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Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backla…

Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backlash’ In The U.S.

dimemag.com Updated Aug 22 (5 days ago)
Getty Image Since his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has experienced vitriol from fans the likes of which he’s never seen. After being cast as the wholesome antithesis of LeBron James’ mercenary decision t…
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  • Heat sign veteran guard Udrih

    Heat sign veteran guard Udrih

    nba.com Aug 17
    Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard.
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  • Hassan Whiteside Loses It After His Opponent Quits During An ‘N…

    Hassan Whiteside Loses It After His Opponent Quits During An ‘NBA 2K’ Game

    dimemag.com Aug 17
    USA TODAY Sports Hassan Whiteside takes his NBA 2K seriously. Very seriously. We know this because after a triple-double against the Bulls in 2015, when he was still emerging as an NBA player on a minimum deal with the Miami Heat after years of obscurit…
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  • Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidence

    Heat owner writes letter to fans, expressing confidence

    nba.com Aug 11
    Miami Heat managing general partner Micky Arison released an open letter to the team's fans Thursday night, telling them he is confident they'll enjoy the upcoming season.
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  • Hassan Whiteside is pretty jacked up about weighing 265 pounds

    Hassan Whiteside is pretty jacked up about weighing 265 pounds

    In case you missed Hassan Whiteside's latest Snapchat installment... .@youngwhiteside wants you to know that he weighs 265 (via youngwhiteside/snapchat). pic.twitter.com/S46LlZyDwI — Trevor Simpson (@tsimptweets) August 10, 2016
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  • Regular season schedule notes shared by the Heat

    Regular season schedule notes shared by the Heat

    Some noteables on the Heat's 2016-17 schedule which was released on Thursday: > Miami plays 15 back-to-backs, down from 17 last season. Five of those back-to-backs are in December and none of them are at home. Seven are road back-to-backs with the ot…
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  • Heat announce preseason schedule

    Heat announce preseason schedule

    DATE OPPONENT TIMEOct. 4 at Washington 7 p.m. Oct. 8 vs. Minnesota (Kansas City, MO) 7:30 p.m.Oct. 11 vs. Brooklyn 7:30 p.m.Oct. 14 at San Antonio 7:30 p.m.Oct. 15 vs. Minnesota (Louisville, KY) 7:30 p.m.Oct. 18 vs. Orlando 7:30 p.m.Oct. 20 at Charlotte…
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  • Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join Th…

    Spike Lee Is Reportedly Trying To Convince Ray Allen To Join The Knicks

    dimemag.com Aug 7
    Getty Image Ray Allen last played in the NBA in 2014 with the Miami Heat. He’s 41, and he’s a former 10-time All-Star with two NBA titles to his name. However, despite the fact that he hasn’t played the last two seasons, and despite the fine career that…
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  • Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?

    Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?

    dimemag.com Aug 2
    Jason Terry isn’t shy about making bold proclamations. Before the 2010-2011 season, he got a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien trophy on his right bicep. Fortunately for him, the Dallas Mavericks went on to defeat the Big 3 era Miami Heat, a stunning upset to…
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  • LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The H…

    LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heat

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-…
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  • Dwyane Wade tells Chicago media he had no rift with Pat Riley a…

    Dwyane Wade tells Chicago media he had no rift with Pat Riley and decision to return home was selfish

    The saga of Dwyane Wade's departure from the Miami Heat and his relationship with team president Pat Riley gained another chapter worth of answers on Friday when he made his introductory press conference with the Chicago Bulls. Wade, 34, said multiple t…
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  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more cha…

    Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. (Jim Rogash/ Getty Images) It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. [F…
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  • Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The We…

    Hassan Whiteside Dunked And Blocked His Way To Player Of The Week At The Drew League

    dimemag.com Jul 26
    It’s been a big summer for newly-minted Heat center Hassan Whiteside. After entering the offseason as one of the most sought-after free agents on the market, the big man elected to stay in Miami on a max deal reportedly worth around $98 million over fou…
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  • Amar'e Stoudemire retires after signing an honorary contract wi…

    Amar'e Stoudemire retires after signing an honorary contract with the Knicks

    Former Heat center Amar'e Stoudemire, 33, announced his retirement on Tuesday and did so by signing an honorary one-day contract with the New York Knicks. "I want to thank [Knicks owner James] Dolan, [team president] Phil [Jackson] and [general man…
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  • Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offe…

    Heat guard had an amazing, gross reaction to $50M contract offer

    yahoo.com Jul 26
    Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…
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  • The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The…

    The NBA’s Newest Villain Had The Best-Selling Jersey Across The Country In July

    dimemag.com Jul 26
    Getty Image Kevin Durant’s defection from the Oklahoma City Thunder created basketball’s newest super team, a squad that’s poised to face more attention, scrutiny, and outright hate than any the league has seen since the 2010-11 Miami Heat. Winning will…
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  • Chris Bosh and the Heat are in another debate over his health

    Chris Bosh and the Heat are in another debate over his health

    yahoo.com Jul 25
    Chris Bosh chats with the crowd at Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni). Chris Bosh saw a second straight season end early due to blood clots last February, but the story of his 2015-16 hardly ended there. While Bosh and the Miami He…
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  • Dion Waiters Bets On Himself With A Cheap, One-Year Deal With T…

    Dion Waiters Bets On Himself With A Cheap, One-Year Deal With The Heat

    dimemag.com Jul 25
    Getty Image UPDATE: Waiters’ deal with Miami is actually worth just below $6 million over two years and contains a player option for the second season, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Barring an utterly disastrous 2016-17 campaign or a seriou…
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  • Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed …

    Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed Dwyane Wade If The Timing Was Right

    dimemag.com Jul 20
    Getty Image As you have surely heard, Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. Even though Wade isn’t the player he once was, it was still a big move. However, to hear Carmelo Anthony tell it, the three-time champio…
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  • Fla. delegate brags about LeBron’s Heat titles at RNC in Clevel…

    Fla. delegate brags about LeBron’s Heat titles at RNC in Cleveland

    Delegates fill the floor during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP/Matt Rourke) Roll-call votes to nominate presidential candidates give delegates the opportunity to puff out their ches…
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  • Would Pat Riley’s Idea For A ‘Franchise Tag’ Be Good For The NB…

    Would Pat Riley’s Idea For A ‘Franchise Tag’ Be Good For The NBA?

    dimemag.com Jul 17
    Getty Image Pat Riley and the Miami Heat have been all over the news this weekend. The Heat president held a news conference on Saturday afternoon and talked about the state of Chris Bosh, whose season was cut short for the second year in a row due to l…
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  • Pat Riley Says He Should Have Done More To Try And Keep Dwyane …

    Pat Riley Says He Should Have Done More To Try And Keep Dwyane Wade With The Heat

    dimemag.com Jul 17
    Getty Image It may have stressed him out to the point where he lost 10 pounds, but eventually, Dwyane Wade decided to go back home and play for the Bulls next season instead of rejoining the Miami Heat. Losing their franchise player was a major blow to …
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  • Video - Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets 00:56

    Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets

    Mar 20
    Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Heat Hold Off Blazers 01:14

    Heat Hold Off Blazers

    Mar 18
    Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng combined to score 56 points in the Heat's 108-104 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 00:46

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 18
    Chris Andersen's dunk on Chris Kaman is the top play in the NBA.