NBA Basketball COMMENTARY

Heat re-signs Jamaal Magloire 1

Heat re-signs Jamaal Magloire

Jamaal Magloire will be returning to South Florida for a third straight season with the Miami Heat. Magloire signed off on his third straight one-year minimum salary contract, this time paying him $1,352,181. Magloire is a 32-year-old, 6’11” wide-body who uses his...

James Jones to re-sign with the Heat 1

James Jones to re-sign with the Heat

James Jones has agreed to re-sign with the Heat on a one-year minimum salary deal worth approximately $1.15 million, with a player option on a second year, after being waived just three weeks ago. Jones was not worth the three years and...

Rockets to sign Brad Miller to three-year deal 3

Rockets to sign Brad Miller to three-year deal

Any visions of seeing Brad Miller in a Heat uniform next season are now official over. The Houston Rockets have come to terms with Miller on a three-year deal worth nearly $15 million. Miller had been pursued by Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver,...

Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen? 7

Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen?

The Miami Heat finished last season with 16 players under contract and a team salary far in excess of the salary cap. They then created enough salary cap room to sign everyone who is on the roster today. Now they are far...

Heat signs Joel Anthony and Dexter Pittman 9

Heat signs Joel Anthony and Dexter Pittman

One hour ago, the Miami Heat did not have a single center on its roster. Now it has two. Joel Anthony and Dexter Pittman have both signed contracts. Joel Anthony Anthony, who is soon to be 28 years old, has accepted a five-year,...

What could have been, if only 13

What could have been, if only

Pat Riley had a plan. He executed upon it with deadly precision. He has put together what could very well be the best trio in NBA history. That’s the stuff of legends. But even the legends make mistakes. And sometimes, they can...

Matt Barnes to decide today 19

Matt Barnes to decide today

Orlando Magic forward Matt Barnes is close to finalizing a contract that could send him to South Florida for next season. Barnes said yesterday that he’ll announce his decision at some point today. He posted the following message to his Twitter account...

Erick Dampier to the Heat? 13

Erick Dampier to the Heat?

The Miami Heat currently has a grand total of zero centers under contract. The team does have a commitment from the oversized Zydrunas Ilgauskas as well as a right-of-first-refusal on the undersized restricted free agent Joel Anthony, but either is hardly a...

Raja Bell signs $10 million deal with the Jazz 4

Raja Bell signs $10 million deal with the Jazz

Raja Bell has agreed to a three-year deal with the Utah Jazz worth nearly $10 million. Bell, who will turn 34 in September, played in only six games last season with the Bobcats and Warriors before undergoing surgery for a torn ligament...