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Winslow leads Heat past Johnson, Pistons in summer league

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The first thing Justise Winslow wanted to make clear was that it was nothing personal.
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Heat coach on Winslow meeting challenges

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat summer-league coach Dan Craig continues to have high praise for Justise Winslow.
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Justise Winslow on matchup vs. Stanley Johnson

South Florida Sun-Sentinel It was a matchup of top small forwards in the draft when Justise Winslow took on Stanley Johnson.
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Miami Heat's 2016 championship odds rise to 40-to-1

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — So what happens when your only moves in NBA free-agency involve bringing back your own players? The wise guys turn their attention elsewhere.
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Wade addresses knees, contract, outlook, LeBron in Q&A session

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Dwyane Wade took to Twitter for a question-and-answer sessions Monday that offered insight on where he stands going forward, as well as a few amusing twists. Included in his responses were...
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Winslow-to-Johnson creates summer magic for Heat vs. Nets

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — When the calendar reads July, it's never about the score. But it is about the moments, the confidence, the poise, the possibilities.
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Coach explains Heat buzzer-beating win in summer league

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat score off inbounds pass with fourth-tenth of a second to play to win in summer league over Nets.
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Heat payroll edging past $130M in salary and tax; hard cap possible

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — It was the goal of Micky Arison during the last round of collective-bargaining negotiations and is the bane of many front offices around the NBA. Now the question is whether the Miami Heat are...
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Winslow era begins for Heat with versatile summer debut

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The attraction was the versatility. It all was on display Saturday with Miami Heat first-round NBA draft choice Justise Winslow.
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Aldridge bypasses Heat longshot bid in NBA free agency

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — As expected, dinner without the salary-cap cash to pay the overall bill only gets you so far during NBA free agency.
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Winslow on his NBA debut in summer league

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Justise Wnslow glad to get first taste of NBA in summer league.
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Heat coach assesses Justise Winslow's summer debut

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat summer-league coach Dan Craig said Justise Winslow created a positive early impression.
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Justise Winslow on his versatility

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Justise Winslow played four posittions in his NBA debut at summer league
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Ira Winderman: Was snub of Celtics' picks the proper play?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Sunday notes: The Heat could have loaded up with draft picks. Instead, they went all-in with Justise Winslow. Also: The second-guessing tour begins; and summer faces in summer places.
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Teammates embrace Heat outlook with return of Wade, Dragic, Deng

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The exhale came Friday on the practice court at AmericanAirlines Arena.
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Heat sign Justise Winslow to rookie-scale contract

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — With salary-cap space no longer a factor in the Miami Heat's offseason equation, the team moved quickly Friday to sign first-round NBA draft pick Justise Winslow.
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Heat loaded with storylines headed to summer league

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — For a team built around veterans, often superstar veterans, summer league in recent years had been a reserved, almost inconsequential part of the Miami Heat's personnel process.
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Common sense wins out with Wade, Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — And so it thankfully ends, not with the clashing of swords or divorcing of careers, but with Dwyane Wade richer, the Heat stronger and Pat Riley again out on the prowl for more.
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Hyde: Common sense wins out with Wade, Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — And so it thankfully ends, not with the clashing of swords or divorcing of careers, but with Dwyane Wade richer, the Heat stronger and Pat Riley again out on the prowl for more.
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Winderman on Dwyane Wade's new contract

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dwyane Wade signed a one-year, $20 million contract to return to the Heat.
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Blog Articles

Dwyane Wade's agent sheds some light on negotiations with the Heat

The Miami Herald (Joe) — A statement from Dwyane Wade's agent, Henry Thomas, via USA Today: "This contract is a win-win for both Dwyane and the Heat," Thomas said in a statement. "Not only does Dwyane get to extend his...
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A message from Dwyane Wade to Miami

The Miami Herald (Joe) — From Dwyane Wade, who reportedly will sign a one-year, $20 million deal with the Heat for next season: "It has been an honor and a privilege to play with the Miami Heat the past 12 years. The Heat...
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Dwyane Wade's one-year deal appears just to be the beginning of the Heat's offseason moves

The Miami Herald (Joe) — Dwyane Wade and the Heat agreed to a new contract on Thursday that arguably gives the Heat the best backcourt in the Eastern Conference. News of Wade’s deal for one year at $20 million, reported...
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BLOG: Pat Riley has gone full Pat Riley

The Miami Herald (Joe) — There were more questions than answers surrounding the Heat’s free agency on Thursday. For instance, why the heck was Dwyane Wade in the Bahamas with LeBron James? And, also, why was Pat Riley...
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Blog: Dwyane Wade in the Bahamas with LeBron? This much I know: LeBron better be buying the drinks.

