Goran Dragic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pat Riley Wants Lakers Champsionship Slapped With Asterisk

    Heavy "Miami Heat president Pat Riley—the legendary former coach of the Lakers—credits the Lakers for their NBA Finals win over his team this month. But, he told reporters on Friday, L.A.’s championship should be affixed with a dreaded bit of punctuation: an..." October 24

  • Goran Dragic, Marc Gasol highlight realistic free-agent targets for Clippers

    CBS Sports "One of the biggest mistakes NBA teams routinely make is building for the past instead of the present. The Houston Rockets are notorious offenders. Their micro-ball lineup would have worked wonders against the Golden State Warriors... but the Warriors were no longer their..." October 20

  • Goran Dragic, Heat want to keep partnership going after magical run

    Sun Sentinel "The ending was sudden and shocking. By the early stages of Sunday’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals it became clear that the ride was over for the Miami Heat. Within days, Goran Dragic would be on a flight to Slovenia, the veteran guard, after months in the NBA’s quarantine..." October 15

  • ‘We’ll be back’: Heat vow return to NBA Finals after loss to Lakers

    New York Post "It’s fitting that the sight of an exhausted Jimmy Butler doubled over the railing under the basket in Game 5 was the image Miami will take from this NBA Finals. Because the Heat ran out of gas one game later, ground down 106-93 by the Lakers on Sunday night in Lake Buena Vista,..." October 12

  • New York Knicks interested in Heat’s Goran Dragic

    Empire Sports Media "In 2015, Goran Dragic had the New York Knicks as one of his preferred destinations along with the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers. Pat Riley beat Phil Jackson in the trade deadline acquiring the Slovenian point guard and his brother Zoran from the Phoenix..." October 10

  • Heat updates Goran Dragic’s status. And the most exasperating thing Miami keeps doing

    Miami Herald "Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, who has missed the past three games of these NBA Finals with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot, is doubtful to play in Game 5 on Friday, coach Erik Spoelstra said Thursday. The Los Angeles Lakers lead the best-of-seven matchup, 3 to 1, and can close..." October 09

  • Goran Dragic Listed As Doubtful For Game 5

    Hoops Rumors "Heat point guard Goran Dragic remains doubtful to return for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, according to the first injury report released for Friday’s game (Twitter link via Malika Andrews of ESPN). Dragic, who is battling a torn left plantar fascia, participated..." October 07

  • Goran Dragic to test injured foot in warmups before Game 4

    The Score "Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic will warm up ahead of Game 4 on Tuesday night, and he plans to play if the veteran can tolerate the pain of the torn plantar fascia in his foot, sources told The Athletic's Shams Charania. " October 06

  • Will Bam Adebayo, Goran Dragic play in Game 4 vs. Lakers?

    Sporting News "When will Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic make their returns? It's the biggest question hanging over the 2020 NBA Finals. The Heat starters missed Games 2 and 3 against the Lakers after leaving the series opener with injuries. Dragic suffered a torn plantar fascia..." October 05

  • Heat stars Bam Adebayo, Goran Dragic officially ruled out for NBA Finals Game 3

    Clutch Points "Adebayo sustained a shoulder injury in Game 1, while Dragic suffered a plantar fascia tear in the same contest. They both missed Game 2 against the Los Angeles Lakers and was initially listed as doubtful for Sunday’s showdown. While Dragic’s status is..." October 04

  • Bam Adebayo, Goran Dragic doubtful to play in Game 3

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Heat continue to be in trouble in the NBA Finals. Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic are being listed as doubtful for Sunday’s Game 3 of the Finals, according to Shams Charania. Dragic has a torn plantar fascia that was suffered in Game 1 of the..." October 03

  • Heat’s Tyler Herro’s starting nod for Game 2 makes NBA Finals history

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat shooting guard Tyler Herro continues to make history. The 20-year-old rookie started in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. This makes him the youngest player in NBA history to start in the league’s grandest..." October 02

  • Goran Dragic Suffers Plantar Tear Of Left Foot, X-Rays On Bam Adebayo Shoulder Return Negative

    Real GM Basketball "Goran Dragic suffered a plantar tear of his left foot, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Dragic has been able to put pressure on his left foot and is not ruling out a return in the finals. " October 01

  • Goran Dragic, Bam Adebayo doubtful for Game 2

    Yardbarker "The Heat listed starting point guard Goran Dragic and All-Star big man Bam Adebayo as doubtful for Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Friday vs. the Lakers, as Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated tweets. There was an expectation that Dragic would be hard-pressed to..." October 01

  • Heat deal with depleted roster for Game 2 vs. Lakers

    USA Today "The Miami Heat pledged to avoid the kind of performance that led to an 18-point loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. But Miami will have to do so while dealing with similar circumstances that contributed to the outcome. The Heat considered it doubtful that..." October 01

  • Injuries On the Verge of Robbing Fans of a Competitive NBA Finals Again

    The Big Lead "The Miami Heat looked like they would give the Los Angeles Lakers all they could handle in this year's NBA Finals for about seven minutes. Miami went on a 23-10 run to start the game. Then it all fell apart as the Lakers surged back and blew the Heat out of the water...." October 01

