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Bosh travels to France, as debate over playing future continues

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — With something as benign as an offseason vacation, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has answered one primary question when it comes to this past season's recurrence of his blood clots: traveling...
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Hassan Whiteside fails to make All-NBA, seventh among centers

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The snub-a-thon continued Thursday for Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside. A day after being relegated to second team when the NBA announced its annual All- Defensive teams, Whiteside on...
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Bosh travels to France, as debate over playing future continues

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — With something as benign as an offseason vacation, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh has answered one primary question when it comes to this past season's recurrence of his blood clots: traveling...
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Heat assistant David Fizdale to be named coach of Grizzlies

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Add David Fizdale to the list of those who have emerged as NBA head coaches from the Miami Heat coaching tree. Erik Spoelstra's lead assistant, having just completed his second season with...
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Whiteside becomes sixth Heat player on an NBA All-Defensive team

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — After weeks of insisting he would be ignored in the NBA's postseason awards, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside on Wednesday was named second-team All-Defensive. After finishing third in the...
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Barkley, TNT crew wear Wade-inspired neckwear in support of Sager

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Dwyane Wade's appreciation for high fashion drew greater appreciation Tuesday, with TNT's entire Inside the NBA panel and broadcasting crew wearing Wade-inspired neckwear designed to benefit...
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NBA free agents: Class of 2016

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — A look at the 2016 NBA free-agent market, with the negotiating period opening July 1 and the signing period opening July 7, after the signing moratorium period. Top available: Kevin Durant,...
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Dwyane Wade offering neckware line to benefit SagerStrong Foundation

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — As part of his partnership with The Tie Bar, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will be offering exclusive tie and pocket-square designs to benefit the SagerStrong Foundation. The foundation, in...
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Winderman: NBA poised for another free agency frenzy

South Florida Sun-Sentinel The cap space and the talent will be bountiful when NBA free agency opens July 1.
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NBA free agents: Class of 2016

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — A look at the 2016 NBA free-agent market, with the negotiating period opening July 1 and the signing period opening July 7, after the signing moratorium period. Top available: Kevin Durant,...
  • 2 days ago

Hyde5: LeBron back to the Heat? The surprise scenario ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) —  You can’t discount this idea because ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith was out front with LeBron James coming to Miami the first time. But LeBron re-taking his talents to South Beach? Would you be more...
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Chris Perkins turns up the heat with Ira Winderman in a round of rapid fire

South Florida Sun-Sentinel In this round of rapid fire, Miami Heat reporter Ira Winderman answers questions on the Miami Heat and talks free agency with Chris Perkins.
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Ira Winderman talks Miami Heat and the future of Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Ira Winderman sits back on the couch with Chris Perkins after the Miami Heat season to discuss the future of Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley.
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Ira Winderman's take on future of Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Ira Winderman sits back on the couch with Chris Perkins after the Miami Heat season to discuss the future of Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley.
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Dwyane Wade among SI Top 50 'fittest' list

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Keven Lerner) — Miami Heat veteran Dwyane Wade, at age 34, made  Sports Illustrated's Fittest 50 list. The list, the magazine's rankings of the top 50 male and top 50 female athletes in the world, is based...
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Heat status report: Where roster stands, where it is headed

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — A look at the 15 players who finished the season with the Heat, with their contract status and what might be next. * * * * * * * Chris Bosh Age: Turned 32 on March 24. 2016-17 salary...
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Winderman breaks down Heat free agency

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Ira Winderman goes through the permutations that will be so essential to the Heat in free agency.
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Hyde5: No chance for Durant now for Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — Pat Riley does Pat Riley, and that means thinking biggest in landing a “whale,” as he calls that rare specimen, the game-changing free agent. The hope this off-season is/was Kevin Durant, who...
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Winderman: Heat need to give themselves a shot in offseason

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Sunday notes: Spoelstra, Riley can say they have enough, but Heat's 3-point shooting lags behind competition. Also: Wade in Space Jam 2?; Big Cat rises again; and what might have been in draft.
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Tyler Johnson eager to get going, but also will have to play Heat waiting game

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — When it comes to offseason priorities, Tyler Johnson stands among the most significant for the Miami Heat in light of the combination of his promise and his price point. And yet, because of...
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Blog Articles

Hassan Whiteside edged out by DeAndre Jordan for All-Defensive First Team honors

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — The snubs keep on coming for Hassan Whiteside. After finishing third in the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year voting, the NBA's leader in blocked shots this season was head scratchingly named to...
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Justise Winslow named second-team all-rookie, Josh Richardson left off

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Justise Winslow spoke often this season about how he'd rather play for a winner than post empty statistics on an also-ran. As it turned out, he didn't get punished for his modest numbers in the...
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Could Luol Deng give the Heat a discount this summer? Maybe

