Heat Rumors & News

  • Hassan Whiteside ready to move the ball when needed

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Hassan Whiteside still has his eyes on the rim, but he's also aware of other options." September 30

  • Chris Bosh pens heartfelt letter to Miami Heat fans, vents frustration with franchise

    Fox Sports "The struggle between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat has been well-documented. Bosh has expressed his desire to get back into the lineup and play, Heat executives won't let him due to his recurring blood clots — as he once again failed a team physical. While nothing is official yet, the Heat..." September 30

  • Josh McRoberts Still Recovering From Broken Foot Suffered In Playoffs

    Real GM Basketball "Josh McRoberts revealed he suffered a broken left foot with in last season's Eastern Conference Semifinals and played through it in Game 7. McRoberts remains sidelined during training camp. McRoberts has had a pair of injury-plagued seasons with the Heat. "I completely get it, man. I..." September 29

  • NBA hopes new replay protocol speeds up play

    USA Today "In an ongoing effort to make NBA replay reviews more efficient and less time-consuming, more in-game reviews are expected to be made this season by the league’s staff at the high-tech replay center in Secaucus, N.J. Last season, 72% of reviews were determined by the replay center, and during..." September 29

  • Chris Bosh fires longtime agent

    CBS Sports "Chris Bosh's NBA season at this point appears over, if not his career. After failing his physical, Bosh has maintained that his career is not over, but the Heat have clearly moved on. Bosh has hard feelings over everything that has happened, including feeling that the Heat "wrote him off," which..." September 29

  • LeBron weighs in on Heat likely cutting ties with Chris Bosh

    Fox Sports "It's been more than two years since LeBron James was a member of the Miami Heat, ending his four-year run with the team not on the best of terms in the summer of 2014. Since then, James has seen his good friend and Heat franchise player Dwyane Wade leave Miami this summer for the Bulls after..." September 28

  • The melancholy end to the Big Three era in Miami

    ESPN "Chris Bosh released the third installment of his self-made documentary on Monday, the same day Miami Heat president Pat Riley felt the need for closure by declaring Bosh's career with the team probably over. With that, the Heat's Big Three era ended with an unfortunate whimper. The book on..." September 27

  • What NBA players and coaches are saying about national anthem protests

    USA Today "As NBA teams hold their annual media days before training camps tip off, players and coaches across the league are speaking out in the wake of the national anthem protests that have swept the sports world in recent weeks. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry: "I respect everybody’s..." September 27

  • ESPN’s deal with the NBA is killing Disney stock

    New York Post "As NBA training camps open Tuesday, one of the league’s most important players has already been placed on disability. Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible downgraded Disney stock on Monday in response to “a massive increase in NBA costs” for ESPN. Disney’s deal to televise NBA games, with its..." September 27

  • Goran Dragic ready for challenges as leader of new-look Miami Heat

    Palm Beach Post "When Goran Dragic walks on the court today for the first day of training camp, he knows how much things will be different. Two of the team’s more iconic players, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, no longer are around. Dragic, along with Udonis Haslem and Hassan Whiteside, will be asked to lead a team..." September 27

  • Pat Riley: Chris Bosh's Heat career is over

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Heat President Pat Riley said Monday that the team views Chris Bosh's career with the team as over, that the team no longer is working toward his return. "We are not," Riley said in his office at AmericanAirlines Arena. "I think Chris is still open-minded. But we are not working toward..." September 27

  • Chris Bosh fires CAA as representation

    Sportando " Chris Bosh has fired CAA as his representatives. The Heat did not clear Bosh for returning to action due to blood clots. The news was reported by AP. " September 25

  • Chris Bosh on latest health setback: 'that doesn't change my intentions'

    CBS Sports "After Friday's news that Chris Bosh failed his latest physical and will not be ready for camp, the widespread sentiment is that his NBA career is finished. After months of a standoff between Bosh and team officials with Bosh maintaining that he can play despite being on blood thinners and the Heat..." September 24

