HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wayne Ellington featured in the Undefeated for his anti-gun violence campaign

Ellington plans to bring his message of ending senseless gun violence to Miami. Count Wayne Ellington among the most passionate advocates of winning and succeeding through talent, not violence, as the Undefeated reports in a feature piece by Pulitizer-prize winning author, Will Bunch, titled "The painful arc of becoming an anti-gun activist." "The musty mausoleum-like gym at...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
3 hours ago

Sioux Falls Skyforce to hold open tryouts for the 2016-17 season in Miami

The D-League champs are looking for a few good men... The Sioux Falls Skyforce not only were crowned champions of the NBA Development League last season but they also broke the D-League record for most wins in a season. Now the Miami Heat's affiliate team needs to defend that title and they are looking for some reinforcements. The Skyforce announced today that they will be once...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Conversations continue between Chris Bosh, Miami Heat

Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat are continuing conversations regarding a new medical treatment for the blood clots that kept him out the last two seasons. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson–who continues to have his pulse on this–conversations are ongoing between the Miami Heat and Chris Bosh regarding this new medication. With the […] Conversations continue between...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Briante Weber addresses glut of guards on Miami Heat roster

Briante Weber says he’ll just try his best to make the Miami Heat roster, and see where it goes from there. Miami Heat guard Briante Weber talked about his mindset when it comes to trying to make the final roster out of the current 19 players on the roster, via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “I […] Briante Weber addresses glut of guards on Miami Heat roster - All U Can Heat...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

The Miami Heat’s all-time starting five

The Miami Heat haven’t even been around for 30 years, but have become one of the premier franchises in the NBA. In that time, several all-time greats have spent time in South Beach, leading to a rich history of players to choose an all-time starting five from. With two legends leaving the Miami Heat in […] The Miami Heat’s all-time starting five - All U Can Heat - All U Can...
Via All U Can Heat
2 days ago

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Could Be ‘Best Suitor’ for Blake Griffin in 2017

According Evan Massey of The Inquisitr, the Miami Heat could be a leading candidate to land Los Angeles Clippers power forward and five-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin during the 2017 offseason. Heat president Pat Riley will be very interested in bringing in an NBA superstar next offseason in bolster Miami’s chances of obtaining fourth NBA championship for the franchise,...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Udrih returning to Miami Heat, agrees to 1-year deal

MIAMI (AP) Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard. The Heat announced Udrih's signing Wednesday. Udrih averaged 4.4 points and 2.5 assists in 36 games with the Heat last season before having season-ending surgery to repair a tear in his right foot. His contract was subsequently...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra: ‘Our Expectation Is to Compete for an NBA Championship Regardless of Who We Have’

In a video released by the Miami Heat team website earlier today, head coach Erik Spoelstra addressed his thoughts on the current state of the Heat and the expectations for the team moving forward. In typical “Spo” fashion, he expressed nothing but positivity when discussing the current roster, the team’s outlook heading into next season, and the defensive-minded mentality...
Via Heat Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: highlights of the 2016-17 season schedule

The NBA released preseason and regular season schedules last week for all its teams, including the new-look Miami Heat. The expectation that Miami will be an inferior team has been reflected in the schedule, with only five national TV games. The Heat are also not playing on Christmas day for the first time since 2008. Despite the lack of Christmas day or nationally televised action...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat reveal 2016-17 preseason, regular season schedules

The anticipation is over, and Miami Heat fans finally know who, where, and when the Heat will play in the upcoming 2016-17 basketball season. Despite Miami’s 48-win 2015-16 season and playoff run, the upcoming 2016-17 NBA season brings a whirlwind of uncertainty to basketball fans in South Beach. In the movie Forrest Gump, Sally Field, who portrayed Tom Hanks’ mother in the classic...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow Ready to Take on Leadership Role in Miami

When Justise Winslow was drafted 10th overall by the Miami Heat in 2015, he was considered to be one of the most NBA-ready prospects in recent history. Last season, he proved that by leading the Heat in games played (78 of 82) and showcasing his abilities as a tenacious defender who could match up with top-tier NBA talent. Now entering his sophomore campaign, Winslow is already...
Via Heat Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside steals tweet about Usain Bolt, gets caught in the act

Stealing tweets is not good, folks. It doesn’t matter who you are, or if you don’t know the original source, it’s not a good practice. Always attribute, and if you don’t know, it’s better to just stay away. For us in the digital media realm, that’s much more common knowledge. For Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, he’s much less inclined to care, and that showed on...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Micky Arison's open letter to Miami Heat fans: 'Embrace change'

Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team's fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they'll enjoy the upcoming season.The letter's release on the Heat Twitter account came a few hours after the NBA schedule was released. It'll be the first Heat schedule since 2002-03 without Dwyane Wade, who left Miami after 13 seasons and signed...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat owner hints at Chris Bosh return in email to fans

Miami Heat owner Micky Aronson hinted at a return by Chris Bosh in an email sent to the team’s season ticket holders Thursday night. Aronson’s email to the fans came the same night the NBA schedule for the 2016-17 season was released. He sent a lengthy email according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and mentioned Bosh as a player the team would be counting on next season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidence

Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team's fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they'll enjoy the upcoming season. The letter's release on the Heat Twitter account came a few hours after the NBA schedule was released. It'll be the first Heat schedule since 2002-03 without Dwyane Wade, who left Miami after 13 seasons and signed...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson calls out Tony Parker

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson is not one to hold back from controversy. He made a living out of getting into the heads of opposing players on the court. He’s also been an outspoken individual since moving on from the Association. Now, while in the midst of a potential comeback attempt, Jackson decided to take to the public in order to call out former teammate Tony Parker....
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Udonis Haslem wins NBPA’s “Best Miami Heat Teammate”

Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem is the beneficiary of a recent accolade, which occurred at the second-annual Players Voice Awards Ceremony. On Aug. 4, the 13-year Heat forward was awarded with the title of “Best Miami Heat Teammate”. Haslem’s recent award adds another feather on his ever-growing cap of accomplishments. This record includes three NBA Championships, the 2004...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What If Miami Won the Derrick Rose Lottery?

This article was originally published on Pick and Popovich on August 2, 2016. Every Wednesday, Pick and Popovich will dive down the rabbit hole and explore a different NBA “What if.” The only rule is that the scenario must come from a place that is somewhat realistic and grounded in at least somewhat believable rumor or hearsay. Otherwise, anything goes. Miami operates with...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

For the Miami Heat, (Almost) Everything is New

Miami moved on from the Dwyane Wade Era this offseason, allowing the former Finals MVP and three-time champ to head north for his hometown Chicago Bulls. While that entire Windy City squad might make fewer threes than Steph Curry and projects to miss out on the playoffs for a second straight season, the Heat have a shot at remaining in the playoff race—especially if Chris Bosh...
Via The Lottery Mafia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Adding Dion Waiters Was A Smart Move For The Miami Heat

Earlier this week, the Miami Heat signed 24-year-old shooting guard Dion Waiters in free agency. The fourth overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft spent the past season and a half on the Oklahoma City Thunder and played two and a half seasons on the Cleveland Cavaliers before that. Waiters' deal is worth $5.93 million over two years and includes a player option for the second season...
Via The Sports Quotient
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson threw up after hearing about $50 million deal with Miami Heat

In professional sports, it’s pretty normal for younger players to express their excitement when they sign their first major deal. Some express that excitement in various ways. But guard Tyler Johnson had a bit of a different reaction upon hearing news of his $50 million deal with the Miami Heat: he wound up losing some of his lunch upon hearing the news. “I threw up a couple...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Johnson 'threw up a couple of times' over $50M deal

Tyler Johnson probably figured his time with the Miami Heat had come to an end after he agreed to a four-year, $50 million offer sheet from the Brooklyn Nets. But with the departure of Dwyane Wade, the Heat decided to match the Nets’ offer. What was Johnson’s reaction to the realization that he was going to make that kind of money no matter where he played? Let’s just say...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters' deal signals the end of the 2016 money grab

When you’re a kid on Halloween, you go out whenever dusk starts to set in and bang on doors using code words for free candy and go on your merry way with every house that has a porch light on. For the most part, you go around a neighborhood or a general area until at some point, you start noticing the porch lights that are on inviting free candy poachers become more and more...
Via Crossover Chronicles
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bosh's camp 'angry and suspicious of Heat's intentions'

The situation between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat has gotten quite complicated as questions remain about the 11-time All-Star’s health. With Bosh still taking blood thinners, some wonder if he will ever be able to play in the NBA again. And if he does, do the Heat even want him? Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that there are some within Bosh’s camp who are “angry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside planning to buy his mom a house

As someone who could hardly get the attention of an NBA team just a few years ago, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is not taking the $98 million contract he just signed for granted. In fact, the first major purchase he is planning isn’t even for himself. Whiteside, who celebrated signing his max contract by going to the zoo and sharing the experience on Snapchat, is planning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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