HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale to become Memphis Grizzlies head coach

The Miami Heat’s top assistant coach, David Fizdale, will get a shot at his first head coaching job. It seems Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale will be the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies. According to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the two sides are working on a deal expected to be […] Report: Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale to become Memphis...
Via All U Can Heat
9 hours ago

Miami Heat: Offseason Balancing Act

  The Miami Heat had a disappointing end to their season, losing to the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Miami now faces an uncertain offseason, with their most important roster spots in flux. Pat Riley will have a challenging offseason trying to maximize the Heat’s roster while staying within the bounds of the salary cap and competing with other...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside Named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was selected to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team, the NBA announced on Wednesday. After finishing in third place for NBA Defensive Player of the Year behind winner Kawhi Leonard and runner-up Draymond Green, Whiteside was also trimmed from the All-Defensive first team to the second team by Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. ...
Via Heat Nation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside named to second-team All-Defense

The Miami Heat center was beaten out by Clippers center DeAndre Jordan for the first-team spot. After finishing third in Defensive Player of the Year voting, Hassan Whiteside was named to the NBA’s All-Defense second team. Not making the first team could be perceived as a slight to the Miami Heat center, given that his stats […] Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside named to second...
Via All U Can Heat
12 hours ago

Dwyane Wade designs special tie to support Craig Sager's foundation

The All-Star is working with the Tie Bar to benefit the SagerStrong Foundation. Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is using his fashion power for good. The guard is working with the Tie Bar to create special ties and a pocket-square design to benefit TNT NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is battling acute myelofenous leukemia No truer way to support #SagerStrong than w/ this...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
15 hours ago

Heat Check podcast ep. 58: Miami Heat free agent options

The Heat Check podcast, hosted by Wes Goldberg and David Ramil, covers the Miami Heat and the NBA, offering insightful analysis and off-topic banter. Wes Goldberg and David Ramil talk about the LeBron James and Kevin Durant to the Miami Heat rumors before breaking down some more, uh, realistic free agent options. They also talk about […] Heat Check podcast ep. 58: Miami Heat free...
Via All U Can Heat
20 hours ago

Will Heat renovations be ready for 2020 Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

2020 promises to be a banner year in sports for Miami, with the city hosting Super Bowl LIV and celebrating the NFL's 100th season. Fittingly the NFL selected Miami for Super Bowl LIV, perhaps in honor of one of the town's most famous nightclubs. How will the Heat team look in 2020 when the media's spotlight shining on Miami? As the roster stands today, by 2020 Udonis Haslem will...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Former NBA Player Urges Chris Bosh to Retire from League

The uncertain status of Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh that’s led him to miss the second half of the last two seasons sounds eerily familiar to the tragic story of Hank Gathers, according to one of Gathers’ former teammates. Former NBA player Bo Kimble, who was Gathers’ close friend and played with him at Loyola Marymount, is urging Bosh to retire rather than risk his life...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade is selling special ties to support Craig Sager

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is turning to his fashion sense to help support TNT's NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager in Sager's battle against cancer. Wade will team up with The Tie Bar to sell exclusive ties and pocket-squares to benefit the SagerStrong Foundation, which partners with multiple organizations to provide support for cancer patients throughout their battles.A Twitter...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could the Miami Heat Sign Kevin Durant AND Retain Hassan Whiteside?

“I believe the team that hasn’t been mentioned that much may be the dark horse in [the chase for impending free agent Kevin Durant this summer], which are the Miami Heat. “Consider who the Heat are. You’re led by Pat Riley. You’ve got an exceptional young coach in Erik Spoelstra. You’ve got LeBron and D-Wade […]
Via Heat Hoops
1 day ago

Dwyane Wade Interested in Playing Role in Space Jam 2

The recent news of a planned sequel to the 1996 film, “Space Jam,” has captured the attention of the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, who has indicated that he would be willing to appear in the film, if asked. That request will likely come, considering that Wade’s close friend and former teammate, LeBron James, is scheduled to star in the film. Wade’s interest was first reported...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat privately admit signing Durant is a long shot

The Miami Heat’s reported interest in soon-to-be free agent Kevin Durant makes a ton of sense for numerous reasons. First off, the team needs to add another upper-echelon player to its existing roster in order to contend for a championship. That much was made clear during Miami’s series loss to the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Now take into account...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Top Ten best plays from 2015-16 season