  • Retirement looking more and more likely for Chris Bosh, and it's for the best

    CBS Sports "At some point, in so many sports situations, it is time to come to terms. Come to terms on a contract. Come to terms on a trade. Come to terms on a role. Come to terms on a buyout. Come to terms even if the terms are not as appealing as one side would prefer. Sometimes, an athlete must come to..." September 24

  • Heat believe Bosh's career with team is over

    NBA.com "The Miami HEAT and Chris Bosh, in consultation with team doctors and other physicians, have been working together for many months with the mutual goal of having Chris return to the court as soon as possible. Chris has now taken his pre-season physical. The Miami HEAT regret that it remains unable..." September 23

  • More clotting complications derail Bosh’s comeback attempt

    Miami Herald "A complication has arisen in medical tests involving Heat forward Chris Bosh, derailing his attempted comeback, according to a source. The complication involved evidence of some continued clotting and is believed to be related to one of two previous blood clot episodes. Those episodes sidelined..." September 23

  • Clippers, Dorell Wright Agree To Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have increased their training camp roster count to 17 players, according to Dan Woike of The Orange County Register, who reports (via Twitter) that the team is bringing in veteran forward Dorell Wright. Wright, 30, spent most of last season in China before signing with the Heat in..." September 22

  • Report: NBA not planning to change rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA and union are discussing how to handle expected national-anthem protests, a movement started by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the Star Spangled Banner in objection to police brutality against blacks. Unlike the NFL, the NBA has an explicit rule for the anthem:..." September 22

  • NBA Sends Letter to Players Explaining How It Plans to Help Local Communities

    Complex "At the 2016 ESPY Awards, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James took the stage at the start of the show to call for change in their respective communities in light of the police brutality and violence that has plagued many different parts of the country. "We all feel..." September 22

  • NBA, players' union outline joint 'meaningful action' plan in letter

    ESPN "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have worked together over the past several days to create a plan for handling potential protests by players during the national anthem, sources told ESPN.com. NBA commissioner Adam Silver and union executive director Michele Roberts on..." September 22

  • Which NBA teams should tank in 2016–17?

    SI "NBA practices open next week, and hopes are high in cities all over the league. But I'm not here to talk about hope. This is about reality. This is about maturity. It's about about staring hope in the face, and answering back with pragmatism. It's about burning down the forest so that the heat can..." September 22

  • Chris Bosh Sued by Interior Design Firm

    TMZ "Chris Bosh committed a flagrant foul on an interior design company, hiring them to work on his fancy new Texas home with no intention of paying up ... according to a new lawsuit. MJB Design Group claims Bosh and his wife, Adrienne, sought their help with the Texas project because they had..." September 21

  • Chris Bosh talks being ‘written off’ after second blood clot diagnosis

    Today's Fastbreak "According to a report Brian Windhorst of ESPN on Wednesday morning, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh is continuing to prepare for a return to the court in 2016-2017. However, while it appears that the veteran big man has managed to overcome the odds, Bosh says that he felt “written off” after..." September 21

  • Report: Former Michigan basketball star Glen Rice is 'almost broke'

    Miami Herald "Former Miami Heat superstar Glen Rice is “almost broke” despite a 15-year career in the NBA that also included a stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. At least, that’s according to Miami-Dade County court records made public earlier this month in a paternity suit filed against Rice by a Fort..." September 21

  • Every NBA team's best and worst player according to NBA 2K17

    Fox Sports "NBA 2K17 officially releases today, and one of the best aspects of playing the yearly basketball sim before the NBA season kicks off is seeing how each team's new arrivals and rookies look on the court. Many of the rookies selected in the 2016 draft didn't get much love from the ratings wizards at..." September 20

  • Wade ‘praying’ that Chris Bosh will be able to make comeback

    Palm Beach Post "Chris Bosh is pushing to return to the basketball court and Dwyane Wade supports him. “He loves to play basketball and he’s one of the best at it in the world,” Wade said of his close friend Saturday after the D. Wade CommUNITY Bike Ride. “The last two years has sucked for him and his family..." September 18

