Top 5 Things to Watch Entering Miami Heat Training Camp

The Miami Heat are due to begin training camp in less than two weeks. Following a disastrous 37-45 season that saw the Heat miss the postseason just a year after advancing to the NBA Finals, the organization looks to begin anew with a mixture of familiar veterans and new faces. Fixtures of Miami’s four-year run in the NBA Finals are still around. Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Chris...
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Miami Heat News: Udonis Haslem Working on Developing Three-Point Shot

Udonis Haslem has made just two three-point field goal attempts in his 12-year NBA career. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been trying to develop his stroke from beyond the arc. According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Miami Heat forward has continued to work on his three-point game this offseason. Jackson states that coach Erik Spoelstra told Haslem that he...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat's Udonis Haslem 'excited' to see what future holds for Miami

The offseason is a time to rest, reflect on the season that was and get back into the gym to prepare for the season ahead. And by the time this summer is all said and done, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem will have checked off all three of those boxes.In an interview with the team's official site, Haslem talked about his vacation plans -- he's going to hang out with Chris Bosh and...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat's Udonis Haslem: 'I could go three or four more years'

The quintessential Heat Lifer doesn't plan on going anywhere soon, as Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem said that he feels like he could play for a few more years -- as long as coach Erik Spoelstra lets him.Haslem hasn't played more than 20 minutes per game in the past three seasons, but he's always ready whenever the Heat need him. As he told Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post,...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem: ‘We’ve Got as Good a Chance to Win the East as Anybody’

While the Miami Heat remain busy re-signing key players and revamping their bench, co-captain and three-time NBA champion Udonis Haslem continues to get ready for his 13th season with the team. At a meet-and-greet with Heat fans at the 6th Annual Kids Week at the Southland Mall on Monday, Haslem and Hot Hot Hoops discussed his new teammates, his thoughts on longtime teammate...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Heat's Udonis Haslem buys new home for woman who raised him

There are few things better about making it in the NBA than being able to lavish homes and other necessities on those who helped you make it to the big time. Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem seems to be no exception to that gift-giving trend, as TMZ reports that Haslem purchased a $326,000 Miami home for Barbara Wooten, his stepmother and the woman who raised him from the time he...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem bought home for woman who raised him

It’s always touching when we hear about big sports stars who give back to the people who helped them succeed. Such is the case for NBA star Udonis Haslem of the Miami Heat, who recently bought a home for the woman who raised him. Barbara Wooten is Haslem’s step-mother. She took care of him as a child while his biological mother battled drug addiction, as TMZ reports regarding this...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem: 'We've got as good a chance to win the East as anybody'

The Miami Heat aren't lacking for confidence going into the 2015-16 season. And after the offseason they had, can you really blame them?First, Chris Bosh let it be known that the Heat are as good as anybody in the league next season. Now, Udonis Haslem is joining the party. In a recent Q&A with Hot Hot Hoops, Haslem cut directly to the point on how Miami shapes up:"We've got...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

How Amar’e Stoudemire Fits Into The Miami Heat Offense

When Amar’e Stoudemire officially signed with the Miami Heat on July 10, Heat Nation couldn’t help but get excited over the addition of a six-time All-Star. The man formerly known as “Stat” was the poster boy of the Phoenix Suns’ run-and-gun days from the mid to late 2000’s. During that time frame, he was an All-NBA selection on four different occasions and averaged...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Udonis Haslem called Kevin Garnett a fake tough guy

When the Miami Heat need the dirty work to get done -- and get done right -- they turn to Udonis Haslem. He's something of an enforcer for the Heat, the type of tough player you need on any roster that aspires to a championship.Most would say that Minnesota Timberwolves veteran and future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett is that same type of player, but Haslem would seem to disagree....
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem didn't watch the Finals, says older black women love Pat Riley

The quintessential Heat Lifer wasn't exactly glued to his television during this season's NBA Finals.Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem told the Kup and Crowder Show in Miami that while he'll always root for his former Heat teammates who joined LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he didn't watch the Finals -- except maybe for one game:"I ain’t watch that, man," Haslem said...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA should have 'legacy contracts' for long-time players

By Sportz Assassin. By now, most of you have heard about the contract issues with Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.  In a general nutshell, Wade has had a great career in Miami and has taken a lot of sacrifices for the team to be able to make moves to win championships.  Now he's in the latter end of his career, he's banged up, but he wants some financial security from the team...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem is the coolest relative ever, drives his little cousin to prom in style (PHOTO)

