Heat Rumors & News

  • Hamstring finally takes Luol Deng out of Heat lineup

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It's not in Luol Deng's nature to take his foot off the gas. So when he had to do it late in Monday night's victory over the New York Knicks, it became apparent that sitting out Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills was the logical next step. For now,..." November 25

  • Heat's Deng doubtful against Pistons with hamstring issue

    The Score "Miami Heat small forward Luol Deng is listed as doubtful for Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Ira Winderman. The 11-year veteran, who has not missed a game yet this season, may sit out Wednesday's contest due to a hamstring issue, and..." November 25

  • Heat step up defense in win vs. Knicks, close homestand 6-1

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The defensive statement came in Monday night's first half, when the Miami Heat limited the New York Knicks to 30 points in what turned into a 95-78 victory. The larger statement came over the past two weeks, that AmericanAirlines Arena again could stand as a sanctuary, with Monday's victory..." November 24

  • Dwyane Wade Stares Down Referee Into Calling a Foul in His Favor

    Complex "Usually, the epic staredown done by a grandparent or parent is used to convey a message, like, "You're gonna catch this beatdown, er, ear—earful when we get home." However, Dwyane Wade has harnessed that power and uses it on referees to get calls in his favor. No, really. " November 24

  • Chris Bosh: Heat can stop Knicks' Porzingis if they 'pay attention' to him

    CBS Sports "Surpassing expectations, New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has played quite well to start the season. Porzingis has made a name for himself by dunking on opponents and scoring in a variety of ways. Carmelo Anthony wants to win a championship with Porzingis and the Knicks rookie is looking..." November 23

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    Jason Lieser @JasonLieser

    Luol Deng got treatment for tightness in hamstring, went through shootaround. Game-time decision tonight vs. #Knicks.

  • Amar’e Stoudemire’s sad rationalization for Heat benching

    New York Post "Though ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire received a $50,000 watch from Miami brass for his recent birthday, he’s not receiving any playing time. Stoudemire has appeared in just two games, logging 20 minutes and making 5-of-7 baskets for 12 points. Miami coach Erik Spoelstra has stuck to a tight..." November 23

  • Dwyane Wade supplants Dale Ellis for 50th on NBA's all-time scoring list

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade is now among the top 50 scorers in NBA history. Wade has passed Dale Ellis for 50th on the league's all-time list. Ellis scored 19,004 points in his career; Wade's free throw with 3:10 left in the second quarter of Miami's 96-91 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night gave the..." November 22

  • Heat rally late to defeat winless Sixers 96-91

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For the most part, it was ugly for the Miami Heat. Thankfully, the Philadelphia 76ers were even more unsightly. In a game that won't be part of any NBA highlight packages, the Heat outlasted the winless 76ers 96-91 Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. They won despite one of the worst..." November 22

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    "Everybody is back." -Coach Spoelstra on Luol Deng (illness) & Chris Andersen (personal excused absence)

  • Wade, Whiteside regroup, fuel Heat to victory over Kings

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "You can't keep a good big man down, or an All-Star guard. So Hassan Whiteside and Dwyane Wade made sure Thursday night that there wouldn't be a home losing streak for the Miami Heat. With Wade keeping the Heat afloat early amid Whiteside's initial foul trouble, and with Whiteside emerging as a..." November 20

  • Is it time to start resting Dwyane Wade?

    Hot Hot Hoops "With a Thursday night game against the Sacramento Kings looming, the Miami Heat stand at 6-4 on the season. Before the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, they had yet to allow an opposing team to score 100 points in a game this year. As highlighted in Nicolas Meichel's article on the five..." November 19

  • Report: Khloe Kardashian developed staph infection while with Lamar Odom

    Larry Brown Sports "Khloe Kardashian is reportedly battling a staph infection that she contracted while visiting with Lamar Odom in the hospital. According to TMZ, Kardashian cancelled a portion of her book tour this week because she has developed a high fever, swollen glands and intermittent chills. She is said..." November 19

  • Hassan Whiteside is playing out of his mind in a contract year

    Hoops Hype "Hassan Whiteside is still cooking. The Heat center further proved his 2014-15 performance was no fluke with a triple-double (22 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks) in a loss to Minnesota Tuesday night. The 7-foot Whiteside, who was playing in the Lebanese League only 21 months ago, is actually..." November 19

  • Wolves bench leads fourth-quarter surge, beat Heat

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio returned to Tuesday’s starting lineup in Miami and just like that, his team returned to its road winning ways with a 103-91 comeback victory over the Heat. Well, maybe not just quite like that, but… They’re still winless at home after they ended a..." November 18

  • Lamar Odom is ‘confused,’ doesn’t know drugs caused brain injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Odom is very fortunate to have survived the drug overdose that landed him in intensive care last month, but the former NBA star still has a long road to recovery. In a recent appearance on “Ellen,” Khloe Kardashian confirmed that Odom has suffered brain damage as a result of several..." November 18