  • Udonis Haslem Hopes To Play With Wade Again

    Hoops Rumors "As we noted earlier today, Dwyane Wade admitted on Saturday morning that the one think he’ll miss most about playing for the Heat is his longtime teammate Udonis Haslem. Per Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, that feeling is mutual. Haslem referred to Wade as “family,” adding that he’ll support..." September 17

  • Dwyane Wade has yet to receive that farewell email from Pat Riley

    CBS Sports "A fiery competitor like Pat Riley can be a little petty when things don't go his way. After LeBron James left to go home to bring the Cleveland Cavaliers a championship in 2014, Riley called Luol Deng, who signed with the team shortly after, the most important free-agent signing in Miami Heat..." September 17

  • Dwyane Wade thanks Miami with billboard

    Larry Brown Sports "Now a member of the Bulls, Dwyane Wade wanted Miami to know he’s appreciative of the support he received from the city during his time with the Heat. Wade may be gone, but there is a lasting image of him high above the ground in the place he called home for the first 13 years of his NBA career...." September 17

  • Chris Bosh is not the only professional athlete dealing with blood clots

    CBS Sports "The NBA season is set to tip off next month, but whether Chris Bosh, who continues to deal with blood clots, will make a return to the Miami Heat's lineup next season is still undetermined. Bosh maintains he'll be ready for camp, but the team has continued to be noncommittal. The sticking point..." September 15

  • Chris Bosh remains optimistic he'll be ready for camp, Heat remain quiet

    CBS Sports "Chris Bosh has always shared plenty of himself with the public, whether interacting regularly on social media before many other NBA players, or even appearing as "Tall Justice" in video sketches to appeal for All-Star votes. Now, after a long hiatus -- after he suffered another health setback at..." September 14

  • Udonis Haslem cautious about camp expectations with Chris Bosh

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "As Chris Bosh continues to work his way back on the court, one teammate said Tuesday the Miami Heat still are not sure what they can expect from the All-Star power forward during training camp. On the same day another video surfaced of Bosh working out in the Los Angeles area, Heat co-captain..." September 14

  • NBA players are on deck to spread protests as baseball shies away

    Sporting News "Someone finally thought to ask the obvious question about Colin Kaepernick and other football players using the games as protest platforms: why only football? Isn’t there another major American sport going on right now where players can follow his lead? The Orioles’ Adam Jones answered it,..." September 13

  • Bosh could become latest with Heat 'maintenance' program

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "When it comes to "maintenance" programs, the Miami Heat have numerous blueprints to draw upon. They practically authored the approach, dating to Dan Majerle's balky back under Pat Riley to the preemptive slants taken in recent years with Mike Miller and Dwyane Wade. And now, if Chris Bosh is..." September 11

  • 'Growing optimism' Heat will clear Bosh to play on blood thinners

    CBS Sports "The back and forth between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat has been ongoing ever since February's All-Star break, and with the season weeks away, his return is still questionable. Bosh wants to return though and is growing frustrated at the Heat's reluctance to let him come back. The Heat also..." September 11

  • Chris Bosh hasn’t been cleared to play by Heat

    The Sports Daily "The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh still haven’t come to a resolution regarding his health. Bosh has missed parts of the last two seasons thanks to a blood issue, and according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Heat haven’t given Bosh the go-ahead to play with the team, let alone..." September 09

  • Miami guard Josh Richardson has sustained a partially torn MCL in right knee

    Real GM Basketball "Josh Richardson has suffered a partially torn MCL in his right knee. Richardson's return time will be based on how the knee responds to rehab." September 09

  • The best NBA free agents still on the board

    Today's Fastbreak "Jesus Gomez ByJesus GomezPosted on September 8, 2016 It’s September, which means most NBA teams have largely gone into deep offseason mode. Rosters are mostly set and training camp doesn’t start for a few more weeks. The work that needed to be done over the summer is mostly over in all but..." September 09

