Miami Heat News and Rumors

  • Grandmother issues adorable 1-on-1 challenge to Dwyane Wade on …

    Grandmother issues adorable 1-on-1 challenge to Dwyane Wade on 90th birthday (Video)

    yahoo.com Updated Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    It's no big secret that Miami Heat icon Dwyane Wade is aging and no longer has the overwhelming athleticism that helped him build a Hall of Fame career. Wade can still be effective, but we know from the 2013-14 season that he is not on the same level as…
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  • GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris…

    GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris Andersen

    dimemag.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    The only thing better than dunking on one opponent? Catching two. In the Houston Rockets’ exhibition against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, Dwight Howard rose for a power dunk on both Luol Deng and Chris Andersen. Howard’s new Rockets and former Orlan…
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  • Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five …

    Mavs Coach Carlisle Says LeBron James Is “No Doubt” A Top Five Player Of All-Time

    dimemag.com Oct 17
    If any coach in the NBA could underappreciate LeBron James, one would assume it might be Rick Carlisle. After all, it was Carlisle’s Dallas Mavericks that beat LeBron’s Miami Heat in the 2011 Finals by rendering the four-time MVP a broken shell of his n…
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  • Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    Six in Allen home break-in get community service

    nba.com ESPN.com Oct 17
    Six young adults who broke into the home of former Miami Heat star Ray Allen have been sentenced to community service and ordered to make a charitable contribution.
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  • NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    NBA continues to evolve behind the 3-point shot

    nba.com Oct 16
    The offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.
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  • Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wro…

    Guess What? LeBron James Didn’t Actually Set A Pick For The Wrong Team

    Remember when the internet blew up because it appeared as if LeBron James, member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, set a pick for Norris Cole, member of the Miami Heat? Of course you do. It dominated NBA talk for what seemed like a solid 24 hours. As we init…
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  • Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    Heat (0-4) working through preseason process

    nba.com Oct 15
    Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat.
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  • Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind…

    Udonis Haslem Threatens To “Back Hand” The “Punks Hiding Behind Social Media”

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    We really hope Udonis Haslem doesn’t get fined. The 11-year Heat veteran and three-time NBA champion took umbrage with a recent comment on an Instagram photo and decided to respond. Unfortunately the rhetoric will might get him in trouble with the leagu…
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  • Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To …

    Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra: “I Think There’s Too Many Games, To Be Frank”

    dimemag.com Oct 15
    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says he’s open to learning potential benefits gleaned from the NBA’s 44-minute game experiment. As opposed to shortening individual contests by several minutes, though, Spoelstra makes it clear he would instead prefer if …
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  • Horford's return to Hawks comes Tuesday

    Horford's return to Hawks comes Tuesday

    ESPN.com Oct 14
    Forward Al Horford will return for the Hawks in Tuesday's preseason game against the Heat.
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  • Sans LeBron, Heat have chance to show mettle

    Sans LeBron, Heat have chance to show mettle

    nba.com Oct 14
    Reports of the Miami Heat's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
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  • Jason Williams goes full 'White Chocolate' in Orlando Pro-Am hi…

    Jason Williams goes full 'White Chocolate' in Orlando Pro-Am highlights (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 13
    Veteran point guard Jason Williams retired in 2011 with a number of accomplishments including an NBA title in 2006 with the Miami Heat, important roles on several more playoff teams, and the not insignificant fact that he became a steady player after in…
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  • Luol Deng on facing the Hawks following this summer's controver…

    Luol Deng on facing the Hawks following this summer's controversy: 'Obviously, that’s going to be in the back of your head'

    Heat forward Luol Deng plays the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday for the first time since the organization used offensive language to describe him in a scouting report. “Obviously that’s going to be in the back of your head, but it’s the players that you’re pl…
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  • Heat makes first cuts to roster with more on the way

    Heat makes first cuts to roster with more on the way

    The Heat waived Chris Johnson and Reggie Williams after returning from Rio de Janeiro. The roster stands at 18 players, but teams can only carry 15 players during the regular season. At this point, five players are competing for two roster spots: guards…
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  • The Rio wrap-up blog post: Stuff I learned

    The Rio wrap-up blog post: Stuff I learned

    No.1 Don't drink the water. I'm not saying I went around chugging the stuff from the tap, but somewhere along the way my body was invaded by black death. Still, I managed to write THIS and THIS and THIS and THIS and I'm back at practice today, but don't…
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  • Dellavedova & LeBron Miscommunicate On Pic & It Turns I…

    Dellavedova & LeBron Miscommunicate On Pic & It Turns Into Perfect Headline

    dimemag.com Oct 12
    During yesterday’s 122-119 overtime Cavs win over the Heat in Rio, Brazil, there were a lot of headlines asking whether LeBron James forgot he didn’t play for the Heat anymore. In one sequence involving Cavs backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, James…
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  • Spoelstra admits to 'strangeness' of facing LeBron

    Spoelstra admits to 'strangeness' of facing LeBron

    nba.com Oct 11
    Although the Miami Heat had been downplaying the game against LeBron James all along, coach Erik Spoelstra and Chris Bosh said Saturday that they were glad it was finally out of the way.
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  • Heat happy LeBron reunion is 'out of the way'

    Heat happy LeBron reunion is 'out of the way'

    ESPN.com nba.com Oct 11
    The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.
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  • Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'

    Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'

    The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.
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  • Chalmers: Kyrie Will Have To Adjust To LeBron’s Leadership Styl…

    Chalmers: Kyrie Will Have To Adjust To LeBron’s Leadership Style

    dimemag.com Oct 11
    Mario Chalmers is a solid NBA player, and was certainly influential to the Miami Heat’s unprecedented success over the past four seasons. But casual fans don’t know the University of Kansas product for his quick hands, clutch shooting, or oft questionab…
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  • Video - Dwyane Wade Shoots Hoops With 90-Year-Old Grandma 01:13

    Dwyane Wade Shoots Hoops With 90-Year-Old Grandma

    Oct 22
    Heat star Dwyane Wade granted the 90th birthday wish of Heat fan "Grandma Nelly" by playing basketball with her.
  • Video - Gravity 101 03:03

    Gravity 101

    Oct 22
    Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton introduce the concept of gravity and identify some of the NBA's top floor-spacers.
  • Video - Ticket Prices Through The Roof 00:40

    Ticket Prices Through The Roof

    Oct 21
    Real Money takes a look at BCS Championship, NBA Finals and World Series ticket prices.
  • Video - Wade Takes Over For Heat 01:15

    Wade Takes Over For Heat

    Oct 21
    Dwyane Wade scored 26 points to lead the Heat to a 90-85 win over the Rockets.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles Lakers

    Oct 23
    With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic agree to 4-year, $53 million extension

    Oct 21
    The Orlando Magic reached terms on a contract extension Tuesday with center Nikola Vucevic, according to team sources.
  • NBA: This Memphis Grizzlies team will not quit

    Oct 21
    The Grizzlies have made four straight postseasons. This could be the first one where they scratch and claw their way to June, writes J.A. Adande
  • Washington Wizards to add veteran guard John Lucas III

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.