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...
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8 days ago  |  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...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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25 days ago  |  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...
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26 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

Second round pick Justin Hamilton To Sign With Heat

Justin Hamilton will sign with the Miami Heat in the coming days and attend the team's training camp. Hamilton who played in Croatia and Latvia last season did not participate in the Orlando or Las Vegas summer leagues because of a hamstring injury. Hamilton was the Heat's second round draft pick in 2012. The Heat would lose their rights to Hamilton if they release him.
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Hamilton To Sign With Heat

Justin Hamilton will sign with the Miami Heat in the coming days and attend the team's training camp. Hamilton, who played in Croatia and Latvia last season, did not participate in the Orlando or Las Vegas summer leagues because of a hamstring injury. Hamilton was the Heat's second round draft pick in 2012. The Heat would lose their rights to Hamilton if they release him...
Via RealGM
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Heat :NBA Offseason (draft, trades, and free agency)

Miami:  NBA Draft Grade C (45) Justin Hamilton, C The Miami Heat just one the NBA championship so clearly they don’t have a big time needs. So it came as no shock when the Heat traded away their 1st round pick. With the luxury tax system in place after next season the Heat don’t need another guaranteed contract. In the second round the Heat picked up center Hamilton...
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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