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  • • Will the Heat and Jae Crowder stick together?
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miami HEAT (@miamiheat) on Mar 11, 2020 at 3:27pm PDT Here’s the Miami Herald reporting on the Heat (41-24) and forward Jae Crowder, who has been playing for the Grizzlies before being traded to Miami: Considering the uncertainty surrounding the NBA’s coronavirus shutdown, it’s possible that … Continue reading "Will the Heat and Jae Crowder ...2020
  • • LeBron James shares insight on pivotal time with the Miami Heat
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Jan 22, 2020 at 7:50pm PST LeBron James chatted on social media yesterday and revealed some interesting insight on his days with the Miami Heat. Here’s ESPN.com‘s summary: However, James did speak about his 2012 Game 6 performance for the Miami Heat … Continue reading "LeBron James shares insight on pivotal...2020
  • • ‘It Was Difficult’: Jimmy Butler Details Sixers Experience
    Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler opened up about his “difficult” lone season in Philadelphia, citing what he perceived to be organizational chaos that eventually led to his exit as an unrestricted free agent last summer. “I didn’t know who the f**k was in charge,” says Butler. The five-time NBA All-Star diplomatically called his relationship with […] The post ̵...2020
  • • Tyler Herro hints on Twitter at return after extended absence
    The Miami Heat continue to make their case in the Eastern Conference, and now they could be getting a big boost from the return of their rookie phenom. Heat guard Tyler Herro, who has been out for more than a month with an ankle issue, hinted at an imminent return in a tweet that he posted on Monday. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald said in reaction to Herro’s tweet that a return is considered to...2020
  • • Evaluating title chances of three Eastern Conference dark horses
    By March, the trade deadline dust settles and the true NBA title contenders emerge. Yet as clubs such as the 2011 Mavericks have shown us, a championship contender doesn’t always announce itself in the regular season. Dallas was a third seed and relative afterthought behind dominant Lakers and Spurs teams the season it won it all. Let's examine three second-tier playoff contenders in the Eastern C...2020
  • • Watch: Jimmy Butler destroys Troy Brown Jr. off the dribble, dunks, stares him down
    Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler absolutely schooled Washington Wizards former first-round pick Troy Brown Jr. on Sunday. Butler didn’t do anything too fancy, but he sure as heck faked out Brown off the dribble. Then, he raced down the baseline to finish with a two-handed dunk before staring Brown down after the fact. Utterly savage sequence by Butler, whose Heat are in control of the action early on ...2020
  • • Gabe Vincent rejoins the Heat after time in G League
    As part of his two-way contract, Gabe Vincent has re-joined the Miami Heat. Vincent, who was signed by Miami to a two-way contract on January 8, has appeared in 10 games with the HEAT’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, this season helping them to an 8-2 record over that span while averaging 16.7 … Continue reading "Gabe Vincent rejoins the Heat after time in G League"...2020
  • • Check on Hart! Pelicans get big win after Josh Hart responds to Rihanna
    Come and put your name on it! Josh Hart addressed Rihanna before the Pelicans earned a key win against the Miami Heat. And it was even his birthday!...2020
  • • Lakers, Dion Waiters Agree to Deal
    The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Waiters will fill the roster vacancy created by the release of Troy Daniels. Waiters last saw action with the Miami Heat but was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies after they acquired him at the […] The post Lakers, Dion Waiters Agree to Deal appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • Four NBA teams to watch down the stretch
    It has been all about top-end contenders around the NBA this season. Most would love to see the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Milwaukee Bucks in the Finals. However, there’s a number of under-the-radar teams who have proven themselves to be must-watch television. Rookies Ja Morant and Zion Williamson have led their respective squads into playoff contention. Another team back East in that of the M...2020

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  • • Lakers to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers have an open roster spot, and there is a chance they could use it on Dion Waiters. The Lakers are set to work out Waiters on Monday, ESPN reports. Waiters is a free agent after being waived by the Grizzlies, who acquired him as part of a larger trade involving Andre Iguodala. Waiters has only played in three games this season due to multiple suspensions with the Miami Heat. ...2020
  • • Lakers reportedly to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers opened up a roster spot Sunday by waiving Troy Daniels. On Monday they’ll work out Dion Waiters, per Dave McMenamin and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Waiters last played in late January. He was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, then subsequently waived by Memphis afterward. The most notable aspect of Waiters’ most re...2020
  • • Watch: Luka Doncic turned it all the way up in South Beach for 21st birthday
    His Dallas Mavericks might have fallen to the Miami Heat Friday night. But that did not stop star sophomore Luka Doncic from celebrating. Doncic celebrated his 21st birthday in style in South Beach, sipping on some adult beverages and partying with stars in night clubs. Doncic was out there with Anuel AA, Bad Bunny, Karol G and Becky G, among others. You can tell the dude decided to turn it up big...2020
  • • Watch: Trae Young crosses over Andre Iguodala, drills game-tying three
    Coming off an impressive showing in Chicago, All-Star guard Trae Young entered the second half of the season rested and ready to unleash more crossover moves on opponents. It didn’t take him long, putting Miami Heat guard Andre Iguodala on the spin cycle then drilling a deep three from way behind the arc. Iguodala saw Atlanta’s star guard coming up the court and thought it was the perfect opportun...2020
  • • Lakers reportedly have interest in signing Dion Waiters
    Looking to add a guard, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have interest in possibly signing Dion Waiters. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Sunday that the Lakers have plans to talk with Waiters. Waiters, 28, played in only three games for the Miami Heat this season and was suspended multiple times. He was sent to Memphis as part of the trade that brought Andre Iguodala to Miami. Waiters was w...2020
  • • Heat's Butler out vs. Kings with shoulder strain
    Miami Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler is out for Friday night's game against the Sacramento Kings with a shoulder injury....2020
  • • Report: Andre Iguodala to the Heat turns into six-player trade
    It was reported Wednesday night that the Memphis Grizzlies were trading disgruntled forward Andre Iguodala to the Miami Heat. We now know the specifics. Miami has moved young wing Justise Winslow, James Johnson and Dion Waiters to the Grizzlies in exchange for Iguodala, Jae Crowder and Solomon Hill. For this Heat, this is all about the short term. Winslow has missed the past several weeks with a b...2020
  • • Jimmy Butler shouts out Luka Doncic in postgame interview
    Luka Doncic has officially made it. Jimmy Butler had a big game for the Miami Heat in their 137-106 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. He scored a season-high 38 points and did it all in three quarters. In his postgame interview, Butler said he “felt like Luka (Doncic) out there.” Mavericks owner Mark Cuban liked Butler’s reference to Doncic and tweeted about it. Doncic has been out ...2020
  • • Heat's Waiters takes blame for being suspended
    Dion Waiters accepted responsibility on Sunday for the matters that led him to being suspended by the Miami Heat on three separate occasions already this season....2020
  • • Eight NBA teams expected to be active ahead of trade deadline
    As the NBA continues to the second half of its season, all but six teams are within five games of a playoff spot. That’s primarily because both conferences are top heavy at this point in the campaign. This would normally suggest a rather quiet trade deadline. That’s not going to be the case. Multiple bottom-end teams are looking to sell off assets as a way to prepare for the offseason. That includ...2020

