Miami Heat hilariously recreate ‘Martin’ theme song

Remember the popular mid-90s sitcom Martin, starring Martin Lawrence? The Miami Heat do. The Heat, consistently one of the NBA’s most fun teams, recreated the show’s theme song in a pretty funny video starring Chris Bosh, Amar’e Stoudemire, Dwyane Wade and others. Here’s the original theme song, to refresh your memory: And here’s the Heat’s interpretation: If you...
Via The Comeback
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference: Buyers & Sellers

With a little over a week until the Trade Deadline, it is time to look at which teams are Buyers, Sellers, Either or Neither. All places in the standings are through 2/7/16. - Atlanta Hawks (4th place): Sellers. The Hawks are in a curious position. Not nearly as good as their unexpected run to the top of the Eastern Conference last season, but still a solid playoff team. However...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Players the Miami Heat Could Trade for by the Trade Deadline

With the 2016 NBA trade deadline just around the corner, plenty of players have been linked to trade rumors all over the league. The Miami Heat are well within range of those rumors. Sitting at fifth in the Eastern Conference with a series of injuries and lack of depth, the Heat have been looking around for player(s) to bolster their chances of making a deep playoff run. After being...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat struggle on a 2-4 road trip

The Miami Heat were routed by the Oklahoma City Thunder 74-99 Sunday night, ending a miserable road trip which saw the Heat lose four out of their six games. The Heat looked sluggish on their final night of the trip, but will not have much rest, leaving on another five-game road trip that starts on Wednesday. Although fatigue may be partly to blame, the road trip exposed the Heat’s...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen (Knee) to Miss Sunday’s Game vs. Thunder

Miami Heat fans won’t have the opportunity to see “Birdman” take flight anytime soon. The Heat announced that Chris Andersen would miss the remainder of the team’s road trip prior to their game on Friday night versus the Denver Nuggets. Andersen suffered a left knee injury while playing just two minutes and 39 seconds of the team’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday...
Via Heat Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside Could Miss More Time with Knee Injury

Hassan Whiteside’s knee injury may be a bit more serious than originally thought. Whiteside missed his first game of the season in Monday night’s victory over the Indiana Pacers. While it was initially assumed he’d miss just one game, he is likely to miss another one, according to Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald. The 7-foot center injured his right knee in Sunday’s win...
Via Heat Nation
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra Explains Why Amar’e Stoudemire and Chris Andersen’s Minutes Have Been Limited

While the Miami Heat are always surrounded by a plethora of storylines, one of the most puzzling ones is the situation revolving their big men. Through the first 33 games of the season, Amar’e Stoudemire and Chris Andersen have seen minimal playing time. Despite both players having something to offer even in the twilight of their careers, head coach Erik Spoelstra has barely utilized...
Via Heat Nation
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen isn't getting any playing time with the Heat

Chris Andersen has played a major role in the success of the Heat over the past few years. Now, during his fourth season in Miami, his role is starting to diminish. Andersen, who played in 60 games last season, is yet to see the floor during the Heat's first three contests. That's not exactly a positive sign, and Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post shows he may not be getting into...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Heat Should Not Trade Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers

Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers have been popular names in the trade market over recent months. While that has been the case, Ethan Skolnick of The Miami Herald believes the Miami Heat should keep both veterans if they truly want to commit to being a contender in 2015-16: “Now, after the start of this season, I’m more convinced that the Heat, if truly committed to contend...
Via Heat Nation
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Woman who catfished Chris 'Birdman' Andersen sentenced to 18 months in jail

The woman who catfished Chris “Birdman” Andersen and tried to extort him was sentenced recently to 18 months in jail in Canada. The Denver Post this week published a story about the matter, as the woman who perpetrated the crimes is also awaiting extradition and charges in Colorado. Shelly Chartier, 33, was found guilty in Canada of orchestrating an elaborate scheme that resulted...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat Plan to Save Amar’e Stoudemire for ‘Big Games’

Amar’e Stoudemire was inactive for the season-opening victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night. Apparently it’s all a part of a bigger picture. The veteran big man claims he is on a “maintenance program” and that the Miami Heat are trying to keep him healthy for big games: “There’s a plan already put in place that the training staff has somewhat organized...
Via Heat Nation
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Green slams high-flying dunk on Chris Andersen at Heat practice

