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Heat Check: Minus stars, Miami puts together well-rounded effort in win

MIAMI -- Playing without their two best players, the Miami Heat ended their five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Dwyane Wade was a late scratch because of a knee contusion suffered in Friday's loss to the Washington Wizards, which forced coach Erik Spoelstra to make yet another change to the starting lineup and begin the game...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Heat beat Celtics withChris Bosh, Dwyane Wade both sitting out

  Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Norris Cole scored 15 and Mario Chalmers had 11 points and 10 assists for Miami. Tyler Zeller scored 22 for Boston, which had won three straight. Jeff Green and Kelly Olynyk added...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat top Celtics to snap home losing streak

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. Norris Cole scored 15 and Mario Chalmers had 11 points and 10 assists for Miami. Tyler Zeller scored 22 for Boston, which had won three straight. Jeff Green and Kelly...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Andre Dawkins Recalled from D-League After 42-Point Binge

It appears the Miami Heat will be bringing back a familiar face. Andre Dawkins was recalled from the Sioux Falls Skyforce early Sunday following a 42-point performance on Saturday night versus the Texas Legends. During his scoring binge, Dawkins shot 12-of-15 on 3-pointers while going 14-of-18 overall from the field. Dawkins’ stay at Sioux Falls lasted a total of eight games, where...
Via Heat Nation
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Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics Preview: Heat Aim to Avoid Sixth Straight Loss at Home

(Miami, FL) — On Sunday night the Miami Heat (12-15) host the Boston Celtics (10-14) at American Airlines Arena. The Heat are coming off a narrow loss to the formidable Washington Wizards at home. It was the team’s first loss this season when they entered the fourth quarter with a lead. Unfortunately, one critical turnover cost them the win, and Miami was handed their fifth...
Via Heat Nation
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Life Without LeBron: The Miami Heat and a Possible Return to Glory

LeBron James may have taken his talents back home to Cleveland. But the Miami Heat and their excellence remains in South Beach.
Via CLNS Radio
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Having Resurgent Season Despite Team’s Lack Of Success

When you take a look at the Miami Heat‘s record, one word should pop out to you—disappointing. The Heat are just 12-15 and eight games behind the division-leading Washington Wizards just 27 games into the season. Injuries have been the biggest reason for the Heat’s demise, as numerous starters and key rotation players have been shelved for stretches of time since the season...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Tank about it!

It is that time of year to wonder if your NBA team should go into tank mode (by now NBA teams should know if they are a title contender or not). It so happens, that the Miami Heat is in that situation. Therefore, is it tanking time for the Heat? After yet another disappointed and heart-wrenching loss in last night’s game to the Washington Wizards and with their record now being...
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Heat Check: Miami's solid effort comes up short at home

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat put together a well-rounded effort from beginning to end Friday night, but it wasn't enough to hold off the Washington Wizards down the stretch in a 105-103 loss. Miami turned in a quality performance in the first half and was able to withstand Washington's early dominance inside the paint, where the Wizards were able to capitalize on their height advantage...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Tickets for Miami ePrix now on sale

Tickets for the 2015 Miami ePrix on March 14 - the fifth round of the new FIA Formula E Championship – are now on sale via  The race is the first of two held in the US and will see 20 fully-electric open-wheel cars racing around a temporary street circuit located in Downtown Miami. The eight turn, 2.17km circuit stretches along Biscayne...

New Year’s Eve date with the Heat costs just $9

New Year’s Eve will be the second time this season that the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat will meet on the hardwood. The Pacers were able to get by with an 81-75 victory in mid-November in the first meeting. Roy Hibbert scored 16 points and added 15 rebounds and 3 blocks in the win over the Heat, showing that he is a much better player than how he played down the stretch during...
Via Analytics Game
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat lose a key player with McRoberts out for rest of season

On Monday, news broke that Josh McRoberts—the Miami Heat’s second-biggest summer acquisition—tore his meniscus and was feared to miss the rest of the season. McRoberts, signed for four years and $23 million after a career year in Charlotte with the then-Bobcats, struggled to get into the lineup early this season due to nagging foot, back and toe injuries and only played 17...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Doesn’t Travel, He Jet-Sets

