HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why the Miami Heat need a superstar to regain dominance

The Miami Heat have had an interesting last couple years to say the least. Their supporters watched the Big 3 era dissipate before their very eyes, losing LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to their hometown franchises. The third wheel of the Big 3, Chris Bosh, was also lost due to an unfortunate blood clot condition which could cost him his life if he were to lace them up again. While...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

How a geek would build the Miami Heat roster

The Win Share approach to win 54 games next season. The Miami Heat have about $100 million to build a 50-win team next season, or $2 million per win. sports-reference.com Win Share(WS) measure gives a totally mechanical formula how much each player should be paid, per their contribution towards wins. Hassan Whiteside 9.5 WS $19M Goran Dragic 7.5 WS $15M Tyler Johnson 5.8 WS $12M...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
8 hours ago

Big3 3-on-3 league begins with a game-winner and an injury

NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball’s newest league started with a game-winning basket and an injured former NBA player. Rashard Lewis made a three-point play with his team facing game point Sunday in the opening game of the Big3, the 3-on-3 basketball league co-founded by Ice Cube. Jason Williams, the flashy point guard nicknamed “White Chocolate,” went down with a right leg injury...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 hours ago

Miami Heat draft grade: Bam Adebayo

The Miami Heat made an interesting pick that shocked quite a few people on draft night. Bam Adebayo was the guy the Heat wanted, but he may prove to be the guy that the Heat need. Through the first 41 games of the season, the Miami Heat seemed to be on a collision course with […] Miami Heat draft grade: Bam Adebayo - All U Can Heat - All U Can Heat - A Miami Heat Fan Site - News...
Via All U Can Heat
22 hours ago

Hornets GM mistakenly introduces Dwayne Bacon as Dwyane Wade

Charlotte Hornets GM Rich Cho definitely knows how to say “no pressure.”At Friday’s introductory press conference for new draftees Malik Monk and Dwayne Bacon, Cho mistakenly referred to Bacon as “Dwyane Wade.” It probably doesn’t help that Bacon is a shooting guard like Wade and that he played his college ball at Florida State, just a few hundred miles north of where...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bleacherreport predicts Hayward to Miami

Winner of The Gordon Hayward Sweepstakes will be the Miami Heat according to Bleacherreport The bleacherreport.com article, Latest Rumors and Predictions for Gordon Hayward and More, concludes Gordon Hayward being in a Miami Heat uniform this coming season. Smart money might suggest the Heat. Utah is a quality team mired in a wild conference and Boston seems to have a bit of a...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Updating the Miami Heat’s 2017-18 depth chart after the draft

The Miami Heat selected Bam Adebayo with the 14th pick in the 2017 NBA draft. Here is the updated depth chart for the Miami Heat following the pick. The starting lineup and depth chart will continue to change as the offseason progresses. Free agency begins on July 1st in which the Miami Heat will explore several […] Updating the Miami Heat’s 2017-18 depth chart after the draft...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

NBA Draft: BYU basketball’s Eric Mika commits to Miami Heat for summer league

South Beach sounds nice for Mika to try and latch on as an NBA player Eric Mika will play for the Miami Heat to play summer league ball after not being selected in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, according to a report from the Salt Lake Tribune. The 22-year-old big man declared for the NBA Draft after 2 seasons at BYU. Mika played the 2013-2014 season for BYU before serving a 2-year...
Via Vanquish the Foe
2 days ago

Miami Heat: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH: Miami Heat Reportedly Picks Up London Perrantes as NBA Undrafted Free Agent

Via Streaking the Lawn
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why drafting Bam Adebayo makes sense for the Miami Heat

To the surprise of many, the Miami Heat selected a center with the 14th pick in the draft. However, his versatility may end up making Bam Adebayo a steal. Most mock drafts predicted Bam Adebayo going late in the first round. Needless to say, the Miami Heat surprised a lot of people when they selected Edrice […] Why drafting Bam Adebayo makes sense for the Miami Heat - All U Can...
Via All U Can Heat
2 days ago

Quick reaction: Athletic Kentucky big man Bam Adebayo going to Miami

Miami added Bam Adebayo with the 14th pick of the 2017 NBA Draft. The newest addition to the proud Miami Heat franchise is Bam Adebayo! Adebayo comes to South Beach after spending his first and only collegiate season at the University of Kentucky. He became the third Wildcat to be selected in the 2017 NBA Draft. Bam wasn’t on many Heat fans’ radars, but he is a solid player...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
2 days ago

NBA Draft: Kentucky Basketball’s Bam Adebayo drafted by Miami Heat

Kentucky Basketball looks to keep things rolling in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft with Bam Adebayo headed to the Miami Heat. Bam Adebayo is the Kentucky Basketball player that made the most of his pre-draft workouts. The NBA Draft mocks have had Bam Adebayo moving steadily up the boards. His ability to […] NBA Draft: Kentucky Basketball’s Bam Adebayo drafted by Miami...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
2 days ago

Miami Heat NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Miami Heat reportedly receiving trade offers for Goran Dragic

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Can the Miami Heat be a challenger in the East next season?

