Roundtable predictions: Will the Miami Heat make the playoffs?

  Will the Miami Heat make the playoffs? Will Justise Winslow shoot better than 33 percent? Who will lead the Heat in scoring? Will Hassan Whiteside be an All-Star? Will Goran Dragic finish the season on the team? The All U Can Heat staff weighs in. Will the Miami Heat make the playoffs, and what […] Roundtable predictions: Will the Miami Heat make the playoffs? - All U Can Heat...
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32 minutes ago

Tyler Johnson showing he’s worth $50 million so far

Tyler Johnson appears ready to prove he is worth the Heat’s heavy investment. Tyler Johnson was as shocked as anyone when he became aware of his new contract. “I threw up a couple of times when I heard the number.” That number of course being $50 million over four years, when the Miami Heat matched […] Tyler Johnson showing he’s worth $50 million so far - All U Can Heat...
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1 hour ago

Miami Heat over-under down from original 36.5 wins

Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Subscribe on iTunes or via the RSS feed, and leave a review! Las Vegas originally had the Miami Heat’s win over-under set at 36.5, but that has recently dropped to 34.5 or 35 wins (depending on where you look). The Heat […] Miami Heat over-under down from original 36.5 wins ...
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2 hours ago

ESPN Analysts Believe Miami Heat Will Compete for Playoff Spot This Season

When you lose two championship players, like how the Miami Heat lost face of the franchise Dwyane Wade and 11-time All-Star Chris Bosh, not many people expect you to compete at a high level again for a while. However, two former head coaches and current ESPN analysts, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson, believe the Heat will challenge for a playoff spot this very season, per The...
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Report: Three Players to Be Unavailable for Heat’s Season Opener

The Miami Heat will begin their 28th NBA season on Wednesday night. Unfortunately, as much as Heat fans want to see this new-look group perform on the court, some major faces will be missing come Oct. 26. In a series of tweets sent out by the Sun Sentinel‘s Ira Winderman, the beat writer updated the statues of a few players for opening night. ...
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HHH Predictions: 4 takes on the Heat season

4 HHH Writers join to answer some questions and predict how the Miami Heat will play this season. It’s time to get ready for this season to begin! Here’s 4 HHH’s writers on some their predictions for this season and the Miami Heat. Question 1: What are you most excited for this season? SURYA: I would have preferred seeing Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade being surrounded by this...
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23 hours ago

Heat cut Briante Weber and Beno Udrih with Rodney McGruder expected to make roster

Miami will continue to waive more players ahead of deadline. The Miami Heat have waived guards Briante Weber and Beno Udrih and are expected to retain Rodney McGruder for their regular season roster. The team has to make several cuts by the 5:00pm deadline to their training camp roster of 20 players down to 15. Okaro White, Vashil Fernandez and Luis Montero are also expected to...
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2 days ago

Heat fall 113-110 vs Sixers to close out preseason

Miami ends a promising preseason with a 4-4 record. It was a long and tedious campaign, and we’re just talking about the final preseason game in which the Miami Heat lost at home to the Philadelphia 76ers 113-110 on Friday night to wrap up the preseason with a 4-4 record. The final outcome was insignificant of course, but coach Erik Spoelstra used the final preseason game as a...
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2 days ago

Philadelphia 76ers: most impressive players of the preseason

The Philadelphia 76ers wrapped up the preseason with a win against the Miami Heat to finish the preseason with a record of two wins and five losses. This is still a young team that is learning how to play together, so the losing record should not come as a surprise to many people. The 76ers did their best to play well and many of their players were impressive, but three players in...
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Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic finish preseason strong in Heat's loss to 76ers

76ERS 113, HEAT 110MIAMI -- Dario Saric scored 19 points, and Joel Embiid capped off a strong preseason with 18 points in 18 minutes for Philadelphia.Jerami Grant scored 17 for the 76ers, who trailed by as many as 10 points.Goran Dragic scored 17 points and handed out seven assists for Miami. Hassan Whiteside scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Dragic and Whiteside both...
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Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers Preseason Game Recap: Heat Fall to 76ers in Preseason Finale

(Miami, FL) – In their last game of the preseason on Friday night, the Miami Heat (4-4) were edged by the Philadelphia 76ers (2-5) by a score of 113-110 at American Airlines Arena. Recently signed backup shooting guard Luis Montero, who nailed a 3-pointer with 46 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to get the Heat to within one, missed a 25-footer from behind the arc at the...
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Recapping the Miami Heat Summer of 2016

