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Justise Winslow says injury a blessing in disguise as he prepares for Heat training camp

Winslow offers update on his recovery from shoulder surgery and how he’s been working on his game. Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow gave an update on his return from shoulder surgery that sidelined him last season and says he fully confident he’ll be ready to go for the start of training camp. Winslow made an appearance today at the Heat’s Summer Camp for a meet and greet...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
14 hours ago

Chris Bosh: Kyrie Irving, LeBron James need to ‘work it out’

Amid reports that a Kyrie Irving trade is “almost inevitable” and that his differences with LeBron James are irreconcilable, one former teammate of The King thinks the two sides should figure out a way to work out their differences.Chris Bosh, who played four seasons with James and won a couple of championships, told TMZ Sports James and Irving need to “work it out.” Though...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat Dancer auditions to be held August 6

The NBA’s most talented group of dancers are recruiting new talent. Ladies, it’s time to show off your talent and your passion for the Miami Heat! Dancer auditions will be held at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Sunday, August 6 with registration from 10am to 11am. Free parking is available in the P2 Parking Garage underneath the AA Arena. Arrive early as doors will close promptly...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Derrick Walton Shares He Will Be Donning New Number With The Heat

It was recently announced that Derrick Walton agreed to a two-way contract with the Miami Heat. According to Michigan’s former floor general, Walton will also be wearing a new number:
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat Links: The Heat may be out of the Kyrie sweepstakes

Today’s links take a look at Miami’s current roster, Riley’s pursuit of star players and whether or not Miami is still in the hunt for Kyrie Irving. With the Cavaliers shopping Kyrie Irving to meet his trade request, the Heat have been brought up multiple times as a possible destination. Even so, at this moment in time most think that Miami is an unlikely landing spot. It...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Michigan Basketball: Two-way Miami Heat contract is huge for Derrick Walton Jr.

Former Michigan basketball player Derrick Walton Jr. will get a chance in the NBA next season, thanks to a two-way contract with the Miami Heat. The Michigan basketball program has been sending lots of players to the NBA lately and Tuesday, it was announced that another, Derrick Walton Jr., will be joining the association. Walton, […] Michigan Basketball: Two-way Miami Heat contract...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Miami Heat sign Derrick Walton Jr. to two-way contract

The Miami Heat signed former Michigan point guard Derrick Walton Jr. to a two-way contract today. The Heat announced the deal this afternoon. Walton led Michigan to the Sweet 16 with a dominant two-month showing in February and March and carried that momentum into the NBA Summer League with the Orlando Magic. He averaged 10 points, 3.5 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 20.5 minutes while...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago

Standing Pat: Why Pat Riley Is Committing To This Miami Heat Team

When the Miami Heat emerged as a suitor for Gordon Hayward, it all felt very familiar. Pat Riley has always pursued the best free agents on the market – LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Kevin Durant, now Hayward – largely because of his obsessive preservation of cap flexibility. You can’t fault the guy. Since 2010, Riley has assembled the Big Three, won two NBA Championships, weathered...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chalmers returning to Grizzlies on one-year deal

Mario Chalmers has reportedly agreed to return to the Memphis Grizzlies on a one-year contract.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal for the free agent point guard is partially guaranteed.Chalmers, 31, missed all of the 2016-2017 season after he tore his Achilles tendon. He was a solid contributor in Memphis the previous season, scoring 10.8 points per game while playing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters advocating reunion between Heat, Dwyane Wade

Might a reunion between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat be forthcoming? If Dion Waiters gets his way, it’s highly possible.Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald noted that Waiters “has spent the past several days implying his interest in a Wade reunion with the Heat, or retweeting those who have said it directly.”Given that Wade’s current team — the Chicago Bulls — traded...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Summer League Recap: Who will have an immediate impact on the NBA roster?

With the 2017 NBA Summer League Tournament coming to a close, it’s about time we took an in-depth look at the future – Miami Heat style. Flying under the radar, undoubtedly due to their 0-5 start, Miami finished the short season with a 4-2 run in Las Vegas before falling Saturday night to the Memphis Grizzlies, marking an early exit in the quarterfinals. So yes, the hype for...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat given 'zero indication' LeBron would return

LeBron James triggered some speculation about a possible return to the Miami Heat with some of his social media activity over the weekend, but the team does not have any reason to believe James has given consideration to it.According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Heat are operating under the assumption that LeBron will either re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers next...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh thinking about NBA comeback: ‘Health is great’

The Miami Heat recently released Chris Bosh and gave him a beautiful golden parachute in the process, but he’s not ready to throw in the towel on his career just yet.Bosh was approached by TMZ Sports in Los Angeles Thursday, and he made it clear he’s still mulling over his future.“Health is great, feeling great,” Bosh said … noting that he’s focusing on being a dad while...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the Miami Heat fare in the 2017-2018 season?

The 2017-2018 Miami Heat did not make any substantial roster changes this offseason and are projected to have the same continued success that they carried through the second half of last season when they won 30 of their last 41 games after starting off 11-30. This late-run success can be especially credited to former free-agents James Johnson and Dion Waiters, who both had career...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Miami Heat making the right moves?

Not too long ago, the Miami Heat were celebrating their back-to-back NBA championships. A lot has changed since then within the organization. In 2010, the Big 3 or the “Heatles” took the league by storm. LeBron James changed the landscape of the NBA when he decided to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in South Beach. “Not one, not two, not three..” but four straight finals...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant jokingly takes credit for Roberson, Waiters deals

Kevin Durant — presumably jokingly — took personal credit for the new deals signed by former teammates Andre Roberson and Dion Waiters.The Golden State Warriors superstar and Finals MVP took to his YouTube community page to muse upon his supposed sole influence on the contracts for his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates, even referring to Waiters as “my first born,” albeit...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward’s wife turns off Instagram comments amid backlash

Gordon Hayward made his free agency decision on the 4th of July -- after quite a bit of confusion -- announcing in a piece on The Players’ Tribune that he would be joining the Boston Celtics.Utah Jazz fans are understandably disappointed and perhaps even a little upset over their star player deciding to go elsewhere. But evidently a certain segment of them posted such “mean comments...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward has a free-agency meeting with the Heat

The Miami Heat quietly have a great shot at stealing Gordon Hayward in free agency. Hayward is the crown jewel of the free-agent class provided guys like Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry don’t pull jaw-dropping moves. He’s one of the best pure scorers at the 3 and one of the biggest reasons the Utah Jazz competed in the Western Conference. Conventional wisdom suggests Hayward is...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside tried and failed to get the Queen of England on his Snapchat story

You’re missing out if you don’t follow Hassan Whiteside on Snapchat. The Heat center spent the weekend roasting world-class art at the Louvre and showing off his dance moves in a fancy hotel lobby. Then he set a new goal for Monday: visiting Buckingham Palace to get Queen Elizabeth II on his Snapchat story, a task so tall he said he’d retire from Snapchat if he succeeded.Unfortunately...
Via The Comeback
June 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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