Heat Rumors & News

  • Wizards heat up late in win over Miami

    CSN Washington "The Washington Wizards are really good this season when it comes to winning when not at their best. The Chris Bosh-less Miami Heat led by eight points in the third quarter and for most of the second half after shooting 65 percent before halftime. Dwyane Wade poured in points over the final two..." December 20

  • Adam Silver on taking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 20

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    Joseph Goodman @JoeGoodmanJr

    Bosh probably could play on Christmas, but he would be highly susceptible to another sprain or worse if not fully healthy. It's a gamble.

  • Heat's Bosh to miss 4th straight game Friday

    The Score "The left calf strain that Chris Bosh is suffering from will keep him out of yet another game, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Ira Winderman. The banged-up Heat host the Southeast-leading Washington Wizards on Friday. Miami is already without Josh McRoberts up front. " December 19

  • Complete performance gives Jazz dominant win in Miami

    Salt Lake Tribune "There was no letdown on Wednesday night. The Utah Jazz didn’t suffer through a bad quarter. They didn’t blow a big lead. They didn’t end up in the locker room following the game wondering what-if. Every way they’ve come up short in previous losses, they managed to avoid. For one evening, the..." December 18

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Spoelstra says Granger saw doctor today and will try to show up. Wade feels better and will go. McRoberts and Bosh out.

  • Ailing Wade lifts shorthanded Heat over Nets 95-91

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The plagues continued Tuesday night for the Miami Heat. Beyond the stomach viruses draining Dwyane Wade and Danny Granger. The colds debilitating Shabazz Napier and Udonis Haslem. The calf strain sidelining Chris Bosh. And the meniscus injury that has Josh McRoberts prepping for knee..." December 17

  • Nets-Heat delayed 31 minutes by rain at Barclays Center

    Pro Basketball Talk "We don’t often hear about a rain delay in professional basketball, but thanks to some precipitation in Brooklyn leading to a leaky roof at Barclays Center, that’s essentially what we got on Tuesday. The contest between the Nets and the Heat was stopped with 1:47 remaining in the first quarter,..." December 17

  • Heat To Apply For $2.65M Injured Player Exception

    Real GM Basketball "The Miami Heat will apply to the NBA for a disabled-player exception to help replace Josh McRoberts, who is expected to be out for the remainder of season with a torn meniscus in his right knee. Under NBA rules, if McRoberts' injury is deemed by an independent NBA physician to be deemed season..." December 16

  • Josh McRoberts to have knee surgery, may be done for season

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Monday he believes forward Josh McRoberts will be out long term, and could be out for the year, the team announced. " December 15

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Chris Bosh (calf strain) was limited in today’s team practice and will not travel with the team to Brooklyn.

  • Heat recall Napier and Whiteside From Skyforce

    NBA.com "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have recalled both guard Shabazz Napier and center Hassan Whiteside from their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Napier appeared in one game with the Skyforce recording 22 points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal in 30:39..." December 15

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    Joseph Goodman @JoeGoodmanJr

    Bosh, McRoberts out for the Heat. Birdman game-time decision.

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Doc Rivers said he has reached out to free agent guard Ray Allen -- as a friend and to see his interest in playing for Clippers

  • Wade's 29 heal Heat in 100-95 victory in Utah

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat were sick of being sick. They were even sicker of losing. So even after Dwyane Wade missed the morning shootaround because of the bug that had been exterminating the Heat's rotation, he was determined to make it to Energy Solutions Arena by game time. He made it. And then..." December 13

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    The Heat have assigned Shabazz Napier and Hassan Whiteside to their D-League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

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    Joseph Goodman @JoeGoodmanJr

    Dwyane Wade is doubtful for tonight against Jazz. Did not attend shootaround due to illness.

