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What to expect from Dwyane Wade next season? A look to Michael Jordan could help

While nowhere near the tumult of last offseason, the Miami Heat once again face questions about their future this summer. Some of that is draft-related. The biggest question is free agency -- or, more specifically, whether Goran Dragic will be back next season. Chris Bosh isn't a 100 percent sure thing after his health scare this season, although his progress back seems to be on...
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Chris Bosh posts vacation pictures, has a 'new pet llama' (PHOTOS)

You're recovering from an injury that ended your season. Your team has missed the NBA playoffs. A prominent former teammate is steamrolling his way to yet another NBA Finals. What do you do with the conference finals on the verge of ending?If you're Miami Heat star Chris Bosh, you take a little vacation with the family -- and make a new animal friend.According to the commenters in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat still favorites for Goran Dragic; Lakers, Knicks, Pelicans interested

The Miami Heat's offseason doesn't quite begin and end with the re-signing of point guard Goran Dragic, but it has to be priority No. 1 for Pat Riley and the Heat front office. Miami paid a pretty hefty price to acquire Dragic, and you don't swallow that kind of cost without intending to do everything possible to keep the player you get in return.There's good news for Heat fans on...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 Free Agents the Miami Heat Could Be Looking to Target

The NBA free agent sweepstakes, which get underway in mid-July, offer teams around the league an opportunity to rebuild or reload. The Miami Heat are somewhere in the middle of those two extremes. Injuries to key players throughout the season kept the Heat from fully realizing their potential. In spite of that, the team missed the playoffs by just one game. So, Pat Riley and Erik...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic Assured Heat Will Play Faster Moving Forward

Goran Dragic feels strongly that the Miami Heat must play faster and has been assured that is a key part of the team's plan moving forward, according to a source. Dragic still appears to consider the Heat as the frontrunner heading into free agency. The Lakers, Knicks, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Sacramento are all expected to have interest in Dragic.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Miami Heat Be Title Contenders Next Season?

As we enter the month of June, optimism is at its peak with the Miami Heat. After a season that culminated in a 37-45 record and a non-playoff year, it was made official with the NBA Draft lottery on Tuesday night that the Heat would hold the No. 10 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Despite achieving a losing record, Miami enters the 2015-16 season in better shape than most teams with...
Via Heat Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Will Face Miami Heat in October 7th Preseason Game

We already know the Orlando Magic will play a preseason contest in Brazil on October 17th. You can add a meeting with the Miami Heat in Louisville, Kentucky on October 7th to the exhibition calendar.   Heat to play Oct. 7 exhibition in Louisville against Magic. Heat drew sellout of 20,074 for preseason game there last season vs. Pelicans. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) May...
Via Magic Basketball Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Heat Select?

HEAT LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER TEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Hassan Whiteside as the newest member of the Miami Heat. NBA Mock Draft Link:...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the 10th pick mean for the Miami Heat?

The Miami Heat secured the tenth pick in the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night. The Heat were ensured that they would have control over their own pick, which would have been sent to Philadelphia had it fallen outside the top ten. The lottery is relatively new territory for Miami: the franchise has only picked in the lottery twice in the last twelve years. As a result, Heat fans might...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Miami Heat Should Draft Arizona’s Stanley Johnson

The Miami Heat enter the 2015 NBA Draft with the desire to select a player capable of making a big impact in his rookie season. After a tumultuous 2014-15 season which saw the Heat not only finish with a losing record, but finish with a non-playoff season for the first time in seven years, Miami is in a state of reloading. The team does have stars in Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, but...
Via Heat Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Is Goran Dragic worth a max contract?

The Miami Heat traded for Goran Dragic in February knowing that he would become an unrestricted free agent come July. The veteran point guard is set to hit the open market on July 1, and he is free to sign with any team. Rumors abound that both the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers will court Dragic, and that he wanted to sign long term with one of those teams at the trade...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade’s Met Gala attire allegedly cost upwards of $900,000 (pics)

Dwyane Wade, along with wife Gabrielle Union, made quite the splash on the red carpet at the Met Gala on Monday and given the rumors that the clothing, jewelry and other accessories donned by the Miami Heat star cost upwards of one million dollars, perhaps it shouldn’t be all that surprising. “Fashion sources” for TMZ...Read More The post Dwyane Wade’s Met Gala attire allegedly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh on blood clot diagnosis: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh looks back at the moment he realized there was something seriously wrong with his health and now considers himself incredibly lucky simply to be around to talk about it. Blood clots were discovered in Bosh’s lungs shortly after playing in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Given the seriousness and gravity...Read More The post Chris Bosh on blood clot diagnosis...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Hassan Whiteside be the next Alonzo Mourning?

The Miami Herald ran a story the other day that really captured my attention. “Pat Riley indicated the Heat shouldn’t go more than three or four possessions without getting the ball to Hassan Whiteside and Whiteside should have the mentality of Alonzo Mourning,”. “‘If Alonzo didn’t get a touch three or four times down the court, he would put his big hands around my neck...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James responds to Pat Riley's supposed jab

Whether he was actually aware of it or not, LeBron James on Tuesday insisted that he had no idea that Pat Riley may have taken a subtle shot at him, instead insisting he has much bigger things to worry about right now. When discussing the upcoming draft, the Miami Heat president appeared to make a...Read More The post LeBron James on Pat Riley’s supposed rip: ‘It’s not my...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Riley seemingly takes shot at LeBron James

Miami Heat president Pat Riley held his final press conference of the year on Monday. Last year, the uncertain future of LeBron James was the most significant — if not only — topic of discussion. LeBron is no longer a member of the Heat, but it sure seems like Riley found a way to work...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat finally failed this season, but in a way still succeeded

There are plenty of people on this green earth who coach and play sports. For these men and women, the DNA of athletic success is so deeply coded into the human organism that it’s a sin against nature to view any loss as “good.” Thus begins a counterintuitive examination of the most successful “bad season” in the 2015 NBA… especially since the New York Knicks...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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