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In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

MIAMI -- Both the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks featured new-look starting lineups in their clash Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Hawks did it by choice, preferring to rest several key players on the second night of a back-to-back. The Heat were forced to by necessity. With Chris Andersen out because of illness, head coach Erik Spoelstra put Udonis Haslem back to his more...
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Heat Check: Miami stumbles out of gate, struggles to catch Hawks

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat suffered through another poor shooting night and trailed the entire game in a 93-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. With the Hawks owning a nine-game lead atop of the Eastern Conference and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, head coach Mike Budenholzer elected to rest Jeff Teague, Pero Antic and DeMarre Carroll...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh Finally Released from Hospital

It was reported on Saturday afternoon that Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh was finally released from Baptist Health System Hospital after receiving tentative care for diagnosed blood clots in his lung. Bosh is OUT of the hospital. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) February 28, 2015 Spo on Bosh: “He was very anxious to get out of there. It was driving him nuts.” — Tim...
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Ray Allen reportedly will not sign with Cavaliers if he returns

Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with the Wine and Gold. Windhorst: "Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I...
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Michael Beasley Returns To Miami On 10 Day Contract

Michael Beasley returns to the Heat on a 10 day contract. The Miami Heat have brought back forward Michael Beasley signing him to a 10 day contract. With Chris Bosh out for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs, ESPN reports the Heat signed a familiar face to get some help at the forward position as they look to compete for a playoff spot. Michael Beasley...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Bill Walker Returns to the NBA, Remember When He Peed Into a Towel During a K-State Game?

Henry Walker returned the NBA on Monday night as a member of the Miami Heat but many fans scratched their head wondering who Henry Walker was. He was previously known as Bill Walker, the former Kansas State player who spent time with the Celtics and Knicks from 2008-2012 before leaving the league, rather unceremoniously. He would Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Look Out, World, Michael Beasley Is Headed Back To The Miami Heat

Let’s see if third time’s the charm for Michael Beasley and the Miami Heat. MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Beasley most recently played in the Chinese Basketball Association, signing a one-year Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Miami Heat News: Heat Sign Michael Beasley to 10-Day Contract

The Miami Heat announced today that they have signed forward Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract, his third stint with the team. OFFICIAL: The @MiamiHEAT have signed F Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract – — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 26, 2015 Beasley, who was originally drafted by the Heat second overall in the 2008...
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Heat bring back Michael Beasley on 10-day contract

MIAMI -- Looking for help for the stretch run, the Miami Heat turned to a familiar face. Michael Beasley is with the Heat for a third time, signing a 10-day contract on Thursday with the team that drafted him with the No. 2 overall pick seven years ago. Beasley's addition comes less than a week after the Heat learned they would lose All-Star forward Chris Bosh for the remainder...
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The many parallels of Derrick Rose and Penny Hardaway

The latest setback in the career of Derrick Rose is reminiscent of another former University of Memphis star, Penny Hardaway. The post The Parallels Of Derrick Rose And Penny Hardaway appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Dwyane Wade splits defense and finishes with two-handed slam dunk against Magic

Hey, Dwyane Wade still has moves! Even at the ripe old age (in basketball years) at 33, he can still split the defense and finish with a dunk. Don’t believe me? Here’s the video: Sometimes, Wade can go back on that DeLorean and relive the year 2006 in front of all of us. *** Dwyane Wade pic from Getty Images.
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Goran Dragic holds key to Miami Heat’s season

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Over the past four years, the Miami Heat have been at the epicenter of the NBA-universe and central to the league’s playoff-picture with four straight trips to the finals, a roster littered with talent, and a core consisting of three perennial all-stars that each shouldered the responsibilities associated with being a franchise player before joining...
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ESP #026: NBA Trade Deadline Recap | Isaiah Thomas is a Celtic | Does Goran Dragic Make the Heat Better? | NFL Safety Ryan Clark Retires | Adrian Peterson a Cowboy? | Scoring in the Evening

CLNS Radio presents The Evening Score Sports Podcast, hosted by Sean Bakke and Brian Langford. 
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Henry Walker throws down high-flying jam vs Sixers (GIF)

Miami Heat guard Henry Walker won over the fans during his season debut in Monday night's game against Philadelphia with 8 first quarter points, highlighted by this high-flying one-handed jam that brought the crowd to their feet. Walker finished with 11 points in his first NBA game in three seasons after being called up from the D-League with a 10-day contract. With plays like this...
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Who the Hell is Henry Walker & why is it Trending #1 on Twittter?

