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Heat Check: Young core leads the way vs. Celtics

The Miami Heat shook off a poor start to the second half with a strong showing in the final quarter to defeat the Boston Celtics 83-75 on Sunday afternoon. Miami, without starters Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng to begin a four-game trip, never trailed a Celtics team that hardly resembles the same squad that faced off against the Heat in many memorable playoff battles. The Heat took their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat’s Whiteside shows no mercy to little kids

Miami’s Hassan Whiteside has been showing he truly belongs in the NBA. He has been doing it on the offensive end as well as on the defensive end with his prowess for blocking shots. Indeed, Hassan is telling the NBA, there’s no easy buckets when he is in the paint. He is also telling little kids the same thing! Check out Whiteside showing no mercy for kids trying to score on...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can The Miami Heat Still Make Playoffs Without Dwyane Wade?

The Miami Heat are currently several games under .500 at the midway point of the season. Just two weeks before the All-Star Game, the Heat are a below-average team, and have been that way since they began the season as the Eastern Conference’s last remaining undefeated team at 3-0 in early November. For a franchise that has become accustomed to contending for the No. 1 seed in...
Via Heat Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Wade Out Indefinitely, Could Return In 2-3 Weeks

Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade left Tuesday’s night game against the Milwaukee Bucks after suffering a hamstring injury. Brett Pollakoff of NBC Sports reports, Dwayne Wade left Tuesday night’s contest against the Milwaukee Bucks with a hamstring injury, and was unable to return. His absence meant a winnable game turned into a loss, which only...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Among Teams Interested in Mo Williams

It would appear Mo Williams is once again on the Miami Heat’s radar. Just days after Dwyane Wade suffered another setback to his right hamstring injury, Darren Wolfson of the ESPN radio affiliate 1500 Twin Cities, reports that the Heat are among several teams interested in trading for the Minnesota Timberwolves guard. Teams to watch on the Mo Williams front: Cavs, Clippers, and...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

'Inside the Heat: Danny Granger' premieres Feb. 1 on Sun Sports

MIAMI -- On Sunday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m., FOX's Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Miami HEAT, will debut a new episode of "Inside the HEAT" upon conclusion of the HEAT vs. Boston Celtics game. Titled "Danny Granger," this episode goes behind the scenes with the veteran NBA forward now in his first year with the HEAT. Hosted by Eric Reid, the show begins with Danny discussing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Contracts Reportedly Being Finalized for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

A chance encounter at a Miami Heat game is making the fight of the century a reality according to reports. It isn’t done, and is likely to fall apart. Here is what Arum had to say via Boxing Scene. “I cannot assure you that its gonna happen but certainly with this development in Miami and from what I know about the finalization of papers and everything I have to be optimistic...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Dwyane Wade Expected to Miss Extended Time

It seems like every time the Miami Heat are about to turn the corner, another player gets injured. Take last night’s game for example. The Heat were in the midst of a two-game winning streak about to clinch number three, until All-Star Dwyane Wade checked himself out of the ball game in the third quarter with what has been diagnosed as a strained right hamstring. According to...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson Signs 10-Day Contract With Heat

The Miami Heat have called up Tyler Johnson on a 10-day contract, league sources tell RealGM. Johnson comes from the D-League's Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he averaged 18.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 15 games. Johnson was on a 10-day contract with the Heat earlier this month.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Hassan Whiteside brings to the Miami Heat

Throughout the first half of the season, the Miami Heat have struggled finding their rhythm following the loss of superstar LeBron James.  Between inconsistent play at the point guard position, the early injury to stretch forward Josh McRoberts and the usual game missed here and there by Dwayne Wade Heat fans have been left frustrated at the unpredictable play of their team.  Fortunately...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather and Pacquaio meet up at Miami Heat game

The most awesome thing happened at a Miami Heat game and it had nothing to do with basketball.After Manny Pacquaio’s flight was canceled due to Winter Storm Juno, he was at the Heat-Bucks game in Miami at the same time Floyd Mayweather showed up. The two fighters met at halftime, and shook hands after a few words and a once over. It was reportedly the first time either boxer had...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao meet at Miami Heat game

Photo Credit: Miami Heat Twitter account. With all the talk about a proposed May 2 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao heating up with on going negotiations, the only thing that could hype up the anticipation more than a finalized contract would be for the two to meet in person. That’s just what took place Tuesday night in Miami, as the two pound-for-pound best boxers...
Via Fight Hub TV
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Leaves Game Again With Hamstring Strain

Dwyane Wade was forced out of Tuesday night’s game with another hamstring issue. Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade left Tuesday night’s game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks after suffering a right hamstring strain. According to Bleacher Report, Wade injured the right hamstring as opposed to the left hamstring that caused him to miss some games earlier this month. The Miami guard...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Almost Nailed Putting Floyd Mayweather And Manny Pacquiao On Jumbotron

The Miami Heat were so close to nailing putting Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on the jumbotron.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat without Luol Deng, Chris Andersen against visiting Bucks

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deng (calf), Andersen (elbow and back) sidelined for Heat

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot in...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Shane Battier, Jay Rothman, Al Jaffe

Former Miami Heat player Shane Battier will call a game involving his former team Friday night. In other news, ESPN Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman is staying put, and ESPN executive Al Jaffe is retiring. Battier to Call Heat Game Friday ESPN college basketball analyst Shane Battier will be part of the broadcast team [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s the Luol Deng Tribute Video

The Bulls fell to the Heat this afternoon 96-84 in what was Luol Deng’s first game at the United Center since being traded last season. The real story of the game was the future rise of Hassan Whiteside’s 2k rating (and his likely rise on Chad Ford’s retroactive draft boards) as he managed to triple-double in only 25 MINUTES by recording 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 BLOCKS...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hassan Whiteside blocks five shots in 7 minutes

Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside has been one of the biggest surprises of the NBA season. After thinning out their bench and losing LeBron James in the offseason, Miami has been helped a great deal by this former second-round pick of the Sacramento Kings. He entered Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bulls averaging 7.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and two blocks in about 15 minutes...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite first-half frustrations, Pat Riley not looking to shake up Heat

MIAMI -- Miami Heat president Pat Riley was on hand Thursday to help announce the new Hoophall Miami Invitational event that will be held at AmericanAirlines Arena to benefit the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and local charities. Afterward, he spoke with the media to discuss the current state of the Heat, as well as their future. Speaking frankly about several topics...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James still recruiting Ray Allen

We have officially crossed the halfway point in the 2014-2015 NBA season, and Ray Allen remains a free agent. Allen has yet to decide if he wants to continue playing, but LeBron James is not giving up on him. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com, James recently met with Allen while LeBron was in Miami...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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