Heat Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 1d
    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

  • 2d
    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

  • 3d
    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

  • 3d
    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."

  • 4d
    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

  • 7d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

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

  • 7d
    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

  • 8d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Luol Deng (wrist) and Dwyane Wade (hamstring) were both limited participants in today’s team practice.

  • Shorthanded Heat beat Nets in Brooklyn 95-83 behind Chalmers' 22 points

    Hot Hot Hoops "Before the game even started, it seemed like to was going to be one of those nights. Not because of the opponent, but because of who the Heat had available. No Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng or Josh McRoberts. The Heat would be shorthanded, on the back side of a back-to-back and on the road -- not a great..." November 18

  • Chris Bosh says Houston 'pressure' would've been too much

    CBSSports.com "Erik Spoelstra has a new catch phrase: "Welcome to our team." It serves dual purposes, as far as I can tell. It both highlights and deflects the most obvious storyline about the 2014-15 Miami Heat, as in, the guy who is no longer there. After four consecutive Finals appearances and two..." November 18

  • Hollins wouldn't talk about Brook Lopez after loss: 'not a good time'

    CBSSports.com "When Lionel Hollins took over as coach for the Brooklyn Nets, immediately people wondered if his hard-nosed style would mesh well with Brook Lopez. Hollins is a very "old school" type of coach who believes in toughness overall, while Lopez has traditionally been more of a finesse player at the..." November 18

  • Another struggle for Bosh and Wade as Heat fall to Bucks

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The groans were back. After each missed jumper. The third-wheel groans of the previous four seasons. The $118 million-contract groans of this offseason. It had been a while. Chris Bosh had made the summer seem sane with his opening two weeks. He was more than he had been those first four..." November 17

  • Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is “day by day” with hamstring injury

    Miami Herald "Dwyane Wade, who had hoped to play in all of the Heat’s games this season, missed his second consecutive game with a strained left hamstring on Sunday and said he doesn’t know whether he will be able to play Monday at Brooklyn. “It’s day by day,” said Wade, who traveled with the team to..." November 17

  • 11d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Erik Spoelstra says Dwyane Wade and Josh McRoberts out tonight.

  • Hawks dominate Heat for fourth straight win

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Forget the Big Three. The Heat were left with the Big One. And it was not nearly enough. The Hawks used a 23-8 fourth-quarter run to take control of a game they led throughout en route to a 114-103 victory Friday night at Philips Arena. The Hawks placed eight players in double-figure..." November 15

  • 13d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Dwyane Wade (hamstring) has been ruled out of tonight’s game in Atlanta vs the Hawks.

  • Pacers win 81-75 at Miami, show growth

    Indianapolis Star "Easily the Indiana Pacers' best win of the season came in a building where they have had the hardest time. On Wednesday, Indiana defeated the Miami Heat 81-75, snapping a six-game losing streak through regular-season games played at AmericanAirlines Arena. "We're growing," Pacers coach Frank..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says

    ESPN.com "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Chris Bosh shedding label of being ‘soft’ player

    Miami Herald "Chris Bosh used to block people out of paint so LeBron James could fly in for a rebound. Some people don’t want to hear that, especially Bosh’s detractors, but it’s true. Bosh did a lot for the Heat that went unnoticed in his first four years with team, but clearing people out of the lane for..." November 13

  • 16d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Looks like Birdman back Wednesday. Granger again will dress but not likely.

  • 16d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Justin Hamilton (left adductor strain) was a limited participant in today's practice and has been ruled out of tomorrow's game.

  • Luol Deng scores 30 as Heat passes early tough test to defeat Mavericks

    Miami Herald "Mark Cuban left his baseline seat and raced to midcourt to plead, complain or simply be that guy. Rapper 2 Chainz was hanging with the Mavericks owner Sunday night, so Cuban, being Cuban, was about to go full Cuban. An NBA official was seated behind press row, and on the court Heat guard..." November 10

  • 18d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    As expected, Chris Andersen and Justin Hamilton again out for Heat, who have two days off following tonight in Dallas.

  • Defense, Wade step up in Heat 102-92 victory over Timberwolves

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For three days the Miami Heat drilled on one end of the court. Over and over and over. Including during Saturday morning's shootaround. "Repetitive things," center Chris Bosh said, "so guys can just react without having to really think about it too much." Tired of having to be defensive..." November 09

  • 19d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Granger (hamstring) on his status tonight: "I'm hopeful. It's a day-to-day thing that you don't want to make worse." pic.twitter.com/ZC6UWtyfiz

  • 19d
    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    Spo makes it clear, Heat are very hopeful Udonis Haslem plays tonight.

  • 19d
    Mark Murphy @Murf56

    Smart diagnosed with sprain and bone bruise. According to Ainge initial estimate is that he'll miss two to three weeks.

  • 20d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Justin Hamilton (left adductor strain) did not participate in today's practice and has been ruled out of tomorrow's game.

  • 20d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Chris Andersen (ribs) was a limited participant in today's practice and is listed as questionable for tomorrow's game.

  • 20d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Instead, the Heat have Shannon Brown and Andre Dawkins not playing and Shawne Williams as Saturday's possible backup center.

  • 20d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Haslem (quad) and Granger (hamstring) were both full participants in today's practice and are listed as questionable for tomorrow's game.

  • Hornets hold off Heat’s late push in 96-89 win

    Charlotte Observer "Nearly two hours before tip-off Wednesday Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford divulged what it would take for his franchise to end a 16-game regular-season losing streak to the Miami Heat. If Hornets center Al Jefferson could get enough low-post touches to force the Heat out of their..." November 06

  • Rockets knock off undefeated Heat to move to 5-0 on season

    Houston Chronicle "Questions answered. The Rockets’ rapid start is for real. There will be more and probably greater tests quickly coming, but after rolling over four-consecutive lightweights to start the season, the Rockets went to Miami, faced a fourth-quarter run from the unbeaten Heat and then treated the..." November 05

  • 22d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Luol Deng questionable for tonight in Charlotte. Spoelstra, "He got whacked on the arm and you could see ...he just wasn’t quite the same."

  • 22d
    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Udonis Haslem (quad) will dress for tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Hornets but will not play.

  • Heat off to a perfect start with win over Raptors

    Miami Herald "The goals haven’t changed so much, but the answers are starting to appear for the Heat. In the seemingly epic quest to both find an identity and prove it can perform without LeBron James, Miami progressed quite nicely on Sunday with a 107-102 win against Toronto at AmericanAirlines..." November 03

  • 24d
    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    NBA players of the week: Heat's Chris Bosh (25.7 pts, 11.3 rebs, 4 assts) in East & Warriors' Klay Thompson (29.7 pts, 45.5% on 3s) in West.

  • 25d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Official: Dwyane Wade will play both ends of this back-to-back set. He did so only three times last season.

  • 25d
    Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050

    No Birdman for Heat vs Raptors tonight - bruised rib. McRoberts is available for spot minutes, doesnt sound like he'll play much, if at all

  • 25d
    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Chris Andersen (bruised rib) is out tonight.