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Miami Heat News: Udonis Haslem Working on Developing Three-Point Shot

Udonis Haslem has made just two three-point field goal attempts in his 12-year NBA career. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been trying to develop his stroke from beyond the arc. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Miami Heat forward has continued to work on his three-point game this offseason. Jackson states that coach Erik Spoelstra told Haslem that he...
Via Heat Nation
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat to Take Long Look at Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson Before Trading Chalmers

Mario Chalmers has been on the trade block for the last few months, but the Miami Heat may hold off on trading the veteran point guard. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Heat want to see how young guards Tyler Johnson and Josh Richardson look in training camp before making a decision in regards to trading Chalmers. It is well-known that the Heat are trying to...
Via Heat Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Predicts Goran Dragic to Be All-Star This Season

Despite having a solid career in the NBA over the past seven years, Goran Dragic has never been selected as an All-Star. That might change this year. After re-signing with the Miami Heat this offseason, ESPN predicts that Dragic will play in his first All-Star game this year. During the latest installment of ESPN’s annual summer forecast, the Slovenian point guard received 14...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Owner Asks Fans To Vote On Cool ‘Miami Vice’ Jersey Concept (Photos)

A few Miami Heat fans have suggested a unique uniform shakeup for their favorite team, and owner Micky Arison is taking notice. Arison took to Instagram recently to ask for fans’ opinion on cool alternate uniform concept whose color scheme would pay tribute to the classic 1980s TV show “Miami Vice.” This embed is invalid" /> One variation...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat owner proposing Miami Vice-type uniforms to fans

Maybe this is just a fun gag, but Miami Heat owner Micky Arison appears to be toying with the idea of suiting his team up in highlighter-style uniforms this upcoming season that were inspired by the show “Miami Vice.” Arison used his Instagram account to put these bad boys out there for fans to peruse with the caption: “If u would like to see @Adidas produce these jerseys...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Josh McRoberts fit in with the Heat?

Among all of the question marks and x-factors for the Miami Heat next season, the reintegration of Josh McRoberts has been one of the most overlooked storylines.Some may forget, but McRoberts is no scrub or afterthought. Two years ago with the Charlotte Hornets (then Bobcats), McRoberts averaged 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists, and shot 36.1 percent from downtown. You can...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat still open to trading Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers, but can’t find a trade partner

Going into the 2015-16 NBA season, many expect the Miami Heat to be a very good team. Expectations are so high, that many believe that they are on a collision course with the Cleveland Cavaliers. But that hasn’t stopped team president Pat Riley from trying to make changes to the roster. A few months ago, it was rumored that the Heat was looking to trade Chris Andersen and Mario...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire believes he can return to his All-Star form

Miami Heat forward Amar’e Stoudemire career has went in many different ways. But after signing with the Miami Heat in the off-season, his outlook has been very different. Even though man expect Chris Bosh to return this season, Stoudemire is looking to have a big season. While he doesn’t know what his role will be just yet, Stoudemire believes he can return to his All-Star...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat trying to trade Chalmers, Andersen, but can't find any suitors

The Miami Heat have reportedly been trying to trade guard Mario Chalmers and center Chris Andersen all offseason, but have yet to find any teams that will take on either contract, according to the Miami Herald. While the Heat don't have a mandate to cut salary yet -- they're facing the repeater tax this season, which could cost them tens of millions -- it's likely they'll try to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden to continue basketball career with Jiangsu Dragons

Greg Oden is not done playing professional basketball yet. The former number one overall pick by the Portland Trailblazers will be playing overseas with the Jiangsu Dragons. According to Sportando, Oden passed the tryout period in China and has signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract. For Oden, this is good news as his basketball career has been derailed by injuries. In 2007, the...
Via Total Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: What Should Be Their Rotation?

