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5 Transactions The Miami Heat Have To Make In The Offseason

The Miami Heat culminated their regular season with a 37-45 overall record. Despite defeating the Philadelphia 76ers in their regular season finale, 105-101, the Heat fell just a game short of clinching a playoff berth for the seventh consecutive season. It is the first time the team will miss the postseason during Erik Spoelstra’s tenure as Heat head coach. The team struggled...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Whiteside Projected as Starter vs. Hornets, Deng and Andersen Questionable

The Miami Heat just can’t get a break when it comes to injuries. Though Luol Deng played the entire loss versus the Indiana Pacers without much of a problem on Sunday night, it was reported after the game that Deng had reaggravated a left knee injury that he initially suffered over a week ago. The injury caused him to miss the Heat’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs on March 31...
Via Heat Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat tie franchise record with 30th different starting lineup

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat are tying a franchise record by using their 30th starting lineup of the season when they play host to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Miami also used 30 lineups in the 2007-08 season. So far this season, only Philadelphia and New York have used more starting-five combinations than the Heat have been forced to try because of roster moves, injuries...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat tie team record with 30th starting lineup of season

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Heat are tying a franchise record by using their 30th starting lineup of the season when they play host to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Miami also used 30 lineups in the 2007-08 season. So far this season, only Philadelphia and New York have used more starting-five combinations than the Heat have been forced to try because of roster moves, injuries...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat missing 3 key players against Celtics

BOSTON (AP) Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston. Wade was sidelined Wednesday by a swollen left knee. Whiteside received 10 stitches on his right hand after he was cut in the second quarter of Tuesday night's 89-88 loss at Milwaukee, and Andersen was out with a bruised left calf. Wade is averaging a team-high 21...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best nicknames

6. Chris Andersen, Miami Heat: “Birdman”Superhero, rapper, Oscar winner… and Miami Heat role player. The frequently used “...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Free Agents The Miami Heat Could Be Looking to Target This Offseason

At 32-37 and with just 13 games left in the regular season, one thing is clear—the Miami Heat need help. The Heat are literally in a dogfight for their playoff lives. They are just two games ahead of the Boston Celtics and the Indiana Pacers for the seventh seed in the East. If the Celtics and Pacers make up ground over the last month of the regular season, Miami would miss the...
Via Heat Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen soars over Chris Kaman for alley-oop dunk

It was the Dwyane Wade show in Miami against the Blazers on Wednesday night. But let’s not forget this little high-wire act by the Birdman, Chris Andersen. Chris Andersen jumps on another Chris (Kaman) for this alley-oop jam: The tattooed Andersen certainly dunked that with flying colors. Man, I’m so hilarious. *** Chris Andersen pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James takes Chris Andersen’s hit and still throws down jarring dunk

LeBron James (sans headband) has had enough of his former team, the Miami Heat, blowing out the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s also had enough of Chris Andersen blocking his shot earlier in the game. So he took out all his frustrations on the Birdman: Even though he endured the hit, LeBron still managed to throw it down. LeBron James can be such an unstoppable force. *** LeBron James...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

James Johnson does two-handed slam dunk on Chris Andersen

James Johnson is quite an athlete. So is Chris Andersen AKA Birdman. These two athletes met up in the air in the Raptors/Heat game. And James Johnson won: Maybe Birdman will get him later. But nice two-handed stuff by Johnson. *** James Johnson pic from Getty Images. Vine from Raptors Republic.
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wade helps Heat start fast, finish off season sweep of Nets

  Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season - 4-0 against...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Center JaVale McGee

After acquring both Goran and Zoran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns, it looks like the Miami Heat front office isn’t done dealing just yet. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have shown interest in acquiring 7’0″ JaVale McGee, who will clear waivers on Wednesday. Hearing Heat also have a level of interest in free agent-to-be JaVale McGee — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Heat Nation
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: The Land Of Opportunity