There are plenty of great slam dunkers in the association but one that might soar above the rest is Miami Heat forward Gerald Green. Earlier today during a Miami Heat shootaround, Green decided to show off his aerial abilities by throwing down an incredible posterizing slam dunk on teammate Chris Andersen: Gerald Green is incredible, folks! *** Green slam dunk [Miami Heat] Green...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra Gives Unclear Answer Regarding Futures of Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers

As the Miami Heat enter the 2015-16 season, Chris Andersen and Mario Chalmers hold uncertain futures in Miami. While speaking to the media earlier in the week, head coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t exactly give any assuring claims that the two veterans would last the entire season in Heat uniforms. Spoelstra was asked on whether he has spoken to Andersen and Chalmers about the trade...
Via Heat Nation
September 28, 2015  |  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...
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August 27, 2015  |  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
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 'No evidence' of a Chris Andersen-for-Jamal Crawford trade

Jamal Crawford has been on the trading block for a little while now, but the Clippers can't seem to find what they consider to be a fair offer for the two-time Sixth Man of the Year award winner. We've heard the Knicks are interested in him. We've heard the same about the Heat. But the offers just aren't there, and according to the Miami Herald, the seemingly perfect-for-the-situation...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat More Likely To Trade Chris Andersen Than Mario Chalmers

The Miami Heat remain willing to trade away Chris Andersen to help alleviate their luxury tax bill. Andersen is due approximately $5 million and the Heat haven't found much of a market for a trade. The Heat, however, are expected to bring Mario Chalmers to training camp even though they haven't ruled out a trade.
Via RealGM
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen on Recent Trade Rumors: ‘It Doesn’t Bother Me One Bit’

Chris Andersen has been on the trade block all offseason. The 37-year-old veteran center had his career revived when he joined the Miami Heat as a free agent during the middle of the 2012-13 season. Along the way, he won a championship ring, appeared in two consecutive NBA Finals and even received a hefty contract, which will pay him $5 million for this upcoming season. However...
Via Heat Nation
August 26, 2015  |  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
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

How Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Almost Went To Prison For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

Look past the tattoos, the often sported mow-hawk and lots of bad life decisions and you have Chris Andersen, a very talented center who works in the NBA. Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen, who currently plays for the Miami Heat has had a hell of a ride . No, I’m not talking about his not making it […] The post How Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Almost Went To Prison For A Crime He...
Via Champs Nation
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Assessing Each Player’s Role for the 2015-16 Season

For the Miami Heat, the 2015-16 season is a big year. Coming off of a disastrous season that saw a proud franchise go 37-45 along with missing the playoffs, the Heat look to rebound next season in a big way. The team will return a starting core that matches up with the very best the NBA has to offer. All five starters were members of the Heat last season—they just never took the...
Via Heat Nation
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Birdman Makes His Acting Debut on Ballers

A photo posted by therock (@therock) on Aug 2, 2015 at 4:39pm PDT Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen aka Birdman made his acting debut on HBO’s Ballers starring Dwyane Johnson aka The Rock. Based on what The Rock had to say about Birdman, don’t be surprised if you see him again in the series down the road. “Want to thank my boy NBA’s Chris Andersen @birdzilla...
Via Hooped Up
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ira Winderman: Heat Will ‘Let Go’ of James Ennis and Henry Walker

Ira Winderman has made it no secret on who he thinks the Miami Heat will part ways with. Not long after stating that Chris Andersen was the “least likely” to return of those rumored to be traded on the Heat, Winderman has remarked that forwards James Ennis and Henry Walker will be “let go” before their contracts become guaranteed. Winderman made the remark while appearing...
Via Heat Nation
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ira Winderman: ‘Chris Andersen Least Likely to Return’

The Miami Heat clearly need to trim their roster before the regular season starts, and it would appear there’s one player who is most likely to be traded. According to Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel, Chris Andersen is the least likely player involved in trade rumors to actually return to the Heat next season. Winderman stated the following in regards to “Birdman” remaining...
Via Heat Nation
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Five Players Most Likely to Be Traded This Offseason

The Miami Heat are desperately trying to shed payroll. After agreeing to terms with Dwyane Wade on a one-year, $20 million deal and Goran Dragic on a five-year, $90 million deal, the only way the Heat can sign any other players is through the mid-level exception (worth around $3.4 million) or the veteran’s minimum. This is because Miami will be facing a large luxury tax bill for...
Via Heat Nation
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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