NBA Free Agents This Summer

As this summer quickly approaches, many of us have started to wonder where these free agents will end up. Some of the star free agents may include: LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki, Pau Gasol, and many more. Here are my predictions on the top free agents out there. LeBron James: Miami Heat. If the Heat win the Finals, why would he want to leave? It just...
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Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored

It's been nearly a month since Dwyane Wade has played more than 23 minutes in a game, but coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday there will be no restriction with his All-Star guard when the Miami Heat open the NBA playoffs Sunday against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena. That doesn't mean there also won't be a cautious approach with Wade having played...
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Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Predictions

With 82-games in the books it’s time for the second season to begin. (2) Miami Heat vs. (8) Charlotte BobcatsIf this is going to be the year LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the rest of the Miami Heat finally get knocked off their championship thrones it's safe to assume the Charlotte Bobcats won't be the team to do it. The Bobcats making the playoffs...
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Spoelstra Doesn't Expect Minutes Restriction On Wade

Erik Spoelstra said Saturday that Dwyane Wade will not have a minutes restriction entering the NBA playoffs. The Heat open their first round series against the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday. "I'm going to read his body language," Spoelstra said of Wade.
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Are the Miami Heat and the Big Three in danger?

Are the Miami Heat’s Big Three in danger? The Miami Heat are entering the 2014 NBA Playoffs as one of the strongest contenders for the championship from the Eastern Conference, maybe the strongest one. However, the road to the three – peat will be anything but easy. In fact, the Heat will now have to face two teams capable of dethroning them, the Brooklyn Nets and the Indiana...
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Miami Heat: Three Keys To Beating The Bobcats

Miami Heat: Three Keys To Beating The Bobcats By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff.. The Miami Heat are entering the postseason 12-12 over their last 24 games — a big difference from their hot ending last season. Instead of having the top seed and a cakewalk in the first round when they faced off against the Bucks, Miami has the two-seed and will take on the new-look Charlotte...
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For Heat, playoffs are where the fun begins

MIAMI -- Nearly six months of regular-season basketball proved to be more interesting than had been expected for the two-time defending champion Miami Heat. Instead of a cruise, it was a bumpy ride. (Or at least, as bumpy as a 54-28 record could be.) Dwyane Wade missed 28 games, mostly to protect his knees following surgery and OssaTron shockwave treatment during the past two summers...
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Miami Heat: Dwyane Wade Says: “That’s why they pay us the big buck — for this time of year.”

The Miami Heat are limping into the NBA Playoffs, losers of three in a row, but don’t count out the reigning champs just yet. The team feels optimistic about the upcoming playoffs because of a healthy Dwyane Wade. Wade missed 28 games this season, but a good number of them were planned rest days for Miami’s star shooting guard. Eric Spoelstra said before the season that his main...
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D-Wade On His Health: They Pay Us Big Bucks For “This Time Of Year”

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their NBA title while dealing with the pressures of chasing a three-peat and making NBA history.  Heat players are reportedly feeling really optimistic entering these playoffs because they’ll have a healthy Dwyane Wade. The Heat made it clear from the beginning of the season that preserving the health of its players was the top priority this...
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D-Wade On His Health: “They Pay Us Big Bucks For This Time Of Year”

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their NBA title while chasing a three-peat and NBA history.  Heat players are reportedly feeling really optimistic entering the playoffs because they’ll have a healthy Dwyane Wade. The Heat made it clear from the beginning of the season that preserving the health of its players was the top priority this season. Wade entered last years playoffs...
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Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (2) Miami Heat vs. (7) Charlotte Bobcats

The NBA Playoffs are about to begin and there is one match-up that many analysts believe will be a very easy win. That match-up is the Miami Heat versus the Charlotte Bobcats. This is actually going to be a very interesting series to watch, as the Bobcats have enough pieces to surprise quite a few fans and analysts before all is said and done. There are a few keys to the series for...
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Rejuvenated Wade hungers for victory entering postseason

To say Sunday's playoff opener against the Charlotte Bobcats at AmericanAirlines Arena could be a breakthrough stands as the height of hyperbole. The Miami Heat, after all, have won the past 16 meetings. Yet to Dwyane Wade, Game 1 of the best-of-seven series could bring him something he has hasn't been part of in nearly a month: winning. Out the previous two games before...
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Tony Fiorentino Q&A: Heat have their health heading into playoffs

Tony Fiorentino is no stranger to the Miami Heat. He has been involved with the team as an assistant coach, scouting coordinator or broadcaster since the franchise's inception in 1988. Fiorentino is currently in his 11th season as a regular member of the Heat's Sun Sports broadcast team. He and play-by-play man Eric Reid form the only NBA broadcasting team that has been employed...
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The Starting Five: Playoff preview edition