  • Nuggets work hard and pull away from Miami Heat

    Denver Post "It's the season of giving, but even the Nuggets realize they have been much too charitable of late. They had given wins away in the last week as if they had W's to burn, making their stay above .500 a brief one. But going back to the struggles of the 1-6 start? That's where the Nuggets (10-12)..." December 11

  • Spoelstra, Heat embrace Deng's defensive versatility

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The nickname One-Through-Five served its Miami Heat purpose for four seasons, when LeBron James would take on any positional challenge as needed. But it doesn't necessarily mean the versatility has left the building. Luol Deng is not exactly one for nicknames, but based on what the forward..." December 10

  • Heat strong at finish, down Suns 103-97

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Finally, an opportunity to exhale. Thanks to Chris Bosh. Thanks to two-point defense that mattered (even as the opposing threes continued to torment). Thanks to an NBA schedule that this time was forgiving. With Bosh scoring 34 points, and with the Heat stepping up enough defensively to..." December 10

  • Former NBA star Antoine Walker: Life after losing $110 million

    Yahoo Finance "Former NBA player, Antoine Walker, 38, earned over $110 million throughout his NBA career, more than four times the average player in the league. All that money, though, didn’t stop this All-Star from going broke. Walker’s financial problems began his first year in the league as a 19-year-old..." December 09

  • Grizzlies Leuer spearheads the deathblow to Miami, 103-87

    Grizzly Bear Blues "Grizzlies secure a nice bounce-back win after dropping their previous two games. Oh my Leuer'd! The Memphis Grizzlies slowly crept into a dominating performance over the Miami Heat on Sunday evening. The Heat found a comfortable groove in the paint early on, but eventually they would succumb..." December 08

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Luol Deng (bruised right hand) is listed as questionable for tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Grizzlies in Memphis.

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    Shandel Richardson @ShandelRich

    Josh McRoberts is out with an illness

  • 14d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Norris Cole (illness) and Luol Deng (bruised right hand) both participated in today’s team practice.

  • Hawks top Heat for fourth win in a row

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Hawks got 43 points, 9 assists and 4 steals from their point guard position on Wednesday night. True, there was some overlap as Jeff Teague played 34 minutes and Dennis Shroeder 22 in a 112-102 win over the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. But it’s still a pretty dynamic, speedy and..." December 04

  • Illness has Heat's Cole out vs. Hawks; Chalmers starts

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat were without starting point guard Norris Cole for Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks due to an illness that also had him out of the morning shootaround. That had Mario Chalmers making his third start of the season in place of Cole, who previously missed two games..." December 03

  • Dwyane Wade, Heat embrace a truly 'regular' season

    USA Today "For Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat, hovering at 9-8 in 2014-15 is nothing like being 9-8 in 2010-11, that first season Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh teamed up. "It's like a regular basketball season," Wade told USA TODAY Sports about this season, with James now playing for the Cleveland..." December 03

  • Wizards wallop Heat in a blowout

    CSN Washington "In their most complete game of the season -- and yes, that includes a rout of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers -- the Wizards righted what they considered a season-opening wrong with a 107-86 victory against the Miami Heat on Monday night before 15,150 at Verizon Center. While Chris..." December 02

  • Big investments: Heat make guarantees to Whiteside, Hamilton

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "When it comes to investing in their future, the Miami Heat are thinking big. That has allowed centers Hassan Whiteside and Justin Hamilton to cash in over the past week. Not only did the Heat call up Whiteside from the NBA Development League last week, but they did it as part of a two-year..." December 02

  • Wade helps spark Heat past Knicks 86-79 in return

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "There was no easing back into the mix. Not for Dwyane Wade. Not for Carmelo Anthony. Not when the rest of the play was this ragged, when shooting percentages were meager, points scarce. Sunday night's 86-79 Miami Heat victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden largely was..." December 01

  • Heat G Dwyane Wade expected back in starting lineup Sunday

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Heat guard Dwyane Wade participated in morning shootaround and is expected to be in the starting lineup for Sunday's contest against the Knicks, coach Erik Spoelstra told reporters, per the Palm Beach Post. Wade missed the last seven games with a hamstring injury. He told reporters he's expecting..." November 30

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    Jason Lieser @PBPjasonlieser

    Wade (hamstring) today: "I didn't feel any worse than yesterday. That's a positive."