The Miami Heat had quote the roller coaster season last year. This roller coaster was a short one consisting of one huge fall followed by an enormous rise and finally another tough fall. This down, up, down pattern started out with a terrible start to the season, going 11-30 in the first 41 games. While many thought that this team would end up in the lottery after their horrific...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat to make push for Gordon Hayward

The Utah Jazz stand a reasonably good chance of re-signing All-Star forward Gordon Hayward once free agency starts next month. But it looks like the team will have a whole lot of competition.Previous reports suggested that Hayward is one of the Boston Celtics’ top targets in free agency. That’s not necessarily a surprise considering Boston is expected to be big-time players in...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron apparently forgot about Miami when he said he didn’t believe he played for a superteam

As usual, LeBron James was classy in defeat after the Warriors pulled away from the Cavs in Game 5 to win the NBA title. But he made one comment during his press conference that left many people scratching their heads. Whoa there. Let’s start by refreshing our memory of when James joined Dwyane Wade, who was in his prime in Miami and also got Raptors star Chris Bosh to sign with...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward likes Miami Heat in free agency

Are the Miami Heat a team to be feared when it comes to the Gordon Hayward sweepstakes? That’s how it sounds.ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Utah Jazz fear Hayward will leave for the Heat as much as they’re concerned about the Boston Celtics: Hayward has a $16.7 million player option that he will decline in order to become a free agent so he can sign a long-term deal. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: Durant and LeBron rapping, the AAC wanting to be more than it is, Al Pacino as Joe Paterno

It was a slow day in the world of sports on Monday, but some notable news stories and pieces came out on The Comeback including Kevin Durant and LeBron James’ short joint rapping career, great Cavs-Warriors content, the AAC wanting to be more than it is, and Al Pacino as Joe Paterno.  Durant and LeBron’s short joint rapping career LeBron James and Kevin Durant might be rivals...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Waiters would consider giving Heat hometown discount

The Miami Heat may have their opportunity to retain guard Dion Waiters.Waiters told WSVN’s 7 Sports Extra that he would consider giving the Heat a hometown discount, but it has to be “right.”“It depends,” Waiters said Sunday, via Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel. “Yeah, I would, though. But, like I said, it depends, just being the right thing, at the right time. It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat to waive Chris Bosh, whose career appears to be over

Two-time NBA champion and 11-time All-Star Chris Bosh hasn’t played in more than a year. Now, an NBA doctor has ruled that his medical issues are, in fact, career ending. A return to the NBA is possible for the 33-year-old. But it would be a long, complicated process. According to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel, the Miami Heat will waive Bosh. While he will continue to get...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Miami Heat

The Miami Heat played like two different teams over the course of the 16-17 season. In the first half, Miami looked like a shallow team that didn't have the depth to overcome a host of injuries, as they went 11-30. Over the final 41 games, the Heat were a juggernaut with a 13 game winning streak highlighting a 30-11 finish. The season ultimately ended in disappointment, as Miami...
Via RealGM - NBA
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Hassan Whiteside surprise his mom with a brand new house

Hassan Whiteside is putting that four-year, $98 million contract he signed last July to good use. In a heartwarming Snapchat video, the Miami Heat center surprised his mom, Debbie, who worked four jobs as a single mother to support Whiteside and his six siblings, with the keys to a brand new six-bedroom house in North Carolina. “All your dreams are fulfilled as a parent when your...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh, Miami Heat reportedly strike deal that could lead to an NBA return

We wrote last December about the limbo in which Chris Bosh was entangled; he wanted to return to the court, but the Miami Heat and the league as a whole were hesitant to clear him to do so given his history of blood clots. Obviously that puts Bosh in a bit of limbo. He could try to work under the old rules, attempting to force the Heat into trading or waiving him, and then taking...
Via The Comeback
May 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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