10 Reasons Miami Heat Fans Should Look Forward To The 2014-2015 Season

The 2014 offseason was not a pretty one for the Miami Heat. LeBron James took his talents back to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Heat were faced with having to replace a four-time NBA MVP who brought them two NBA Championships and four conference titles. How does a franchise deal with such a blow? They reload. While the media and observers have been down on the Heat ever since,...
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Report: Wizards once again reached out to Ray Allen

Earlier this summer the Washington Wizards reportedly reached out to Ray Allen to see if he would be interested in joining his former teammate Paul Pierce in coming to Washington. While Allen continues to weigh his options on either returning to the NBA for his 19th season or settling for retirement, J. Michael of reports the Wizards have reached out once again...
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VIDEO: Heat rookie Shabazz Napier nails half-court trick shot

It's too early to tell how quickly Miami Heat rookie point guard Shabazz Napier will adapt to the NBA game, but it looks like he won't have a problem putting the ball in the basket if his trick shots are any indication. Back in early August, Napier first impressed with a casual behind the back three-pointer at the Panini rookie shot. On Thursday he was it again, nailing a...
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Shabazz Napier hits sitting half-court trick shot in Instagram video

There are few things that I enjoy more than awesome tricks shots and yesterday, Miami Heat rookie Shabazz Napier decided to show off his trick shot artistry. While at the Miami Heat practice facility, Napier decided to hit a half court shot by sitting down and leaning backwards to launch the ball. Check out the video of his accomplishment from the Miami Heat’s official Instagram...
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Gregg Popovich believes the Miami Heat got overconfident after Game 2 in the NBA Finals

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has always been known to speak his mind regardless of what the topic is. As his Spurs start to get ready to defend their NBA title, Popovich spoke about last season’s NBA Finals. After splitting the first two games or the series, Popovich noticed a change in the Miami Heat. Popovich said that he believed the Miami Heat got overconfident...
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Wade credits David Stern's dress code for passion for fashion

Dwyade Wade is one of the most flamboyant dressers in the NBA. And for that, we can thank David Stern. Wade has worn some of the most mind-boggling outfits and accessories you will ever see over the last several years. During a recent interview with Rob Merrill of The Associated Press, D-Wade said the dress […]
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Dwyane Wade credits David Stern’s dress code for improving his style

Few things have been mocked quite like the NBA dress code for players put in by former commissioner David Stern. Stern had hired a Republican consultant to help make the NBA “more red state friendly.” Which sounded a lot like code for making the game less hip-hop, less urban, and less black. It’s a perception in some quarters that the league has tried to battle since the 1970s...
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Shabazz Napier Makes Wild Trick Shot From Half Court While Seated (Video)

When the Miami Heat drafted Shabazz Napier in June, they knew they were getting an excellent shooter. The Massachusetts native and former UConn Husky shot 40.5 percent from downtown in his final collegiate season and his sharp-shooting abilities were a big reason the Heat used a first-round draft pick on him. That said, it’s doubtful that the Heat believed he would be able to...
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Dwyane Wade says David Stern impacted NBA fashion

Fans have seen NBA players take their wardrobe to different levels. Some of the people think they’re too outlandish. Some people think they’re too colorful for their own tastes. And some people actually dig it. Dwyane Wade has a theory about this. From USA Today: NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA – well, at...
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Miami Heat: Why The Heat Can Win A Title

Miami Heat: Why The Heat Can Win A Title By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes. The Heat are still contenders. Thanks for reading. Jokes aside, the Heat can still win a title this season. Yes, LeBron James isn’t on the team, but they had an excellent offseason regardless. If Dwyane Wade is healthy, he is still one of the best players in the league, Chris Bosh was...
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Three Heat Players Make SI’s Top 100 NBA Players of 2015

Sports Illustrated recently released a comprehensive list of who they think are the top 100 players heading into the 2014-2015 NBA season. Three of our very own Miami Heat players have cracked the top 60 on the list, however, you may be surprised at some of the rankings. 55. Luol Deng Forward | Age: 296-9, 220 pounds Last year: No. 55 2013-14 statistics• 16.0 PPG, 5.7 RPG,...
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Miami Heat News: Heat Add Keith Smart and Chris Quinn to Coaching Staff

As the Miami Heat begin training camp on September 27, they have officially rounded out their coaching staff. Wednesday marked a day where the Heat not only added former point guard Chris Quinn and former NBA head coach Keith Smart, but shuffled several other coaching positions. Former Heat forward Juwan Howard will move into an assistant coaching role, longtime Heat coach David...
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Chris Bosh Plays ‘Hoop Dee Do Me’ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