(March 1, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Health permitting, the Miami Heat are poised for a major bounce-back season. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are back after injury-riddled seasons, as should Josh McRoberts assuming he isn’t dealt. Talented point guard Goran Dragic is locked up for the next five years...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Miami Heat should acquire Jamal Crawford

The Miami Heat have made key upgrades to their roster this offseason. They were able to steal Justise Winslow with the No. 10 pick of the 2015 NBA draft and were able to sign Gerald Green and Amar’e Stoudemire. But of course, Pat Riley is never done with his moves and always looks for other opportunities to improve. With that being said, another name has surfaced to be Miami...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's Birdman on possibly being traded: 'It doesn't bother me one bit'

Miami Heat big man "Birdman" Chris Andersen can see the writing on the wall. There is a good chance that Andersen -- who is now behind Chris Bosh, Hassan Whiteside, Josh McRoberts and Amar'e Stoudemire in the power rotation -- is not only expendable, but has to be traded, as his $5 million contract is going to trigger the Heat's punitive "repeater" tax. Andersen, who had his career...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat sign free-agent center Keith Benson

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat announced Tuesday that they have signed center Keith Benson. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Benson has spent the past two seasons playing professionally in Belarus, China, Lithuania and Estonia while previously playing in Italy and the Philippines. He split last season between Neptunas Klaipeda of the Lithuanian Basketball League and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat extend single affiliation parnership with Sioux Fall Skyforce

MIAMI, Fla. -- The Miami Heat announced they have extended a single affiliation partnership with the NBA Development League's Sioux Falls Skyforce through the 2016-17 season. The Heat will continue to be the only NBA team affiliated with the Skyforce and will continue full control over their basketball operations. Miami is one of 18 NBA teams to have a one-on-one partnership with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Starting To Look Hot Enough For This Season

The Miami Heat seem to have taken a downturn ever since their beloved face of the franchise, LeBron James, packed his bags and made the infamous decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers last season.Throughout the four seasons James was with the Heat, the team’s winning percentage was at all-time high. In addition, James led Miami to back-to-back NBA championships in 2012 and...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden signs with Chinese Basketball Association team

    Eight years ago, Ohio State center Greg Oden was a 19-year-old kid with a bright future, bright enough to be selected first overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2007 NBA Draft. Now after numerous debilitating injuries and legal problems, Oden’s NBA days look to be all but over. After no NBA teams took the bait on his attempted comeback bid this offseason, Oden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade poses for Esquire looking like Prince

Dwyane Wade makes some cringe-worthy fashion statements, and this is no exception. The Miami Heat star posed for Esquire Magazine and did his best Prince impression: He also seems quite proud of himself, employing the following hashtags: “#straghitouttaesquiremagazine #fashion #ifyoucantpullitoffyouwontunderstandit #beendoingthis” Wade kind of looks like MC Hammer there, just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen won't officially retire in case he gets right offer

Despite missing the entire 2014-15 season, Ray Allen isn’t going to hang ’em up just yet. The former Boston Celtic turned 40 last month, but he’s still open to the possibility of playing in the NBA again if the right deal comes along. Allen told the Hartford Courant as much at his basketball camp Saturday in Connecticut. “I haven’t said anything about that, and I won’t...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem bought home for woman who raised him

It’s always touching when we hear about big sports stars who give back to the people who helped them succeed. Such is the case for NBA star Udonis Haslem of the Miami Heat, who recently bought a home for the woman who raised him. Barbara Wooten is Haslem’s step-mother. She took care of him as a child while his biological mother battled drug addiction, as TMZ reports regarding this...
Via Sportsnaut
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Allen's birthday cake celebrates every stop in career

Ray Allen celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday and as part of an apparent 24-hour stint in Las Vegas to celebrate reaching the big 4-0, the certain Hall of Famer was presented with a five-tiered birthday cake that celebrated each and every stop in his stellar basketball career. From his superstar run at UConn to...Read More The post Ray Allen’s birthday cake celebrates every...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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