Heat, vs. Knicks, will get another taste of life without Luol Dengmiamiherald.com Updated Nov 27 (yesterday)Luol Deng is the forgotten man in the Heat's starting lineup. Heat fans don't devote as much energy -- and Heat media don't devote as many column inches -- to the Heat small forward as to the other four players, because he's not as familiar as Chris Bos…Share Tweet
Justise Winslow and Stanley Johnson renew friendly rivalrymiamiherald.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)Justise Winslow was there for the Detroit Pistons at No. 8. Stan Van Gundy went a different direction. The former Heat coach, who now holds that title as well as president for the Pistons, passed on the Duke product to take Stanley Johnson, a swingman f…Share Tweet
Whiteside (illness), Deng (tight left hamstring) make trip to Detroit; Heat reassign Stokes to D-Leaguemiamiherald.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)The bug that's been going around the Heat locker room finally caught up to Hassan Whiteside. The shot-swatting center missed Tuesday's practice, but still made the flight to Detroit with his teammates. Forward Luol Deng (tight left hamstring) was held o…Share Tweet
Deng (tight left hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Heat vs. Knicksmiamiherald.com Nov 23 (5 days ago)Luol Deng has played through pain before. If he suits up tonight against the Knicks he'll probably do so again. The 12-year veteran forward has been dealing with a tight left hamstring that's been bothering him since the third quarter of Saturday's win …Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade, now a top 50 scorer, should be 39th soonmiamiherald.com Nov 22 (6 days ago)Dwyane Wade breezed past both Dale Ellis and Reggie Theus in Saturday night's win against Philadelphia, and now ranks 49th on the NBA's all-time scoring list. He won't be in the 40's for long, either. The next 15 players on the list are all retired, so …Share Tweet
Saturday stat: Which Heat players have most 30-point games?miamiherald.com Nov 21This Miami team is built on balance, so it's not especially surprising that Chris Bosh has the team's only 30-point game so far this season. But it's not as if several members of the Heat haven't been capable of cracking that number over the course of t…Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade: "I feel like I'm getting everything out of myself"miamiherald.com Nov 21Please check out my most recent column about Dwyane Wade, and how he's thinking the game more than he ever has. In addition, I also asked Wade about his activity on defense, which appeared elevated in Thursday's win against Sacramento. "I feel like…Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade on Amare Stoudemire: "This will help him."miamiherald.com Nov 19This didn't make my column on the contributions of Dwyane Wade and Amare Stoudemire in Miami's 116-109 win against Sacramento. But it was a pretty good quote from Wade, who has dealt with plenty of his own physical issues over the years, about what Stou…Share Tweet
Kings' Gay leaves with shoulder strainnba.com Nov 19Sacramento forward Rudy Gay left the Kings' game Thursday night against the Miami Heat after straining his left shoulder.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 19The Sacramento Kings will be without their best player for Thursday's matchup with the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. The NBA announced Thursday afternoon that DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game for "hitting Atlanta Hawks forward …Share TweetIt takes a special performance to be the biggest story in a loss. What Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside did Tuesday against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves certainly qualifies. Whiteside blocked his 10th shot of the night with 2:04 remaining in th…Share Tweet
Gerald Green scores two points in 11 minutes in his first game back with the HeatGerald Green said he felt better than he thought he would running up and down the court in his first game since Nov. 1. It was the final result -- a 103-91 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves despite a triple-double from Hassan Whiteside -- that ultimate…Share Tweet
Chris Bosh, his magic wrap and the Heat set to host the Minnesota TimberwolvesIf you haven't noticed, Chris Bosh has been wearing a wrap around his left thumb over the last five or six games. But it's not because he's hurt. "I just thought it was cool," Bosh said Monday after practice. "I started making shots so I …Share Tweet
Checking in on the Mario Chalmers revenge tourThe Heat visits Memphis on Dec. 29. That means some Gus Fried Chicken. And, in this case, some popcorn. Mario Chalmers may get off 30 shots that night. And the way he's going, he'll likely make most of them. Monday night, the former Heat guard scored 29…Share Tweet
Kevin Garnett's talent, tenacity were ultimate tests for HeatESPN.com Nov 17Kevin Garnett's talent, tenacity were ultimate tests for HeatShare Tweet
Are the Heat stealing a page from the Spurs by winning with depth?miamiherald.com Nov 16The Spurs beat the Heat in the 2014 NBA Finals in large part because they were a deep team. San Antonio’s bench not only led the NBA in minutes (21.3 per game) that season but also in plus/minus (+309) among reserves. By playing his bench so much during…Share Tweet
Will Gerald Green be able to slip right back into his same role off the bench?miamiherald.com Nov 14Gerald Green apologized profusely on Saturday for the Nov. 4 incident at his Miami condo, thanked the Miami Heat for having his back, and returned to the court alongside his teammates. What happens next with Green appears to be up to coach Erik Spoelstr…Share Tweet
Green returns to Heat practice, expresses remorsenba.com Nov 14Gerald Green returned to practice with the Miami Heat on Saturday, though what exactly caused his extended absence from the team remains a closely guarded secret.Share Tweet
Homestand helping Heat gain confidence amid adversityESPN.com Nov 13Homestand helping Heat gain confidence amid adversityShare TweetYesterday, I posted a link to a Yahoo! story with a lengthy excerpt about Pat Riley's offseason pursuit of LaMarcus Aldridge. Included in that story: an account of Riley proposing that Aldridge take a one-year deal with Portland to wait for the Heat's 2…Share Tweet
Is Quin Snyder's compliment of Heat correct?The Utah Jazz has established an identity over the past calendar year -- and especially since Enes Kanter was traded and Rudy Gobert's minutes increased. Defense. So it's not a surprise to see the Jazz atop the league in a critical category -- field goa…Share Tweet
One last by-the-numbers look at Mario Chalmers' Heat careerOK, maybe it's not the last look.... The Heat does play the Grizzlies on Dec. 13 in Miami, and on Dec. 29 in Memphis. So Mario Chalmers will get plenty of attention then. Still, it's worth doing a quick review of one the better value draft picks of the …Share Tweet
Heat helping returning soldiers transition into coachingnba.com Nov 12The way Miami Heat President Pat Riley sees it, there are some real similarities between being a soldier and being a coach.Share Tweet
Wade, Heat Cruise Past NuggetsMar 20Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Heat Hold Off BlazersMar 18Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
NBA Top PlaysMar 18Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.
Los Angeles briefing -- Kobe Bryant giving the Lakers an easy out, preview…Nov 27Here's a quick look at what's trending today on ESPNLosAngeles.com ...
Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.
Future NBA cornerstone (Insider)Nov 25Chad Ford says the LSU freshman has special qualities. "I think what scouts love the most is how Simmons plays the game. He plays with a calm demeanor...
ESPN NowNov 25The coach has agreed to a multiyear extension with Charlotte, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst and the Charlotte Observer. The contract includes a ...