When he's not out gator hunting with Birdman, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem can be pretty darn classy, as the Heat Lifer showed by putting on his driver's cap and chauffeuring his little cousin to his prom.It seems pretty safe to say that Haslem's cousin had the coolest entrance of anyone at the prom. So while Haslem and the Heat would probably prefer to still be playing basketball...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat's Udonis Haslem, 'Birdman' Andersen go 'gator hunting in Florida swamps

There's just something off about Heat lifer Udonis Haslem taking down and bagging a gator. But the former Florida standout proudly displayed the spoils of his hunt with teammate Chris Andersen on his Instagram account, and the results were mighty fine, indeed. (Note: people who love animals, no matter how scaly, reptilian and dinosaur-like, should look away now.)As Sports Illustrated...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem credits working out with NFL players for strong finish to season

It's almost a cliche how much Udonis Haslem represents the Miami Heat. He's the heart and soul of the team, despite rumors that Pat Riley has shopped Haslem over the years. His role with the team has seen a drastic reduction since he was an important part of the first title season of the LeBron James era, and he's seemingly taken it in stride.Yet when Chris Bosh was lost for the...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem videobombs Dwyane Wade, complete with bunny ears

First, the Miami Heat took care of the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' second game back in Miami. It was a spectacular performance from the Heat, especially Dwyane Wade, whose 32 points led Miami to a 14-point victory. After the game, however, came the real MVP-level performance, as Udonis Haslem got away with a fantastic videobomb on Wade. Haslem is a man of the people; he...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant crosses Udonis Haslem over and finishes with right-handed dunk

Kevin Durant continues to put on a show. He already did this and this against the Heat. What did he do after? Dust Udonis Haslem and throw it down: Seriously, Kevin Durant, stop it. *** Kevin Durant pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 Hottest Miami Heat Wives and Girlfriends

Sure, we all have a favorite Miami Heat player, but have you ever stopped to consider your favorite Heat significant other? NBA stars tend to pull off some pretty beautiful women and living in South Beach, standards seem to be set pretty high. In light of the Heat’s losing ways as of late, we thought we’d do a little something different. Take a look at our official list of...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

'Hot Seconds with Jax: Udonis Haslem'

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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat trio of Granger, Andersen, Haslem remain sidelined

  Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Danny Granger, Chris Andersen and Udonis Haslem are still not ready to play and will miss Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets. Spoelstra said before the game that Luol Deng, who injured his elbow and sat out the fourth quarter in a loss to Houston on Tuesday night, is expected to play. Granger has a strained hamstring, Haslem...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Udonis Haslem to make acting debut in Kickstarter film about ALS

Thanks to awe-inspiring support from across America, the Ice Bucket Challenge has been a major success in raising awareness for Lou Gehrig's Disease, with $110 million and counting in donations going to the ALS Association as the water flowed. Local Miami filmmaker Gil Green believes there is more work to be done, and he wants to share his story about his good friend Jeff Fogel,...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dwyane Wade Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

We’ve now seen Erik Spoelstra, Micky Arison, Udonis Haslem, and Norris Cole all take part in the trending ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. But now Dwyane Wade has decided to finally take part in the cause as nominated by Kevin Hart, Norris Cole, and Caron Butler. The post Video: Dwyane Wade Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge appeared first on Heat Nation.
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Videos: Udonis Haslem Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Udonis Haslem may have had the best reaction yet to the ever-so popular ALS ice bucket challenge that is going around. The rules state that if you get nominated, you must pour a bucket of ice water over your head within 24 hours or you have to donate to the ALSA.org. Haslem was nominated by former Miami Heat teammate, Dorrell Wright. The post Miami Heat Videos: Udonis Haslem...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacrifice Paved the Way for Udonis Haslem’s Championship Success

In 2002 Udonis Haslem graduated from the University of Florida as the all-time winningest basketball player in Gators history. A team captain and four-year starter, Haslem never missed a game, tying a Florida record at 130 consecutive games. Thus garnering his well-earned reputation for being both tough and hard working. Before arriving at UF, Haslem won state titles at Miami Senior...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Udonis Haslem Signing Grade

Miami Heat: Udonis Haslem Signing Grade Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… Terms: 2 seasons, $5.6M This signing was more about culture than it was about basketball, and sometimes that’s what it should be about. As a brief aside and a point of reference, let’s look at the Boston Celtics and the Oklahoma City Thunder as they pertain to center Kendrick Perkins. From a pure...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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