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Report: Greg Oden Abused Alcohol With Heat

As we all know by now, Greg Oden will go down as one of the biggest busts in not only NBA history, but sports history. Portland will forever be haunted for taking the 7-footer over Kevin Durant. After not playing in the NBA for three years, the Miami Heat decided to give Oden a chance, but that experiment didn’t last long. Now we come to find out that Oden was experiencing a drinking...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Oden's alcohol abuse was an issue for Heat

Free agent Greg Oden NBA career has not been what we all thought it would be when he was drafted #1 back in 2007. Oden has been dealing with injuries since he came into the league, but now he may have a more serious problem. Back in August, Oden was arrested for felony battery charges after he allegedly punched his ex-girlfriend in the face. Oden admitted that he had been drinking...
Via No Guts, No Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat Players Won’t Take Backseat Now That LeBron Is Gone

Mario Chalmers is making headlines in mid-September. With the Miami Heat a little under two weeks away from beginning training camp and the regular season still a month-and-a-half from commencing, one can’t blame the media for making Chalmers’ recent remarks a big deal. In a recent interview with Bleacher Report’s Ethan Skolnick, the veteran point guard stated that everybody...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers Didn't Expect Heat To Re-Sign Him

After having a poor performance in the NBA Finals, Mario Chalmers did not expect to return to the Miami Heat as a free agent. "I didn't think I'd be back," Chalmers said. "I didn't think that at all. I didn't even think the Heat would want me back, to be honest. That's how I felt like my playoff performance was, that they didn't want me back...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat To 'Tweak' System, Gamble Less On Defense

The Miami Heat lost LeBron James in the offseason and have also made some key changes to their coaching staff, which will result in a vastly different identity. “You will see some tweaks in how we play,” said a Heat official. Miami's gambling defense, which left open too many three-point shooters, needs addressing. “We can’t just show up and expect to win it in the fourth...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mario Chalmers, After Tough Playoffs, Promises a Major Comeback for Heat

It had been nearly a month since his downward spiral had finally stopped, only because the NBA season had cruelly ended. Even after enduring enough recrimination and ridicule to last any athlete a dozen lifetimes, Mario Chalmers still couldn't stop blaming himself. "I just needed to be by myself," Chalmers told Bleacher Report last week, following a morning workout...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chalmers: We All Took To Much Of A Back-Seat To LeBron In Finals

Mario Chalmers is back with the Miami Heat, and determined to redeem himself after disappearing during the NBA Finals. Chalmers had a terrible series and LeBron James ended up shouldering the bulk of the load.  In the end that load caused LeBron to return to Cleveland with a new loaded roster.  Chalmers told Ethan Skolnick of Bleacher Report that the Heat relied to heavily upon...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Sign PF Khem Birch

The Miami Heat have signed yet another big. The Heat announced early Sunday through their official website that they have signed 6’9″ forward Khem Birch to round their roster to a total of 17 players. As per club policy, details of the deal were not disclosed. Birch is an undrafted rookie. The UNLV product averaged a double-double with the Rebels during the 2013-14 season, posting...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat officially sign undrafted rookie Khem Birch

The Miami Heat have announced the official signing of undrafted rookie Khem Birch on Sunday. Initial reports earlier this month had indicated that the Heat would be signing the former UNLV player in time for training camp. Birch has been on their radar for some time, having worked out for the team before the NBA Draft.  The 6-foot-9 power forward played six games for the Washington...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

The Atlanta Hawks announced Friday that general manager Danny Ferry will be taking an indefinite leave of absence after audio surfaced of the GM reading racist remarks about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng from a scouting report in June. Ferry released a statement expressing his apology to Deng and to anyone else he offended. “Luol is a good man who I have known for many years, and...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Report Says Cavs Are a Mess Because Of Kyrie and Waiters

This whole Luol Deng fiasco just keeps getting worse. In Deng’s scouting report, it reveals that Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters don’t get along. It’s been rumored for a while now, but to see it on this platform says a lot. Luol Deng report says Cavs "have major locker room issues" and are "a mess because Kyrie and Dion don't get along." http://t.co/hTjbdKNtRK...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Feature: Miami Heat Full Offseason Workout Gallery

Your Miami Heat have been putting in extra hard work this off-season to get ready for the 2014-2015 NBA season. Here is a glimpse of what’s been happening behind the scenes. Members of the Heat working on their shooting form: Shannon Brown putting in work: Josh McRoberts hitting the practice facility: James Ennis getting his offseason conditioning in: Reggie Williams working...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio released of Ferry's controversial Deng comments

Danny Ferry’s explanation that he was merely reading from a scouting report when he made racist comments about Luol Deng seems less believable now that the audio has been released. On Thursday the Atlanta Journal-Constitution posted audio from the conference call Ferry had with several Atlanta Hawks owners on June 6 to discuss free agents. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deng scouting report triggered Hawks investigation

It was a background report on Luol Deng that reportedly set the investigation of Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson into motion, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Hawks were among the teams that pursued Deng in free agency this offseason, and although he ultimately signed with the Miami Heat, it was a meeting about the small forward which ultimately led to Levenson...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: D-Wade, Gabrielle Union had an extravagant wedding

Heat guard Dwyane Wade married actress and long-time girlfriend Gabrielle Union at the Chateau Artisan mansion, a castle-like building surrounded by a moat, in Miami Saturday and Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dorell Wright and Kevin Hart were all in attendance for the special occasion. Singing..Love is in the air. So happy for for #TheWadeUnion. Wishing u a lifetime of luv...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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