Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz Game Preview: Heat Look To End Road Trip on Positive Note

(Salt Lake City, UT) — The Miami Heat (10-12) look to end their road trip with a victory as they take on the Utah Jazz (6-16) at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday night. The Heat are coming off one of their worst losses of the season following their 102-82 defeat at the hands of the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Miami shot a season-low 36.6 percent from the field and struggled...
Via Heat Nation
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Team Yet To Show True Identity Through Injury-Plagued Season

If one were to look at the Miami Heat‘s record, they would immediately think of one word–mediocre. Through 12 games of the season, the Heat stand at 6-6, good for sixth place in the Eastern Conference. At just a game over .500, the team has had their hot-and-cold moments. Miami was the last unbeaten team in the conference when they started out 3-0 before falling to the Houston...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Continuity error: Injuries keeping Heat from finding groove with rotation

MIAMI -- It was an ugly game right from the opening tip-off, with the Miami Heat failing on many levels to keep up with the red-hot Los Angeles Clippers in their 110-93 loss Thursday night. But the loss of continuity with injuries, new players and rookies getting acclimated has taken its toll, with the Heat falling to .500 after such a positive start to the season. Losing Dwyane...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets Game Preview: Heat Look to Get Back on Track

(Brooklyn, NY) — The Miami Heat (5-5) look to end their three-game losing streak when they travel to the Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets (4-5) on Monday night. The Heat have lost games versus the Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks over the last week. In each of those losses, Miami was unable to put forth a complete effort on offense and defense. A lack...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Slow night offensively leaves Miami with another loss

MIAMI -- Without Dwyane Wade for a second consecutive game, the Miami Heat suffered through another poor shooting night in a 91-84 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night for their third straight loss. The Heat were also without Josh McRoberts (blister), Justin Hamilton (strained left adductor) and Danny Granger (strained left hamstring), who dressed for Sunday's game but has...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Podcast: Surya Fernandez talks with Ethan Skolnick

Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report takes part in the latest episode to discuss the start of the season for both the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers. We also analyze how both Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade have powered the Heat's hot start and whether it can be sustained over the course of an entire 82-game NBA season. Additionally, Skolnick gives his take on the Heat's youth movement...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Podcast: Surya Fernandez talks with Ethan Skolnick

Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report takes part in the latest episode to discuss the start of the season for both the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers. We also analyze how both Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade have powered the Heat's hot start and whether it can be sustained over the course of an entire 82-game NBA season. Additionally, Skolnick gives his take on the Heat's youth movement...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Injury Update: Chris Andersen is expected to make his return tonight

The Miami Heat enter Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers coming off a 105-96 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. The win improved the Heat to 5-2, first in the Southeast Division. The Heat have been playing with veteran big man Chris Andersen, who has been battling a rib injury. The good news for the Heat is that Andersen is expected to play tonight for only...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Injury Update: Justin Hamilton will not be in the lineup tonight against the Pacers

Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton will be sidelined as Miami Heat tackle the Indiana Pacers Wednesday night due to a groin injury, as reported by Ira Windrem of the Sun Sentinel.Justin Hamilton has missed much of the this season and preseason due to variety of injuries and back in October, a minor heart surgery. The team has only played in seven games but Hamilton has already missed...
Via NBA Injury News
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen to Return Wednesday

With the good news comes the bad news. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reported through Twitter that Chris Andersen will make his return in time for the Miami Heat’s game versus the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. However, it’s not all positive news–Winderman also comments that Justin Hamilton will sit out his second straight game due to his adductor issue and that...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Preview: Heat Look To Bounce Back

(Charlotte, NC) — Every beginning has an end. The Miami Heat (3-1) found out the hard way on Tuesday night. In a matchup of undefeated teams, the Houston Rockets ran over the Heat by a final score of 108-91. Chris Bosh was limited to just 30 minutes due to early foul trouble and the Rockets’ James Harden posted a near triple-double with a stat line of 25 points, 10 assists and...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat notes: Miami getting into groove during first week of camp

It was an eventful week for the Miami Heat as they opened training camp, debuted their new-look roster during the annual team scrimmage at the AmericanAirlines Arena and later traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, to face the New Orleans Pelicans in their preseason opener. Because all the players arrived at camp in shape and were able to pass the Heat's conditioning tests, the team was...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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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October 01, 2014  |  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...
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September 30, 2014  |  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 we monitored...
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September 30, 2014  |  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
September 30, 2014  |  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...
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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 Napier struggled...
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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...
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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...
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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 to develop...
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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
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