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Akron Beacon Journal

Cavaliers 114, Heat 84: LeBron James moves into ninth place on NBA’s all-time scoring list in Cavs’ rout of Heat

CLEVELAND: Dwyane Wade is gone and Chris Bosh’s career is likely over. So, too, is any remaining feud between the Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. LeBron James scored 27 points against his former team to move into ninth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list in the Cavs’ 114-84 victory Friday. James added eight rebounds and eight assists, while Kevin Love fought through back spasms to score 28 points and grab 15 rebounds. Kyrie Irving scored 23 points. Injuries and Wade’s defection in free agency has reduced the Heat to smoldering ashes, last place in their division and with little...

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

LeBron James moves into ninth on career scoring list in 114-84 blowout win against Heat

CLEVELAND: Dwyane Wade is gone and Chris Bosh’s career is likely over. So, too, is any remaining feud between the Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. LeBron James scored 27 points against his former team to move into ninth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list in the Cavs’ 114-84 victory Friday. James added eight rebounds and eight assists, while Kevin Love fought through back spasms to score 28 points and grab 15 rebounds. Kyrie Irving scored 23 points. Injuries and Wade’s defection in free agency has reduced the Heat to smoldering ashes, last place in their division and little hope...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spoelstra says timing not in favor of roster exception for Heat injuries

Had the Miami Heat known then what they know now, there might have been an extra face around to help the team push through the recent injury absences. Instead, coach Erik Spoelstra said it is unlikely the team will seek an NBA hardship exception for a 16th roster player. With the extended injury...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spoelstra says injury exception not in works for Heat

Erik Spoelstra says NBA rules work again Heat seeking an injury excepiton.

Newsday

Carmelo Anthony scores 35 in Knicks' win over Heat; Derrick Rose hurt

MIAMI -- Carmelo Anthony used to have to battle LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh whenever he made the trip to South Beach. But the Heat is an injury-riddled team in transition that has some players you wouldn't know without a roster sheet or boxscore in front of you.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

James Johnson latest addition to Heat's long list of injuries

Before the media could even ask a question, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra took a deep breath and started to deliver the latest injury report after Monday's practice. In what has become the norm the Heat will once again have to play short-handed in Tuesday's game against the New York Knicks. Spoelstra...

Rip City Project

Blazers’ Defense Holds Miami Under 100 Points; First Time in a Month

The Blazers held a team under 100 points for only the third time this season. It pains me to write that this defensive effort comes with an asterisk. The Miami Heat is one of the most injury plagued teams in the NBA. Not only are they playing without Chris Bosh, but other scoring threats Dion […] Blazers’ Defense Holds Miami Under 100 Points; First Time in a Month - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Rip City Project

Preview: Heat @ Trail Blazers

The Trail Blazers complete their four-game home stand, playing host to the Miami Heat. Against a rebuilding Heat roster, decimated by injuries (six players unavailable), Portland have the perfect opportunity to get themselves above .500 ahead of a five game road trip. On paper, the Heat are the polar opposite of the Trail Blazers. The Florida […] Preview: Heat @ Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Luke Babbitt gets encouraging news with hip flexor

The last time a Miami Heat player initially was diagnosed with a hip flexor, it wound up being a more serious injury that has guard Dion Waiters sidelined for at least two weeks. Forward Luke Babbitt, with the same hip-flexor diagnosis, said Saturday he hopes to be back within days. With an MRI...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Injury-ravaged Heat, 'Falling down like dummies'; Babbitt now out

The Miami Heat's incredibly shrinking roster could again be down to nine ambulatory players for Saturday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the conclusion of this three-game trip -- and that's if you're willing to overlook the grapefruit-sized swollen ankle that point guard Goran Dragic...

The Jag-Wire | Fox Sports Florida

Heat look to carry momentum into Utah

Quick turn around of the injury-riddled Miami Heat as they visit the Utah Jazz on Thursday following Wednesday victory over the Denver Nuggets.