  • Heat tried to trade Goran Dragic away in Jimmy Butler deal

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Miami Heat are not in control of the Eastern Conference Finals — just two wins from the NBA Finals — without the combination of Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic. They are the shot creators, the two penetrating into the paint, breaking down the..." September 19

  • Heat’s Goran Dragic reveals Jimmy Butler’s ‘Big Face Coffee’ competition

    Clutch Points "Aside from his team’s postseason success so far, Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler is also thriving with his newfound coffee business in the bubble. However, it seems like the 5-time All-Star’s “Big Face Coffee” is getting some competition. Heat point..." September 19

  • Goran Dragic expected to stay with Heat

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic becomes an unrestricted free agent this offseason and is expected to be pursued by a bevy of teams. However, according to Kevin O’Conner of The Ringer, Dragic will likely re-sign with the Heat. Dragic has a $19,217,900 salary..." September 09

  • Heat's Goran Dragic Almost Got Too Comfortable Coming Off The Bench

    SI "Before the playoffs began, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and guard Goran Dragic had a conversation. Spoelstra told Dragic he was going to remain in the starting lineup after playing most of the season as a reserve. At first, Dragic had reservations. "I was..." September 04

  • Goran Dragic posts great group picture with fellow Balkan NBA stars in bubble

    Larry Brown Sports "Some of Europe’s finest are enjoying their downtime in the NBA bubble. Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic posted a great group picture Thursday of him and his fellow Balkan stars sitting down for a meal at the Walt Disney World campus. In the picture along with Dragic were Dallas..." August 28

  • And to think, Heat almost dealt Goran Dragic to Dallas

    Sun Sentinel "Pat Riley has made a Miami Heat career of getting what he wants. Alonzo Mourning. Tim Hardaway. Shaquille O'Neal. LeBron James. Chris Bosh. And yet, as the Heat on Monday seek to close out a first-round sweep of the Indiana Pacers at the NBA's Disney bubble, this opening-round..." August 24

  • Goran Dragic gets Dwyane Wade so excited he wants Heat to re-sign him at halftime

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic was killing the Indiana Pacers in the first half of Game 3 on Saturday and Dwyane Wade loved what he saw. Wade, the best player in Heat franchise history, took to social media and jokingly said Miami should re-sign Dragic at..." August 22

  • Shaquille O'Neal Made Rookie Goran Dragic Carry Around a Broken Keyboard All Season in Phoenix

    The Big Lead "It's easy to forget, but Shaq was on the Phoenix Suns for a hot second after his time in Miami ran out. He didn't really end up doing much, given it was the tail end of his career, but there are orange Phoenix Shaquille O'Neal jerseys out there in the..." August 16

  • Shaq Made Rookie Goran Dragic Carry Around a Broken Keyboard All Season in Phoenix

    MSN.com "It's easy to forget, but Shaq was on the Phoenix Suns for a hot second after his time in Miami ran out. He didn't really end up doing much, given it was the tail end of his career, but there are orange Phoenix Shaquille O'Neal jerseys out there in the..." August 15

  • Goran Dragic uses ‘Hunger Games’ to describe Heat’s dead-serious playoff mentality

    Clutch Points "The Miami Heat have been one of the biggest surprise packages of the season, as they are now set to face off against the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. If you think that Miami is just happy to be part of the postseason picture, then you are mistaken. Just..." August 15

  • Jimmy Butler, Goran Dragic return for Heat vs. Pacers

    Sun Sentinel "Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic were back in play for the Miami Heat on Monday night against the Indiana Pacers, after being sidelined last week by minor injuries. Butler had missed the previous three games with a sore right foot, with Dragic missing the previous two with a sprained..." August 10

  • Goran Dragic: Bam Adebayo, Kendrick Nunn not with Heat for Friday's practice

    The Score "The Miami Heat were apparently missing a pair of starters in center Bam Adebayo and shooting guard Kendrick Nunn at the team's workout in the NBA's Orlando bubble Friday. "Hopefully, Bam can come and K-Nunn, and we can be a whole team and..." July 10

  • Top 5 Biggest X-Factors For The 2020 NBA Playoffs

    Fadeaway World "We already know most of the teams that clinched a playoff berth. Those teams will only play the 8 games of the Orlando bubble for seeding purposes and to get back their chemistry before the start of the postseason. And among all those teams, there are a handful of players that could..." July 02

  • 5 Impending Free Agents With Alot On The Line When NBA Season Resumes

    Sportsnaut "A total of 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams will resume their season at Walt Disney World in Orlando late next month. It will come after a four-plus month hiatus stemming from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously, title contenders have a ton of prove as the season resumes...." June 07

  • NBA Analyst Says The Lakers Should Sign Goran Dragic

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James has done a great job running the offense for the Los Angeles Lakers this season, but it hasn’t changed their desire for a true point guard. In truth, L.A.’s search guard depth is one of the worst kept secrets in the league. At 35-years-old, LeBron needs..." June 06

  • All-Star Free Agent Lakers Should Target Revealed by Analyst

    Heavy "Though the NBA will be returning to finish up the season, it’s never too early for the Los Angeles Lakers to start thinking about free agency. This year’s group of free agents isn’t particularly impressive, but the team can definitely find some good..." June 05