2:11 AM EST, Wed November 14, 2018

Miami Heat's expected cohesion resulting only in confusion

The continuity angle had been overstated from the outset, with Dion Waiters and James Johnson yet to return to the mix from last season's injuries and with a series of early-season absences that have had Dwyane Wade, Goran Dragic, Hassan Whiteside, Justise Winslow and Wayne Ellington away from...

No Dragic, Wade, Jones for Heat against Pacers

The Miami Heat's season of shorthanded will continue Friday night against the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirlines Arena, with Goran Dragic, Derrick Jones Jr. and Dwyane Wade all to miss the game. Those absences are in addition to the ongoing absences of James Johnson and Dion Waiters, with Johnson...

Heat's James Johnson as gondolier? Whatever floats his fashion boat

James Johnson knows his return to the Miami Heat must be imminent. His closet is telling him as much, as he explained to trainer Jay Sabol. "I was telling Jay, 'I've only got five or six more suits left and I'm not trying to rotate 'em, so I need to hurry up and get back,' " said Johnson, who takes...

Miami Heat continue without core four on the floor

The Miami Heat continue to find themselves in early-season limbo when it comes to a true portrayal of their roster. As forward James Johnson and guard Dion Waiters continue their ongoing rehabilitations from surgery -- Johnson from a May hernia procedure, Waiters from a January ankle operation...

Haslem, Dragic, James Johnson again Heat captains; Wade fine without designation

It has been 10 years since Dwyane Wade opened a season with the Miami Heat and did not also open it as a team captain. But with coach Erik Spoelstra confirming Wednesday that he will remain with Udonis Haslem, James Johnson and Goran Dragic as the team's tri-captain, Wade said he is comfortable...

Heat's Winslow doubtful for opener, with Waiters, Ellington, James Johnson out

The Miami Heat will open the 2018-19 season at a deficit, possibly without three starters and a sixth man. Forward Justise Winslow again was limited in Tuesday's practice at AmericanAirlines Arena due to hamstring tightness that has been an ongoing issue, with coach Erik Spoelstra calling him doubtful...

Heat open season waiting on Waiters, James Johnson . . . and Jimmy Butler?

For a team with so much of the same from last season, the Miami Heat go into Wednesday's season opener against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center with a surprising amount of questions. 1. Are we going to pretend Jimmy Butler never happened? So are we now going to sit here and pretend that the...

Heat's James Johnson completes first full practice since May hernia surgery, opener unlikely

James Johnson, who had projected as the Miami Heat's opening-night starting power forward, Monday went through his first contract practice since his May surgery for a sports hernia but still appears unlikely to make his 2018-19 debut with the rest of his teammates Wednesday against the Orlando...

James Johnson hopes to be back 'as soon as possible'

Heat forward James Johnson says he hopes to be back “as soon as possible.”

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