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Chris Bosh responds to questions about basketball activity

With the NBA season getting closer by the day, an ever present topic around the Miami area is the status of Chris Bosh. On Monday, the 11-time All-Star wanted everyone to know he has been participating in basketball activities. Bosh missed the end of last season as a result of a blood clot being discovered in his left leg. It marked the second consecutive season to end early due...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Bosh Seen Going Through Full Workout and Shooting Jumpers

Chris Bosh is back on the court, Heat Nation. The 6’11” power forward recently posted a video on Snapchat of a workout showing him on the court running drills and shooting mid-range jumpers. .@chrisbosh on @Snapchat staying positive #Heat #HeatNation pic.twitter.com/IcuPwwEIii — /r/Heat (@Heat_Reddit) August 29, 2016 pic.twitter.com/JmwXaGhYbu — HeatLifer (@305dwade3...
Via Heat Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN panel gives three Miami Heat players All-Star consideration

Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic and Justise Winslow were given votes by the ESPN Panel to make their first All-Star Game appearances. In their Summer Forecast the ESPN Panel voted on the NBA players most likely to make their first All-Star appearances. Among the 47 who received votes there were three Miami Heat players. Hassan Whiteside - 8 votes Goran Dragic - 5 votes Justise...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
10 hours ago

Why One Facet of Hassan Whiteside’s Game Could Take the Heat to the Next Level

Coach Erik Spoelstra has a completely new roster and from all indications, he’s going to have the Miami Heat playing with a new style this season. Moving away from an offense that was centered around Dwyane Wade might be a challenge, but Spoelstra has proven, if anything, that he can reinvent how his team plays on the fly. He has shown in the past two seasons that he has a plan...
Via Heat Nation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag Monday: Are the Miami Heat underrated?

Locked On Heat is a daily Miami Heat podcast part of the Locked on Podcast Network. ESPN projects that the Miami Heat will finish 10th in the Eastern Conference. Are they being underrated? Wes Goldberg and David Ramil answer that question in Monday’s Mailbag. Plus, what reason do Heat fans have to be optimistic, which […] Mailbag Monday: Are the Miami Heat underrated? - All U...
Via All U Can Heat
12 hours ago

Three things to look forward to during the upcoming Miami Heat season

This Miami Heat season is not one many fans are looking forward to. For the first time since 2003, Dwyane Wade will not be on the team’s roster. Along with the departures of Luol Deng and Joe Johnson, Wade’s exit has brought on what will likely be the worst Heat season since their 15-67 campaign in 2007-08. This is particularly surprising for Heat fans, many of whom expected...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spoelstra visits Dragic, expresses desire for up-tempo play

The Heat point guard is currently playing for the Slovenian national team. The Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman reported that Erik Spoelstra is spending this weekend in Slovenia with Heat point guard Goran Dragic. According to dispatches out of Slovenia, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is spending time with Goran Dragic for a few days. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) August 26, 2016...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Locked On Heat: Top 5 Miami Heat small forwards of all time

Wes Goldberg and David Ramil give the latest on the Heat and the NBA with the daily podcast LOCKED ON HEAT part of the Locked on Podcast Network. Continuing along with their summer series, Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) rank the top five small forwards in Miami Heat history. Locked On Heat is […] Locked On Heat: Top 5 Miami Heat small forwards of all time...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Erik Spoelstra: Hassan Whiteside Has the Potential to Be One of the Best Players in This League

The potential possessed by Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has fluctuated between frustrating to off-the-charts, with Miami head coach Erik Spoelstra hoping for more of the latter with the start of the team’s training camp just five weeks away. Talking about the need to provide Whiteside with more responsibility, Spoelstra’s remarks on the center were posted on the team’s...
Via Heat Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Udrih returning to Miami Heat, agrees to 1-year deal

MIAMI (AP) Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard. The Heat announced Udrih's signing Wednesday. Udrih averaged 4.4 points and 2.5 assists in 36 games with the Heat last season before having season-ending surgery to repair a tear in his right foot. His contract was subsequently...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: highlights of the 2016-17 season schedule

