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Statistical Predictions for all of Miami’s Rotational Players

The biggest question for Heat fans entering the 2014-2015 season is how the Miami Heat will look after the departure of LeBron James. Although the style of play will likely be vastly different than the previous four seasons, many of the same players are returning. Moreover, the Heat added a trio of players via free agency who are expected to become regulars in the rotation. Although...
Via Heat Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat trying to add shooting guard, another big but for veteran minimum

Right now, the Heat have the older, coming-off-injury Danny Granger backing up the older, his knees still bother him Dwyane Wade at the two guard spot (after that comes Reggie Williams I guess). Right now the big man rotation for the Heat is likely Josh McRoberts and Chris Bosh starting with Udonis Haslem and Chris Andersen coming off the bench. Understandably, Miami might want...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five quietly brilliant contracts of the NBA free agent summer

Not everything across the NBA can be as monumental as LeBron James altering the fate of the known world. The comings and goings of the NBA's biggest names certainly define the broad landscape of the NBA—there is an alternate universe out there where Chris Bosh does sign with the Houston Rockets, and the outcome of every NBA Finals through the end of time is changed. But when...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

  Miami Heat: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Off-Season Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer for Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Re-Signed: Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Chris Andersen, Udonis Haslem Drafted: Shabazz Napier Signed: Luol Deng, Josh McRoberts, Danny Granger, James Ennis, Shawne Williams, Strongest: Retaining the Big Two When you lose the best player on your team,...
Via HoopStuff
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat News: Miami to sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat continue to make additions to their roster in the 2014 offseason.  They've already signed Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger earlier in the free agency period, and now they will add forward Shawne Williams to the squad.Photo by Chamber of Fear via Wikimedia CommonsMarc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that Williams has signed with the Heat.  On Friday, he tweeted...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Players the Heat Should Target To Fill Their Roster

Here are the Miami Heat’s top 10 Free Agent targets still available.  The Heat lost LeBron James in free agency, and made some moves to replace a few of the players, but they still have to fill their roster with players on veteran minimum contracts.  Here are the Miami Heat’s top ten targets out of the players still available:1. Justin Hamilton Justin Hamilton is the easiest...
Via TopSportsReport
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets limited to quiet moves in free agency

After losing out on their top two priorities -- re-sign forward Josh McRoberts and snag restricted free agent Gordon Hayward -- the Charlotte Hornets have finally landed some free agents, though they're not the big splash owner Michael Jordan had been hoping for. On Sunday, the Hornets signed little-known free agent Brian Roberts, a point guard that played last season with in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat finalize deals with Josh McRoberts, Danny Granger, Mario Chalmers

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Heat signed free-agent forwards Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger on Monday, and brought back incumbent point guard Mario Chalmers. All three deals were agreed to previously, but not signed until the Heat had more pieces of their salary-cap puzzle put into place. McRoberts signed a four-year deal that will pay him $5.3 million next season. Chalmers got a two...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets limited to quiet moves in free agency

After losing out on their top two priorities -- re-sign forward Josh McRoberts and snag restricted free agent Gordon Hayward -- the Charlotte Hornets have finally landed some free agents, though they're not the big splash owner Michael Jordan had been hoping for. On Sunday, the Hornets signed little-known free agent Brian Roberts, a point guard that played last season with in...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Heat Moves Unlikely To Have Impressed LeBron

The Miami Heat have agreements in place with Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger, but they were initially hoping to sign a bigger free agent such as Kyle Lowry or Luol Deng. Those moves may not be what James was hoping for in order to improve the Heat roster. "I spoke to a player who is close to LeBron," wrote Skolnick. "He laughed at the notion that Heat's recent...
Via RealGM
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets pursuing Marvin Williams as possible replacement for Josh McRoberts

After losing free agent Josh McRoberts to the Miami Heat, the Charlotte Hornets are pursuing free agent Marvin Williams to take over the power forward slot, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Hornets and Williams have discussed parameters of a deal, but no agreement is imminent, sources told Yahoo Sports. Williams, 28, is perhaps the best available power forward left on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Josh McRoberts Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Josh McRoberts Signing Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… Contract: 4 Seasons, $23M (Likely MLE) I, along with many Heat fans, have been concerned with Miami’s lack of activity during the offseason so far. The Heat were tied to top tier free agents Kyle Lowry and Marcin Gortat — interest in the former was always a bit overblown — and both of them chose...
Via HoopStuff
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Mcroberts takes his talents to South Beach.

