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Heat Injury Update: Justin Hamilton out for at least three weeks after minor heart surgery

Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton is likely going to miss about three weeks after undergoing a minor heart surgery on Monday.Although news like this is always nerve-racking, it appears that Hamilton’s surgery was a success and he should make a speedy recovery. As reported by ShandelRichardson of the Sun Sentinel, when asked about the injury and status of his backup center, Heat...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat’s Justin Hamilton expected to return soon from minor heart ailment

The Heat’s power rotation took a hit in training camp when center Justin Hamilton experienced dizziness in Monday’s practice and was later treated for a minor heart condition. Hamilton, 24, was taken to Doctors Hospital, where he underwent a procedure to correct an atrial flutter, according to the Heat. The 7-footer is expected to make a full recovery, and was responding well...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami center Justin Hamilton has heart procedure

MIAMI (AP) Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton is expected to be sidelined for about a month after undergoing a procedure to repair a common abnormal heart rhythm. The team says a full recovery is expected. Hamilton had a procedure Monday to repair what was diagnosed as an atrial flutter. The team says he will be sidelined for a few days, then go through about three weeks of non-contact...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat center Hamilton undergoes minor heart procedure

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat announced Tuesday that center Justin Hamilton had to undergo a procedure to repair an atrial flutter. Hamilton's condition, which causes an abnormal heart rate, was diagnosed after he was experiencing light-headedness during an early session in training camp, which began on Saturday. "He wasn't feeling well the other day, a little bit dizzy, so...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton Undergoes Procedure For Atrial Flutter

Justin Hamilton underwent a procedure at South Miami Hospital on Monday to repair an atrial flutter. After experiencing light-headedness during practice, he was sent to Doctors Hospital where the diagnosis was discovered. He will remain sidelined for a few days and can then begin non-contact exercises for approximately three weeks before being re-evaluated prior to re-joining the...
Via RealGM
1 day 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

Heat fall to Celtics in Summer League opener

James Ennis scored 18 points in 28 minutes, but his effort wasn't enough as the Miami Heat fell 85-77 to the Boston Celtics in each team's first game of the Orlando NBA Summer League. Ennis, who spent last season playing in Australia and Puerto Rico, added eight rebounds, while Justin Hamilton scored 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds. First-round draft pick Shabazz...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and Losers From Miami Heat Summer League Game One

The Miami Heat started out their summer league action today, squaring off with the Boston Celtics summer league team.  The Heat’s top player to watch was Shabazz Napier, the first round point guard that they traded for at the NBA Draft.  Here are the winners and losers from the Heat’s first summer league game Winner: Justin Hamilton Justin Hamilton was not great, but also wasn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Breakdown: Miami’s Summer League Roster

Now that the NBA Draft is over and the free agency frenzy has officially got underway, teams have turned their attention to their summer league rosters. The Miami Heat has invited 17 players, mainly rookies, to participate in the tournament style format beginning on Saturday, July 5, 2014 in Orlando, FL. Miami Heat Summer League Roster and top player analysis: Shabazz Napier (Connecticut...
Via Heat Nation
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat announce 2014 roster for Orlando, Las Vegas Summer League play

MIAMI, FL -- The Miami HEAT announced today that 2014 NBA draftee Shabazz Napier will join Justin Hamilton and 2013 draftee James Ennis representing the HEAT at both the Orlando Pro Summer League and Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Miami HEAT Assistant Coach/Player Development Dan Craig will serve as the Head Coach during summer league play. Practice sessions will take place...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's choice to trade Roger Mason Jr. hasn't worked

In February, The Miami Heat traded Roger Mason Jr. to the Sacramento Kings for a highly protected second round draft pick. Since the Heat rarely use their draft picks, the move was seen as a way to clear up roster space.The Heat used the space to sign 23 year old center Justin Hamilton. He will not play much in the Heat's push for another championship, and the team will look...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Update: Charlotte Bobcats signed D.J. White to a 10-day contract

D.J. White is back with the Bobcats for 10 days. He was playing in China for the Sichuan Blue Whales.Image via Wikimedia CommonsThe Charlotte Bobcats had to wait until the FIBA cleared him in order for them to sign him, prior to this contract, White worked out for the Golden State Warriors. Justin Hamilton signed with the Miami Heat leaving a roster spot and the team was looking...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Assign Justin Hamilton To Skyforce

Justin Hamilton has been assigned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce for their NBA Development League home games this Friday and Saturday against the Idaho Stampede. Hamilton, who was signed by the Miami Heat on March 14, appeared in 37 games (all starts) with the Skyforce earlier this season and averaged 19.3 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.03 blocks, 1.5 assists and 35.8 minutes while shooting...
Via RealGM
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat sign Justin Hamilton, release Andre Liggins

