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Feb 22

Dwyane Wade talks his calming influence on teammates

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been called a calming influence on younger teammates by Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. Wade spoke on the subject with the media after practice on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 22

Rodney McGruder talks about his return

Heat forward Rodney McGruder spoke to the media on his imminent return to action after a season-long injury after today’s practice at the American Airlines Arena. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Miami Heat Dwyane Wade talks about the playoffs

Miami Heat Dwyane Wade talks about the playoffs and the importance of each game moving forward. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Miami Heat honors Stoneman Douglas community with uniform change

Miami Heat players, still shaken by last week’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shootings, plan to wear patches on their uniforms to honor the 17 students and teachers who lost their … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

McGruder eager to return while Dragic addresses ‘rest’ concern

Rodney McGruder already has waited four months working his way back from a broken tibia in preseason. So if he needs to wait a bit longer, he’s OK with that. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade speaks on the school shooting in Parkland

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade talks about the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, change and the why athletes speak out for others.​​ … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra on Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra talks about the Dwayne Wade’s calming influence on the team during the team’s first practice post All-Star game at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Miami Heat still not at full strength as questions swirl

After a six-day All-Star break, the Heat returned to practice on Wednesday without a fully healthy roster, but with interesting looming decisions once that happens. Kelly Olynyk, who has missed … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Who could slip out of the Heat’s rotation when Olynyk, McGruder return?

The Miami Heat got back to practice Wednesday afternoon and are now focused on a playoff push. Seeded eighth in the Eastern Conference with a 30-28 record, Herald Sports Writers … Click to Continue »

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Feb 20

Why Heat’s young veterans appreciate Wade and the player most excited about the return

Beyond his potential impact on the team, Dwyane Wade joining the Heat resonated with several Heat players for personal reasons. All four young (under 30) Heat veterans who played with … Click to Continue »

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Feb 19

Former Spurs’ post Splitter announces retirement

Tiago Splitter, a starter on the 2014 NBA title-winning San Antonio Spurs, announced his retirement on Monday. The 33-year-old Splitter hasn’t been on an NBA roster since the 2016-17 season. The center/forward played seven NBA campaigns.

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Feb 19

Why trading Tyler Johnson’s contract will be more difficult and complicated for Heat

A six-pack of Heat notes on a Monday: ▪ The expectation is that the Heat will explore moving the final two years of Tyler Johnson’s contract as early as this summer, … Click to Continue »

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Feb 19

A LeBron-Miami reunion? At least a few NBA players believe it’s possible

It’s not just Max Kellerman who thinks LeBron James returning to the Miam Heat makes sense. According to a poll on ESPN.com involving 48 NBA players that came out Monday, … Click to Continue »

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Feb 19

Goran Dragic talks about his All-Star experience

Goran Dragic still left the Staples Center Sunday night with a victory and a lifetime’s worth of memories from his first All-Star Game. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 19

NBA: Slovenia’s Dragic completes long journey to All Star Game

When the 31-year-old entered the game as a Team LeBron member during the first quarter, he became the first ever player from Slovenia to achieve the honor. "For my country, for my people for my family, we have a lot of NBA players in this league, …

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Feb 19

Heat’s Dragic enjoys first career All-Star appearance as LeBron rallies his team to win

In the end, he didn’t play much and scored only two points, but Goran Dragic still left the Staples Center Sunday night with a victory and a lifetime’s worth of … Click to Continue »

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Feb 18

Heat’s Wayne Ellington just misses cut to make 3-point contest final

Wayne Ellington got red-hot in the three-point contest Saturday night – unfortunately it wasn’t enough to get him into the finals. The Heat’s three-point extraordinaire reeled off nine conecutive makes … Click to Continue »

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Feb 18

LeBron James wonders how a 19-year-old can’t buy beer, but can purchase an AR-15

LeBron James made South Florida home for four seasons as a member of the Miami Heat. He got to know the neighborhoods and the people. So, seeing the community he … Click to Continue »

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Feb 17

LeBron responds to Fox News anchor: ‘We will definitely not shut up and dribble’

LeBron James made one thing absolutely clear Saturday afternoon at All-Star weekend about athletes and their right to an opinion: “We will definitely not shut up and dribble.” In his … Click to Continue »

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Feb 17

Former Heat star Ray Allen among 13 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

Ray Allen, who buried arguably the most famous shot in Heat history in Game 6 of 2013 NBA Finals, was named among 13 finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame … Click to Continue »

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