  • Hassan Whiteside is playing out of his mind in a contract year

    Hoops Hype "Hassan Whiteside is still cooking. The Heat center further proved his 2014-15 performance was no fluke with a triple-double (22 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks) in a loss to Minnesota Tuesday night. The 7-foot Whiteside, who was playing in the Lebanese League only 21 months ago, is actually..." November 18

  • Champions League set to debut in 2016 with former NBA players, 16 teams

    USA Today "When it comes to jobs that are hard to land, it doesn’t get much tougher than the NBA. At most, there are 450 roster spots to be had by the world’s best players. Consider there were approximately 5,600 Division I men’s college players in 2014 in America alone, and you start to understand it’s..." November 18

  • Billy Hunter files amended wrongful-termination complaint against NBPA

    The Score "Former NBPA boss Billy Hunter continues to seek damages from the union for the circumstances surrounding his termination in 2013. Hunter's attorneys filed an amended complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, seeking a jury trial on four breach-of-contract claims, reports Ken..." November 17

  • Gerald Green returns to court for Heat after serving two-game suspension

    CBS Sports "For two games, Gerald Green had to sit at home and not be with his Miami Heat teammates in an NBA arena. His home was the place in which an incident occurred that has some fuzzy details but ultimately led to the Heat suspending him for conduct detrimental to the team. That suspension was something..." November 17

  • Gerald Green available, but Heat conscious of newfound bench chemistry

    Sporting News "Recently suspended Heat guard Gerald Green is available to play Tuesday night for the first time since a bizarre incident at this South Florida condominium that led to his hospitalization, the Miami Herald reported. The biggest challenge after his two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to..." November 17

  • Lamar Odom could face felony drug charge

    The Score "The basketball world has rallied around Lamar Odom during his recovery from a drug overdose, but the former NBA star may now be facing a felony drug charge. Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello revealed Monday that a prosecutor is considering whether to file a count of unlawful use of..." November 17

  • Justise Winslow Proving He's Exactly the Steal Miami Heat Expected

    Bleacher Report "The Miami Heat want to control their excitement over rookie Justise Winslow with the same stoicism that the 19-year-old brings inside the lines. But that's getting harder as each game reveals what everyone already knew: He had no business being on the NBA draft board when Miami's 10th overall..." November 16

  • Heat plan to pursue Kevin Durant this summer

    Miami Herald "The great cap boon of 2016 will leave the Heat with interesting decisions next summer: Do Pat Riley and Micky Arison keep most of the team together and leave themselves with very limited cap space to spend on outside free agents? Or do they use what could be $40 million to $50 million in cap..." November 15

  • Gerald Green returns to practice, says he’s ‘not proud of’ incident

    Larry Brown Sports "Gerald Green returned to Miami Heat practice on Saturday for the first time since the incident that led to his hospitalization and suspension. “I’m just trying to just get over this situation,” Green told reporters Saturday, via the Miami Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman. “I can’t apologize enough..." November 15

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    Manny Navarro @Manny_Navarro

    Gerald Green: "I can't apologize enough to the residents that live in my building, my fans, family and this organization that has my back."

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    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    Dwyane Wade and Gerald Green are practicing today. Green will make a statement shortly.

  • Lamar Odom Can't Recognize Friends And Family; Docs Fear Serious Brain Damage

    TMZ "Lamar Odom's in rough shape -- having a tough time with communication and mobility -- and we're told it's so bad, he can't recognize some close friends and family. Our sources tell us Lamar has made little progression in the last couple weeks. We're told he's only able to speak a word here and..." November 14

  • Heat hold off Jazz without Wade, with Bosh, Johnson leading the way

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "With Dwyane Wade tending to a family matter, Chris Bosh was asked to play as a leading man Thursday. Surprisingly, so was Tyler Johnson, Both came through in the 92-91 victory over the Utah Jazz that lifted the Heat to 3-0 to start this seven-game homestand. A leading role is a something..." November 13

  • Correction to report about Pat Riley & LaMarcus Aldridge

    Miami Herald "Yesterday, 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 2016 cap space. That had been a rumor..." November 13

  • Dwyane Wade out versus Jazz tonight to be with his son at the hospital

    Miami Herald "Dwyane Wade will miss his first game of the season tonight against the Utah Jazz to be with his son, who is hospitalized, coach Erik Spoelstra said. "His is son is OK, he's fine," Spoelstra said. "But Dwyane is going to be with him tonight. Everybody else is ready to go. Dwyane will have a..." November 12

  • Kardashians Allegedly Receiving Offers For Lamar Odom Drug Movie

    Black Sports Online "The Lamar Odom overdose story has had many twist and turns. What began as a story of an ex-NBA player overdosing in a Las Vegas brothel has become a complicated story of love triangles, big money, drugs and health issues. Those aspects are shared by many of Hollywood’s best scripts and according..." November 12