The Miami Heat signed center Justin Hamilton and released guard DeAndre Liggins, the team announced Friday. Hamilton averaged 19.3 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.0 blocks in 37 games earlier this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, Miami's NBA Development League affiliate. He also averaged 1.5 assists and 35.8 minutes and shot 49.1 percent. He recently played in one game with Charlotte...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton Signs Two-Year Deal With Heat

Justin Hamilton signed a two-year contract with the Miami Heat containing certain guarantee dates for next season, a league source told RealGM. Hamilton had finished his first 10-day deal with the Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday, and the Heat have long been intrigued with the seven-footer from Louisiana State University. Miami originally acquired Hamilton in the second round of the...
Via RealGM
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Bobcats to sign Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract

The Charlotte Bobcats are only looking to fill that roster spot sooner rather than later. Image via: WikiCommonsJustin Hamilton is a 7-footer out of LSU and picked in the 2nd round of 2012's NBA draft (45th overall) by the Philadelphia 76ers but traded to the Miami Heat. He was waived by the Heat on October 26, 2013.Hamilton has agreed to sign a 10-day contract with the Bobcats...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats bring up 7-footer Justin Hamilton after waiving Ben Gordon

The Charlotte Bobcats will fill their newly created roster opening by signing center Justin Hamilton to a 10-day contract, two NBA sources confirmed Sunday. The Bobcats’ interest in Hamilton was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Hamilton is 7-foot and 260 pounds. He’s averaging 19.3 points and 9.2 rebounds this season for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Add Jarvis Varnado, Justin Hamilton, Larry Drew II To D-League Team

The Miami Heat have invited Jarvis Varnado, Justin Hamilton and Larry Drew II to the Sioux Falls Skyforce's training camp. Varnado, Hamilton and Drew were cuts by the Heat in training camp. All of those players are eligible to be claimed by any NBA team at any time, with the Heat not holding exclusive rights.
Via RealGM
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley, Roger Mason Jr. make Heat’s 15-man roster

The Heat waived Eric Griffin and Justin Hamilton on Saturday, bringing the team’s roster to the league maximum of 15 players in advance of opening night against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. That means that veterans Michael Beasley and Roger Mason Jr. remain with the team for now, which was somewhat expected. But it’s worth noting that this doesn’t guarantee either player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Release Justin Hamilton

The Miami Heat's regular season roster is now set at 15. It was reported early on Saturday Miami was releasing Eric Griffin. And we found out later in the day that the Heat also released Justin Hamilton. Both of these moves were expected. Hamilton played rarely in the preseason, averaging just 2.6 points in 5.6 minutes per game. Griffin didn't get much more court time...
Via Heat Rising
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Griffin, Hamilton released by Heat; final roster set at 15

Eric Griffin and Justin Hamilton were hopeful of making the final roster of two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat, but have been released just days shy of the regular season. Reports are out that the Miami Heat have released the athletic and young Eric Griffin, removing him from potentially joining the team. Griffin, 23, had been impressive with his athletic ability, highlighted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Release Eric Griffin

And the Miami Heat are down to 16 players. The back-to-back defending champs released highflying forward Eric Griffin on Saturday, according to Real GM. Miami still must release another player to get down to the regular season maximum of 15 players. The final release will almost certainly be center Justin Hamilton. Since the beginning of the preseason it was clear...
Via Heat Rising
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Must Remain 'Development Team' Due To CBA

The Miami Heat will attempt to win their third consecutive championship this season, but Pat Riley acknowledges that they will need to continue developing complementary pieces in order to remain a contender. "We are a development team," said Riley. "Right now, we're a championship team, with veteran players. But the pipeline to becoming a championship team in the...
Via RealGM
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Could Maintain 13 Players Throughout Next Season

The Miami Heat have 13 guaranteed contracts on their roster and could maintain the same amount throughout the upcoming season. The Heat have told some player agents that they may carry only 13 players. The Heat signed Justin Hamilton and Eric Griffin to non-guaranteed deals on Tuesday. Jarvis Varnado also is under a non-guaranteed contract.
Via RealGM
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat Sign Eric Griffin, Justin Hamilton

The Miami Heat have signed forward Eric Griffin and center Justin Hamilton. Griffin appeared in 10 games (seven starts) for the HEAT’s 2013 Summer League team and averaged 6.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 19.0 minutes while shooting 57.4 percent from the field. He appeared in 28 games with Fileni BPA Jesi of the Italian Lega2 last season and averaged 17.5 points, 7.1...
Via RealGM
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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