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Heat Owner Micky Arison On Next Season: “We’re Not Done; Not Ev…

Heat Owner Micky Arison On Next Season: “We’re Not Done; Not Even Close”

dimemag.com Updated 1 hour ago
When LeBron James announced he was returning to Cleveland, the Heat didn’t have much time to sulk. They had to get to work right away, as another one of their superstars, Chris Bosh, was highly sought-after on the open market. On the same day LeBron lef…
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  • First Look: Dwyane Wade Gatorade Ad With J.J. Watt & Bryce …

    First Look: Dwyane Wade Gatorade Ad With J.J. Watt & Bryce Harper

    dimemag.com 23 hours ago
    A new Gatorade spot will premiere tonight starring the Heat’s Dwyane Wade. Wade is joined in the ad by Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt, the Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane and the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper. Regardless of the sport, or …
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  • Joakim Noah Is Happy For LeBron, But Hopes To “Kick His Ass”

    Joakim Noah Is Happy For LeBron, But Hopes To “Kick His Ass”

    dimemag.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    With LeBron James leaving South Beach for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA lost one of its better rivalries of the past few seasons: the “Hollywood as hell” Miami Heat versus the rough-and-tumble Chicago Bulls. Reigning Defensive Player of the …
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  • LeBron James To Wear No. 23 For Cavs

    LeBron James To Wear No. 23 For Cavs

    dimemag.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Earlier this month LeBron James asked fans on his Instagram page if he should go back to the No. 23 he wore during his first seven seasons in the NBA with the Cavaliers, or should stick with the No. 6 that he wore during four straight Finals appearances…
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  • Wade: LeBron Is New Favorite Opponent, Kobe Second Best Ever

    Wade: LeBron Is New Favorite Opponent, Kobe Second Best Ever

    dimemag.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    Dwyane Wade exhibited rare perspective and grace by offering public support of close friend LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, that certainly doesn’t mean Wade and the Miami Heat will take it easy on their former teamm…
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  • Report: League Considering Week-Long All-Star Break

    Report: League Considering Week-Long All-Star Break

    dimemag.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the NBA will likely extend the All-Star break to a full week in 2014-2015. Miami Heat beat writer Ira Winderman was first to report the news. The NBA is poised to turn the All-Star break into All-Star week th…
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  • Hey dads, here's Frank Caliendo reading LeBron James' 'I'm comi…

    Hey dads, here's Frank Caliendo reading LeBron James' 'I'm coming home' essay as Morgan Freeman (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    If you're anything like me, when you finished reading the Sports Illustrated essay in which LeBron James explained why he'd decided to leave the Miami Heat in free agency and rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers, the first thing you thought was, "This wa…
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  • Report: Allen leaning toward joining Cavaliers

    Report: Allen leaning toward joining Cavaliers

    ESPN.com Jul 24 (6 days ago)
    Veteran guard Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for his 19th season and joining his former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Boston Globe has reported, citing an NBA source.
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  • Breaking Down The New Eastern Conference Contenders

    Breaking Down The New Eastern Conference Contenders

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)
    With one Sports Illustrated essay, the entire hierarchy in the Eastern Conference was destroyed. The Miami Heat, the champions of the Eastern Conference for the last four seasons, lost their best player. The Cleveland Cavaliers, an Eastern Conference la…
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  • Paul George Says The Pacers Forgot Their Edge Last Season

    Paul George Says The Pacers Forgot Their Edge Last Season

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)
    The Indiana Pacers might have reached the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season in 2014, but long before the Miami Heat rolled them 4-2 in the best-of-seven series, they had so many chinks in their armor, it might as well have been…
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  • Birdman is officially back

    Birdman is officially back

    The Heat re-signed Chris Andersen on Saturday. Heat president Pat Riley on Birdman: "Chris Andersen has had two great seasons with us and without him, we would not have been able to win the 2013 NBA Championship,” Riley said. “I’m happy he decided …
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  • Chalmers: “I Never Thought Anybody Would Want To Leave Miami Fo…

    Chalmers: “I Never Thought Anybody Would Want To Leave Miami For Cleveland”

