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Greg Oden on potential comeback: I have to deal with other stuff first

Free agent Greg Oden wants to play in the NBA again. After he was charged with felony battery charges for hitting his girlfriend, Oden turned his attention to dealing with his legal problems. Oden, who is a Ohio native, made an appearance at the Cavaliers and Raptors game Saturday and was asked by Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal if he was considering a comeback. Oden’s...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat welcome Hassan Whiteside; Injured Wade to miss Tuesday's game

MIAMI -- New Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is already an official member of the team and was present during the Tuesday morning shootaround in preparation for their game against the visiting Golden State Warriors. Head coach Erik Spoelstra lamented the departure of guard Shannon Brown but insisted the benefits of adding a defensive-minded big man would be a huge plus for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat Injury Update: Chris Andersen sprains ankle during Sunday's victory over the Hornets

The Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday by the score of 94-93. The win improved the Heat to 8-6 on the season, second in the Southeast Division. Luol Deng lead the Heat with 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting. On the injury front, veteran backup power forward Chris Andersen sprained his ankle after just two minutes of action and did not return.#492581269 / gettyimages...
Via NBA Injury News
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Waive Shannon Brown, Sign Hassan Whiteside

Looks like Shannon Brown’s Miami Heat tenure didn’t last too long. Less than three months after being signed by the Heat, Brown was waived to make room for center Hassan Whiteside. The 6’4″ shooting guard appeared in five games for the Heat this season, and averaged four points in 17.8 minutes per action. He had started the Heat’s previous game versus the Charlotte Hornets...
Via Heat Nation
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat Sign Hassan Whiteside, Waive Shannon Brown

The Miami Heat signed Hassan Whiteside and waived Shannon Brown on Monday, the team announced. Whiteside has appeared in three games for the Iowa Energy in the NBA Development League this season averaging 22.0 points, 15.7 rebounds, 5.33 blocks and 28.7 minutes while shooting 85.7 percent from the field, helping them to a perfect 3-0 record.
Via RealGM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stafford’s fiancée Kelly B. Hall is a female Ray Allen

Behind the arch. Men’s ball. So close. A video posted by Kelly Hall (@kbhall82) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:53am PST Matthew Stafford’s fiancée Kelly B. Hall is damn good at social media updates and apparently three-point shooting as the future Mrs. Stafford posted this video to Instagram of herself sinking shot after shot from beyond the arc. So I guess the Stafford completion...
Via The Majors Detroit
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat sign Whiteside, waive Brown

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Heat signed center Hassan Whiteside on Monday. Whiteside averaged 22 points, 15.7 rebounds and 5.3 blocked shots in three games with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League this season. He has appeared in 19 previous NBA games, all with the Sacramento Kings, averaging 1.5 points and 2.1 rebounds in those games. To make room on the roster, the Heat waived...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Oden attends Cavs game; Could join LeBron in Cleveland?

Former overall first round pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, Greg Oden, has had a career made for ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary film series. After being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers, the 7-foot big man out of Ohio State never was able to stay healthy and thus, has only played 105 games over a span of three seasons. Oden’s latest stint in the NBA came in South Beach last season...
Via Pass The Pill
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Nail Biter

(Miami, FL) — The Miami Heat (8-6) defeated the Charlotte Hornets (4-10), 94-93, on Sunday night at the American Airlines Arena. It took a turnaround jump shot by Chris Bosh, two missed shots by Kemba Walker, and a failed Al Jefferson tip-in in the last 31 seconds of the game to give the Heat their second straight victory. Luol Deng scored 26 points to lead the Heat in scoring...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Miami comes through in closing seconds for big win

MIAMI -- In their most thrilling victory of the season, the Miami Heat outlasted the Charlotte Hornets in the closing seconds Sunday to come away with a 94-93 victory at home. Charlotte had lost four straight but proved to be a worthy adversary after defeating Miami earlier this month. They had a second victory in their grasp Sunday night before letting it slip away late. The Heat...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat To Call Up Center Hassan Whiteside

According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Miami Heat are closing in on calling up center Hassan Whiteside of the Iowa Energy from the D-League. Hearing that the Miami Heat are lining up Hassan Whiteside for an @nbadleague callup after Whiteside’s big-stats start with the @iowaenergy — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) November 23, 2014 Whiteside was a second round pick of the Sacramento...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat To Sign Hassan Whiteside

The Miami Heat are signing Hassan Whiteside out of the NBA D-League. Whiteside has had a strong start for the Iowa Energy and was briefly signed by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Chris Bosh busts out as Miami takes down Orlando