The NBA released preseason and regular season schedules last week for all its teams, including the new-look Miami Heat. The expectation that Miami will be an inferior team has been reflected in the schedule, with only five national TV games. The Heat are also not playing on Christmas day for the first time since 2008. Despite the lack of Christmas day or nationally televised action...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside steals tweet about Usain Bolt, gets caught in the act

Stealing tweets is not good, folks. It doesn’t matter who you are, or if you don’t know the original source, it’s not a good practice. Always attribute, and if you don’t know, it’s better to just stay away. For us in the digital media realm, that’s much more common knowledge. For Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, he’s much less inclined to care, and that showed on...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat owner hints at Chris Bosh return in email to fans

Miami Heat owner Micky Aronson hinted at a return by Chris Bosh in an email sent to the team’s season ticket holders Thursday night. Aronson’s email to the fans came the same night the NBA schedule for the 2016-17 season was released. He sent a lengthy email according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and mentioned Bosh as a player the team would be counting on next season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson calls out Tony Parker

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is not one to hold back from controversy. He made a living out of getting into the heads of opposing players on the court. He’s also been an outspoken individual since moving on from the Association. Now, while in the midst of a potential comeback attempt, Jackson decided to take to the public in order to call out former teammate Tony Parker....
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem wins NBPA’s “Best Miami Heat Teammate”

Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem is the beneficiary of a recent accolade, which occurred at the second-annual Players Voice Awards Ceremony. On Aug. 4, the 13-year Heat forward was awarded with the title of “Best Miami Heat Teammate”. Haslem’s recent award adds another feather on his ever-growing cap of accomplishments. This record includes three NBA Championships, the 2004...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

What If Miami Won the Derrick Rose Lottery?

This article was originally published on Pick and Popovich on August 2, 2016. Every Wednesday, Pick and Popovich will dive down the rabbit hole and explore a different NBA “What if.” The only rule is that the scenario must come from a place that is somewhat realistic and grounded in at least somewhat believable rumor or hearsay. Otherwise, anything goes. Miami operates with...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Miami Heat, (Almost) Everything is New

Miami moved on from the Dwyane Wade Era this offseason, allowing the former Finals MVP and three-time champ to head north for his hometown Chicago Bulls. While that entire Windy City squad might make fewer threes than Steph Curry and projects to miss out on the playoffs for a second straight season, the Heat have a shot at remaining in the playoff race—especially if Chris Bosh...
Via The Lottery Mafia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Adding Dion Waiters Was A Smart Move For The Miami Heat

Earlier this week, the Miami Heat signed 24-year-old shooting guard Dion Waiters in free agency. The fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft spent the past season and a half on the Oklahoma City Thunder and played two and a half seasons on the Cleveland Cavaliers before that. Waiters' deal is worth $5.93 million over two years and includes a player option for the second season...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson threw up after hearing about $50 million deal with Miami Heat

In professional sports, it’s pretty normal for younger players to express their excitement when they sign their first major deal. Some express that excitement in various ways. But guard Tyler Johnson had a bit of a different reaction upon hearing news of his $50 million deal with the Miami Heat: he wound up losing some of his lunch upon hearing the news. “I threw up a couple...
Via The Comeback
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson 'threw up a couple of times' over $50M deal

Tyler Johnson probably figured his time with the Miami Heat had come to an end after he agreed to a four-year, $50 million offer sheet from the Brooklyn Nets. But with the departure of Dwyane Wade, the Heat decided to match the Nets’ offer. What was Johnson’s reaction to the realization that he was going to make that kind of money no matter where he played? Let’s just say...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters' deal signals the end of the 2016 money grab

When you’re a kid on Halloween, you go out whenever dusk starts to set in and bang on doors using code words for free candy and go on your merry way with every house that has a porch light on. For the most part, you go around a neighborhood or a general area until at some point, you start noticing the porch lights that are on inviting free candy poachers become more and more...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dion Waiters agrees to one-year deal with Heat

Unrestricted free agent Dion Waiters has agreed to a one-year deal with the Miami Heat, reports Jon Krawczynski of the Associated Press. Waiters will make $2.9 million. The 24-year-old guard averaged 9.8 points in 78 games for the Oklahoma City Thunder last year, including 15 starts. He shot just under 40 percent overall and 35.8 percent on 3-pointers. Waiters, who has come of...
Via The Sports Daily
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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