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Josh Richardson says NBA free agency a waiting game for Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel For Josh Richardson and the rest of the Miami Heat, NBA free agency will be a waiting game.
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Justise Winslow discusses free agency of Whiteside, Durant

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat forward Justise Winslow says he'll have an eye on what happens with Hassan Whiteside, Kevin Durant in NBA free agency.
  • New: 47 min ago

Split allegiances? Dwyane Wade's new shoes have story to tell

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — When it comes to Dwyane Wade having venues other than Miami on his mind, there is reason for speculation when it comes to the colorways of his latest sneaker release. Amid conjecture of the...
  • New: 4 hr 1 min ago

The last word with Kevin Durant will belong to . . . Pat Riley

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — NBA free agency has reached the point where a batting order apparently is required. For the Miami Heat that lineup card could prove advantageous for Pat Riley. Multiple reports overnight...
  • New: 4 hr 35 min ago

Hyde5: Is Heat's best '16 plan - looking to '17?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — Step back a moment. Take a breath of perspective. Understand that Pat Riley is fighting this free agency with one arm behind his back. The Heat have approximately $42 million in salary cap...
  • New: 4 hr 52 min ago

Heat summer-league roster limited on NBA experience

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat released their summer-league roster Wednesday, with 2015-16 roster components Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson and Briante Weber the only players on the 19-player roster with...
  • 19 hr 37 min ago

Heat apparently batting cleanup with Kevin Durant

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — It apparently will be a two-state doubleheader for the Miami Heat on Sunday, with ESPN reporting that is when Pat Riley and his staff will get to make their free-agency pitch to Kevin Durant...
  • 23 hr 7 min ago
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Dwyane Wade could hold Heat hostage ... or be renounced

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The inability to reach a quick resolution with Dwyane Wade at the start of free-agency negotiating period could wind up holding the Miami Heat hostage once the free-agent signing period...
  • 1 day ago
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Odds-maker has Heat as only third choice (3 to 1) to sign Whiteside

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Amid the unpredictability that is the NBA game show known as free agency enter those with enough time on their hands to establish odds on the league's bizarre bazaar. To that end, a pair of...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Dwyane Wade could hold Heat hostage . . . or be renounced

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The inability to reach a quick resolution with Dwyane Wade at the start of free agency could wind up holding the Miami Heat hostage . . . to the tune of $30 million. Because NBA free agency...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Dwyane Wade's Heat free agency again could be a rocky road

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat's delicate dance during Dwyane Wade's ventures into free agency apparently has been renewed. Despite the result of his previous two uneven forays into free agency delivering...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Source: Erik Spoelstra nearing Heat coaching extension

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — A source familiar with the negotiations confirmed Tuesday to the Sun Sentinel that the Miami Heat are in the process of finalizing a contract extension for coach Erik Spoelstra. On the same...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Dwyane Wade's Heat free agency again could be a rocky road

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The Miami Heat's delicate dance during Dwyane Wade's ventures into free agency apparently has been renewed. Despite the result of his previous two uneven forays into free agency delivering...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Hyde: Pat Riley's next act defines his last act with Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — LeBron James mentioned what it looked like once, all of Pat Riley's championship rings landing on the table before him, not so much dumped from a velvet bag with a metallic clank as a notably...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Hyde: Pat Riley's next act defines his last act with Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — LeBron James mentioned what it looked like once, all of Pat Riley's championship rings landing on the table before him, not so much dumped from a velvet bag with a metallic clank as a notably...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Juwan Howard to coach Heat summer-league team

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Assistant coach Juwan Howard will shift into a lead role on the Miami Heat bench this summer, selected to guide the Heat's summer-league team in both Orlando and Las Vegas. Howard will be...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Another banana-boat summer for Wade, LeBron and friends

South Florida Sun-Sentinel So what are LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul doing in advance of NBA free agency? They're on a boat. (Snapchat captures)
  • 2 days ago

Whiteside's free agency could be about next contract, as well

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — As a playmaker and defender, Gary Payton spent his Hall of  Fame career thinking one step ahead. He now is urging Miami Heat free-agent center Hassan Whiteside to consider the same. Having...
  • 2 days ago

Winderman: Breaking down the odds with the Heat's free agents

South Florida Sun-Sentinel How will free agency shake out when it comes to the Heat's impending free agents? A by-the-numbers look at the perentages.
  • 3 days ago

