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Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng Player Option Decisions Loom 4

Dwyane Wade and Luol Deng Player Option Decisions Loom

TwitterFacebookemailUpdate (7/1/15): Luol Deng has exercised his player option. Dwyane Wade declined his option but his return is all but assured. The larger question is to what type of contract the Heat will sign him. Ken Berger at CBS reported yesterday that
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Miami Heat Select Justise Winslow With No. 10 Pick in the 2015 Draft 0

Miami Heat Select Justise Winslow With No. 10 Pick in the 2015 Draft

TwitterFacebookemailThe foundation of the Miami Heat’s future championship aspirations rests largely on the shoulders of point guard Goran Dragic and center Hassan Whiteside. Dragic loves to attack the basket. He’s an aggressive guard who keeps defenders backpedalling as he slashes to the
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Is Kevin Durant at the Root of Dwyane Wade-Miami Heat Divide? 7

Is Kevin Durant at the Root of Dwyane Wade-Miami Heat Divide?

TwitterFacebookemailThe sharp divide between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat represents a unique challenge for team president Pat Riley. For the past 12 years, the Wade name has been synonymous with that of the Heat organization. Wade has often been viewed as
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Dwyane Wade’s Contract Negotiations with Miami Heat Stall 12

Dwyane Wade’s Contract Negotiations with Miami Heat Stall

TwitterFacebookemailWhat was thought to be a relatively straightforward summer for the Miami Heat has hit a snag over contract talks with Dwyane Wade. Wade must decide by June 29 whether to opt out of the final year of a contract that would pay
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Addressing The Heat’s Need for Floor Spacing 0

Addressing The Heat’s Need for Floor Spacing

TwitterFacebookemailLong since departed were the glory days of the Big Three era, the thrill of competing deep into June, the sparkle from all the championship rings, as the 2014-15 Miami Heat staggered to the finish of a brutal season replete with injuries,
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Miami Heat Secure No. 10 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft 0

Miami Heat Secure No. 10 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

TwitterFacebookemailThe Miami Heat officially received its expected consolation prize on Tuesday night for missing the 2014-15 playoffs by a single game: the tenth pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, which will be held on June 25 in New York City. After finishing the
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A Preliminary Look at the Miami Heat Offseason 4

A Preliminary Look at the Miami Heat Offseason

TwitterFacebookemail“I know one thing about the Miami Heat organization. We don’t just sit around and hope. We get to work.” That was Dwyane Wade speaking to the media, describing what his team’s front office will do this summer to improve upon a
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NBA Issues Updated Salary Cap Guidance to Teams 0

NBA Issues Updated Salary Cap Guidance to Teams

TwitterFacebookemailI have a request. I write primarily for myself. I don’t do it for recognition. I don’t get compensated for it. It feels rather awful to see my work being exploited for the personal gain of others. If you would like to leverage
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With Injuries Mounting, Should the Miami Heat Tank? 21

With Injuries Mounting, Should the Miami Heat Tank?

TwitterFacebookemailUpdate (4/15/15): The Heat finished the season with a 37-45 record, missing the playoffs by one game. The fate of their 2015 first round draft pick – which is owed to the Philadelphia 76ers, subject to top-10 protections – will be determined by the
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Chris Bosh Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism 0

Chris Bosh Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism

TwitterFacebookemailUpdate (2/17/16): Chris Bosh was ruled out of the All-Star game with what was initially described as a calf strain. It was later determined, however, that a small deep vein thrombosis (blood clot) was found in Bosh’s calf, and that he is back
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