2:49 AM EDT, Tue April 28, 2015
The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

Heat's Shabazz Napier showed promise, lacked consistency in rookie season

After then-Miami Heat player LeBron James watched senior point guard Shabazz Napier lead the Connecticut Huskies to the 2014 NCAA men's basketball championship, he opined via social media that Napier was the top prospect for his position in the upcoming NBA draft. Napier's role diminished further with the arrival of Goran Dragic in February and after sitting out 10 of his final 11 games, he was shut down for the season on April 1 after undergoing surgery for a sports hernia. The rookie ended up playing in 51 games (with 10 starts) and averaged 5.1 points, 2.5 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 19.8...

The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

Heat's Johnson held his own after call up, but struggled late in season

Despite a tough season full of heartache for the Miami Heat, the bright spot for the team was the inspired play of their young core that took advantage of the extra playing time available due to injuries and were able to flourish over the course of the season. Tyler Johnson was a big part of that and his contributions off the bench made him an instant fan favorite and a player to keep an eye on next season as he seeks to build off of his rookie campaign and prove he truly belongs in the NBA.

The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

VIDEO: Pat Riley Part 4 -- On moving on from LeBron, Wade's future, dealing with injuries

Miami Heat president Pat Riley talks about his team's development after Lebron James' departure, Dwyane Wade's future and dealing with injuries.

The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

2014-15 Miami Heat: What went wrong, what went right

After a hot start to their season, several injuries to key players hindered the Miami Heat in their push towards the playoffs.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Injury updates and a scouting report on tonight's game between the Heat and Bulls

BULLS (46-32) AT HEAT (35-43) When/Where: 8 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami TV/Radio: TNT/FM 104.3, AM 790 and MIX 98.3FM (Spanish) Series: Bulls lead the all-time series 54-44. Heat is 1-1 against the Bulls this season. Line: Opened at Bulls by...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Injury updates, projected starting lineups and a scouting report of tonight's game between the Heat and Hornets

HORNETS (33-43) AT HEAT (34-43) When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami TV/Radio: Sun Sports/FM 104.3, AM 790 and MIX 98.3FM (Spanish) Series: Heat leads the all-time series 54-37. Hornets lead the Heat 2-1 in the four-game series this season. Line:...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

McRoberts reiterates he is out for season, optimistic on Heat outlook

At a time when Kemba Walker has returned to the Charlotte Hornets from his meniscus surgery and Derrick Rose is poised to return to the Chicago Bulls from the same type of knee procedure, Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts tried to offer perspective Saturday on why a similar injury in December...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Paul George to return Sunday vs. Heat from August leg injury

A long-time playoff rival no longer will be biding his time on the sidelines, with Indiana Pacers forward Paul George to make his return from a gruesome offseason leg injury in Sunday's game against the Miami Heat at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Full story on Josh McRoberts, who is looking forward to rejoining a #Heat team with Hassan Whiteside next season

Josh McRoberts said on Saturday that his rehabilitation process from surgery on the meniscus of his right knee has gone well and added that he is looking forward to playing with the new-look Heat next season. McRoberts is traveling with...

CSN Washington

Unbroken: Pacers star Paul George returning Sunday

The two-time All-Star is set to make his season debut Sunday against the Miami Heat. George suffered a gruesome leg injury for Team USA eight months ago.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Wade will try to play at Pistons

Dwyane Wade went through shootaround for the Heat this morning and intends to play tonight at Detroit. Wade bruised his left knee in Thursday’s loss to the Cavaliers and has been undergoing treatment since. He initially figured he would be back Sunday at Indiana, but the injury has healed enough that he is optimistic about his availability against the Pistons. “I moved around a little today and didn’t feel awful,” he said. ...

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavs 114, Heat 88; Jason Lloyd's 19 final thoughts on LeBron's post moves, Wade's knee injury

CLEVELAND: Nineteen thoughts for 19 free throws in a 114-88 win over the wounded Miami Heat… 1. We were chatting Wednesday with LeBron James about the shift he makes mentally when the postseason begins, but James didn’t want to reveal too many of his secrets. “I have a noticeable shift,” was all he would divulge. 2. This win over the Heat, however, was more proof of an on-court shift he is making in preparation for the upcoming playoff charge and the quest to end this city’s 50-year championship drought. 3. James had 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists while spending...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Cavs crush Heat 114-88; Wade lost with knee injury

Now it starts for real, with no room for error and seven games left.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Another setback for the Heat; Dwyane Wade now questionable tonight against the Cavaliers

It never ends for this Heat team. The injuries and illnesses that is. The season might be over in about three weeks if the Heat can't get healthy. One day after point guard Shabazz Napier had season-ending surgery for sports...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Chris Andersen on water polo

It has been a while since we checked in with Heat center Chris Andersen, who returned Tuesday from a three-game absence due to multiple injuries. As usual, the path of these conversations is unpredictable. Enjoy. How much ...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Season of suffering continues for the Heat; Shabazz Napier done after surgery

Shabazz Napier had surgery to correct sports hernia on Wednesday morning. His rookie season is over. Mercifully, please end this season before anything else happens...I'm sure that was the first thought of many Heat fans when news broke about this...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Strong words from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on Heat coach Erik Spoelstra

Count Spurs coach Gregg Popovich among those impressed with how Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has juggled and managed the Heat's season after losing LeBron James to Cleveland then reorganizing the team multiple times due to season-ending injuries. "It should be...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Shabazz Napier out for regular season after surgery

The Heat announced Wednesday afternoon that rookie guard Shabazz Napier will miss the remainder of the regular season after undergoing successful sports hernia surgery.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hand injury still causing limitations for Hassan Whiteside

Things should return to normal for Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside in about two weeks.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Updated starting lineups and injuries for tonight's game between the Heat and San Antonio Spurs…

SPURS (47-26) AT HEAT (34-39) First, my story today on Udonis Haslem, who has helped keep the Heat together through a rough week of injuries. When/Where: 8 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami TV/Radio: TNT/FM 104.3, AM 790 and WAQI 710AM (Spanish)...

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Live updates: Spurs at Miami

The Spurs have won 13 of 16 entering tonight's game against the injury-plagued Heat.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Wade, Haslem lift Heat over Pistons 109-102 as injuries mount

By the start of the second half the inactive players outnumbered the able-bodied. By far. Because only three ambulatory reserves remained.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Injury report: Wade uncertain vs. Pistons

The Heat might be without Dwyane Wade against Detroit tonight (6 p.m., Sun Sports) as he recovers from a bruised left knee. Wade had fluid drained from his knee Saturday and will be a game-time decision. Here is the rest of the Heat injury report: –Hassan Whiteside remains out with a lacerated right hand –Chris Andersen is out with calf and shoulder injuries –Shabazz Napier is a game-time call despite a hip issue –Josh McRoberts is ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hassan Whiteside's hand injury leaves him unable to play

The protection is down to a Velcro strap connecting the middle and  ring fingers on his right hand. But the 10-stitch gash in the webbing between those fingers is what has Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside wondering when and how he will return from the injury sustained while attempting...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Hassan Whiteside could miss significant time with hand injury

Hassan Whiteside offered a close look at his injured hand before Friday's road game against the Atlanta Hawks and it didn't look pretty. Whiteside split his right hand between his forefinger and ring finger during the Heat's game against the...


Chris Bosh Injury Update and Goran Dragic to Heat

Stephen A Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Chris Bosh's injury status and Goran Dragic being traded to the Heat.