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Sorry, fans, Dion Waiters isn't Dwyane Wade

It's a common thing for fans to want a picture with their favorite player, and it happens quite frequently. What doesn't happen quite as frequently, though what is undoubtedly much, much funnier, is when a fan mistakes one player for another – like, say, Dion Waiters for Dwyane Wade. (h/t Fansided)
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Undecided On $16M Option For 15-16

Dwyane Wade said he is in no rush to decide on his player option for the 2015-16 season, worth about $16 million. "I signed my deal the way I did for a reason ... and the organization did it for a reason," Wade said. "It's my option. I'll decide when the time is right. Everyone knows I always try to do what's best for the organization, but I also have to do what's best for Dwyane...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat star Dwyane Wade to use summer to think about future, life after basketball

MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade is thinking about retirement. No, it's not imminent. That being said, there is a target date that the Miami Heat guard and three-time NBA champion has in mind. It's a closely guarded secret that he said he's only sharing for now with his wife, Gabrielle Union. The way he's talking, next season won't be his last. But at 33, the next chapter isn't far away...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Interview: Wade's summer will be spent thinking ahead

MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade is thinking about retirement. No, it's not imminent. That being said, there is a target date that the Miami Heat guard and three-time NBA champion has in mind. It's a closely guarded secret that he said he's only sharing for now with his wife, Gabrielle Union. The way he's talking, next season won't be his last. But at 33, the next chapter isn't far away for...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Heat Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Heat will add next to Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights of Miami Heat’s Exit Interview Media Session

The Miami Heat capped a disappointing 2014-15 season with a 37-45 record. A couple days after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers in the regular season finale, the Heat conducted their final media session of the season. There were statements from key figures such as Erik Spoelstra, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Goran Dragic in regards to the 2014-15 season, what to expect from the team...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Gets Mistaken For Dwyane Wade In Female “Fan’s” Instagram Photo

Dion Waiters posted an image to Instagram which was a re-post of a photo which user ‘_shaniyah’ had posted, and for great reason. In the image which Dion re-posted the young lady was seen posing for a photo with Waiters, but the caption said something a little different. The caption reads: “Excuse me but look Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade says he won’t opt out of his contract this summer

The Miami Heat knew that this season was going to be tough, but I don’t think they were expecting this. We all knew that the Heat wouldn’t be title contenders after LeBron James left, but many thought that they would at least make the playoffs. Now with their season over, the Heat have a lot of things they need to address this off-season.One of the issue is whether or not Dwyane...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How These Five Young Players Fit Into The Miami Heat’s Future

When the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in their regular season finale on Wednesday night, the team hardly resembled the starting lineup that took the court in the regular season opener. Back on October 29, the Heat defeated the Washington Wizards, 107-95, at American Airlines Arena in the first game of the season. The starting lineup was as follows—Chris Bosh, Shawne...
Via Heat Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Dwyane Wade To Opt In For Next Season

It looks like Dwyane Wade will be back for a 13th consecutive season in a Miami Heat uniform. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel confirmed on Friday morning that Wade will opt in for the 2015-16 NBA season. The veteran shooting guard held a player option for 2015-16 worth $16.125 million. Wade confirms that he is bypassing his opt out for this summer. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat...
Via Heat Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoffs set to open without Kobe, D-Wade and more stars

MIAMI (AP) No Kobe. No D-Wade. Not even any wild Russell Westbrook outfits. New standouts might emerge during these playoffs, but there's no arguing that there's plenty of star power missing. If jersey sales are a true measure of a player's popularity, then four of the NBA's top nine stars - the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, New York's Carmelo Anthony and Miami...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Won't Get Involved In Heat Free Agency

With the exception of the 2010 offseason, Dwyane Wade prefers not to be involved in the recruitment of players for the Miami Heat in free agency. The Heat face free agent decisions this offseason with Goran Dragic and Luol Deng. "If they want to be here, they'll be here," Wade said. Wade leaves those decisions and that work to Pat Riley and the front office. "I don't have a sense...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Has Become the Derek Jeter of the NBA

