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Former Top Pick Shabazz Napier Speaks on Being Traded by Heat

Earlier today, Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel had a chance to catch up with former Miami Heat point guard, Shabazz Napier. The 2014 first round draft pick is in Miami for a 7:30 pm exhibition bout versus his former team. During a break from warmups, Napier reflected on his time with the Heat: “It was a great experience, it was a great learning experience,” Napier said. “To...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh on Return: ‘Nothing Was Taken Away From Me, I’ve Only Gained’

Chris Bosh made a successful return last night in the Miami Heat’s preseason opener versus the Charlotte Hornets. It was his first NBA game in nearly eight months since suffering a serious blood clots ailment that ended his season and caused serious risk to his life. The veteran big man ended up scoring a team-high 14 points and made his first three shots from the field in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh on comeback from clots: 'I've only gained'

Chris Bosh's final game of last season game Feb. 11, after which he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lungs, keeping him out for the remainder of the year. Now though, preseason is back, and that means so is Bosh.Fortunately for everyone, the Heat's highest-paid player looked just like himself during Miami's 90-77 loss to the Hornets that kicked off their preseason. It wasn...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green throws down insane windmill dunk (VIDEO)

Gerald Green somehow earned just a minimum contract this summer, signing with the Heat for the lowest possible deal. Apparently, dunking just doesn't get you paid like other things can.Green has been one of the best, most exciting and certainly most dynamic dunkers in the NBA over his entire career, even showing off a Dunk Contest victory on his résumé. Now, he's got a new one...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

100 Best NBA Players- Miami Heat

(Feb. 27, 2015 – Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Senior Writer at Hoopstuff… With the season rapidly approaching, I’ve compiled a list of the NBA’s top 100 players. The following is a breakdown of where the Miami Heat players ranked: SG Dwyane Wade (Rank: 17th) Wade is no longer in his prime, with his days of terrorizing the league...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bosh plays in first game since being diagnosed with blood clots

MIAMI -- Chris Bosh returned to the Miami Heat lineup and scored 14 points in a 90-77 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night in a preseason game. Bosh, who missed Miami's final 30 games last season because of blood clots in one of his lungs, played 23 minutes and grabbed seven rebounds. Brian Roberts led the Hornets with 22 points. Hornets: Roberts shot 6 of 11 from the field...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green throws down windmill dunk vs Hornets (Video)

Gerald Green is quickly becoming comfortable as a new member of the Miami Heat, scoring 12 points off the bench during Sunday's NBA preseason game against Charlotte. The highlight of Green's night was a fourth quarter fast break basket off a defensive steal, finishing with a windmill dunk that excited the home crowd. Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. ...
Via Holdout Sports
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Justise Winslow skies for soaring slam dunk against Hornets

One of the more intriguing rookies from this year’s draft class has to be Miami Heat’s Justise Winslow and during tonight’s preseason game against Charlotte, he showed off his aerial abilities. Nearing the end of the second quarter of play, Winslow was able to come up with a steal and took flight for a one-handed slam dunk: That was very impressive, Justise! *** Winslow slam...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Heat to host 'Red, White & Pink' game Oct. 15

MIAMI -- The Miami HEAT announced today that it will host the HEAT "Red, White & Pink" Game presented by Baptist Health Breast Center at Miami Cancer Institute--an open scrimmage that will include the current 2015-16 roster--on Thursday, October 15th beginning at 7:00 p.m. at AmericanAirlines Arena. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The first 5,000 HEAT fans in attendance will receive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Ennis Says He’s Fixed His Shooting Form and Ball Handling

Despite enduring some severe struggles during his time on the Miami Heat’s summer league team in Las Vegas, forward James Ennis has regained his confidence after taking a careful assessment of what went wrong during those fateful two weeks. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson recounted how Ennis’ brutal performance over seven games, which included shooting 29.7 percent from the...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Helpful dolphin retrieves a Miami Heat dancer's iPhone from the bottom of the ocean (VIDEO)

Talk about a dolphin with some slick moves. This bottle-nosed Romeo showed why he's all mammal and no fish. Miami Heat dancer Teressa Cee had left her phone with a friend on a boat while diving with dolphins off the coast of the Bahamas, but he accidentally dropped the device into the ocean. Not to worry, dolphin Cacique saw the phone sink and dived to the bottom of the...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra on Dwyane Wade: I still see ‘a force of nature’

Dwyane Wade’s best basketball days are in the past, but Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra still believes the 11-time All-Star will have a big impact on the 2015-16 team—especially when it matters the most. According to Manny Navarro of The Miami Herald, Spoelstra said he has a plan to maximize Wade’s abilities while remaining cognizant of his limitations. “This is not...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade Rocks Fanny Pack, Chain, Lip Syncs ‘This Is How We Do It’

South Central does it like nobody does. Dwyane Wade is living proof. The Miami Heat star had a bit of fun at media day this week when he rocked a pretty sweet fanny pack, gold chain, backwards hat and sunglasses and lip synced the theme song of 90s frat houses every, “This Is How We Do It.” .@DwyaneWade shows everyone how we do it at #HEATMediaDay —...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh says he is off blood thinners, ready for contact

    Chris Bosh is no longer on blood thinners as he ramps up for the new NBA season. Bosh missed the second half of last season after being diagnosed with blood clots. He was put on blood thinners to combat the matter, and he says he is off of them now and cleared for full contact. “I am released and ready for contact,” Bosh said Thursday via the South Florida Sun Sentinel...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James hangs with Heat players in Miami

While it’s more a case of much ado about nothing than anything else — but will likely cause pangs of regret to shoot through the hearts of Miami Heat fans, Hassan Whiteside posted a photograph on Instagram of LeBron James hanging with several Heat players, including himself and fellow former “Big Three” members Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, with Mario Chalmers rounding out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Spoelstra, girlfriend Nikki Sapp are engaged

    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra revealed on Wednesday that he recently got engaged to longtime girlfriend Nikki Sapp. Spoelstra and Sapp, a former Heat dancer, have been dating for more than two years. Spoelstra dropped the big news just before wrapping up his interview with Izzy and Ethan on 790 The Ticket. “The coolest thing I did this summer, without a doubt, I got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat owner proposing Miami Vice-type uniforms to fans

Maybe this is just a fun gag, but Miami Heat owner Micky Arison appears to be toying with the idea of suiting his team up in highlighter-style uniforms this upcoming season that were inspired by the show “Miami Vice.” Arison used his Instagram account to put these bad boys out there for fans to peruse with the caption: “If u would like to see @Adidas produce these jerseys...
Via Sportsnaut
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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