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HEAT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Dwyane Wade to decline option, become a free agent

Faced with a midnight Tuesday deadline to decide on his contract, it is being reported that Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has officially decided to opt out and become a free agent. Dwyane Wade will not pick up his player option for next year & instead become a free agent, source tells ESPN — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) June 29, 2015   Rumors have persisted that...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Dwyane Wade Will Opt Out of Contract and Enter Free Agency

As reported by ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, superstar Dwyane Wade will not exercise his $16.1 million option for the 2015-16 season and will instead become a free agent come July 1. Dwyane Wade will not pick up his player option for next year & instead become a free agent, source tells ESPN — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) June 29, 2015 But it isn’t time to panic yet...
Via Heat Nation
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Makes Surprising Decision to Exercise Option for 2015-16 Season

Miami Heat forward Luol Deng shocked pretty much everyone by exercising his $10.1 million option for the 2015-16 season prior to midnight deadline Tuesday morning. To Heat's own surprise … Luol Deng has decided to stay with Miami. Another break for the Heat after getting Winslow on draft night — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2015 Deng, 30, signed a two-year, $19.9...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Luol Deng Exercises Player Option to Remain with Heat for 2015-16

In a surprsing move that was in stark contrast to reports earlier today, the Sun Sentinel is reporting that Miami Heat forward Luol Deng will opt in for the 2015-16 season. Media reports from both WPLG and a tweet from ESPN’s Marc Stein had indicated that Deng was expected to enter the free agent market, but Deng’s agent Herb Rudoy first told the Heat before then telling the...
Via Heat Nation
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Likely to Opt Out of Contract with Miami Heat

Luol Deng is one player that has to make a decision today about whether or not to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat. He has been undecided about whether or not to opt into the deal or not, but it seems that he has made up his mind. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, Deng appears ready to opt out of his contract and hit open free agency. Hearing that the Heat...
Via Hoops-Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Heat’s Summer League Roster Rounding Into Form

The Miami Heat’s 2015-16 season may not officially begin until late October, but that doesn’t mean Heat Nation won’t see some action this summer. 14 players are expected to suit up for the Heat’s summer league team at the moment, including five veterans and two of the team’s draft choices from Thursday night. Among the veterans that are expected to participate are Shabazz...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Undecided About Returning to Heat in 2015-16

Robert Mayer- USA Today SportsThe Miami Heat made a splash to sign free agent small forward Luol Deng in free agency last offseason, and he was expected to be a big piece for them last season. Unfortunately, that didn’t end up happening and he was a major disappointment. There is a chance that he will return to the Heat next season, but he is still undecided about whether or not...
Via Hoops-Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball Makes Creepy Video Celebrating Josh Richardson Being Drafted

Josh Richardson was drafted by the Miami Heat, and the Tennessee Vols made a creepy video to celebrate the occasion.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justise Winslow has great response for people misspelling his name

The Miami Heat received a bit of a gift when Justise Winslow fell to them at No. 10 in Thursday’s NBA Draft. The 19-year-old should be a valuable asset off of Erik Spoelstra’s bench. He could also step into a starting role should Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng leave via free agency. Not surprisingly, after...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kane warns he will chokeslam Wade if he leaves Miami

Dwyane Wade’s future with the Miami Heat is still very much up in the air. Rumors of the three-time NBA champion’s potential departure from South Beach have been floating around wildly over the last couple of weeks. But with Miami lucking into Duke’s Justise Winslow in Thursday’s NBA draft and president Pat Riley’s subsequent public...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabrielle Union welcomes Justise Winslow to Miami

Former Duke Blue Devil Justise Winslow was drafted by the Miami Heat with the tenth pick last night and received a warm welcome from the fans. However, Winslow also received quite the welcome from Heat First Lady Gabrielle Union, wife of franchise face and star guard Dwyane Wade. Hey, Justise Winslow… Welcome to Miami, now get used to ppl misspelling your 1st name. I know a guy...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How does Justise Winslow fit with the Miami Heat?

Whereas about a month ago the Miami Heat was at risk of losing its lottery pick, the franchise may very well have walked away with the steal of the 2015 Draft. Justise Winslow, a player the Heat did not even bother working out because of the presumption that he would be taken much before tenth, was somehow passed on by the first nine teams in the draft, allowing for Pat Riley to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE’s Kane threatens to chokeslam Wade if he leaves Heat

Talk of Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade leaving the team has been ramped up ever since the 2014-15 season ended. Wade has the option of opting out of the final year of his contract and the Heat have been doing all they can to keep him around. One of their biggest moves was drafting Duke guard Justise Winslow with the number ten pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night. If that doesn’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gabrielle Union Welcomes Justise Winslow To Miami With A Spelling Joke

Most basketball fans probably don’t realize that Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade spells his first name a bit differently than most. Movie star Gabrielle Union knows the correct order of letters though – because she’s married to him. Thursday night, Union officially welcomed the next Heat stud, Justise Winslow, to the area. Winslow, who won a national title at Duke, spells...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dragic expecting Heat deal to be close to $100 million

It seems that Dwyane Wade might not be the only member of the Miami Heat expecting a bigger payday than the team is reportedly offering.Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that Goran Dragic is expecting a deal from the Heat between $90 and $100 million, a significant bump up from the five-year, $80 million contract the Heat reportedly are set to offer Dragic.As Jackson notes...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat draft rumors: Stanley Johnson edition

It’s only two days until every team gets an opportunity to add a franchise piece to their roster. It’s one of the most highly-anticipated days of the NBA season, and fans will be able to cheer a new name this upcoming campaign. It’s extremely difficult to project where most of these prospects will land, however, we are given a good idea of how the top of the draft might play...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It won't be easy for the Cavs to acquire Dwyane Wade

With the playoffs over and the draft upon us, it’s officially silly season time again in the NBA. While the summer of 2015 isn’t likely to be as earth-shattering for the Cleveland Cavaliers as last July, there are still an awful lot of decisions to make. Just three weeks ago, I wrote an FAQ on some basic starting points for the Cavs and their salary situation. I’d highly recommend...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat Won’t Offer Goran Dragic Max Deal

The Miami Heat made the bold move to acquire disgruntled guard Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns in a deal this past February. They did so with the understanding that he could become a free agent this summer. It’s now being reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein that Miami’s anticipated offer to Dragic will fall short of the four-year, $85 max deal that other teams can offer the 29...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat to offer Goran Dragic five-year deal but not for max

Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic is an unrestricted free agent this summer and the team is intent on retaining him. But apparently not intent enough to offer him a max deal. ESPN NBA insider Marc Stein reported on Saturday night that the Heat are planning to extend Dragic a 5-year, $80 million offer once...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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