The summer of 2016 was perhaps the most polarizing and divisive in Miami Heat history. For Pat Riley, it was largely about two things: Retaining Hassan Whiteside, and maximizing flexibility to target a whale to complement him in the future. Despite the ensuing hell-fire it would cause. Dwyane Wade is gone, having felt disrespected by […]
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3 days ago

D-Wade on one day returning to Heat: ‘Anything is possible’

Dwyane Wade insists he’s happy to be embarking upon his first season as a member of his hometown Chicago Bulls. But the ties that bind him to South Beach apparently are strong, as Wade hinted that it’s possible he could one day return to the Miami Heat. Wade mentioned the potential of a reunion with the Heat during an interview with The Crossover’s Rohan Nadkarni, mentioning...
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Goran Dragic, Heat prove too much for Magic to handle

HEAT 107, MAGIC 77MIAMI -- Goran Dragic scored 17 points and handed out five assists for Miami, which got 16 points and 11 rebounds from Willie Reed.Dion Waiters and Tyler Johnson each scored 15 for Miami. Serge Ibaka scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Orlando.MAGIC: Elfrid Payton shot 1 for 8, missing his final six shots. ... Evan Fournier scored 10 for the Magic, who...
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Report: Chris Bosh considering taking a season off

The Miami Heat are likely going to release Chris Bosh at some point in the coming months, and Bosh has said he is not retiring over the blood clot issues he has dealt with the past two years. That means he eventually expects to sign with another team, but is it possible we don’t see the 11-time NBA All-Star on the court at all this upcoming season? Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan's time: Heat center says he accepts challenge to lead

MIAMI (AP) Hassan Whiteside's talents are apparently not limited to the dunks and defense that convinced the Miami Heat he was worthy of a $98 million contract this offseason. Turns out, he also does a very respectable Shaquille O'Neal impression. ''When I met him, he was just, `Big fella, you've got to dunk everything,''' Whiteside said, perfectly mimicking O'Neal's oft-imitated...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should the Miami Heat start this season?

The Miami Heat are walking into a very new situation this year. Without old stalwarts Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh suiting up for Miami, the team will have a roster radically different from the ones they have had in the past six years. With the roster in flux, there is doubt about who head coach Erik Spoelstra will opt to include in the starting lineup this year. While some positions...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NBPA closely watching situation between Bosh, Heat

With Chris Bosh’s standoff with the Miami Heat showing no sign of being resolved, the NBPA is reportedly watching things closely. According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the players’ association is “examining the situation” with the awareness that Bosh is still sorting through medical and privacy concerns. The current priority for the union is a new...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hassan Whiteside’s nice gesture makes young Heat fan go nuts

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside made a young fan’s night on Wednesday. As Whiteside walked off the court to the locker room, he took off his warmup shirt and gave it to a young fan in the stands who had been hopping up and down, in hopes of receiving it. The fan was elated and went nuts after receiving the free gift. It was nice of Whiteside to hook the fan up.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat may not waive Bosh until after March 1

The situation between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat continues to be a messy one. The Heat signed Bosh to a four-year, $88 million max deal in 2014. After he signed, Bosh ended up having blood clots that limited him for two seasons in a row. Now the Heat have said they will not clear him medically and his career with them is over, but Bosh wants to continue playing in the NBA. And...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat pay tribute to Jose Fernandez before game (VIDEO)

The Miami Heat players honored the late Jose Fernandez with t-shirts and a moment of silence before Tuesday night’s exhibition game against the Brooklyn Nets. It was the team’s first home game of the season, and Dee Gordon, among others, was in attendance. The warmup shirts the Heat players wore had Fernandez’s initials, “JDF,” and his number, “16,” inscribed on them...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat to honor Jose Fernandez in pregame ceremony

The South Florida sports community — and the sports world at large — suffered a heartbreaking blow when Miaim Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez tragically died in a boating accident in late September at the age of 24. The sudden death left the Marlins reeling and Major League Baseball in a state of shock. As a way to help Miami community mourn the sudden and devastating loss, the...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson is Miami’s X-Factor

Undrafted. Summer League. Waived. D-League bound. On a 10-day contract. Back to the D-League. Another 10-day contract. And finally, Johnson lands a two-year deal with the Heat. After spots of excellence, filling in through Wade’s injuries in 2015, a broken jaw in last year’s Summer League, and a shoulder surgery that forced him to miss the latter half of last season, Tyler Johnson...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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