In addition to playing guest DJ, Chris Bosh also played a game of Hoop Dee Do Me on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Bosh was up against Ellen, Ty Burrell from “Modern Family’s” and himself! This totally seems like a game people play daily at a startup tech company. The post Chris Bosh Plays ‘Hoop Dee Do Me’ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Heat Hire Keith Smart, Chris Quinn For Coaching Staff

The Miami Heat have hired Keith Smart as assistant coach and Chris Quinn as assistant coach/player development. Additionally, the Heat also named David Fizdale to assistant head coach and Juwan Howard to assistant coach.
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Dwyane Wade’s new timepiece includes real alligator and cost $20k

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade will be releasing his second designed watch with Hublot and it will include real alligator. The watch will cost $20,000 and will be designed with the Miami Heat colors. The watch is called the Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade. The watch includes 18 karat gold parts, sapphire and the aforementioned alligator strap. Check it out: Credit: TMZ Sports The post...
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Heat announce Keith Smart and Chris Quinn additions to staff

The Miami Heat have been reshuffling the coaching staff as they move into their next era of basketball. After reassigning assistants Ron Rothstein and Bob McAdoo away from the bench, the Heat have hired new coaches to fill in open spots. The reshuffling put assistant David Fizdale firmly in the top assistant slot, while moving Juwan Howard from a player development role to an assistant...
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Dwyane Wade Rocks $20k Custom Alligator Skin Watch (Photo)

For those who thought Dwyane Wade was hurting for the money lost when he opted out, think again. Wade continues to floss on the masses. Better hope PETA doesn’t find out… Dwyane Wade’s back in the watch game — dropping a brand new $20k timepiece with Hublot … and it’s made with real alligator. It’s called the Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade — designed with Miami Heat colors...
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Dwyane Wade Talks About His Wedding Day and the Upcoming Season

Good Morning America interviewed Dwyane Wade recently and asked him all about his wedding day and if he’s ready for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season. The post Dwyane Wade Talks About His Wedding Day and the Upcoming Season appeared first on Heat Nation.
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Chris Bosh plays game of Hoop Dee Do Me on The Ellen Show

Earlier on Wednesday, we saw Chris Bosh hang out at the DJ booth of The Ellen Show. Well, later on in the show, Bosh played a game with Ellen and Modern Family’s Ty Burrell called “Hoop Dee Do Me.” They’re basically shooting at a hoop above their heads. Check out the game: That seems like a fun game. As for who won? I mean, I don’t know. You don’t think a professional...
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Spurs are working out Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley is working out for the San Antonio Spurs, according to Yahoo! Sports. The Spurs have 14 players with guaranteed contracts for next season and could still bring back Aron Baynes, a restricted free agent. Beasley averaged 7.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in 15 minutes per game last season with the Miami Heat. He shot 49.9% FG last season, a significant improvement from...
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Chris Bosh hangs out at Ellen Show DJ booth

Chris Bosh is having quite the offseason. He was paid a ton of money to stay in Miami AND he’s mixing it up at The Ellen Show. And I really mean “mixing it up.” First, here’s the video of him there: And here’s the pic from Bosh’s Instagram account: He really did look like he was having fun. Plus Bosh went on the Ellen Show, which has been the premier daytime talk show...
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Chris Bosh, NBA Star And Tie Designer, Was The Guest DJ for The Ellen DeGeneres Show

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D Wade Designs $20k Custom Watch Made From Real Alligator (Photos)

I feel bad for the Alligator but I dig the watch. Dwyane Wade’s back in the watch game — dropping a brand new $20k timepiece with Hublot … and it’s made with real alligator. It’s called the Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade — designed with Miami Heat colors — and it includes 18 karat gold parts, sapphire and an alligator strap. The watch it Wade’s second design with the...
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Chalmers Talks Struggles Against Spurs

It was no question that Mario Chalmers struggled mightily in the 2014 NBA Finals. For the first time since the San Antonio Spurs manhandled the Heat, Chalmers admits the problem within himself, but pointed some blame to the rest of his team, too. “You know, for the first time in my career, I felt like […]
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Mario Chalmers: Heat took a ‘back seat’ in NBA Finals

The Miami Heat were unable to win a third consecutive NBA championship this past summer because they ran into a much better team. The San Antonio Spurs simply had better coaching and were more complete. And the way Mario Chalmers played certainly didn’t help Miami. Chalmers knows that. He also feels that the Heat didn’t […]
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