Salt Lake Tribune

Jazz shootaround: George Hill to miss Heat game with toe injury

For the Utah Jazz, the start of a hopeful season has been a pain in the … well, pretty much everything. Its a toe and a hamstring, most recently. Point guard George Hill, who has already missed eight games this season with a sprained thumb, will sit out Thursday nights matchup with the Miami Heat due to a sprained big toe on his left foot. Shooting guard Rodney Hood, meanwhile, is questionable to play because of a hamstring injury. I think everybody has a little more responsibility, forward ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ankle injury now also has Josh Richardson sidelined from Heat trip

And now no Josh Richardson, either. Already without Dion Waiters and Justise Winslow for this three-game trip, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Richardson likely will join those two back in South Florida, after Richardson was held out of Wednesday night's 106-98 victory over the Denver Nuggets...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spoelstra reacts to latest Waiters injury news

Erik Spoelstra on where the Heat stand with Dion Waiters' injury.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Dion Waiters lost to Heat for at least two weeks

What initially was listed as a strained right ground has turned out to be a Pectineus tear for Dion Waiters, an injury the Miami Heat said Wednesday will have the guard out for at least two weeks. While the injury essentially remains as previously diagnosed, with Waiters' ailment also having been...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Tyler Johnson testing mouthpiece at altitude

Altitude is not where Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson planned to start wearing a mouthpiece. But having already missed a game due to Monday's dental surgery, he said Wednesday that altitude is where it will be. "This is probably the worst place I can think of to start playing with one, but I mean,...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat guard Tyler Johnson still reluctant to start wearing mouth guard

DENVER – Tyler Johnson photobombed Goran Dragic’s interview today and shouted: “You want to see my grill?” Actually, Johnson’s grill is no different than it was before he had oral surgery Monday after losing a tooth ...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat’s Dion Waiters, Tyler Johnson, Justise Winslow to miss Monday’s game vs. Celtics

[UPDATED on Nov. 28 at 7:10 p.m.] MIAMI — Erik Spoelstra always believes the Heat have enough on their roster to win. Even with an injury report that now includes guards Tyler Johnson and Dion Waiters, Spoelstra ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat step up in Dragic absence for 90-81 victory in Memphis

Considering how this season has set up, beating adversity might be the only path to victory for the Miami Heat. Friday night they stared it down in a 90-81 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum. With Goran Dragic out with an elbow injury and Hassan Whiteside saddled with three fouls...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Elbow injury takes Goran Dragic out of Miami Heat lineup

This time the decision was easier to make for Miami Heat point guard Goran Dragic, considering his previous attempt to play through his strained left elbow, as he sat out Friday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum. "When I dribble, when I shoot the ball, when I pass the ball...

Flyer & Ice | CSN Philly

Sixers Injury Update: Joel Embiid plays under restriction; Jerryd Bayless makes debut

Joel Embiid (mild left ankle sprain) played under a 24-minute restriction Monday night against the Heat, while the Sixers saw the season debut of

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Miami Heat’s Justise Winslow to miss fourth consecutive game with wrist injury

PHILADELPHIA — Justise Winslow continues to make progress in his recovery, but he’s not ready to make a return yet. Winslow will not play in Monday’s game against the 76ers due to a sprained left wrist. ...

Eagle Eye | CSN Philly

Joel Embiid probable for Sixers' game Monday vs. Heat with ankle injury

CAMDEN, N.J. — Joel Embiid is probable for Monday’s game against the Heat.He did not practice with the Sixers on Sunday, the day after

Heat Index | ESPN

Heat's Winslow out with persisting wrist injury

Heat's Winslow out with persisting wrist injury

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Justise Winslow sidelined with wrist injury

Heat forward Justise Winslow will not play in Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks because of a sprained left wrist. Winslow is listed as day to day. “I just want to get healthy,” Winslow said. “I’m just falling too much and landing on it and tweaking it more. I just decided to get some rest...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Josh Richardson still working way back into game shape

Heat guard Josh Richardson knew it would take at least few games before he was fully back. Richardson said he is still isn't in 100 percent game shape since returning from preseason knee surgery. He partially tore the MCL in his right knee in early September, missing training camp and the first...