Barstool Sports Chicago "Good news, the entire world isn’t totally going to shit. I know Mutombo denied the urban legend but come on, we all want to live in a world where Dikembe Mutombo used to walk into clubs and shout “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?”. That needed to happen. So thank god for Alonzo Mourning, because now this..." March 27
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This either was going to be tragedy squared or overnight revival. After the Miami Heat went up by 17 at the intermission, their largest halftime lead of the season, there would be no middle ground. It was yet another harrowing ride. For the second night in a row. A night after blowing a..." March 26
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Everything looked bleak when the Milwaukee Bucks trailed by 16 points early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night. Miami seemed in complete control and ready to send the Bucks to a seventh straight loss in a game filled with playoff implications. But wait a second here. A final-quarter..." March 25
Dwyane Wade (left knee contusion) has been ruled out of tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Boston Celtics.
INJURY UPDATE: Hassan Whiteside sustained a laceration between his middle & ring fingers. He received 10 stitches & will not return tonight.
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Upon further review by the NBA, Thunder guard Russell Westbrook did not record a triple-double on Sunday against the Heat, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. " March 24
The Oklahoman "For the first time since Jan. 31, the Thunder didn’t score at least 100 points Sunday. But for the first time since late February, Oklahoma City didn’t need to. The team’s defense reemerged in an afternoon matinee against Miami, finally producing four quarters of steady stops that atoned for..." March 23
CBSSports.com "After getting drafted No. 2 behind Derrick Rose in the 2008 NBA Draft, Michael Beasely never blossomed into the star that he was projected to be. But give Beasley credit, he has weathered the storm of a tumultuous basketball career and has returned to the Miami Heat after playing a season in..." March 22
Spoelstra says Josh McRoberts is working regularly with Heat trainers as part of his rehab. No mention of any timetable on his return.
Josh McRoberts may travel with Heat on this trip. That does not mean he's coming back anytime soon.
Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21
Miami Herald "Chris Bosh couldn’t get up from his hospital bed a few weeks ago. On Wednesday, he couldn’t stay seated on the Heat’s bench. On one of the Heat’s most meaningful nights of the season, Bosh was one of his team’s most active sideline participants. At different times throughout the game, Bosh..." March 20
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "For months, the Miami Heat had been able to back up something substantive with something else substantive. Instead, the winning streaks, as limited they were, were backed up against the likes of the Orlando Magic or Los Angeles Lakers. And then came Monday's victory over the Cleveland..." March 19
Sporting News "While his Buckeyes prepare for their NCAA Tournament matchup against VCU on Thursday, Ohio State coach Thad Matta answered questions about one of his high-profile former players. Matta's Buckeyes open the tournament in Portland, where the Trail Blazers drafted former Ohio State center Greg Oden..." March 19
Pro Basketball Talk "Michael Beasley has been a mixed bag for Miami the last 10 games. What else did you expect from the former No. 2 pick? He’s played good defense — surprisingly — and been able to score pretty efficiently when he gets around the rim. However, his shot selection remains dubious. At best. He’s..." March 18
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It's not that Erik Spoelstra saw this coming. But he did see the possibilities. "When we're playing good, connected basketball, we're not afraid of anybody," he said immediately before Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at AmericanAirlines Arena. "We feel like we can beat..." March 17
SLAM Online "NBA Championship rings tend to shine pretty bright, but for some reason—maybe the lighting in the room when we speak, maybe the way it perfectly complements his dapper suit—Alonzo Mourning’s gigantic, diamond-filled piece of jewelry truly sparkles. With March Madness about to hit full swing, the..." March 17
USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17
Palm Beach Post "The Heat gambled by bringing back Michael Beasley last month, but now they face an even bigger bet. Beasley’s second 10-day contract is up at the end of the day Tuesday, meaning Miami has to sign him for the rest of the year or let him go. “I did everything I could do on my end, so I’m in a..." March 17
Injured/sore/hurt thigh muscle still bothering Luol Deng. Says he doesn't expect it to improve much without rest. "That time of year."
Zoran Dragic hurt his hand, according to Spoelstra, which prevented him from playing a fifth game in D-League, but said he is fine now.
Goran Dragic has been laboring a little bit with the bruised tailbone. Said today it "feels good" and has gotten better since Friday.