On the road and using another starting lineup for the season, the Miami Heat (7-6) were led by Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers down the stretch for a hard-fought 99-92 win against the Orlando Magic (6-9). Both starters led the Heat -- desperate for more production with guards Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole out -- with individual season highs in points. Chalmers had 24 points, eight assists...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs Interested In Trading For Norris Cole, Birdman

LeBron James could be back with his former Miami Heat teammates, Norris Cole and Chris ‘Birdman’ Anderson, according to Bleacher Reports’ Ethan Skolnick. While Corey Brewer appears to be the Cavs top priority, Skolnick notes that Cleveland is interested in Cole as a backup point guard, and Andersen for his rim protection abilities. Cole is due around $2 […] The post Report...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. Clippers at Miami Heat game preview

It's been a difficult few months for Mario Chalmers, who was criticized for his poor play in the NBA Finals, then lost his starting job at the beginning of the season. He's now giving the Miami Heat a boost with some of the best basketball of his career in Dwyane Wade's absence. Miami could use another strong performance from Chalmers with Wade unlikely to play Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Host 3rd Annual ‘RunWade’ Fundrasier Event For Wades World Foundation (Pictures)

A night where fashion meets charity as Dwyane Wade host the 3rd annual “A Night On The Run Wade” fashion fundraiser in South Beach yesterday evening. The red carpet star studded event was in full effect featuring Miami’s most elegant restaurants, spirits and entertainment. Attendees were able to purchase the latest fashion pieces in women and menswear showcased on the Run Wade...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Two key points to consider moving forward

In South Beach, the Miami Heat currently sit in second place in the Southeast Division with a 6-5 record. Now, looking across the NBA, there are other teams with far more talent than the Heat who sit in a record lower or worse than the Heat. Here’s the issue at hand. When LeBron James decided to return to Cleveland, many thought the Heat would no longer be competitive or legit...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Mario Chalmers steps up to help Miami end skid

On the road for a second night of a back-to-back with three important players missing, the Miami Heat pushed through a slow first half to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 95-83 on Monday night. With Dwyane Wade sitting for a third straight game to rest his sore hamstring, Luol Deng (sore wrist) and Josh McRoberts (blister) were also ruled out. Choosing to not alter his second unit, coach...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Heat Hand Nets Fourth Consecutive Loss

Against a Miami Heat team without Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng and Josh McRoberts, it was expected that the Nets would be able to pull out a victory, Miami had other plans. The first half was very low scoring and there wasn't much to make of it. Nets had a slim 43-38 lead at the half.The second half was an absolute disaster for the Nets. Coming off their three game west roadtrip, coming...
Via Nets Take Over
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's Dwyane Wade out for third straight game at Brooklyn

  Dwyane Wade is sitting out his third straight game Monday at Brooklyn because of a strained left hamstring. Wade worked out before the game and coach Erik Spoelstra says the All-Star guard is improving daily, but the Heat will be ''very judicious'' about it so Wade returns at full strength. Wade is averaging 19.8 points and 6.4 assists. Spoelstra also said forward...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Battier sings Billy Joel - poorly (Video)

Retired Miami Heat forward and current team ambassador Shane Battier sat in front of a piano and sang the Billy Joel classic "Just The Way You Are" to welcome the "Piano Man" back to Miami for his upcoming concert at the AmericanAirlines Arena this coming January. Or, should we say, he tried to sing the Billy Joel hit, but as far as Battier's performance...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

James Ennis blocks shot with his armpit (Video / GIF)

Miami Heat rookie forward James Ennis showed some hustle, and some hops, by chasing down a fast break to block a layup with his armpit in the final seconds of the first quarter in Wednesday night's game against Indiana.Pacers guard Donald Sloan stole the ball and appeared to be on his way to an easy score when Ennis came in from behind with the rejection.H/T FTW. This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Heat caught fire?

No LeBron, no problem? The Miami Heat started out this year 3-0.  In their three wins, the Heat averages close to 109 points per game, while also shooting close to 49 percent from the field. The Heat have dropped two games in a row to the Rockets and Hornets, who I believe to be two of the hotter teams in the NBA right now. Chris Bosh is leading the team in scoring and rebounding...
Via Crossover Chronicles
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh McRoberts goes Hulk on his jersey

Josh McRoberts in a pretty intense player and showed it during Sunday’s game between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors. After apparently losing a rebound, McRoberts’ frustration level was to the point where it caused him to act on it. His jersey would be the victim, as McRoberts grabbed and partially tore it down the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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