Luol Deng had one of the more blatant travels you'll ever see against the Nets. The best part: he got away with it.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade & Stance Socks Drop 2nd Sock Collection, Holiday Ready (Pictures)

Just in time for great Christmas gift add on’s for that special gentlemen. Dwyane Wade X Stock Stocks presents the second D-Wade sock collection just in time to complete menswear outfits for all holiday festivities. Stance Socks describes the collection: Honored to collaborate with Dwyane Wade for our latest collection. Like DWade, these socks blend substance and style...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade poked in eye by referee (Video)

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was accidentally poked in the eye by referee Sean Corbin during Tuesday night's game in Brooklyn. It happened as Wade chased a ball out of bounds underneath the basket as Sean Corbin was covering the baseline. Corbin lifted his hands up as he was blowing his whistle and grazed Wade in the eye. However, the question as to whether Wade exaggerated the...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaky roof at Barclays Center causes 'rain delay' at Nets game (Video)

A leak in the roof of the Barclays Center caused a "rain delay" during the second quarter of Tuesday night's Brooklyn Nets game against the visiting Miami Heat. Barclays Center PA announcement, "The roof is leaking. We hope to get it resolved and we look to be underway shortly"— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) December 17, 2014 You wouldn't expect rain to cause a delay in an NBA...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets Rain Delay Stops Play

On Tuesday night, the Brooklyn Nets and Miami Heat suffered a very rare NBA rain delay. There was a leak in the roof at the Barclays Center on a rainy night that was wetting the floor late in the first quarter. Play was stopped as stadium employees had to put a towel and garbage can on the floor to stop the court from getting further wet. The Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets rain delay...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-LeBron James Miami Heat haven't been feeling so hot

The Miami Heat made some moves this summer, to try making up for the gaping hole in their talent level caused when LeBron James announced he’d...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury plagued Miami Heat lose Josh McRoberts with knee injury, possibly for season

MIAMI -- The Miami Heat may be without forward Josh McRoberts for the remainder of the season, after tests Monday revealed a torn right meniscus that will require surgery. The Heat also say Chris Bosh will miss Tuesday's game at Brooklyn with a strained calf, and Dwyane Wade may also miss the Nets game because of illness. Bosh leads Miami with averages of 21.6 points and 8.2 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Injury Update: Chris Bosh could miss a few weeks

The Miami Heat enter Tuesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a record of 11-13, third in the Southeast Division. They are coming off a 93-75 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Friday. Dwyane Wade lead the Heat with 17 points in the loss. The Heat were without Chris Bosh due to a calf injury and he's expected to be out up to a few weeks.Keith Allison  via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat assign Shabazz Napier, Hassan Whiteside to D-League

The Miami Heat announced on Saturday that they will be assigning point guard Shabazz Napier and center Hassan Whiteside to their NBA Developmental League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Whiteside has been regarded by the team as a project since he was signed on Nov. 24, but the assignment for Napier comes as a bit of a surprise after the rookie appeared in all 23 games for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen drawing free agent interest from Warriors

Ray Allen is in no hurry to sign a contract, but at least one NBA team has already pondered adding the most prolific 3-point shooter of all time.   The Golden State Warriors have contacted Allen’s representatives about signing the free agent guard, Warriors general manager Bob Myers confirmed to 95.7 The Game in San Francisco. No contract was offered and Allen gave no indication...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors GM: We have reached out to Ray Allen

The idea of adding the greatest three-point shooter in the history of the NBA to a team that already possesses Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson is absolutely ridiculous. But according to Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers, the team has indeed reached out to semi-retired 10-time All-Star Ray Allen, who boasts the most three-points field goals in the history of the Association...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

He Got Game: Ray Allen Shoots 74 At Augusta National

Ray Allen is widely considered one of the best shooters of all time and has made more 3-pointers than anyone in NBA history. It’s a record that will probably never be broken and with his two NBA titles, Allen is likely headed to the Hall of Fame.  When he’s not on the court draining 3′s, though, he’s out on the course sinking putts. Back in August, Allen hit the links...
Via Back9Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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