It’s been a rough season of sorts for the 2014-15 Miami Heat. Less than a year after advancing to their fourth consecutive NBA Finals, the Heat have struggled all season long. They have not been above .500 since early December and are currently eight games under .500 after Saturday night’s 93-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Injuries have taken a toll on the roster as Josh McRoberts...
Via Heat Nation
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

MIAMI -- Both the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks featured new-look starting lineups in their clash Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Hawks did it by choice, preferring to rest several key players on the second night of a back-to-back. The Heat were forced to by necessity. With Chris Andersen out because of illness, head coach Erik Spoelstra put Udonis Haslem back to his more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh out for season with blood clots

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Heat announced Saturday that Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 Season, while being treated for blood clots on his lung. “Bosh, who is receiving care under the guidance of team physicians at a Baptist Health System Hospital, is currently resting comfortably,” the Heat said in a statement. “Chris is OK and his prognosis...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh could miss season with blood clots on his lungs

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Miami Heat star forward Chris Bosh was admitted to a Miami-area hospital Thursday after meeting with a doctor and the fear is that Bosh could have blood clots on his lungs, reports the Miami Hearald. Bosh underwent initial tests that proved inconclusive. If there is a pulmonary embolus, or multiple clots, then Bosh would be out for the remainder...
Via Sports-Glory
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat without Luol Deng, Chris Andersen against visiting Bucks

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Deng (calf), Andersen (elbow and back) sidelined for Heat

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot in...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Puts Chris Andersen on Poster, Birdman Responds With Random Three-Pointer

  Kevin Durant had an off night against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, scoring 19 points on an inefficient 9-for-24 from the field. But since he’s KD, you don’t really worry it and instead fawn over his pretty baskets—like the two that came at the expense of poor Chris Andersen in the first quarter. But don’t feel sorry for the Birdman! He actually responded to getting his manhood...
Via Busted Coverage
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant goes by Chris Andersen and throws down nasty right-handed dunk

The Thunder are keeping it close with the Heat right now but it seems like they’re putting on the better show. Kevin Durant dusts Chris Andersen (the Birdman) and spikes it right after: If this were all about flash, the Thunder would definitely be ahead in points. *** Kevin Durant pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Anthony Slater.
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up

Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen aka Birdman is famous for having maybe the most tattoos in the league. For your regular ink addict, this would cost a fortune. For the Birdman, not so much as he explained to TMZ Sports when they caught up with him on a night out in Miami. H/N TMZ The post Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Grizzlies Game Recap: Grizzlies Narrowly Escape

(Miami, FL) — 11. That’s the number of times the Miami Heat cut the Memphis Grizzlies‘ lead to within one or two points in the second half. However, Miami would get no closer the rest of the way as they fell to Grizzlies on Saturday night, 95-103. “Every time they got to one or two, I thought we executed pretty well,” Memphis head coach David Joerger said. “We got stops...
Via Heat Nation
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Aiming For Tuesday Return

The “Birdman” might be back in flight soon after all. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Chris Andersen will likely make his return from a sprained ankle for Tuesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Andersen himself made it clear that his return was imminent before the Miami Heat’s victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night: “That’s what the prognosis...
Via Heat Nation
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz Game Recap: Heat End Road Trip in Winning Fashion

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Miami Heat squeaked out a victory on Friday Night at EnergySolutions Arena as they came away with a 100-95 victory against the Utah Jazz. The Jazz, who had recently come off a surprising victory over the San Antonio Spurs, were hoping to repeat their success against an ailing Heat team, who were without the services of Josh McRoberts, Chris Andersen,...
Via Heat Nation
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Out 2-3 Weeks

The Miami Heat’s injury list just keeps piling up. You can now add Chris Andersen to that report—again. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Andersen himself stated that he’ll be out two-to-three weeks due to a high ankle sprain he suffered versus the Charlotte Hornets last Sunday. The injury forced Andersen to miss the Heat’s loss to the Golden State Warriors...
Via Heat Nation
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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