Winderman: Percentages not all in Heat favor in free agency

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The math during NBA free agency tends to be about the salary cap. What fits. What doesn't. It is finite math. But the calculations regarding player movement is a more imprecise equation. Who...
  • 3 days ago
Blog Articles

Mavericks to get first Whiteside meeting, offer max (from 790 The Ticket)

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — There are so many reports circulating, that you may have missed this. On my show on 790TheTicket on Tuesday, ESPN.com reporter Tim MacMahon -- as plugged in as anyone to the Mavericks -- was...
  • New: 3 hr 35 min ago

Heat's Summer League roster

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — NAME POS HGT WGT BIRTHDATE PRIOR TO NBA/HOME CNTRY YRS PRO 61 Nathan Boothe F/C 6-9 245 02/03/94 Toledo/USA R 60 Michael Carrera F 6-5 215 01/07/93 South Carolina/Venezuela R 55 Kenny Gabriel ° F...
  • New: 3 hr 56 min ago

Report: Kevin Durant scheduled to meet with Heat on July 3

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Pat Riley will get in the room. Probably. According to ESPN, Kevin Durant has scheduled a meeting in the Hamptons with the Miami Heat on July 3rd. That is after he meets with the Oklahoma City...
  • 23 hr 27 min ago

Hassan Whiteside non-committal on returning to Heat as free agency nears

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Clearly, Hassan Whiteside is enjoying this experience. Even so, he doesn't want to extend it too long. "July 1," the Heat center said, of the date he officially becomes a free agent. "Hopefully I...
  • 3 days ago

LeBron reaffirms intention to stay in Cleveland, and that's OK for Heat

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — You typically don't use a parade day to announce an exit. So I suppose some will say that LeBron James couldn't say anything else -- other than that he planned to return to the Cavaliers for at...
  • 7 days ago

Gary Payton, coming to Miami for 3-on-3 tourney, reminsces about 2006 title

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Gary Payton played for five organizations over 17 seasons, but he was a champion only in Miami. Before he returned here this weekend -- as an ambassador for an early round of the Dew NBA 3X, the...
  • 7 days ago

LeBron reveals "secret motivation," and it looks like Pat Riley

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — LeBron James wouldn't reveal it. Trust me, I tried -- several times. I was covering the Cleveland Cavaliers quite a bit last season for Bleacher Report and, when James revealed during the NBA...
  • 10 days ago

Quick thoughts after LeBron James' 3rd championship, 1st in Cleveland

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Well, #TeamPetty took a loss Sunday night, along with the Golden State Warriors, as the defending champions squandered a 3-1 series lead and plenty of opportunities down the stretch of Game 7....
  • 10 days ago
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Haslem planning offseason workouts with Bosh, assumes he will play next season

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Udonis Haslem claims he doesn't have any inside information. He says he didn't ask Chris Bosh when the two hung out together last week to watch Game 2 of the NBA Finals if Bosh, an 11-time...
  • 13 days ago
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Heat lifer Udonis Haslem pulling for friend LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Udonis Haslem has been watching the NBA Finals with a rooting interest. He wants his buddies LeBron James and James Jones -- former Heat teammates -- to win the NBA title. That might sound like...
  • 13 days ago
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Justise Winslow: "After this summer, I'm going to take a huge leap"

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Justise Winslow, recently named to the USA Select Team that will prepare the U.S. Olympic Team this summer in Las Vegas, joined me on 790 The Ticket on Friday. Here are some highlights: -- On five...
  • 17 days ago
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Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union share a sexy 'bed time' Snapchat

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — For those of you who haven't seen it yet, Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union did a Snapchat segment from their bed a couple nights ago. The Heat's future Hall of Famer has shared quite a bit...
  • 19 days ago
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Heat grant Grizzlies permission to interview assistant Keith Smart

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — The Miami Heat have granted the Memphis Grizzlies permission to interview assistant coach Keith Smart for a position on David Fizdale's new staff. Thursday's news comes only days after the Heat...
  • 20 days ago
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Heat rookie Justise Winslow named to USA Basketball Men's Select Team

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Heat forward Justise Winslow was named to USA Basketball's 2016 Men’s Select Team on Tuesday. The 25-man roster -- made up of nine NBA rookies, nine second-year players, four third-year players...
  • 22 days ago
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David Fizdale gives details of Heat preparing him for Memphis job

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — After eight seasons as an assistant with the Miami Heat, David Fizdale accepted the head coaching job with the Memphis Grizzlies. Friday, he appeared on my afternoon show on 790 The Ticket for his...
  • 25 days ago
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