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  • Erik Spoelstra: ‘This is a Really Important Summer for Dion Waiters’
    Dion Waiters underwent a dramatic physical transformation this summer, heeding advice from Miami’s braintrust that he simply had to get in better shape. Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra says this offseason “is really important” for Waiters. The 27-year-old guard struggled in his return last season from a January 2018 surgery on his...
  • • Heat's Udonis Haslem remains undecided on retirement
    After watching longtime teammate Dwyane Wade enjoy a farewell tour in his final NBA season, Miami's Udonis Haslem remains undecided on retirement, reports Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald. If Haslem decides to play next year it will be his 17th NBA season — all with the Heat. The 38-year-old power forward has settled into a mentor role over the p...
  • • Heat show commitment to Yante Maten with new contract
    Their confidence in Yante Maten‘s offensive game led the Heat to sign him to a new contract, writes Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Playing all season on a two-way deal, the undrafted rookie forward out of Georgia was signed for the three games remaining this season, along with a partial guarantee over the next two years.  Maten's salary for 202...
  • • Lakers would consider Juwan Howard as head-coaching candidate
    If the Lakers decide to move on from head coach Luke Walton at season’s end, Heat assistant Juwan Howard would be among the candidates they consider, reports Marc Stein of The New York Times (via Twitter). Still, while Howard would be an option for the Lakers, he shouldn’t be considered the front-runner, according to Stein. However, at least one be...
  • • Report: Heat to make playoff push without injured Richardson, Winslow
    The Heat may have to make their final push for the playoffs without Josh Richardson and Justise Winslow, relays Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Neither player traveled with Miami on its two-game trip to New York and Boston, and there’s no guarantee that either will return over the final week and a half of the regular season. Richardson, Miami’s ...
  • • Report: Heat to make playoff push without injured Richardson, Ariza
    The Heat may have to make their final push for the playoffs without Josh Richardson and Justise Winslow, relays Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Neither player traveled with Miami on its two-game trip to New York and Boston, and there’s no guarantee that either will return over the final week and a half of the regular season. Richardson, Miami’s ...
  • • Heat coach: There's a 'level of urgency' for Miami to make playoffs in Dwyane Wade's final season
    Coach Erik Spoelstra cites “an instant and inherent built-in level of urgency” for the Heat to reach the playoffs in Dwyane Wade‘s final season, relays Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel. Miami is stuck in ninth place at 26-31, a game behind the Pistons, whom they host Saturday night. Wade announced before the start of the season that this would be ...
  • • Goran Dragic, Derrick Jones full participants in Heat practice
    The Heat announced on Wednesday (via Twitter) that injured guards Goran Dragic and Derrick Jones were full participants in practice and traveled with the team to Philadelphia for Thursday’s game against the 76ers. While Dragic and Jones have been cleared to return to action, head coach Erik Spoelstra said the duo may still need “a little more work”...
  • • Erik Spoelstra calls out referees after loss to Warriors
    Erik Spoelstra called out the officiating after his Miami Heat lost a tight one against the Golden State Warriors 120-118 on Sunday night. Spoelstra, who rarely talks about the referees, began talking about the free throw disparity and blown calls by the officials when meeting with the media. One of the plays Spoelstra cited was this double dribble...
  • • Johnson and Olynyk to see more playing time in the wake of Derrick Jones Jr. injury
    James Johnson and Kelly Olynyk can expect more playing time in the wake of a knee injury that will keep Derrick Jones Jr. out of action for at least six weeks, according to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald. Jones has been diagnosed with two right knee bone bruises and won’t be re-evaluated until mid-March. “JJ will probably play a little more now,...
  • • Tyler Johnson has become a perfect fit for the Heat's lineup in wake of injuries
    The Heat have had to use countless different lineup combinations throughout the season as players have come and gone due to injuries, but recently it has been Tyler Johnson who has become a key staple in the starting lineup. As Ira Winderman writes for the Sun-Sentinel, Johnson has provided an energetic approach that has made him a perfect fit for ...
  • • Erik Spoelstra jokes with Danny Ainge about Pat Riley feud
    Erik Spoelstra seems a bit friendlier with Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge than his boss is. The Miami Heat coach shook hands with Ainge before Monday’s matchup and joked with the veteran executive about his feud with Heat president Pat Riley. Here is what he said, per Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel: The beef between Ril...
  • • Heat fined Dion Waiters for publicly complaining about playing time
    The Heat have hit Dion Waiters with a fine after he publicly griped about his playing time earlier in the week, suggesting he was tired of being “patient” as he waited for an increased role. Miami didn’t disclose how much the fine for Waiters was worth, but said it was for conduct detrimental to the team, as David Furones of The South Florida Sun S...
  • • Dion Waiters unhappy with playing time
    After missing more than a full year due to an ankle injury, Dion Waiters has recently returned to the Heat‘s rotation, with the team easing him back into a regular role. However, after playing just 12 minutes in a blowout loss to to the Bucks on Tuesday night, Waiters expressed frustration with his limited playing time, as Barry Jackson of The Miam...
  • • Wizards more likely to use 10-day contracts than disabled player exemption?
    Even if the Wizards are granted an $8.6M disabled player exception, they’re more likely to sign players to 10-day contracts than use that exception, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington.  Washington applied for the exception due to John Wall‘s season-ending heel surgery. The Wizards’ cap issues make it unlikely they’d find a free agen...

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