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    Mario Chalmers was often the on-court whipping boy of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh over the past few years, but the Miami Heat’s Big Three were always quick to dismiss those many disagreements as nothing more than typical familial strife. T…
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  • Shabazz Napier: From Mission Hill To Mission Impossible

    Shabazz Napier: From Mission Hill To Mission Impossible

    dimemag.com Jul 19
    When people hear the name “Shabazz Napier” they think of a two-time NCAA National Champion. They think of a kid who has become a household name. They think of the guy Miami traded for on draft night to try and make LeBron James happy. But for me, I thin…
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  • Wiggins, Bennett out for Cavs' summer finale

    Wiggins, Bennett out for Cavs' summer finale

    nba.com Jul 18
    Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett were held out of the Cleveland Cavaliers' summer league finale against the Miami Heat on Friday night.
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  • Heat sign veteran Haslem to two-year deal

    Heat sign veteran Haslem to two-year deal

    Shabazz Napier has signed his rookie deal with the Miami Heat.
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  • LeBron James asks via Instagram which jersey number he should w…

    LeBron James asks via Instagram which jersey number he should wear when he returns to the Cavaliers

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    It's a simple question that many of us have been wondering ever since LeBron James announced his decision to leave the Miami Heat in free agency and rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers: Which jersey number would LeBron don upon (RHYMING) his return to the mu…
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  • "LeBron James's surprise announcement last Friday that he …

    "LeBron James's surprise announcement last Friday that he planned to return to the Cleveland Cavalie

    deadspin.com Jul 18
    "LeBron James's surprise announcement last Friday that he planned to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Miami Heat offers important lessons for effective crisis management. Indeed, the most important lesson might be applicable to House Repu…
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  • Spurs' Patty Mills, Aron Baynes videobomb Australian TV reporte…

    Spurs' Patty Mills, Aron Baynes videobomb Australian TV reporter with O'Brien Trophy during live shot (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    After dispatching the Miami Heat in a five-game beatdown to win the 2013-14 NBA championship (and, we'd later learn, spark the complete change of the face of the league), the San Antonio Spurs embarked on a trophy tour, allowing each member of the title…
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  • Erik Spolestra Explains The “Madness” In Miami After LeBron’s A…

    Erik Spolestra Explains The “Madness” In Miami After LeBron’s Announcement

    dimemag.com Jul 16
    Last Friday was a crazy day for everyone in the NBA. When LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, the free agency market officially opened for business. The Miami Heat were left scrambling after seeing the best player in the game leave town. Hea…
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  • James Jones the latest former Heat player to join LeBron in Cle…

    James Jones the latest former Heat player to join LeBron in Cleveland

    Pat Riley couldn't keep them all in Miami, and on Wednesday forward James Jones agreed to join LeBron James in Cleveland, according to a report. Jones, 33, spent six seasons with the Heat, winning two championships. Jones said at the end of the season t…
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  • Spoelstra: 'No regrets' about LeBron decision

    Spoelstra: 'No regrets' about LeBron decision

    ESPN.com Jul 16
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he has no ill will toward LeBron James.
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  • Rashard Lewis is heading to the Dallas Mavericks

    Rashard Lewis is heading to the Dallas Mavericks

    Rashard Lewis is moving on. The Heat free agent has agreed to play for the Dallas Mavericks next season for the veteran's minimum, according to Yahoo Sports. Lewis played for two seasons with the Heat, and won a championship in 2013. STORY: Heat signs D…
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  • Video - Wade's One-Handed Catch From Brandon Marshall 00:14

    Wade's One-Handed Catch From Brandon Marshall

    Jul 26
    Heat guard Dwyane Wade showed off his football skills while in the gym, catching passes from Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall.
  • Video - Heat Re-Sign Udonis Haslem 04:12

    Heat Re-Sign Udonis Haslem

    Jul 18
    Amin Elhassan discusses the Heat re-signing Udonis Haslem to a new contract.
  • Video - Did The Big Three Meet Expectations? 01:40

    Did The Big Three Meet Expectations?

    Jul 17
    The SportsNation crew evaluates the success of the Miami Heat with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
  • Video - Wizards Hold Off Heat 00:49

    Wizards Hold Off Heat

    Jul 15
    Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. combined to score 43 points in the Wizards' 85-83 win over the Heat in summer league action.

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