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Goran Dragic Assured Heat Will Play Faster Moving Forward

Goran Dragic feels strongly that the Miami Heat must play faster and has been assured that is a key part of the team's plan moving forward, according to a source. Dragic still appears to consider the Heat as the frontrunner heading into free agency. The Lakers, Knicks, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Sacramento are all expected to have interest in Dragic.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will The Miami Heat Be Title Contenders Next Season?

As we enter the month of June, optimism is at its peak with the Miami Heat. After a season that culminated in a 37-45 record and a non-playoff year, it was made official with the NBA Draft lottery on Tuesday night that the Heat would hold the No. 10 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Despite achieving a losing record, Miami enters the 2015-16 season in better shape than most teams with...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Will Face Miami Heat in October 7th Preseason Game

We already know the Orlando Magic will play a preseason contest in Brazil on October 17th. You can add a meeting with the Miami Heat in Louisville, Kentucky on October 7th to the exhibition calendar.   Heat to play Oct. 7 exhibition in Louisville against Magic. Heat drew sellout of 20,074 for preseason game there last season vs. Pelicans. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) May...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players the Miami Heat Could Pick in This Year’s NBA Draft

With the Miami Heat having pushed back giving up their first round selection to the Philadelphia 76ers by at least another year, the decision on who will be around for the #10 selection now takes center stage for Pat Riley and Co. The drafting drama was one of the remnants of bringing LeBron James’ talents to South Beach for four seasons, a selection which the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Heat Select?

HEAT LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER TEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Hassan Whiteside as the newest member of the Miami Heat. NBA Mock Draft Link:...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the 10th pick mean for the Miami Heat?

The Miami Heat secured the tenth pick in the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night. The Heat were ensured that they would have control over their own pick, which would have been sent to Philadelphia had it fallen outside the top ten. The lottery is relatively new territory for Miami: the franchise has only picked in the lottery twice in the last twelve years. As a result, Heat fans might...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Best No. 10 NBA Draft Picks from the Past 30 Years

The Miami Heat acquired the No. 10 pick in Tuesday’s NBA Draft lottery, as they were one spot away from giving their protected top-10 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. Although some fans may have wanted to see Miami move above its projected 10th-overall selection, fans should consider themselves lucky that the Heat even walked away with a pick, considering the 13% chance they...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh lives the whirlwind life of a parent, passes out with his daughter (PHOTO)

While teammate Dwyane Wade was out living it up on Sunday at a Jay Z show, Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh was taking his recovery from blood clots to the extreme -- by falling asleep in his daughter's room after family life got the better of the tired dad.Suffice it to say that Bosh's night was a little more relatable than Wade's. And Heat fans are probably plenty happy to see CB...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem is the coolest relative ever, drives his little cousin to prom in style (PHOTO)

When he's not out gator hunting with Birdman, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem can be pretty darn classy, as the Heat Lifer showed by putting on his driver's cap and chauffeuring his little cousin to his prom.It seems pretty safe to say that Haslem's cousin had the coolest entrance of anyone at the prom. So while Haslem and the Heat would probably prefer to still be playing basketball...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside knows where to work on his game to help the Heat back to the playoffs

It's amazing what a difference a little bit of stability makes. For Hassan Whiteside and the Miami Heat, the simple security of a contract should pay dividends.At a recent charity event, Whiteside said as much. It's the "first time I’ve had a summer where I know I’m going to be on a team next year. It’s really peace of mind," Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald quoted the young...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: The Perfect Offseason

(Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… For Miami Heat fans, the 2015 season was a year filled with injuries, questionable coaching, injuries, blown games, multiple starting lineups, injuries, disappointment, and injuries. This season marked the first time the Miami Heat missed the playoffs since the 2008 season, and find themselves...
Via HoopStuff
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Is Goran Dragic worth a max contract?

The Miami Heat traded for Goran Dragic in February knowing that he would become an unrestricted free agent come July. The veteran point guard is set to hit the open market on July 1, and he is free to sign with any team. Rumors abound that both the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers will court Dragic, and that he wanted to sign long term with one of those teams at the trade...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade’s Met Gala attire allegedly cost upwards of $900,000 (pics)

Dwyane Wade, along with wife Gabrielle Union, made quite the splash on the red carpet at the Met Gala on Monday and given the rumors that the clothing, jewelry and other accessories donned by the Miami Heat star cost upwards of one million dollars, perhaps it shouldn’t be all that surprising. “Fashion sources” for TMZ...Read More The post Dwyane Wade’s Met Gala attire allegedly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh on blood clot diagnosis: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh looks back at the moment he realized there was something seriously wrong with his health and now considers himself incredibly lucky simply to be around to talk about it. Blood clots were discovered in Bosh’s lungs shortly after playing in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Given the seriousness and gravity...Read More The post Chris Bosh on blood clot diagnosis...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Hassan Whiteside be the next Alonzo Mourning?

The Miami Herald ran a story the other day that really captured my attention. “Pat Riley indicated the Heat shouldn’t go more than three or four possessions without getting the ball to Hassan Whiteside and Whiteside should have the mentality of Alonzo Mourning,”. “‘If Alonzo didn’t get a touch three or four times down the court, he would put his big hands around my neck...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James responds to Pat Riley's supposed jab

Whether he was actually aware of it or not, LeBron James on Tuesday insisted that he had no idea that Pat Riley may have taken a subtle shot at him, instead insisting he has much bigger things to worry about right now. When discussing the upcoming draft, the Miami Heat president appeared to make a...Read More The post LeBron James on Pat Riley’s supposed rip: ‘It’s not my...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Riley seemingly takes shot at LeBron James

Miami Heat president Pat Riley held his final press conference of the year on Monday. Last year, the uncertain future of LeBron James was the most significant — if not only — topic of discussion. LeBron is no longer a member of the Heat, but it sure seems like Riley found a way to work...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat finally failed this season, but in a way still succeeded

There are plenty of people on this green earth who coach and play sports. For these men and women, the DNA of athletic success is so deeply coded into the human organism that it’s a sin against nature to view any loss as “good.” Thus begins a counterintuitive examination of the most successful “bad season” in the 2015 NBA… especially since the New York Knicks...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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