  • NBA revenue expected to hit $8 billion in 2016-2017

    Today's Fastbreak "ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell tweeted on Thursday that the NBA’s revenue for next season is projected to hit the $8 billion mark. The league reportedly earned $5.2 billion during the 2014-2015 season, which was a record at that time. In February, Forbes estimated that the New York..." September 08

  • Miami Heat president Pat Riley: ‘Players come and go, but franchises move on’

    Palm Beach Post "Heat president Pat Riley is looking forward to Sept. 27, the start of yet another era in his 22 years with the Heat. While the expectations have been lowered, that does not mean Riley and the organization will approach this year any differently. “No apologies, no regrets – except for one – no..." September 08

  • Those Ray Allen NBA Return Rumors Just Won’t Die

    Dime Magazine "Ray Allen hasn’t played in the NBA in two years, but he’s never officially retired, leaving the door just enough ajar that rumors about a comeback won’t quite fade away. The Miami Heat have tried to lure him back with no success, Spike Lee has been recruiting him to the Knicks, and he’s reportedly..." September 07

  • Chris Bosh wants to play, working on solution with Heat

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Bosh has still not been cleared to play by the Miami Heat, but it sounds like the two sides are finally inching closer to a solution. Bosh, whose season ended prematurely due to another blood clot scare, has been taking blood thinning medication. The Heat do not want him taking the court..." September 07

  • Shaquille O'Neal: I Only Played 30 Percent Of My Real Game

    Real GM Basketball "Shaquille O'Neal will enter the Hall of Fame this week as one of the most dominant big men in basketball history. “I only played 30 percent of my real game,” O’Neal told The Vertical. “I had a great career, but I didn’t get a chance to showcase what I can really do. That’s because the double-..." September 07

  • Riley reflects on Shaq's Heat era on eve of O'Neal's Hall induction

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This is not, Pat Riley stresses, revisionist history. And it also is not, he insists, getting caught up in the moment that will have Shaquille O'Neal on Friday becoming the third former Miami Heat player to enter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. "I'll say this, and I mean this,"..." September 06

  • Winslow making strides working with shooting specialist

    Miami Herald "A few Heat items, with players convening at AmericanAirlines Arena three weeks today to begin their first season without Dwyane Wade: • The Heat is very encouraged by the progress Justise Winslow has made while working with a shooting specialist this summer. One Heat staffer said his stroke,..." September 06

  • Dwyane Wade: Return to Chicago is ‘bigger than basketball’

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade's focus is on more than basketball as he returns to Chicago to play for his hometown Bulls. In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" that aired Friday morning, Wade said he hopes to help bring change to a city that has been hit hard by violence this year. "My purpose for..." September 02

  • Riley claims Shaq, not Big Three, was his biggest Heat acqusition

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This is not, Pat Riley stresses, revisionist history. And it also is not, he insists, getting caught up in the moment that will have Shaquille O'Neal this coming Friday becoming the third former Miami Heat player to enter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. "I'll say this, and I mean..." September 02

  • Wade: Trump's tweet 'left a bad taste in my mouth'

    Business Insider "Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade said that Donald Trump's remarks following his cousin's shooting death in Chicago left "a bad taste" in his mouth. In an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, the NBA star admitted that he was "conflicted" because Trump's statement raised awareness..." September 02

  • Report: NBA to have say in Chris Bosh return

    Today's Fastbreak "The health situation of Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has piqued the interest of the NBA itself, according to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. This report comes just days after Bosh posted Snapchats of himself working out back on the court. Bosh and the Heat have developed a..." September 01

  • LeBron and Dwyane Wade Practiced Together, Still Have Enviable Abs

    The Big Lead "Last season, there was some drama in the media — which we were not exempt from — when LeBron James jetted down to Miami in the middle of the season and worked out with his former teammate, Dwyane Wade. They both made it explicitly clear that they don’t care about any criticism they receive for..." September 01

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