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Jordan Mickey reportedly finalizing deal to join Heat

Mickey close to signing minimum deal with Miami. Former Boston Celtics player Jordan Mickey is reportedly close to signing with the Miami Heat. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the guaranteed contract is a $1.5 million veteran’s minimum deal with a team option for the 2018-19 season. The 6’-8” power forward out of LSU was drafted in the second round (No. 33 overall...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
7 hours ago

Miami Heat Position Preview: Shooting Guard

We continue our look at the Miami Heat roster position by position and now look at shooting guard. We dove into a new series evaluating the team by position. After checking out what Goran Dragic offers at point guard (READ IT HERE), and then placing Tyler Johnson as his backup, it’s time to move down the line and talk about shooting guard. So let’s take a look at how this...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
12 hours ago

3 former Miami Heat players in a NBA "Most Hated Players" list

One player is easy to guess, but the infamous list includes a Heat icon and a legend on defense. The love/hate saga fills the NBA career of LeBron James. A recent piece includes him in the Miami Heat heritage as part of a “Most Hated” list. Hated by: Opposing fans, entire city of Cleveland Why? The hate for LeBron has diminished since his return to Cleveland, but during his...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Dion Waiters has an issue with Kyrie Irving’s trade request to Miami

Since the news was released, there has been no bigger offseason news than when it was leaked that Kyrie Irving does not want to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers anymore. Irving still has yet to release a statement himself on the subject of matter. Since he has yet to do so, there has been speculation upon speculation. Also, he has left several people guessing and considering their...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters throws shade at Heat acquiring Kyrie Irving

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters isn’t against the team acquiring Kyrie Irving. It’s just that everyone should know that there’s already an “alpha male” on the Heat squad: him.Irving’s original trade demand reportedly listed four teams as preferred destinations. The Heat was among those teams, along with the San Antonio Spurs, New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves....
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA writer Ethan Skolnick charged with battering father

NBA writer Ethan Skolnick was arrested and charged Wednesday with battering his 70-year-old father, according to a report.Skolnick, who was well known by some fans and media for covering the Miami Heat when LeBron James starred for the team, had been staying with his parents in Boca Raton. The Miami Herald says his estranged wife contacted police asking them to check on the writer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Miami Heat should go all in for Kyrie Irving

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. With...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat have not made an offer to Cavs for Kyrie Irving

The Miami Heat have been one of the teams most bandied about teams in potential Kyrie Irving trade scenarios since the Cleveland Cavaliers guard’s trade request was made public last week.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported just recently that Miami would be willing to part with Goran Dragic and Justise Winslow as centerpieces in any trade involving Irving.Being willing to part...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Goran Dragic is the 36th best player in the NBA

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: Last year, I said that Goran Dragić was still an All-NBA-caliber player when given the keys to his own offense. Well…2013-14 Goran Dragić: 20.3 PPG...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh: Kyrie Irving, LeBron James need to ‘work it out’

Amid reports that a Kyrie Irving trade is “almost inevitable” and that his differences with LeBron James are irreconcilable, one former teammate of The King thinks the two sides should figure out a way to work out their differences.Chris Bosh, who played four seasons with James and won a couple of championships, told TMZ Sports James and Irving need to “work it out.” Though...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Standing Pat: Why Pat Riley Is Committing To This Miami Heat Team

When the Miami Heat emerged as a suitor for Gordon Hayward, it all felt very familiar. Pat Riley has always pursued the best free agents on the market – LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Kevin Durant, now Hayward – largely because of his obsessive preservation of cap flexibility. You can’t fault the guy. Since 2010, Riley has assembled the Big Three, won two NBA Championships, weathered...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Chalmers returning to Grizzlies on one-year deal

Mario Chalmers has reportedly agreed to return to the Memphis Grizzlies on a one-year contract.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal for the free agent point guard is partially guaranteed.Chalmers, 31, missed all of the 2016-2017 season after he tore his Achilles tendon. He was a solid contributor in Memphis the previous season, scoring 10.8 points per game while playing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh thinking about NBA comeback: ‘Health is great’

The Miami Heat recently released Chris Bosh and gave him a beautiful golden parachute in the process, but he’s not ready to throw in the towel on his career just yet.Bosh was approached by TMZ Sports in Los Angeles Thursday, and he made it clear he’s still mulling over his future.“Health is great, feeling great,” Bosh said … noting that he’s focusing on being a dad while...
Via Sportsnaut
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Durant jokingly takes credit for Roberson, Waiters deals

Kevin Durant — presumably jokingly — took personal credit for the new deals signed by former teammates Andre Roberson and Dion Waiters.The Golden State Warriors superstar and Finals MVP took to his YouTube community page to muse upon his supposed sole influence on the contracts for his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates, even referring to Waiters as “my first born,” albeit...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward’s wife turns off Instagram comments amid backlash

Gordon Hayward made his free agency decision on the 4th of July -- after quite a bit of confusion -- announcing in a piece on The Players’ Tribune that he would be joining the Boston Celtics.Utah Jazz fans are understandably disappointed and perhaps even a little upset over their star player deciding to go elsewhere. But evidently a certain segment of them posted such “mean comments...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss
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