If you were like me and saw "Henry Walker" trending on Twitter tonight you might have asked yourself who the hell it was? Turns out Henry is old friend Bill Walker.  So why the name change? Bill Henry had this to say:“It’s just about growing up, I never liked the name Billy and everybody called me that. My Mom even wondered why everyone called me Billy? I just wanted to get...
Via Celtics Life
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Bill Walker Throws Down Monster Dunk In First NBA Game In Three Years

Today’s episode of “Where Are They Now” stars Bill Walker, the former high school phenom whose professional career was derailed by multiple knee injuries suffered both in college and just days before the 2008 NBA Draft. The surefire first rounder tumbled to the bottom of the draft, going #47 overall to the Washington Wizards, who Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Miami Heat: 5 Players Who Could Fill The Void Left By Chris Bosh

Just days after the Miami Heat acquired point guard Goran Dragic at the trade deadline, the team announced that Chris Bosh would miss the remainder of the season due to blood clots found in his lungs. The Heat will be forced to find a suitable replacement for a player that ranked 13th in the league in points per game (21.1). Making matters worse is that Miami will have to fill the...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Miami Heat

This Monday afternoon edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Miami Heat who obviously will be without Chris Bosh tonight and have lost 5 of their last 7 games, yet still are...
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Miami Heat: Up and down week

This has been an up and down week for the Miami Heat organization. At the beginning of the week there was so much uncertainty heading into the trade deadline. Because of the lack of buzz heading into the trade deadline, many Heat fans did not know what to expect from the organization. That all changed when Goran Dragic’s camp leaked out quotes essentially stating that he no longer...
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Chris Bosh thanks supporters with heartfelt Instagram post

Chris Bosh recently got some sobering news, but it appears he’s still in good spirits.   The Miami Heat announced Saturday that their All-Star forward will miss the rest of the season after blood clots were found in one of his lungs. It was a scary moment for Bosh, whose life could have been in danger if the problem wasn’t discovered sooner. The 30-year-old still is the hospital...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh out for the season due to blood clots

The Miami Heat shared some real unfortunate news on Saturday. The team announced that All-Star Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the year while undergoing treatment for blood clots on his lung. This is a major blow for the team on the court, but the larger concern has to be Bosh’s long-term health. In this, the Heat indicated that his prognosis is good. Here’s a statement...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat pull off trade for Goran Dragic

The Miami Heat pulled off one of the biggest moves prior to the NBA trade deadline Thursday. The Heat acquired Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Danny Granger, Justin Hamilton and two first-round draft picks. Dragic was arguably the best player available on the market this week and will give the Heat...Read More
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Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside is a Force to be Reckoned With

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat warms up before a game against the New York Knicks on February 9, 2015 at American Airlines Arena. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images/ESPN) The Hassan Whiteside era is alive and well.  Whiteside—a second-rounder out of Marshall University—has finally found a welcoming home with the Miami Heat. With the second half of the season approaching...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Potential trade deadline deals

The Miami Heat are currently the eighth seed in a relatively weak eastern conference. I will take a look at potential deals the Heat should explore as we get closer to Feb. 19 trade deadline. The Miami Heat need to make a late push in the trade discussion for Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic Dragic is at the top of Miami’s trade deadline wish list. With Dragic averaging 16.2 points...
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Report: Ray Allen to decide on future by All-Star Break

We should know by next weekend whether Ray Allen will be playing NBA basketball this spring. Allen, currently a free agent, plans to decide by the All-Star break whether to sign with a new team, sources told’s Brian Windhorst on Monday. At least a half-dozen teams are interested in bringing on the veteran guard, per Windhorst, including the Washington Wizards, Cleveland...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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