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Predicting the Miami Heat’s 2016-17 roster

What could the Miami Heat’s final roster look like for next season? Let’s dive in. In previous articles, we visited how the Miami Heat can maneuver to keep free agents Dwyane Wade and Hassan Whiteside, and made an educated guess that the team will keep Joe Johnson while losing Luol Deng. In this post, I’ll discuss […] Predicting the Miami Heat’s 2016-17 roster - All U...
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23 hours ago

Salary cap limits the Miami Heat’s ability to retain Luol Deng and Joe Johnson

This is the second in a three part series examining the Miami Heat’s salary cap and off-season. In the last article, I examined how the Miami Heat can re-sign Hassan Whiteside and Dwyane Wade. In this article, I examine the possibilities for retaining Luol Deng and Joe Johnson. I  previously showed how the Heat can retain Dwyane Wade for $17.5 million and Hassan Whiteside...
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2 days ago

Luol Deng had a fantastic 2015-2016 season for the Miami Heat!

Dude can ball. Luol Deng helped the Miami Heat a lot this season. Check out some of his best plays from the 2015-2016 season! Check out some of the best highlights from @LuolDeng9's 2015-16 season! — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) June 22, 2016 (h/t Heat twitter)
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2 days ago

Should the Miami Heat bring back Luol Deng and Joe Johnson?

Both Luol Deng and Joe Johnson are free agents, and the Miami Heat have some decisions to make. The final scene of the 2015-2016 season was a rather sour one for the Miami Heat, losing in Game 7 in the conference semi’s to the Toronto Raptors. Another campaign decimated by injuries, Miami fought tooth and nail until […] Should the Miami Heat bring back Luol Deng and Joe Johnson...
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2 days ago

Top 10 Priorities for the Miami Heat This Offseason: Part 2

6. Consider Re-Signing Luol Deng After a mediocre 2014-15 season with Miami, Luol Deng really came on in 2015-16. He proved his worth as an elite defender and timely scorer, particularly in the second half of the season after Chris Bosh went out with blood clots. He finished the season averaging 12.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game and helped carry Miami through the first...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Luol Deng Expected to Land Two-Year Deal Worth $24 Million

According to multiple sources, including Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, an Eastern Conference official expects Miami Heat starting small forward Luol Deng to get a two-year deal that pays him at least $12 million annually. However, that price to keep Deng might be a little too high for the Heat, even though Heat team president Pat Riley would like to bring him back for the 2016...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat Update Statuses on Luol Deng and Hassan Whiteside

While the Miami Heat received some good news on Thursday, they also received some bad news. Luol Deng’s wrist injury from Thursday night was ruled a bruise. There are no fractures in the wrist and he has officially been listed as questionable for Friday night’s Game 6. Despite the listing, it is expected that Deng will play on Friday as the Heat stave off elimination versus the...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Luol Deng a more valuable free agent than DeMar DeRozan?

When LeBron James left Miami to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers two summers ago, the Heat responded by replacing him with Luol Deng. As you can imagine, it wasn't the most celebrated free agent signing. Replacing one of the greatest athletes of all time with a ten-year veteran who plays the same position and is worse in nearly every aspect of basketball is rarely something to get...
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May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Silver says NBA not exploring expansion to Europe

With the NFL making more and more noise every day about putting a franchise in London, NBA commissioner Adam Silver made clear Thursday that expansion to Europe is not in his league’s plans. Via the Sporting News: “We are not actively taking steps to bring a franchise to Europe or to expand to Europe,” Silver said in a London press conference. “It’s something that we’ve...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Grizzlies targeting Jeff Green, Luol Deng

By Zack Cox The Memphis Grizzlies already have two former Boston Celtics on their roster, and they could be looking to add a third. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported early Thursday morning that the Grizzlies are looking to swing a trade for either the Celtics’ Jeff Green or the Miami Heat’s Luol Deng in order to add some depth on the wing. Trade speculation involving Green is...
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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