Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors Game Recap: Defense Shines in Rout of Raptors

(Miami, FL) – Following a tough 90-87 road loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, the Miami Heat (4-3) flexed their muscle on defense in the second half as they cruised to a 96-76 victory over the Toronto Raptors (5-2) on Sunday night at American Airlines Arena. Facing a 47-44 deficit heading into the half, Heat power forward and captain Udonis Haslem went on another one...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat overcomes huge deficit to rout Rockets

A 109-89 Miami Heat victory would be impressive in any context. To do so against the contending Houston Rockets is encouraging. And to do it after being down by 21 points in the third quarter is remarkable. The Heat erased a 21-point deficit and took over the game in the second half to defeat the Houston Rockets by 20 on Sunday evening. Miami, inspired by an impassioned halftime...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem Named Heat Captains

The Miami Heat will have three captains for the first time in nearly 15 years. For the first time since taking over as head coach in the 2008-09 season, Erik Spoelstra has revised his list of Heat captains. While Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem have served as captains since Spoelstra’s first year, Chris Bosh will join that list this year. Spoelstra downplayed naming Bosh as a captain...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem looks to provide energy for Miami Heat

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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Amar’e Stoudemire Inactive for Heat Season Opener vs. Hornets

It looks like Amar’e Stoudemire will not play in the Miami Heat season opener, according to Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel. Head coach Erik Spoelstra says that he’s taking it easy with the veteran big man and that Stoudemire’s absence is officially being listed as “rehabilitative recovery.” “He’s getting stronger. He’s doing more,” Spoelstra told the media...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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
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