  • Pat Riley Asked LaMarcus Aldridge To Re-Sign With Blazers, Sign With Heat In 2016

    Real GM Basketball "Pat Riley received a meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge last July during free agency, but the Miami Heat didn't have the necessary cap space to sign him. Riley's wish was for Aldridge to sign a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers and sign with the Heat in 2016. Riley's words actually..." November 12

  • Report: Gerald Green Had Bloody Hands, Punched Someone In The Eye

    Miami Herald "When the Miami Heat announced Tuesday it was suspending sharpshooting guard Gerald Green for two games because of conduct detrimental to the team, team president Pat Riley didn’t exactly say why, calling it a “personal matter.” But a Nov. 4 City of Miami police incident report shed more light...." November 12

  • Bosh, Whiteside power Heat past Lakers 101-88

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Hours earlier, the names of note for the Miami Heat were Mario Chalmers, James Ennis, Beno Udrih and Gerald Green. And then the lights came on for Tuesday night's game AmericanAirlines Arena. And then two names towered above all the news of the day, with Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside dominant..." November 11

  • Kobe Bryant Tells Dwyane Wade's Son He Needs to Shoot More to Be Like Kobe

    Bleacher Report "Not everyone can be like Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant on the basketball court, but there is at least one attribute one must have if he wants to be anything like the Black Mamba. You must be looking to shoot when you get the basketball. Many people have fun with Bryant's tendency to..." November 11

  • Gerald Green Suspended Two Games By Heat

    Real GM Basketball "The Miami Heat are suspending Gerald Green for two games. Green was hospitalized for several days last week for an undisclosed medical reason." November 11

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Word is Miami trying to find third team to take Beno Udrih and/or Jarnell Stokes and that's why deal sending Chalmers to Grizz not yet done

  • Sources: Grizzlies acquire guard Mario Chalmers from Heat

    Yahoo! Sports "The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers in a trade, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Grizzlies will send guard Beno Udrih, forward Jarnell Stokes and a second-round pick to the Heat, league sources said. Miami will save $6 million in luxury tax payments on..." November 10

  • Dramatic dunks propel Heat to 96-76 victory over Raptors

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "First it was Tyler Johnson rekindling memories of his YouTube celebrity during summer league two years ago. Then it was Josh McRoberts playing at heights Josh McRoberts rarely ventures. And then it was Justise Winslow with about as unemotional a slam as you will find, because the kid's pulse is..." November 09

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    Heat say they have no further update on Gerald Green, decline to even say if he is out of the hospital, as has been reported.

  • Heat's Gerald Green reportedly released from hospital

    Miami Herald "Miami Heat guard Gerald Green has been released from Jackson Memorial Hospital and is back at home in his condo, WPLG reported Saturday night. The Heat is not commenting on the report, but a team spokesman said before Thursday’s game in Minnesota the organization would not be notifying the..." November 08

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    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    Per the Heat game notes, Gerald Green remains listed as OUT for Miami vs. Toronto tomorrow night.

  • Jordan Hill displays skill, toughness to help Pacers beat Heat

    Indianapolis Star "In two plays Friday night, Jordan Hill showed the versatility, toughness and skill against the Miami Heat that attracted the Indiana Pacers this past summer when they signed him to a free-agent deal in the offseason. Hill outmaneuvered Miami’s Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside for a crucial..." November 07

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    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    Confirmed: Heat having five left-handed shooters on the floor at one time is an NBA record that will never be broken.

  • Heat push to a 96-84 fundamental victory in Minnesota

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sometimes it can be as simple as doing what you do best. For the Miami Heat that made Thursday night's 96-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves an exercise in fundamental success. Goran Dragic played in the attack mode he had been lacking. Dwyane Wade went back to his old-man game of..." November 06

  • Shaq Will Dress Up As a Cowboys Cheerleader If They Miss the Playoffs

    Complex "Without Tony Romo the Dallas Cowboys look to be pretty bad. Hopefully most people remember this the next time he commits a crunch-time turnover and gets annihilated on social media. However the rest of the NFC East also appears to suck, and because of that Dallas fans shouldn't yet write-off this..." November 06

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    Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

    Mario Chalmers (right knee) has been ruled out of tonight's #HEATgame vs the Timberwolves.

  • Spoelstra, Heat players relieved Gerald Green is 'safe and healthy'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Coach Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat players expressed relief Thursday that Gerald Green is recovering from the incident that left him hospitalized Wednesday. "We're grateful that he's safe and he's healthy right now. And our thoughts are with him and his family," Spoelstra said at Target Center..." November 05

  • Metta World Peace blasts Kardashians amid Odom overdose

    New York Post "Lakers forward Metta World Peace is not holding back when it comes to Lamar Odom’s estranged in-laws. “I hated everyone that knew Lamar that’s not from Queens,” the outspoken NBA star reveals during a candid interview with VladTV (via TMZ), following his longtime friend’s life-threatening..." November 05