3:46 PM EDT, Wed May 24, 2017
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Report: Chris Bosh, Miami Heat agree to terms on contract resolution

Report: Chris Bosh, Miami Heat agree to terms on contract resolution

Bosh’s departure opens up possibility of a return elsewhere while the Heat free up cap space. The Miami Heat and Chris Bosh have reportedly agreed to terms on a resolution that will remove his contract off their books will freeing him to play elsewhere if he returns to the NBA. Both the Sun-Sentinel and the Miami Herald had reported earlier this week that the two sides were working on an amicable agreement, and now sources have told ESPN today a deal has been reached, though it has yet to be finalized as “Bosh and his family, agents and lawyers are still reviewing documents.” Bosh...
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30 Years of Heat: All-Time Alll-Player Countdown #180-177

30 Years of Heat: All-Time Alll-Player Countdown #180-177

Today’s countdown features Blake Ahearn, Wesley Person, Roger Mason, and Luke Jackson 180. Blake Ahearn Blake Ahearn, a 6'2" point guard from St. Louis, Missouri, was a four year starter in Southwest Missouri State. Born on May 27th, 1984, he made his professional debut with the 2007-08 Dakota Wizards, in the NBA D-League. Miami signed him to the first of two 10-day contracts on March 20th, eventually inking with the team through the balance of the season. Ahearn scored 70 points over 12 games with the Heat, hitting 15-of-57 shots from the field. He would rank first on Miami's all-time...
20 hours ago
Josh McRoberts opts in

Josh McRoberts opts in

With McRoberts on the team’s payroll, the Heat may now look to trade or waive the oft-injured player. Josh McRoberts exercised his $6 million player option for next season, the final year of the contract he signed with the Miami Heat in the summer of 2014, according to the Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman. Josh McRoberts opts into $6 million for next season, which means he also is now eligible to be traded. https://t.co/AgAIcZCWIn— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) May 23, 2017 Heat fans have good reason to express frustration with McRoberts. He’s appeared in a grand total of 81 games...
20 hours ago
Heat, Bosh nearing agreement to shed salary cap space

Heat, Bosh nearing agreement to shed salary cap space

The NBA and player’s union got involved because of the impending new collective bargaining agreement. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman reported today that the Miami Heat and Chris Bosh are “moving close on a resolution” that will allow the Heat to waive Bosh and remove his salary from the Heat’s payroll. Miami Heat, Chris Bosh moving toward agreement that assures permanent cap relief. https://t.co/8UZLsrXkXp Union, NBA involved.— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) May 23, 2017 Winderman said that the NBA and the National Basketball Player’s Association have...
May 23, 2017
30 Years of Heat: All-Time All Player Countdown #184-181

30 Years of Heat: All-Time All Player Countdown #184-181

Today’s countdown features Bobby Jones, Luther Head, Jim Rowinski, and Kevin Pritchard. 184. Bobby Jones Bobby Jones is a 6'7" small forward from Compton, CA. Born on January 9th, 1984, he played collegiately with the University of Washington, appearing in four seasons and averaging 10 points and five boards over his career. After graduating with the Class of 2006. The Minnesota Timberwolves selected him in the second round of the subsequent draft, with the 37th overall pick. The Wolves immediately traded him to the Philadelphia 76ers for a draft pick and cash. Jones rookie season would...
May 22, 2017
Hot Hot Hoops NBA Draft Profile: Athletic wing Terrance Ferguson could be right for Heat

Hot Hot Hoops NBA Draft Profile: Athletic wing Terrance Ferguson could be right for Heat

Ferguson, a former 5-star prospect, chose to play overseas over college. Could the athletic, versatile wing hear his name called at 14? The NBA Draft Lottery was on Tuesday, meaning it’s getting closer and closer for Pat Riley and company to make the call on who will be the newest member of the Miami Heat. Hot Hot Hoops continues to look at potential draft prospects for your Heat. We have already taken a look at Justin Jackson, TJ Leaf, John Collins, Harry Giles, Caleb Swanigan, Semi Ojeleye, Luke Kennard, and most recently Jarrett Allen. Up next in our journey to find the right prospect...
May 22, 2017
30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #188-185

30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #188-185

Don MacLean, Milt Wagner, Kelvin Upshaw and Ron Grandison darken our doorsteps in today’s countdown. 188. Don MacLean Don MacLean, sometimes called "Hollywood," was a 6'10" forward from Palo Alto, CA. Born on January 16th, 1970, he owns the all-time scoring title for UCLA Bruins, with 2,608 for his college career. He averaged 21 points and eight rebounds in four collegiate seasons, graduating with the Class of 1988. The Detroit Pistons made MacLean their first round pick in the draft of 1988, with the 19th overall selection. Detroit sent him with William Bedford to the Los Angeles...
May 21, 2017
NBA Free Agency: Dion Waiters wants to quickly re-sign with Heat