In the biggest, an only Hornets free agent news, starting power forward and fan favorite signed a 4 year 23 million dollar deal with the Miami Heat. The move may seem surprising, but a deeper look may shed some light. From McRoberts side of the deal, the 27 year old had a very good year with the Hornets, playing a point forward role that many teams like. This also is very likely...
Via KC Sports Ninja
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets must heed Plan B after McRoberts inks with Heat

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- During this offseason, the Charlotte Hornets publicly stated their intentions to re-sign free agent forward Josh McRoberts. By most accounts, it was a high priority. Owner Michael Jordan and head coach Steve Clifford knew, in effect, just how valuable McRoberts was to an offense that struggled to score. The club's worst fears came true on Monday, however, as...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McRoberts, Danny Granger Joining Heat; Will That Appease LeBron?

Though LeBron James is their top target this offseason, the Miami Heat are pursuing other free agents in an attempt to keep the star forward with the team. The Heat did just that Monday afternoon, as they reportedly agreed with forwards Danny Granger and Josh McRoberts on multiyear contracts. Free agent forward Josh McRoberts has agreed to a four-year contract with the Heat using...
Via NESN.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Rumors: Josh McRoberts to Miami for mid-level exception

The Miami Heat have finally made a free agent acquisition by breaking ground on a new deal with former-Hornets forward, Josh McRoberts, Marc Stein of ESPN reports.ESPN learned that Josh McRoberts has verbally committed to sign with the Miami Heat— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2014Marc Stein also tweeted that McRoberts will be receiving the Miami Heat's full mid-level...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat sign Danny Granger and Josh McRoberts

Earlier today, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that the Heat were signing Danny Granger to their full Mid Level Exception, rumored to be 4 years, $23 million deal. The interesting thing about this signing is if you remember the first round in the playoffs this year, Lebron and McRoberts weren’t exactly... The post Heat Sign Danny Granger, Josh McRoberts appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker reacts on Twitter to Josh McRoberts signing with Heat

Only a few moments ago, Josh McRoberts was reported to have signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Heat for four years and worth up to 27 million. As you might figure, that came at possible shock to Charlotte Hornets guard and former teammate Kemba Walker who had this response on Twitter: Damn — Kemba walker (@KembaWalker) July 7, 2014 Clearly, that reaction speaks volumes…...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McRoberts agrees to 4-year, $23 deal with Heat, according to report

Pat Riley has finally convinced a free agent to join the roster amid uncertainty surrounding LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Pat Riley has finally secured a free agent, though it isn't a big name like so many other rumored targets. Instead, it's Charlotte Hornets forward Josh McRoberts who will sign for the full mid-level exception, according to ESPN's Marc...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McRoberts Agrees To 4-Year, $23 Million Deal With Heat

I’m not sure if it helps the big 3 stay together, but Josh McRoberts reportedly is headed to South Beach. ESPN learned that Josh McRoberts has verbally committed to sign with the Miami Heat — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2014 McRoberts reportedly will get $23 million over four-years. McRoberts' deal with Miami is four years, $23 million, source says. Would be full...
Via Thacover2
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McRoberts Agrees To 4-Year/$23M Deal With Heat

I’m not sure if it helps the big 3 stay together, but Josh McRoberts reportedly is headed to South Beach. ESPN learned that Josh McRoberts has verbally committed to sign with the Miami Heat — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2014 McRoberts reportedly will get $23 million over four-years. McRoberts' deal with Miami is four years, $23 million, source says. Would be full...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Interested in Josh McRoberts

The Heat have been interested in everyone, but no one will sign with them unless they know LeBron James will return, so they are in a catch-22 situation. ESPN sources say Josh McRoberts is deciding between aggressive offers from both Miami and Charlotte. Bobcats trying to keep him from Heat — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2014 Don’t worry Mark I make the same mistake all...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: McRoberts draws interest from Spurs

According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com, the San Antonio Spurs are one of many teams that have shown interest in Charlotte Hornets free agent Josh McRoberts. Josh McRoberts drawn interest from Charlotte, Dallas, Clev, Miami, Clippers, Knicks, Portland, Phoenix, Spurs and Lakers, source told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN)
Via Project Spurs
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets select Indiana's Vonleh with ninth pick in NBA Draft

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets have selected power forward Noah Vonleh with the ninth overall pick in the NBA draft. It marks the second straight year Charlotte has taken a player from Indiana with its lottery pick. Last year the team selected Cody Zeller with the fourth overall pick. The 6-foot-10 Vonleh gives the team some added height and a potential replacement at power...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Draft Preview

So the NBA draft is quickly approaching, and everyone has their opinions on who is going to be picked. I have a different take on the Hornets three picks, #9, #24, and #45. Instead of me guessing who they will take, I’m going to lay out the four important qualities I believe the team needs with all their picks. Outside shooting: This is an obvious weakness that needs to be addressed...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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