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Heat’s Bam Adebayo posted up by Kobayashi in burger blowout

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat could have a problem on their hands this season. Wednesday, 6-foot-10, 265-pound center Bam Adebayo was posted up and taken down by a 5-8, 143-pound opponent. Takeru...
  • 15 hr 17 min ago

ASK IRA: Where does Justise Winslow fit in Heat hierarchy?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: I'm sorry, Ira, but there really can't be any doubt that Goran Dragic should be the starting point guard and the main ballhandler on this team. He's the best passer and a true point guard....
  • 22 hr 29 min ago

Heat’s Adebayo looking to eat up NBA competition, not out-chow Kobayashi

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Bam Adebayo made sure one record was set straight Tuesday before moving from burgers to baskets. "I'm not consuming six cheeseburgers," the affable Miami Heat center said on the eve of a...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

NBA cap projections hold steady for potential Heat 2021 offseason makeover

South Florida Sun-Sentinel At a time the Miami Dolphins are the leading South Florida proponent of playing the futures market, keep in mind that the Miami Heat also are taking a long view. That is what makes the NBA’s...
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ASK IRA: Are Heat positioned for lineup issues?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: The last few years we watched the Pat Riley-Erik Spoelstra Whiteside dance: You are playing as the starting center; no you are not. You are getting more minutes; no you are not. Are we now...
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Heat sign former Kentucky guard Mychal Mulder to camp deal

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat moved within one player of the NBA offseason roster limit with the Monday signing of former Kentucky guard Mychal Mulder. Mulder is the 19th player under contract to the Heat,...
  • 2 days ago

Heat’s Bam Adebayo to take on Kobayashi in cheeseburger contest

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — If Bam Adebayo hasn't beefed up enough this offseason the Miami Heat center will get another opportunity Wednesday. Adebayo will be among the celebrities competing against competitive-eating...
  • 2 days ago

Heat to hold ‘Red, White and Pink’ scrimmage Oct. 6 at AmericanAirlines Arena

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat will hold their annual Red, White and Pink Game at 4 p.m. on Oct 6 at AmericanAirlines Arena, with the annual intrasquad scrimmage played as a fundraiser for breast cancer...
  • 2 days ago

ASK IRA: Should Justise Winslow’s defense be prioritized?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: Justise Winslow should start at the point because of his playmaking/improving offense, etc. But there's a case defensively as well: Someone has to guard the other team's best player. It’s...
  • 2 days ago

Justise Winslow makes Heat goal clear, ‘I want to play point guard’

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — This wasn't Justise Winslow throwing down the gauntlet, issuing challenges to either Erik Spoelstra or Goran Dragic, making demands of the Miami Heat brain trust. This was Justise Winslow...
  • 3 days ago

ASK IRA: Is Dolphins’ Minkah Fitzpatrick a case of Hassan Whiteside 2.0?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: I know this is a basketball space, but when I hear the current Minkah Fitzpatrick fiasco, I can't help but think back to Erik Spoelstra and Hassan Whiteside. We have another South Florida...
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ASK IRA: Could Tyler Herro emerge as a Heat starter?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: I want to respond today to what I guess what we can call, Dion Waiters-versus-Tyler Herro debate, who starts at shooting guard. I may be in the minority with my assessment, but I don't...
  • 4 days ago
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ASK IRA: Will there be enough familiarity to breed content for the Heat?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, this Heat team isn't going to make the top teams worry about playing catch-up, but they can set themselves up for a much better season and playoff position if they come out of the gate...
  • 5 days ago
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ASK IRA: Does picking up Adebayo’s option make him a Heat cornerstone?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: Bam Adebayo's $5.1 million extension is one of the best deals in the league. -- Z.F. A: Generally, the rookie scale produces value across the board . . . until you have to pay. With Bam...
  • 6 days ago
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Heat move camp to Keiser University in West Palm

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat will return to Palm Beach County for training camp for the third consecutive year. The difference this time is instead of spending the first week of October in Boca Raton at...
  • 7 days ago
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Heat pick up $5.1 million option on Bam Adebayo for 2020-21

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat announced Wednesday they have exercised their fourth-year team option on center Bam Adebayo. The move locks Adebayo into a $5.1 million salary for 2020-21, after he will earn...
  • 7 days ago
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American Airlines soon no longer to hold naming rights to Heat arena

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The name game has caught up to the Miami Heat. After spending the last 20 years playing along Biscayne Bay at a facility that has only carried the name of AmericanAirlines Arena, the team's...
  • 7 days ago
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Even before USA loss, Heat’s Dragic questions World Cup legitimacy

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Even before the United States lost Wednesday to France and was eliminated from medal contention, Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic viewed the event as less than a true world championship. ...
  • 7 days ago
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ASK IRA: Do the Heat have more than two guaranteed starters?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Q: Ira, how could you ask Goran Dragic if he's fighting for his starting position? He hasn't done anything to lose it, and his injury is why the Heat didn't make the playoffs. Jimmy Butler...
  • 7 days ago
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Goran Dragic deals with new Heat reality after nearly being dealt

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — By the end of last season, the question was whether 7-Eleven would be back in business for the Miami Heat, after injuries held Dion Waiters and Goran Dragic out of the lineup for extended...
  • 8 days ago
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