The NBA Playoffs will kick off this weekend, and for the first time in a long time the Miami Heat will be missing in action. Over the past four seasons the Heat made it to the NBA Finals and walked away with two championships, and it was a historic run that the game of basketball will never forget. Fast forwarding to this season, the expectations of the Heat were low. With the best...
Via The Front Office News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat remain in prime lottery position at season’s end

The Miami Heat came into Wednesday’s regular season finale against the Philadelphia 76ers knowing it would be their last game in 2014-15. This is relatively unfamiliar territory for Miami, which will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08. It marks only the second time Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem will miss the playoffs in their twelve-year careers, and the first time...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. 76ers Game Recap: Heat End Season in High Spirits

(Philadelphia, PA) — The Miami Heat (36-46) finished off the 2014-15 season with a road win over the Philadelphia 76ers (19-63) Wednesday night, 105-101, in a matchup featuring two teams with nothing to play for, except draft lottery position. The Heat were eliminated from playoff contention on Tuesday following the Indiana Pacers’ home victory against the Washington Wizards...
Via Heat Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7:30 P.M. (AP) -- Miami's playoff hopes are gone. And in an ironic twist, it was Indiana that delivered the knockout punch. The Eastern Conference representative in each of the last four NBA Finals, and champions in two of those years, the Heat will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Indiana's 99-95 win over Washington...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Miami Heat Finally Failed This Season… And Even Then, They Succeeded

There are plenty of people on this green earth who coach and play sports. For these men and women, the DNA of athletic success is so deeply coded into the human organism that it’s a sin against nature to view any loss as “good.” Thus begins a counterintuitive examination of the most successful “bad season” in the 2015 NBA… especially since the New York Knicks decided...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Regular Season Must Play Out in Order for Heat to Make Playoffs

In need of a few games to fall in their favor, the Miami Heat (36-45) currently have their 2014-15 playoff hopes on life support. They are currently in 10th place in the Eastern Conference, holding on by a thread to make the postseason. The Heat stayed alive with a 100-93 victory over their in-state rivals, the Orlando Magic (25-56), on Monday night. Heading into Tuesday, April...
Via Heat Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Anything is possible: Four outcomes Heat need for miracle playoff berth

The good news for the Miami Heat after Monday night: Their playoff hopes are still mathematically and technically alive. The bad news: This is not going to be easy. ESPN.com's Hollinger Playoff Odds place Miami's chance of making the postseason at 4.7 percent with one game remaining. That's slim, but it's actually a fair improvement over the Heat's standing headed into Monday, when...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Orlando Magic Game Recap: Miami’s Flame Refuses to Go Out

(Miami, FL) — In their final regular season home game of the season at American Airlines Arena, the Miami Heat (36-45) fended off elimination from the Eastern Conference playoff race as they beat the Orlando Magic (25-56) by a score of 100-93 on Monday night. The Heat gave their home crowd something to smile about on fan appreciation night, as Dwyane Wade (22 points, five assists...
Via Heat Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat belatedly celebrate Chris Bosh's birthday with a little beer pong

Although his birthday was actually on March 24, Chris Bosh wasn't able to celebrate the occasion properly at the time, likely as a result of his recuperation from the blood clots on his lung. But last night, the Miami Heat gathered to fete Bosh. Dwyane Wade was ready for the party -- and wanted to let everyone know that he'd be arriving in style. And when the party got started, NBA...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. On the brink of missing the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons, the Miami Heat will try their best to close out this disappointing campaign on a positive note. The Heat host the Orlando Magic on Monday night and must win their final two games to have any chance of reaching the postseason. Barring a miraculous turn...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Push Miami Heat To Brink With 107-104 Win

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry, right, attempts to take the ball away from Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Miami. The Raptors defeated the Heat 107-104. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Wilfredo Lee) With their 107-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, the Miami Heat have all but said goodbye to the...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors win to send Heat to brink of playoff elimination

  When the playoffs open next weekend, the Toronto Raptors will be at home. And, almost certainly, so will the Miami Heat. Lou Williams scored 29 points, DeMar DeRozan added 24 and the Raptors put the Heat on the brink of playoff elimination with a 107-104 victory Saturday night. Greivis Vasquez and Kyle Lowry each scored 12 points and Patrick Patterson had 11 for the Raptors. They...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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