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Los Angeles Times Jul 12, 2016

Clippers introduce their draft picks

The Clippers’ three rookies got a taste of what life might be like in the NBA when they played in the Orlando Summer League this month. The experiences from those five games taught Brice Johnson, Diamond Stone and David Michineau that this is a grown-man’s league and that they all must get stronger...

Haslem on moving on without Wade: 'It's bittersweet, obviously'

Udonis Haslem reduced the reality into a single sentence Tuesday, on a day that was supposed to be a celebration of his moving on to a 14th season with the Miami Heat but instead became a reminder of who, for the first time, no longer would be alongside. "Once we step in the gym for practice that...

Udonis Haslem hopeful Chris Bosh can join him as leader on new-look Heat

MIAMI — Udonis Haslem is taking the next chapter of his career seriously. Entering his 14th season with Miami, Haslem now stands alone as the longest-tenured Heat player following Dwyane Wade’s departure. Haslem is also ...

Udonis Haslem believes Dwyane Wade’s departure from Heat ‘could have been avoided’

MIAMI — Udonis Haslem always envisioned finishing his NBA career with the Heat. But the Miami native never envisioned finishing his NBA career without Dwyane Wade on his team. “I never envisioned finishing it without my ...

Stephen A. Smith “stunned but not surprised” as Dwyane Wade leaves Heat

It requires verbal Jiu Jitsu to be “stunned, but not surprised” about anything, and ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is a blackbelt. Smith jumped on SportsCenter last week to talk about Dwyane Wade leaving the Heat for ...
Hot Hot Hoops Jul 11, 2016

Miami Heat officially sign free agent forward Derrick Williams

Heat share picture Monday of Williams signing his new contract. The Miami Heat have officially signed forward Derrick Williams on Monday. Miami had already announced his signing yesterday along with those of fellow free agents Wayne Ellington and James Johnson, in addition to re-signing veterans Udonis Haslem and Tyler Johnson along with the acquisition of Luke Babbitt from the New Orleans Pelicans. Williams' one year deal is worth $5 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Making it official.Welcome to #HEATNation, @DWXXIII! pic.twitter.com/mPIrg78CnX — Miami HEAT...

Heat add Ellington, James Johnson, Babbitt, re-sign Haslem, retain Tyler Johnson

Days after the stunning free-agent departure of Dwyane Wade forever changed the face of the Miami Heat, the team underwent a massive makeover and facelift Sunday. In addition to re-signing power forward Udonis Haslem, who, like Wade, joined the team in 2003, the Heat also traded for New Orleans...
NetsDaily Jul 10, 2016

BROOKLYN NETS WILL NOT BE GETTING TYLER JOHNSON AS HEAT MATCH

0-for-2. Once again, Adrian Wojnarowski broke the bad news... The Miami Heat have matched Brooklyn's $50M offer sheet for Tyler Johnson, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 10, 2016 Sources: Heat are still in process of filing the official paperwork, but decision has been made to match Nets' offer and retain Johnson. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 10, 2016 The Nets are resigned to losing Johnson. Sean Marks high-risk strategy of using the Nets salary cap cache to overpay restricted free agents is back at square one. Johnson...
Hot Hot Hoops Jul 10, 2016

Miami Heat acquire Luke Babbitt

The sharpshooter will be acquired in a deal with New Orleans. The Miami Heat have officially announced the acquisition of 6'9" SF/PF Luke Babbitt OFFICIAL: The @MiamiHEAT have acquired Luke Babbitt from New Orleans in exchange for NOP’s own 2018 2nd-round pick & cash considerations. — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) July 10, 2016 Babbitt played college ball in Nevada and has spent six seasons in the NBA split between Portland and New Orleans. In the 2015-2016 season, Babbitt averaged a career-high 7.0 ppg on 40.4 percent shooting from beyond the arc. The season prior, Babbitt would've...

Heat acquire 3-point specialist Luke Babbitt from Pelicans in trade

The Heat continued to make moves Sunday. After adding Wayne Ellington, James Johnson and Udonis Haslem to their 2016-17 roster earlier in the day, the Heat acquired small forward Luke Babbitt from the ...

Report: Udonis Haslem agrees to deal to stay with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is going home and Udonis Haslem is staying home. The duo began their NBA careers together in 2003 and have spent the past 13 seasons with the Heat. Miami let Wade slip away this summer, ...

Udonis Haslem returning to the Heat on 1 year, $4 milliion contract

Dwyane Wade is gone. But Udonis Haslem remains. Haslem will play a 14th season with the Miami Heat, agreeing upon a one year, $4 million contract with the Miami Heat. This is not expected to be his final season. If...

Heat working toward Haslem deal, add Derrick Williams

It looks like one member of the Miami Heat will be returning for a 14th consecutive season, with a source close to the negotiations confirming Friday to the Sun Sentinel that the team is working toward an agreement with power forward Udonis Haslem. Haslem, like guard Dwyane Wade, began his NBA...
Hot Hot Hoops Jul 8, 2016

Heat working on Udonis Haslem deal as Beno Udrih resumes training at AA Arena

One Heat Lifer may return after all. The Miami Heat are working towards a contract agreement for Udonis Haslem to return for a 14th season, sources have reported to the Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman. Haslem had been seeking a deal worth more than the veteran minimum and it appears as if Miami will be willing to do it. Retaining one of the Heat Lifers integral to their team's culture and a solid locker room presence for the younger players also adds to the appeal for the veteran, who recently turned 36 on June 9, to return beyond what he can provide on the court. Miami also agreed to terms...

Udonis Haslem still in talks with the Heat

The Heat reached out to Udonis Haslem on July 1, with a highlight video and an announcement of an intention to retain him. Then he heard nothing. Now his teammate of 13 years, Dwyane Wade, has moved on, but Haslem...

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