While critics are calling out Kobe Bryant for traveling, let's begin our playoff preview edition of The Starting Five. FIRST-ROUND SERIES TO WATCH We have the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round? We'd take that in the Western Conference finals. But thanks to Marc Gasol's left knee strain, the Grizzlies -- who knocked off OKC to reach the...
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Top 10 NBA Playoff storylines

The NBA Playoffs start Saturday Finally, the 2013-2014 NBA playoffs are here! And with this year’s playoffs come something the NBA has NEVER seen. The three NBA mecca cities of Boston, New York and Los Angeles (Lakers) will not be representing their squads this spring for the first time ever. But lets get real, this isn’t 1987, thus the NBA has grown to the point where nobody...
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LeBron James' jersey still most popular among fans

MIAMI -- LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA. The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time. With teammate Dwyane Wade -- whose jersey number hasn't changed in 11 years -- at No. 7, the Heat also had the top spot on the team-merchandise sales list. "It means a lot to know that...
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NBA playoffs: Bobcats-Heat preview

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- This is the worst-case playoff scenario for the Bobcats. The two-time defending champion Miami Heat now await -- the same Miami Heat team that went 4-0 against them in the regular season -- and Miami gets Dwyane Wade back healthy just in time to make a run.  It's a far cry from a matchup with Toronto the Bobcats could have slid into if they could have held...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami ends season with loss, will face Bobcats in first round

MIAMI -- It took the entire 82-game regular season for the Miami Heat to find out they'll begin pursuit of an NBA championship three-peat against the Charlotte Bobcats. The Heat, who lost to Philadelphia 100-87 on Wednesday night, will begin the postseason at home against Charlotte on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. It'll be Game 1 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first round...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Rumors: LeBron, Wade, Bosh all to remain in Miami?

There's been plenty of speculation this season regarding the future of "The Big Three" in Miami, with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all able to opt-out of their contracts this summer.Well, according to Sam Amico of FOX Sports Ohio, perhaps this playoff run won't be their swan song.In talking w several execs today, consensus is LeBron, Wade, Bosh all re...
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STYLE: NBA Dwyane Wade Covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’

  NBA star Dwyane Wade covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’ which drops this Friday. The fashion-forward NBA baller graced the cover clothed in a sleek pattern suit spruced-up with a bold yellow pair of his Way of Wade Li-Ning sneakers.   photo via @ESPNmag/EricRayDavidson   This post STYLE: NBA Dwyane Wade Covers ESPN The Magazine ‘The Money Issue’ appeared first...
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Miami Heat fail to get one seed in the East

The race for the number one seed in the Eastern Conference has finally come to an end. The Miami Heat have officially clinched the number two seed in the Eastern Conference after their 114-93 blowout loss to the Washington Wizards. LeBron James and Chris Bosh were given the night off, so I know the Heat weren’t overly concerned about the one seed in the East. The Heat are built...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards beat the Heat by 21 with dazzling shooting display

NOTE: The Miami Heat sat Lebron James and Chris Bosh tonight and played Dwyane Wade less than 19 minutes. THE GAME TURNED WHEN… Washington erupted in the second quarter for 43 points. The Wiz led by only one point to start the second quarter, but sat on a comfortable 22-point cushion at halftime after going for 43 points in the second. Washington hit an amazing 15 of 16 shots from...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat turned down Evan Turner in trade offer from 76ers

The Miami Heat were looking to make a move to bolster their bench at the trade deadline this season, but ended up standing pat. According to reports coming out of Miami, the Heat turned down a trade offer of Evan Turner for Udonis Haslem straight up from the 76ers just before the Pacers agreed to acquire him. This would have been a very intriguing deal, but the Heat decided to stand...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat at Wizards game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins 6:30 p.m. One night after winning a showdown for control of the Eastern Conference's top seed, the Miami Heat gave it right back by losing to a sub-.500 opponent -- even with Dwyane Wade returning. Now the Heat's hopes of claiming that spot could be gone Monday night if they don't win on the road against the Washington Wizards...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Heat turned down Evan Turner

The Miami Heat had a crack at former Philadelphia 76ers swingman Evan Turner before the Indiana Pacers did and said no thanks. The deal would have sent reserved big man Udonis Haslem packing to the lottery bound Sixers. Haslem, soon-to-be 34 years old, is tight with Dwyane Wade and the deal would have broken up the family mantra the Heat have created. Via Dan Le Batard: And do what...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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