this week’s update of All-Star Game fan voting, with Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson taking his place. And Whiteside doesn’t seem too happy about it. “I really don’t even want to talk about,” Whiteside told reporters after Heat practice, via the Sun-Sentinel...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat to Be Without Two Key Players on Friday vs. Bucks

The Miami Heat announced on Thursday that they will be playing the final game of their six-game, West Coast road trip without guard Josh Richardson once again. UPDATE: Josh Richardson (foot) has been ruled out of tomorrow's game. — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 12, 2017 Richardson has missed the last two games with what Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has called a “soft...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat not actively shopping Hassan Whiteside

Despite a putrid 11-29 start to the 2016-17 season, the Miami Heat are still looking on the Whiteside of life. According to a report by Anthony Chiang of the Palm Beach Post Wednesday, the Heat are not actively shopping center Hassan Whiteside. Zach Lowe of ESPN had said earlier this week on his podcast that every player on the Miami roster was available for trade and even mentioned...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Miami Heat have no chance this season, but maybe that’s a good thing?

The Miami Heat are in a state of flux but don’t call it a full-on rebuild. In the last 12 seasons, the Miami Heat have done an absurd amount of winning. With Shaq, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James leading the charge, the Heat have missed out on winning seasons just twice in that span – winning three NBA titles. The unexpected happened this summer as a standstill over...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers' Clarkson fined $15,000 after tussle with Dragic

NEW YORK (AP) Lakers reserve guard Jordan Clarkson was fined $15,000 on Monday for hitting Heat guard Goran Dragic in the head with his forearm during Los Angeles' 127-100 victory over the Heat last week. Clarkson and Dragic collided several times while fighting for position under the basket during the third quarter of Friday's game. Clarkson finally knocked down Dragic with...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers' Clarkson drops Heat’s Dragic with forearm

Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson normally keeps his cool, but his frustration boiled over during Friday night’s game. Maybe it was the Kardashian Curse, or maybe he was just caught on a bad day, but he got into it with Goran Dragic during the third quarter of the game, and shoved the Heat guard when he was cutting to the basket. Dragic then shoved Clarkson in retaliation, and the...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside rejoins Heat after scary eye injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) Hassan Whiteside has rejoined the Miami Heat in Los Angeles one week after a scary eye injury. Whiteside was held out of Friday night's game against the Lakers, but Miami coach Erik Spoelstra hopes the NBA's leading rebounder will be able to play Sunday against the Clippers. Whiteside got accidentally poked in the right eye by Jae Crowder in Boston on Dec. 30...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh says he is getting ‘taste of retirement,’ unsure of future

Is Chris Bosh as committed to an NBA return as he once was? Speaking at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas, Bosh said that he has been taking time to himself, following his passions, and figuring out where he wants to go next as he sits out, not yet cleared to return to the NBA due to blood clot issues. “For me, I kind of just follow my passions and follow what I love to do and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat star Justise Winslow needs surgery, out for season

With a 10-26 record, the Miami Heat have had a nightmare season, and it looks like it just got worse. Justise Winslow, one of the only bright spots on the team, is expected to miss the rest of the season. Winslow suffered a torn labrum in Saturday’s loss to the Celtics, and the team downplayed the extent of it. Now we know how bad it is. Justise Winslow will undergo surgery...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why can’t the Miami Heat win close games?

The Miami Heat may be the most competitive bad team in the league. The Heat sit at 10-24, a deplorable record that puts them in the bottom 5 NBA teams this season thus far. This many games into the season last year, the Heat stood at 21-13, making this team the biggest decliner in the whole league. However, despite the poor record, Miami is actually competitive on most nights. Examining...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Analyst Ron Rothstein Rips Hassan Whiteside for Lack of Effort

Miami Heat broadcaster and television analyst Ron Rothstein called out Hassan Whiteside‘s lack of effort in an interview over the weekend. Despite praising the star center, Rothstein did not hold back about 7-footer’s inconsistent effort: “I don’t see maximum effort. He coasts a lot. That’s unacceptable,” Rothstein told Heat Weekly host Tommy Tighe on 790 The Ticket...
Via Heat Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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