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Preview: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat, 8 p.m. Thursday

When/Where: 8 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena. Tickets: Available at Heat.com or 1-800-4NBA-TIX. TV: TNT. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the first game of the two-game season series, with the teams also to meet Feb. 28 at the...
Dec 16, 2018

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at New Orleans Pelicans

A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Sunday's 7 p.m. game between the Heat and Pelicans at Smoothie King Center (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish),...
Dec 15, 2018

Winderman: December trade winds not exactly a breeze for Heat | Commentary

This is when the door is supposed to swing open, especially in a league dominated by free agency. Because for all those signatures collected over the summer, Dec. 15 is the first day that players signed in the offseason can be dealt (or three months after signing, whichever is later). It sounds...
Dec 14, 2018

Winderman's view: Heat 100, Grizzlies 97

Observations from Friday night's 100-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum: -- Impressive, impressive late defensive stands by the Heat. -- Grinding in the Grind House. -- Again, these are the games in the Heat's wheelhouse. -- The Grizzles' pace played into the Heat's hands. -- The...
Dec 14, 2018

Preview: Miami Heat at New Orleans Pelicans, 7 p.m., Sunday

When/Where: 7 p.m., Smoothie King Arena, New Orleans. TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the second game of the two-game season series . . . The Heat won the first meeting 106-101 Nov. 30 at AmericanAirlines...
Dec 14, 2018

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at Memphis Grizzlies

A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Friday's 8 p.m. game between the Heat and Grizzlies at FedExForum (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM...
Dec 13, 2018

Heat's next challenge is working Hassan Whiteside back into the mix

In a season of never-ending adjustments now comes the biggest one for the Miami Heat: working center Hassan Whiteside back into the rotation. Out the past four games for the birth of his first child, Whiteside is scheduled to return in Friday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the fifth...
Dec 13, 2018

Heat's James Johnson has struggled and is the first to admit as much

James Johnson appreciates that the Miami Heat count on him for everything. He also understands that all too often lately there has been nothing. That has left the 31-year-old forward as confounded as those trying to figure what has happened to the fulcrum of the best of times for the team. "I've...
Dec 13, 2018

Heat lost from the start in 111-84 defeat in Utah

The Miami Heat tempted fate again. This time they got burned. Badly. After rallying from a 19-point first-quarter deficit the previous time the teams met, the Heat this time fell behind by 25 in the opening period Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena and it got even...
Dec 12, 2018

Preview: Miami Heat at Memphis Grizzlies, 8 p.m., Friday

When/Where: 8 p.m., FedExForum, Memphis, Tenn. TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish), 760-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the first game of the two-game season series, with the teams playing Jan. 12 at AmericanAirlines Arena . . . The Heat swept...
Dec 12, 2018

Heat again without Dragic due to knee; Whiteside back soon

The on-again, off-again pattern with Goran Dragic has the Miami Heat again without their starting point guard. Dragic missed eight consecutive games from Nov. 18 to Dec. 4 after having his swollen right knee drained. He then returned with 11 points and 10 assists in Friday's victory at the start...
Dec 12, 2018

Heat add to 'Vice' uniform collection with fuchsia version that debuts Dec. 26

The Miami Heat on Wednesday unveiled the latest edition of their "Vice" uniform editions, this one a "Sunset Vice" fuchsia edition that will be worn for the first time on Dec. 26 at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Heat still are scheduled to wear their "Vice Nights" black editions at home games in...
Dec 12, 2018

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at Utah Jazz

A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 9 p.m. game between the Heat and Jazz at Vivint Smart Home Arena (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish), 1140-AM (Spanish),...
Dec 11, 2018

Justise Winslow efficiently getting defensive about his scoring

The instruction from Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was simple enough: Focus on what you do best and you will do everything better. So Justise Winslow did, and is. "I think the most important thing with Justise is he made the biggest change two or three weeks ago, really committing to becoming...
Dec 11, 2018

Derrick Jones Jr. emerging as energizing human flyover for Heat

This was before the emotion of Dwyane Wade's final game against LeBron James, before the stars arrived Monday night at Staples Center, before one of the Miami Heat's most compelling efforts of the season, even if it did result in a loss. No, this was hours earlier, at the Student Activities Center...

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