NBA Free Agency: Dion Waiters wants to quickly re-sign with Heat

“Let’s get it over with as quick as possible.” The Miami Heat were one of the hottest teams in the NBA down the stretch, thanks to one of their most valuable players. Dion Waiters proved down the stretch that he can be a go-to scoring option whenever needed. The former fourth overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers has seemed to found a home in Miami. That could all come to an end if Waiters decides to decline his player option, become a free agent and sign with another team. The Heat don’t want that to happen, of course, and apparently the feeling is mutual. According to an...
May 19, 2017
Spoelstra named NBA Coach of the Year finalist, Whiteside snubbed for Defensive Player of the Year

Spoelstra named NBA Coach of the Year finalist, Whiteside snubbed for Defensive Player of the Year

Coach Spo is the lone representative for the Heat as a finalist. The NBA has released a shortlist of finalists for the 2016-17 NBA awards revealing three nominees for the six major awards handed out after the conclusion of the regular season. Erik Spoelstra was named along with Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs and Mike D’Antoni of the Houston Rockets as finalists for the NBA Coach of the Year award. Hassan Whiteside did not make the cut for Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, with Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), and Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio...
May 19, 2017
Hot Hot Hoops NBA Draft Profile: Jarrett Allen

Hot Hot Hoops NBA Draft Profile: Jarrett Allen

Talented center out of Texas could bring Miami dynamic duo with Hassan Whiteside. The Miami Heat started the season with an 11-30 record and then were one of the hottest teams down the stretch, finishing the season 30-11 in their final 41 games. While they missed the playoffs after a tiebreaker loss to the Chicago Bulls, the Heat showed they have a bright future ahead. The Miami Heat were one of the hottest teams down the stretch, next step to improve for next season comes next month, with the 2017 NBA Draft. According to Andy Bailey of Bleacher Report, Jarrett Allen, a talented center out...
May 19, 2017
30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #193-189

30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #193-189

Jeff Malone, Tang Hamilton, Todd Day, Robert Hite, and the inimitable Smush Parker. 193. Jeff Malone Jeff Malone, born June 28th, 1961, was a 6'4" shooting guard from Mobile, AL. He played four seasons in college with the Mississippi State Bulldogs, averaging 20 points and four boards in a rest-deprived 35 minutes per contest. The Washington Bullets spent their 1983 first round pick on him, 10th overall. Malone made the all-rookie team with the Bullets, playing just over a half per game and averaging 12 points with two rebounds and two assists per appearance. He ultimately spent seven...
May 18, 2017
Heat’s Orlando Summer League Schedule Announced

Heat’s Orlando Summer League Schedule Announced

The Miami Heat will open Summer League play on July 1 against the Hornets at the Amway Center practice court. The Miami Heat are one of two teams that will participate in both the Orlando Summer League and the Las Vegas Summer League. The Orlando SL, which is closed to the public, will feature 8 teams. The Heat will begin play on July 1 and play 5 games in 6 days. Here’s the schedule: July 1: 11 a.m. vs. Charlotte.July 2: 3 p.m. vs. Orlando.July 3: 5 p.m. vs. Indiana.July 4: 5 p.m. vs. DetroitJuly 6: Championship Day, 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. The Heat will likely send Okaro White...
May 18, 2017
Hassan Whiteside gets votes but falls short in bid for 2016-17 All-NBA Teams

Hassan Whiteside gets votes but falls short in bid for 2016-17 All-NBA Teams

The Heat’s starting center finished well behind DeAndre Jordan for the Third Team. The Miami Heat’s starting center Hassan Whiteside impressed many this season with his league-leading average of 14.1 rebounds along with 17.0 points per game and a franchise-record 58 double-doubles. He also set Heat records with double-figure rebounds in 19 consecutive games as well as double-figure rebound games with 66 in 77 games played. Though Whiteside did collect 18 points in voting for the 2016-17 All-NBA Teams, he finished well behind Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, who collected 54...
May 18, 2017
30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #198-194

30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #198-194

Today, we look at Sam Mack, Zoran Dragic, Todd Fuller, Milos Babic, and Ken Johnson. 198. Sam Mack Sam Mack was a 6'7" small forward from Chicago, IL. Born on May 26th, 1970, he played one season of college hoops for three schools: Iowa State, Tyler JC, and the University of Houston Cougars. Undrafted out of college, he signed his first contract to play for the 1992-93 version of the San Antonio Spurs. Mack played in 40 games off the bench for San Antonio. After the season, he was waived. Instead of sitting on the couch, he elected instead to work on his game, spending the next two seasons...
May 17, 2017
30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #203-199

30 Years of Heat: All-Time All-Player Countdown #203-199

Jerry Stackhouse, Martin Muursepp, Shannon Brown, Harold Jamison and Antonio Lang all suited up for the Heat. 203. Jerry Stackhouse Jerry Stackhouse was a 6'6" shooting guard from Kinston, NC. The two-time former all-star and 2000-01 NBA scoring champion was born on November 5th, 1974. Hyped as the "next" Jordan out of the University of North Carolina, he declared for the draft after two seasons of collegiate hoops, and went third overall to the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1995 draft. Stackhouse played two and a half seasons with the 76ers, earning a spot on the all-rookie team and averaging...