Pro Basketball Talk "Hassan Whiteside‘s game has matured, which has led to a breakout season in Miami. So what is with the recent moments of immaturity? First there was the wrestling match with Alex Len that led to an ejection. That was followed by a cheap shot on Boston’s Kelly Olynyk which led to Whiteside..." March 14
Real GM Basketball "Henry Walker has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat for the remainder of the season." March 13
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "What preceded this one made it a challenge. What follows made it essential. With center Hassan Whiteside sitting out his one-game suspension for his lapse of judgment a game earlier, the Miami Heat still found a way to stand tall enough behind the play of Chris Andersen and Udonis Haslem in a..." March 12
Real GM Basketball "Pat Riley felt that the Miami Heat were in the position he wanted them to be in despite losing in the 2014 Finals to the San Antonio Spurs, but LeBron James decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. "That was almost shocking to me that the players would allow that to happen. And I'm not..." March 12
SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12
Wade did not go through shootaround. Wasn't feeling well, according to Heat
Boston Herald "The degree to which the Celtics want to make the playoffs was evident in the ice wrapped about Isaiah Thomas’ lower back and right elbow after last night’s 100-90 victory over the Heat. Thomas had scored 12 of his 25 points over the last 6:03 of the game, the final 3:44 of which he played in..." March 10
Pro Basketball Talk "Hassan Whiteside has been suspended one game for “elbowing Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk in the back of the neck,” the league announced on Tuesday via official release. This honestly comes as no surprise." March 10
NESN "Kelly Olynyk might have been caught completely off-guard by Hassan Whiteside’s senseless cheap shot Monday, but Dwyane Wade, sadly, was not. Wade, the Miami Heat’s longest-serving player and face of the franchise, has seen this type of thing before from his young teammate — less than a week..." March 10
ESPN.com "The Heat announced Monday that forward Chris Bosh, who was diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs last month, is expected to resume full basketball activities in September, putting him on target to return fully healthy for the start of the 2015-16 season. Bosh also spoke to the media for the..." March 10
Sporting News "The Miami Heat have signed Michael Beasley to a second 10-day contract, the team announced on Sunday. Beasley has played in six games since he originally signed a 10-day deal with the Heat, averaging 10.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 23.6 minutes. " March 09
Dragic, Deng, Whiteside all game-time decisions.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "It appears the Heat have plans of re-signing forward Michael Beasley to another 10-day contract. The team has to make a decision once the current contract expires after Saturday's game against the Sacramento Kings. "We like Mike," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. "We spent a lot of time..." March 08
Real GM Basketball "Goran Dragic has been open with his desire to re-sign with the Miami Heat this offseason on a long-term deal. “That’s my wish,” Dragic said. “Right now I’m focused on doing as much as possible this season and make the playoffs, but of course this first 10-15 days here has been a great feeling..." March 08
CSN Washington "The story of this one isn't that the Wizards beat the sub-.500 Miami Heat. It's that they blew most of a 35-point lead and had to struggle for a 99-97 victory on Friday at Verizon Center in front of their 11th sellout of the season. It was such a bad effort that John Wall had the harshest words of..." March 07
Deng, Dragic and D-Wade all listed as questionable for tonight.
Rockets, Mavs, Raps & Heat still interested in free agent JaVale McGee, source told Yahoo. Mavs challenge is finding PT with Tyson Chandler.
Yahoo! Sports "Perhaps the Portland Trail Blazers could’ve been an ideal scenario for Ray Allen to return to the NBA: A championship contender in a tradition-rich market losing one of the league’s best three-point shooters to a devastating injury. In the wake of Wesley Matthews tearing his Achilles tendon on..." March 07
Luol Deng (right thigh contusion) & Dwyane Wade (sore right hip) have both been ruled out of tonight’s #HEATgame vs the Wizards.
CBS Sports Fantasy News "When asked if the Cavaliers should have retaliated after a hard foul he suffered by Raptors big man Jonas Valanciunas, LeBron James seemed open to the idea in order to "curb opponents' behavior" moving forward, according to the Northeast Ohio Media Group. "Maybe I've got to protect myself a..." March 06
Bleacher Report "Entering last month's trade deadline, the Miami Heat needed to pick up the slack a bit—in terms of winning and pace, as they ranked last in the NBA in possessions per game. They found both of those answers in arguably the best player moved on Feb. 19: point guard Goran Dragic, formerly of the..." March 05
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The first pass, with 57.1 seconds to play, seemingly could have reached the roof. So Hassan Whiteside reached the rafters and slammed it home with one hand. The second pass from Dwyane Wade, with 21.3 seconds to play, was a bit more mundane, but just as essential, with Whiteside's layup..." March 05
Sporting News "Michael Beasley signed a 10-day contract with the Heat on Feb. 26, his third tenure with the team. He knows he's running out of chances. The former second overall pick spoke with the South Florida Sun Sentinel about his return to the NBA. Beasley was drafted by the Heat in 2008 and played for..." March 05
Pro Basketball Talk "Some of you are out there thinking, “Why would teams go after JaVale McGee except to see their jerseys on Shaqtin’ a Fool more often?” Because it’s about cost and role. Not many teams were interested in paying JaVale McGee $12 million next season to be their starting center. However, paying him..." March 04
Basketball Insiders "Phoenix Suns center Alex Len has been fined $20,000 for initiating an altercation with Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside and attempting to take him to the floor. Whiteside has been fined $15,000 for escalating the incident by wrestling Len to the floor. Additionally, Suns forward Markieff..." March 03
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Phoenix Suns came to South Florida and Heat-Knicks circa late-'90s broke out Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Three ejections. Two flagrant fouls. Six technical fouls. No, there weren't any coaches clinging to ankles or fisticuffs, but what was supposed to be the Goran Dragic..." March 03
Palm Beach Post "Hassan Whiteside’s temper got the best of him tonight and resulted in an ejected for retaliating against Phoenix center Alex Len. The fallout might be even worse for Miami, which likely will hear from the NBA about potential additional punishment. Whiteside got tossed with 4:26 left in the..." March 03