Tagged: Joel Anthony

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure 4

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure

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The Miami Heat’s bid for basketball immortality – four straight NBA Finals appearances and three straight NBA titles, a feat which has only been accomplished once in league history – has fallen spectacularly short. In the wake of this colossal failure, we’re
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Miami Heat Trade Joel Anthony in Three-Team Deal 0

Miami Heat Trade Joel Anthony in Three-Team Deal

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The Miami Heat have traded center Joel Anthony to the Boston Celtics, as part of a three-team deal, in exchange for guard Toney Douglas from the Golden State Warriors. The Heat also sent the Celtics $1 million in cash and a pair of
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Miami Heat Are Talking Trade, But With Limited Assets to Offer 4

Miami Heat Are Talking Trade, But With Limited Assets to Offer

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Dwyane Wade has already missed five of the Miami Heat’s first twenty games this season. The Heat have a lot of legitimate concerns over the health of Wade – he hasn’t been healthy, really, in any of the last three postseasons; he
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Joel Anthony Trade Would Make Financial Sense 2

Joel Anthony Trade Would Make Financial Sense

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The speculation surrounding the fate of Greg Oden is intensifying. One microfracture surgery is usually enough to scare most teams off, let alone three in less than five years. But the former No. 1 pick is not short of suitors as he
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Miami Heat Should Pursue Chris Kaman 0

Miami Heat Should Pursue Chris Kaman

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Update (07/08/13): Chris Kaman has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. This could wind up being a huge blown opportunity. The Heat keep frustrating me because they keep having chances to end their big man problem (Andray Blatche, Nikola Vucevic)
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For the Heat, Amnesty is a Big-Money Decision 0

For the Heat, Amnesty is a Big-Money Decision

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This post is an elaboration of a June 23 post regarding the fate of Mike Miller. It details the calculations supporting the conclusions that were drawn — that, despite public comments by Pat Riley to the contrary, Mike Miller will be amnestied
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Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen? 6

Everything is Done: How Did It All Happen?

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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
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Heat signs Joel Anthony and Dexter Pittman 9

Heat signs Joel Anthony and Dexter Pittman

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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,
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Heat Extends Qualifying Offer to Joel Anthony 6

Heat Extends Qualifying Offer to Joel Anthony

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As expected, the Miami Heat has extended a qualifying offer to backup center Joel Anthony. The move allows the Heat to match any outside offer for the restricted free agent, but also ties up an additional $1,060,120 against the Heat’s salary cap.
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Joel to Decline His Player Option 4

Joel to Decline His Player Option

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As expected, center Joel Anthony has elected to forgo the 2010/11 player option he held with the Heat. Anthony faces a midnight Thursday deadline on his decision, with his inaction making him a free agent. The announcement cannot be made official until
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