  • NBA TV's Webber: 'I'm very scared about Dwyane Wade'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For nearly a month, the Miami Heat have offered a glimpse of life without LeBron James. But it is these past two weeks without Dwyane Wade that have raised concern about where the team is headed. "For myself, having dealt with injuries, I'm very scared about Dwyane Wade," NBA TV analyst Chris..." November 27

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Spoelstra said Danny Granger is fully cleared to play, said rotation, bringing Granger along slowly is factoring in.

  • Curry gets hot, Warriors beat Heat 114-97

    CSN Bay Area "After a one-game slump, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, AKA "The Splash Brothers,'' were back to themselves Tuesday night. Curry scored a season-high 40 points and Thompson added 24, as the Warriors posted a 114-97 win over a Heat team that kept things close until the final minutes in..." November 26

  • Shawne Williams swallowed his pride and rescued his career

    SB Nation "After getting released from the Lakers last January, Shawne Williams sat around feeling sorry for himself. The former first-round pick was still only 27 years old, but he knew he had blown numerous opportunities. He wondered if an NBA franchise would give him another shot or if it was time to go..." November 25

  • Does Norris Cole for Dion Waiters make any sense?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "While I don't usually address rumors (and I'm not even sure this is a rumor), I've been asked about the permutation often enough that I might as well bite. But I preface it with this: There has been absolutely no known discussion, nor even word of potential interest by either of the sides. Beyond..." November 25

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Chris Andersen (sprained ankle) has been ruled out of tonight’s game vs the Golden State Warriors. Spo: “He will be out for awhile.”

  • Heat add center Hassan Whiteside, release Shannon Brown

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In a bid to bolster their power rotation, while at the same time thinning their perimeter rotation, the Miami Heat on Monday signed 7-foot center Hassan Whiteside and released guard Shannon Brown. The move with Whiteside, who had been playing with the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League,..." November 25

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Cavs, Bulls, Wizards, Spurs among the 7 teams interested in Ray Allen. Allen's in Miami, keeping himself in shape

  • HEAT Signs Hassan Whiteside

    NBA.com "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed center Hassan Whiteside and waived guard Shannon Brown. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whiteside has appeared in three games for the Iowa Energy in the NBA Development League this season averaging 22.0 points, 15.7..." November 24

  • Heat hang on for 94-93 victory against Hornets

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat can finally feel good about themselves after a home game. The Heat ended a three-game losing streak at AmericanAirlines Arena with a 94-93 victory Sunday against the Charlotte Hornets. They narrowly escaped after Hornets guard Kemba Walker missed a jumper and center Al Jefferson..." November 24

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Greg Oden attending #Cavs game but not interested in comeback right now. "I have to deal with other stuff first," he said. "Life stuff."

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Erik Spoelstra says Dwyane Wade is out and Cole is out.

  • Bosh's outside touch lifts Heat over Magic 99-92

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The contrast in the middle was undeniable. On one end, Nik Vucevic was bulling his way to the rim, often with impunity. On the other end, Chris Bosh was lofting feathery jumpers, his effort more art form than muscle work. This time, the style points made the difference. With Bosh scoring..." November 23

  • Clippers jump out early, cruise in Miami, 110-93

    Clips Nation "couple of days ago, I had the audacity to wonder what was wrong with the Los Angeles Clippers. Since then, they've answered pretty emphatically -- nothing's wrong with us, biyotch. (To be fair, I'm not sure they said biyotch, nor am I sure how to spell it, but that was the gist at any rate.) In..." November 21

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Norris Cole (dislocated left middle finger) is questionable to return to tonight's #HEATgame.

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Deng and McRoberts will play.

  • LeBron admits Spurs prompted exit from Miami — sort of

    San Antonio Express-News "LeBron James admitted the loss to the Spurs in last season’s NBA Finals played a role in chasing him from Miami back to Cleveland. Sort of. Had the Heat defeated the Spurs last June and won their third consecutive title, James said Wednesday he likely would have returned to South Beach for..." November 20