The Miami Herald (Joe) — So, if the first day of the Heat's free agency wasn't already crazy enough, Dwyane Wade went with LeBron James to the Bahamas on Wednesday night. You read that correctly. Wade and LeBron were at...
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Future coming into focus for the Heat after Goran Dragic agreement

The Miami Herald (Joe) — The Heat’s team of the future came into better focus on Wednesday when point guard Goran Dragic agreed to a multi-year contract with the team. Dragic’s deal was for five years, with a player...
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The Heat might have won the draft. Here are the falling dominos that sent Justise Winslow to Miami.

The Miami Herald (Joe) — For the first time in a year, a bit of good luck fell the way of the Miami Heat last night when Duke national champion Justise Winslow dropped to 10th in the draft. In a post-draft exercise that's...
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After a long draft day, Pat Riley did little to ease fears that Dwyane Wade might leave Miami

The Miami Herald (Joe) — I am not a pessimist. Those were Pat Riley's words late Thursday night after long hours in the draft-day war room. Maybe he was tired. Maybe this is nothing. Or maybe it's the first sign from the...
  • 11 days ago
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To shore up outside shooting, Heat draft Duke freshman Justise Winslow

The Miami Herald (Joe) — Last season, the Heat’s offense was handicapped without a consistent three-point shooter off the bench. Presumably to remedy that deficiency, the Heat selected Justise Winslow with the 10th pick...
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The one potentially lucrative reason Dwyane Wade would play for the Lakers

The Miami Herald (Joe) — So, in a previous blog post I pretty much laughed off the idea of Dwyane Wade going to the Lakers this summer, but this morning I'm going to reverse course a bit. It's still seems unlikely to me...
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Let the rumors begin...Making sense of Dwyane Wade's supposed interest in the Lakers

The Miami Herald (Joe) — Posturing through the media started a few weeks ago for Pat Riley, Dwyane Wade and the Heat, but the worry is real now after a report that Wade and the Los Angeles Lakers might be interested in...
  • 15 days ago
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Whiteside on Heat roster uncertainty: 'I just believe in Pat Riley'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Hassan Whiteside believes both he and the Miami Heat are in a good place, even amid the swirl surrounding both the team and his playing style.
  • 19 days ago
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Heat 2016 championship odds posted at 33-1 and 50-1

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — With the Golden State Warriors closing out the 2014-15 season with their Tuesday vanquishing of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, early odds already are being posted for next season.
  • 19 days ago
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LeBron: Disappointment is same losing in Miami, Cleveland or Mars

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — This time, LeBron James actually referenced his time with the Miami Heat by mentioning "Miami." Once again, it was in a context he preferred to avoid.
  • 20 days ago
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Wade creates a 'tense' moment when discussing Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Dwyane Wade returned Tuesday to the NBA Finals in his part-time role as ABC analyst and briefly added fuel to the swirl regarding his impending opt-out decision with the Miami Heat.
  • 20 days ago
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Heat continue workouts, to stage NBA Draft party at arena

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — With an NBA lottery pick for the first time since 2008, the Miami Heat again will host an NBA Draft party at AmericanAirlines Arena.
  • 21 days ago
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Hyde5: Mock Heat drafts reflect what Finals demand

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — Well, there's a consensus Heat pick among NBA mock drafters and it makes philosophical sense if you're watching the NBA Finals where the big, plodding center has gone the way of the NFL fullback...
  • 21 days ago
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Ira Winderman: Are Finals sending 'big' message to Heat?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Sunday notes: As Warriors downsize and Cavaliers stand tall, what does it mean for a player like Whiteside and a team like the Heat? Also: Trade ramifications; Riley on revival; and James Jones.
  • 23 days ago
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On LeBron and Pat Riley: It's time to let it go

The Miami Herald (Joe) — Here's a guilty admission. I don't make a habit of watching news conferences on television. If I'm not covering the game or an event or whatever, I usually don't stick around for the...
  • 24 days ago
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No-name Heat: LeBron alludes to 'franchise that I was with at the time'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — So could the undisclosed "secret motivation" that LeBron James has been mentioning during the NBA Finals be related to his tenure with the Miami Heat?
  • 24 days ago
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