Was the Re-signing of Mario Chalmers the Right Move?

In the aftermath of LeBron James leaving the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Pat Riley has brought back the majority of last season’s nucleus. The Heat have re-signed franchise players Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, while retaining key cogs such as Chris Andersen, Udonis Haslem and Mario Chalmers. While Heat fans celebrated the re-signings of four of those aforementioned players...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat Retain Udonis Haslem

A mainstay in the Heat organization for the past 11 years, free agent power forward Udonis Haslem is once again returning to Miami, signing the midlevel exception of two years and $5.5 million. Udonis Haslem is headed back to Miami for a 12th season. This caps off an unparalleled $215 million spending spree by the organization in the wake of LeBron James’ departure, as they reached...
Via The League News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: WWE To ‘Rib’ The NBA’s Miami Heat On RAW

Adam Rose has invited several members of the NBA’s Miami Heat basketball team to Monday’s RAW in Miami, Florida at the American Airlines Arena. Udonis Haslem is a huge fan of WWE and Adam Rose. Also, there are plans to have some “ribbing” of the Heat (likely by Bo Dallas or Damien Sandow) at Monday’s RAW now that LeBron James has chosen to leave the team and head back to...
Via WZR Online
3 days ago  |  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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3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Rose Invites Miami Heat to RAW, Preview for Sheamus on Royal Pains, Cena DVD Cover

- Adam Rose has invited the NBA's Miami Heat to Monday's RAW from the AmericanAirlines Arena, where the Heat play. Several WWE fans are on the team including Rose fan Udonis Haslem. You can expect some Heat related ribbing from Bo Dallas and possibly Damien Sandow on Monday's show as well. - WWE United States Champion Sheamus will guest star on this Tuesday night'...
Via Ring Side News
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Heat re-sign Udonis Haslem

The Miami Heat re-signed longtime forward Udonis Haslem to a new contract Friday. The team did not announce terms of the deal, but sources told ESPN.com it is for the room midlevel exception of two years and $5.5 million. Haslem had opted out of a contract that was scheduled to pay him $4.6 million this season. The Heat were able to restructure their roster by giving him a new deal.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Udonis Haslem Re-Signs for 2-Years

It’s official. Udonis Haslem will finish out the remainder of his career with the same team that he started it with – the Miami Heat. The sides reached an agreement on a 2-year, $5.6-million dollar deal. Heat make Udonis Haslem signing official as they complete $215 million retooling of roster: http://t.co/j90SZGz0In — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 18, 2014 Haslem joins...
Via Standing O Sports
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Udonis Haslem Re-Sign With Heat On Two-Year, $5.5M Deal

The Miami Heat have agreed upon a two-year, $5.5 million deal with Udonis Haslem. Haslem had opted out of a contract that was scheduled to pay him $4.6 million this season. The Heat were able to restructure their roster by giving Haslem a new deal.
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Heat re-sign Udonis Haslem to two-year deal

Udonis Haslem has signed a two-year, $5.6 million contract with the Miami Heat. Haslem has spent all 11 of his NBA seasons with the Heat and is the franchise's all-time rebounding leader. He and Dwyane Wade are the only players to appear on all three of Miami's championship teams. The Miami native opted out of a contract that would have paid him $4.6 million next season to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem Re-Signs With HEAT for 2-Years, $5.6 Million

The Miami Heat have re-signed Udonis Haslem to a two-year deal. Heat make Udonis Haslem signing official as they complete $215 million retooling of roster: http://t.co/j90SZGz0In — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 18, 2014 Haslem had opted out of a contract that was scheduled to pay him $4.6 million this season. The Heat were able to restructure their roster by giving him a new deal.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem Re-Signs With HEAT 2 Years, $5.6 Million

Haslem opted out of a 1-year, $4.62 million contract, to sign a 2-year deal with $5.6 million according to CBS Sports. Haslem opted out to free up money so the Heat could re-sign the Big 3, you might have missed it but one of the three aren’t there anymore. In the end, Haslem cost himself some money, assuming he would have opted in and played for at least the vet minimum the following...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Nation 2014-2015 Roster Breakdown