As you probably know by now, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is one of the elite guards in the association and this season, he put together another memorable one. Wade finished this season by averaging over eighteen points, grabbing over four rebounds, and dishing out more than four assists per game for Miami. Check out some of his best moments in the below top ten: *** Wade Top Ten...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat reportedly have sights on Kevin Durant in free agency

The Kevin Durant loony season has begun. With the Oklahoma City Thunder star headed to free agency, it was only a matter of time before the wild free-agency rumors kicked up regardless of how his team performed in the playoffs. Those Thunder are doing quite well, actually, but it hasn’t stopped the onslaught. Dan Le Batard of ESPN just dropped an interesting bombshell regarding...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat will make Durant their top offseason priority

Miami Heat president Pat Riley said earlier this week that re-signing big man Hassan Whiteside will be the team’s top priority this offseason, but he may actually have his sights set on a slightly bigger prize. Dan Le Batard, who has always been pretty well connected on all things Heat, said on his ESPN Radio show recently that making a strong pitch to Durant has always been No...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat expect Chris Bosh to play next season

Are the Miami Heat expecting to have Chris Bosh back on the court next season? That depends who you ask. A recent report indicated that the Heat fear team doctors may never clear Bosh again as a result of the blood clot issues he has had for the past two years. There was talk that Bosh, 32, could even be forced into a medical retirement. However, ESPN’s Dan Le Batard said on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Red Velvet Cake Takes Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside to 'Church'

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside won't be blocking NBA players' shots again until October. The Heat lost their playoff series in seven games to the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Whiteside averaged 12 points per game on 68.1 percent shooting, hauled down 10.9 rebounds per game and blocked 2.8 shots per game before suffering a sprained MCL in Game 3 of...
Via Stack
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley: Whiteside ‘our No. 1 priority’ this offseason

Heat center Hassan Whiteside is about to become an unrestricted free agent and without his Bird Rights, the team has no advantage over the rest of the league in retaining him from a financial standpoint. But none of that phases The Godfather of the Miami Mafia. In his exit interview with reporters on Wednesday, Heat president Pat Riley made clear that re-signing Whiteside will be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James shows support for Chris Bosh

LeBron James and Chris Bosh are no longer teammates, but they’re still close. This little tidbit came out in droves on Monday as James expressed concern for his friend. The Miami Heat are worried that Bosh may never play again after yet another bout with blood clots. In this, James showed some empathy for his pal. “As a brother and as a friend of his, I hate to see that...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Can’t Survive the Gnarly North, Pivotal Offseason Awaits

The wrath of the Raptors was unleashed in Sunday’s sudden-death second round showdown. Playing the biggest basketball game in Air Canada Centre history, Toronto kept Miami cold and coasted to a 116-89 shellacking. Game 7 It was a day to forget for fans and members of Miami. Former Wildcat Kyle Lowry went supernova, scoring 35 points (11-20 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 8-11 FT) to go with nine...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat worried that Chris Bosh won’t play again

The Miami Heat played without big men Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside when they found themselves eliminated from the playoffs Sunday against the Toronto Raptors. There’s now a decent chance that neither will be back with the team. Whiteside will be a free agent this summer, and could move on for greener pastures elsewhere. Meanwhile, Bosh has not played since before the All-Star...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat-Raptors Game 7: the coaches and tactics

Game 7 of a messy, cluttered Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors doesn’t merely give every player a last chance to get it right. Game 7 offers one more opportunity to each head coach, one more chance to leave a positive imprint on this series after six erratic games over 13 bewildering days. One strong coaching performance on Sunday...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Josh Richardson throws down monster dunk

Check out this dunk by Josh Richardson in game six as the Miami Heat tie up the series with the Toronto Raptors and force game seven….. The post Watch: Josh Richardson throws down monster dunk appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Raptors advance or the Heat force Game 7

If you’ve been following the Toronto Raptors this NBA postseason, you probably noticed something a little different watching Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup against the Miami Heat. Kyle Lowry was playing well, and DeMar DeRozan was playing well — and they were doing it in the same game! For whatever reason, the Raptors' dynamic duo of Lowry and DeRozan has...
Via Yardbarker
13 days ago  |  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...
Via RealGM - NBA
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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