Dion Waiters RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dion Waiters gets his money, and a new challenge from Pat Riley

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The victory tour has taken Dion Waiters from putting pen to paper at AmericanAirlines Arena to a seat alongside Colin Cowherd to a place at the table with Skip Bayless. The prize is the four-year, $52 million free-agent contract that will nearly triple what the uber-confident guard earned in..." July 16

  • Dion Waiters, Heat Reportedly Finalizing New Contract

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent guard Dion Waiters is reportedly finalizing a deal to re-sign with the Miami Heat, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The terms of the deal reportedly are four years and $52 million, according to Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders. Waiters, 25, was a revelation in the..." July 05

  • Knicks making another run to land Dion Waiters

    New York Post "When Steve Mills was Knicks president for a five-month stint during the 2013-14 season, he made a bid to trade for Syracuse product Dion Waiters, who then was with the Cavaliers. Nothing materialized, as Waiters struggled through a troubling season. Last summer, the Knicks again made a lukewarm..." July 05

  • Dion Waiters meeting with Lakers and has history with GM Rob Pelinka

    Hoops Hype "The Los Angeles Lakers are currently meeting with free agent shooting guard Dion Waiters, who played well for the Miami Heat last season. Earlier this offseason, Waiters declined a player option worth approximately $3.2 million, although he has indicated he may take a discount to re-sign with..." July 03

  • Dion Waiters To Meet With Lakers

    Real GM Basketball "Dion Waiters will meet with the Los Angeles Lakers. Waiters had the best season of his career in 16-17 on a makegood contract with the Miami Heat. Waiters has been widely expected to re-sign with the Heat if they are unable to sign Gordon Hayward in free agency. The Lakers are only looking..." July 02

  • Waiters: Thunder 'played with my life and with my family' last offseason

    SLAM Online "Dion Waiters’ business manager, Chris Clayton, is wearing a shirt of Dion Waiters. More specifically, it’s a black tee showcasing his mean-mugging boss at the defining moment of his season: a snapshot taken moments after Waiters drilled a game-winning, buzzer-beating trey over Klay Thompson back..." July 02

  • On the Cusp of Major Payday, Dion Waiters Reflects on His Darkest Moments

    Bleacher Report "The sounds pierced the night like a dozen fireworks. Pop! Pop! Pop! Pop! Pop! But South Philadelphia residents knew better. These were gunshots. And they were tearing through a car carrying five women returning from a night of partying at a local skating rink. "Drive!" Monique Brown..." June 28

  • How much will Dion Waiters earn as a free agent?

    Pro Basketball Talk "Dion Waiters had the best season of his career last year at age 25 in Miami. The Heat pushed Waiters to get in the best shape of his life (just check out his Instagram), and combine that with the fact that Justise Winslow went down Waiters got the ball in his hands more with a chance to create for..." June 28

  • Heat guard Dion Waiters to decline option, enter free agency

    ESPN "Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters intends to decline his 2017-18 player option to enter unrestricted free agency on July 1, league sources tell ESPN. Waiters, 25, will turn down an option worth a little more than $3.2 million. His consistent production this past season bodes well for a considerable..." June 03

  • Heat don't want to overpay for Waiters; Lakers interested

    CBS Sports "Dion Waiters basically saved his career last year with the Miami Heat, so he's not in any hurry to leave. Waiters has already publicly said that he wants to re-sign with the Heat "as quick as possible" once his free agency period beings this summer. Miami seems to have similar feelings toward..." June 01

  • Dion Waiters makes it clear he wants to return to Heat — ‘Let’s get it over with as quick as possible’

    Palm Beach Post "Dion Waiters wants to re-sign with the Heat this summer. The question is, will he? “I want to be there,” Waiters said Thursday when asked if he wants to return to the Heat during an appearance on The Hochman and Crowder Show on WQAM. “When that time comes and we sit down, we just got to make..." May 20

  • Waiters: NBA is lucky Heat aren't in playoffs

    The Player's Tribune "’all seen Casino, right? You know, the one with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Vegas? Anyway — that one. If you want to know what it’s like to meet Pat Riley, you need to watch that movie. When I heard that Miami was interested in me this summer, I wasn’t really seeing it at first...." April 25

  • Heat owner hints at re-signing Dion Waiters, James Johnson on Instagram?

    Larry Brown Sports "After perhaps the greatest in-season turnaround in NBA history fell just short of a playoff berth, the Miami Heat may already be looking ahead to running it back with the same core next year. Heat owner Micky Arison posted an Easter-themed selfie with Dion Waiters and James Johnson to Instagram..." April 16

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