HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Would Hassan Whiteside re-sign with the Miami Heat at a discount?

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is expected to command a max contract this summer. Take a peep at Hassan Whiteside’s Snapchat and you can tell immediately that the dude loves living in Miami. The Miami Heat center, however, is set to hit free agency this summer as his contract expires and will have to make […] Would Hassan Whiteside re-sign with the Miami Heat at a discount...
Via All U Can Heat
56 minutes ago

Finding shows Miami Heat brand is strong

Sporcle released a finding showing that the Miami Heat stand as the second-most memorable team when people are challenged to think of all 30 NBA teams. Sporcle, the popular trivia Web site, published its first-ever ranking of the NBA's most and least memorable teams May 26. The Miami Heat ranked second overall, only behind the Los Angeles Lakers. Sporcle created its ranking from...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Pat Riley reportedly hates the Dwyane Wade-LeBron James friendship

The lovefest between former teammates Dwyane Wade and LeBron James is slightly offputting to some in the NBA, and Heat president Pat Riley is reportedly one of them. ESPN’s Pablo S. Torre profiled the pair’s relationship, in which one mutual friend says the pair are “like twins.” Even Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, admitted that James probably knows her husband better than...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis newspaper confuses Juwan Howard for David Fizdale

One Memphis newspaper is feeling embarrassed on Friday after running a photo of Juwan Howard that they thought was of David Fizdale. Fizdale was hired as head coach by the Grizzlies this week after previously serving as an assistant coach for the Miami Heat. While running a photo for a story talking about Fizdale, the Memphis Commercial Appeal used one of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat end of season position study: Power Forward

The Miami Heat are already looking forward to next year, but here at AllUCanHeat, we are taking a step back to do a study of every position. Let’s take a look at power forward. Finishing third in the Eastern Conference, with a 48-34 record, the guys from South Beach made it to the second round of […] Miami Heat end of season position study: Power Forward - All U Can Heat - All...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Miami Heat Offseason: Watch Goran Dragic make an appearance on ESPN's Sports Center

The Heat guard talked about the two Conference Finals matchups, Chris Bosh, and more. ICYMI, two days ago, Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic made an extended appearance on Sports Center. He addressed the Toronto vs. Cleveland matchup, OKC vs. GSW, as well as much more. Granted, this was before the most recent two Conference Finals matches, but it's still interesting to hear his perspective...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
2 days ago

Miami Heat ranked second-most memorable NBA team

Even though the Miami Heat have been eliminated from these playoffs, they are still one of the most recognizable NBA teams. The Miami Heat were ranked the second-most memorable team by the popular trivia site Sporcle. Sporcle found that the Heat, who were knocked out of the Eastern Conference semi-finals by the Toronto Raptors, are still […] Miami Heat ranked second-most memorable...
Via All U Can Heat
2 days ago

Miami Heat Player-by-Player Overview

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Via Heat Hoops
2 days ago

Dwyane Wade: ‘I don’t want to be on the market at all’

If you were thinking that Dwyane Wade might be interested in coming to your favorite NBA team next season and are not a Miami Heat fan, think again. Wade made is abundantly clear that he’s only interested in playing with the Heat. “I don’t want to be on the market at all. I’m not curious at all. I want to get to it (with the Heat). I want to be able to sign my deal and...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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
6 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
9 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
9 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
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
13 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Goes Small But Comes Up Big to Force Game 7

After dropping Game 5 in Toronto, Miami won Game 6 at home behind its best shooting performance of the series. Rookie Justice Winslow received the start at center, as coach Erik Spoelstra decided it was time for a change. Safe to say the move paid off. Are the Heat gaining the title of league’s most unpredictable ball-club? Having come back from 3-2 down against Charlotte in...
Via The Lottery Mafia
15 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
15 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.
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15 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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra addresses rumored Goran Dragic, Dwyane Wade beef

Recent reports have suggested Goran Dragic and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat have slight issues with one another, but head coach Erik Spoelstra isn’t having any of it. The battered Heat find themselves in a 3-2 hole against the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals facing an elimination game Friday. Earlier in the week, though, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst suggested...
Via The Sports Daily
17 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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