With a flurry of signings, the Miami Heat has all but constructed the team it will field for the 2014-2015 seasons. What will the rotation look like? POINT GUARD Mario Chalmers – It remains difficult to gauge Chalmers based on last season’s performance. On one hand, he averaged a career high in assists per 36 minutes, set a career high in FG% (45.4%), and remained an above average...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Mike Miller Signing Grade

Cleveland Cavaliers: Mike Miller Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 5.5 million Well the expected happened today, as the Cavaliers have brought veteran guard/forward Mike Miller to Cleveland for 2 seasons and 5.5 million. Miller is one of the best shooters in the NBA and was a teammate of LeBron for 3 seasons and despite being...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Haslem, Heat Agree to $2.7 Million Deal

Boom. Minutes after reports came out that the Miami Heat signed Dwyane Wade to a 2-year, $34 million deal, another one was released stating that the Heat have signed Mr. 305 himself, Udonis Haslem to a 2-year deal as well. Udonis Haslem has agreed to return to Miami Heat on their $2.7 million space exception, source tells Sun Sentinel. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) July 15, 2014...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Haslem, Heat Agree Upon $2.7M Deal

The Miami Heat and Udonis Haslem have agred upon a $2.7 millon deal using their space exception. Haslem has spent his entire career with the Heat and opted out of his contract his summer.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem’s Prediction for First Heat-Cavs Game: “Pain”

Many members of the Miami Heat may not have too much of a big deal of LeBron James leaving. Sure, their championships chance dwindle, but Mario Chalmers found his way back on the team, Chris Bosh got a max deal and will be a focal point of the offense, and more. However, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem have to be feeling a little bit salty. Wade would’ve made $40 million over the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh re-signs with Miami Heat

The Miami Heat have retained one of their ‘Big 3′ after losing LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. Chris Bosh is finalizing a five-year, $118 million deal with the Heat, reports Adrain Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Chris Bosh is finalizing an agreement to return to Miami on a five-year, $118M deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Won't Operate With Cap Space, Must Stay Below $81M

By reaching agreements with Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger with the non-taxpayer midlevel exception and biannual exception, the Miami Heat will not be operating as a team with cap space. With LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem opting out, they conceivably could have created enough cap space to sign a bigger contract player if they would have renounced the Bird...
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

CBA Explicit In Not Allowing Prearranged Restructured Contracts

Before the official start of free agency on July 1, Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Miami Heat had "the framework of deals in place" with LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem to remain with the team. "Everybody has their [contract] number and has left a little bit of room to let [Pat Riley] maneuver," one source briefed on the contract...
Via RealGM
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Three More Heat Players Opt Out, Become Free Agents

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem have all opted out of their Miami Heat contracts, beating their respective Monday deadlines and joining LeBron James in free agency. Bosh, Wade and Haslem could all take  less money with the early termination clause in their deals. James is looking for something close to a maximum deal to stay with the Heat. The goal for James is still...
Via KC Sports Ninja
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: 10 Free Agents To Consider Re-Signing

Miami Heat: 10 Free Agents To Consider Re-Signing Nekias Duncan, Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… With the free agency period looming, the Miami Heat have potentially set themselves up to be major players in this year’s market. Their roster is virtually barren; Norris Cole and rookie point guard Shabazz Napier will be the only players officially under contract for next season heading...
Via HoopStuff
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Wade, Bosh, Haslem Opt Out, LeBron Seeks Max Deal

With the recent trade-up deal for Shabazz Napier and the player’s only meeting between Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh, it looks like the master plans of Pat Riley are beginning to unfold. After LeBron had opted out earlier this week, Heat fans were on pins and needles anticipating whether Bosh would opt out, but more importantly, whether Wade would. Wade was owed over...
Via Heat Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem choose free agency

Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem will join LeBron James and opt out of their contracts with the Miami Heat, which creates $55 million in salary cap room, reports ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. Chris Bosh plans opt out of contract, source tells ESPN. Dwyane Wade & Udonis Haslem also out per reports. Heat have record 55M cap space — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June...
Via Sports-Glory
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bosh, Haslem, Wade to Opt Out and Test Free Agency

Chris Bosh (1) and Dwyane Wade (3) have informed the Miami Heat they’ll opt out of their current deals – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports The Miami Heat are quickly running out of players. According to ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst, forwards Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem, along with guard Dwyane Wade, will all reportedly opt out of their current contracts and test the market...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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