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — He's sort of become the forgotten man. Luol Deng, once tabbed by Pat Riley as one of the most important free agent signings in Heat history, has sort of fallen to third in the pecking order behind...
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Amare Stoudemire: "I would have loved to have played more"

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — After Sunday's season-ending loss to Toronto, in which Amare Stoudemire did not play, the veteran center was asked if the game proved that size still matters in the NBA. "Dr. (James) Naismith...
  • 11 days ago
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Miami Heat would be biggest conference finals longshot in a while

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — The Heat would be an extremely heavy underdog if it reaches the conference finals against Cleveland, not just because of his health issues, or because it won just 48 regular season games -- nine...
  • 12 days ago
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Justise Winslow starts for first time in playoffs, in Game 6

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — From shelved to starter. After being benched for Game 3, Justise Winslow played big minutes in Games 4 and 5. And now he'll play them from the beginning. Erik Spoelstra chose to go really, really...
  • 13 days ago
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Dwyane Wade not worried about getting booed in Canada tonight

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- In just about every NBA arena except Boston and Dallas -- two cities the Heat have had classic playoff battles against -- Dwyane Wade usually gets cheered pretty loudly by opposing...
  • 15 days ago
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Goran Dragic hit with technical, $2,000 fine for swinging at Cory Joseph in Game 4

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- Goran Dragic has been hit with a technical foul and $2,000 fine by the NBA for swinging at Raptors guard Cory Joseph with 2:17 left in the fourth quarter of the Heat's Game 4 overtime...
  • 15 days ago
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Nine of the 12 missed calls in Heat-Raptors series according to the NBA's Last Two Minute Reports have hurt Miami

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- Maybe Gabrielle Union is right. Maybe the officials really do have it out for the Miami Heat. Although the NBA's Last Two Minute Reports do not provide us a complete picture of all the...
  • 15 days ago
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A brief history of Charles Barkley sniping at Dwyane Wade

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Let's say this at the start: Dwyane Wade doesn't understand it. He's not necessarily stressing about it, but if he's taken at his word, he has no idea why Charles Barkley -- formerly in his "Fave...
  • 16 days ago
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Wade one of only 15 in NBA history to score at least 30 points in multiple playoff games after 34th birthday

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Like a fine wine, Dwyane Wade seems to be aging gracefully doesn't he? His 38-point performance in Game 3 and then his 30-point performance in Game 4 were just the latest examples of how the...
  • 16 days ago
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Source: Hassan Whiteside has first degree MCL sprain

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — The Raptors, typically a transparent organization, have declared Jonas Valanciunas for the series with a sprained ankle. The Heat tend to be a bit more cryptic. So it's not surprising that Miami...
  • 17 days ago
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When will Hassan Whiteside return from his sprained MCL? Good luck guessing

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Hassan Whiteside will not be playing Monday night in Game 4 against the Toronto Raptors. That much we know for sure. But anything beyond that is anyone's guess right now. A sprained medial...
  • 17 days ago
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Whiteside on the pain in his right knee: "Probably like a seven (out of ten)"

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Right knee injury of some kind for Hassan Whiteside. Awkward fall, limped to the locker room. #Heat pic.twitter.com/J044byoY2k — Dime Magazine (@DimeMag) May 7, 2016 Hassan Whiteside limped out of...
  • 19 days ago
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Goran Dragic has reached his boiling point with officials

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- Goran Dragic spent halftime Thursday having the gash in his bottom lip stitched up by the Heat's medical staff. DeMar DeRozan's left elbow to his mouth wasn't what Dragic asked for on...
  • 20 days ago
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Heat issue statement saying Chris Bosh will not return in playoffs

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- Chris Bosh's quest to return in the playoffs isn't happening this season -- at least according the Miami Heat. The following statement was released moments ago: "The Miami HEAT and...
  • 22 days ago
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LeBron James admits he's had Dwyane Wade, Heat on his mind

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Well, it's starting. The Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers each lead their series just 1-0, but James did respond to a question today -- after shootaround in preparation for Cleveland's Game 2...
  • 22 days ago
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What happened on Kyle Lowry's heave, the Heat's late inbounds woes and why the Dragon is on fire

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — @EthanJSkolnick pic.twitter.com/CC0azyGHWm — Ernie Brana (@ernieochoquatro) May 4, 2016 TORONTO -- When the NBA releases its Last Two Minute Report Wednesday afternoon there's a chance it's going...
  • 22 days ago
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Heat's union rep Amar'e Stoudemire said Chris Bosh's health is what Players Association is 'most concerned with'

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — TORONTO -- Chris Bosh left Air Canada Center after the Heat's overtime victory Tuesday night with his wife Adrienne at his side and team president Pat Riley not far behind. Outside of saying hello...
  • 22 days ago
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