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Miami Heat trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Will the Heat and Jae Crowder stick together?
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miami HEAT (@miamiheat) on Mar 11, 2020 at 3:27pm PDT Here’s the Miami Herald reporting on the Heat (41-24) and forward Jae Crowder, who has been playing for the Grizzlies before being traded to Miami: Considering the uncertainty surrounding the NBA’s coronavirus shutdown, it’s possible that … Continue reading "Will the Heat and Jae Crowder ...2020
  • • ‘It Was Difficult’: Jimmy Butler Details Sixers Experience
    Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler opened up about his “difficult” lone season in Philadelphia, citing what he perceived to be organizational chaos that eventually led to his exit as an unrestricted free agent last summer. “I didn’t know who the f**k was in charge,” says Butler. The five-time NBA All-Star diplomatically called his relationship with […] The post ̵...2020
  • • Evaluating title chances of three Eastern Conference dark horses
    By March, the trade deadline dust settles and the true NBA title contenders emerge. Yet as clubs such as the 2011 Mavericks have shown us, a championship contender doesn’t always announce itself in the regular season. Dallas was a third seed and relative afterthought behind dominant Lakers and Spurs teams the season it won it all. Let's examine three second-tier playoff contenders in the Eastern C...2020
  • • Gabe Vincent rejoins the Heat after time in G League
    As part of his two-way contract, Gabe Vincent has re-joined the Miami Heat. Vincent, who was signed by Miami to a two-way contract on January 8, has appeared in 10 games with the HEAT’s G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, this season helping them to an 8-2 record over that span while averaging 16.7 … Continue reading "Gabe Vincent rejoins the Heat after time in G League"...2020
  • • Lakers, Dion Waiters Agree to Deal
    The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Waiters will fill the roster vacancy created by the release of Troy Daniels. Waiters last saw action with the Miami Heat but was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies after they acquired him at the […] The post Lakers, Dion Waiters Agree to Deal appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • Lakers to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers have an open roster spot, and there is a chance they could use it on Dion Waiters. The Lakers are set to work out Waiters on Monday, ESPN reports. Waiters is a free agent after being waived by the Grizzlies, who acquired him as part of a larger trade involving Andre Iguodala. Waiters has only played in three games this season due to multiple suspensions with the Miami Heat. ...2020
  • • Lakers reportedly to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers opened up a roster spot Sunday by waiving Troy Daniels. On Monday they’ll work out Dion Waiters, per Dave McMenamin and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Waiters last played in late January. He was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, then subsequently waived by Memphis afterward. The most notable aspect of Waiters’ most re...2020
  • • Timberwolves fined $25K for resting healthy D’Angelo Russell
    The “load management” trend in the NBA has been a problem for the league, and they are acting about it. The NBA on Thursday fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 for resting a healthy D’Angelo Russell for its game on Feb. 23 against the Denver Nuggets. Russell was acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Golden State ahead of the deadline. He’s played in five games with his new team and missed Sun...2020
  • • Udonis Haslem hints that he may still return for another season
    Miami Heat elder statesman Udonis Haslem has defied retirement for many seasons now, and he may just be doing it one more time. Speaking recently with the Miami Herald, the 39-year-old Haslem was asked if he was certain that the 2019-20 campaign would be his final one. “I can’t say,” replied Haslem. “The guys want me around. Bam [Adebayo] tells me every day, ‘I don’t know what the hell I’m going t...2020
  • • Jimmy Butler recruiting Joel Embiid to Miami on Instagram
    Joel Embiid, fresh off Sunday night’s weird scene in which he sounded off against Philadelphia 76ers fans, shared an interesting quote on Instagram Monday, which resulted in Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler recruiting him from the comments section. Embiid shared a picture of himself shushing the 76ers crowd and included the caption, “You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the...2020

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  • • Erik Spoelstra shades ‘NBA 2K’ when touting Jimmy Butler as max player
    Jimmy Butler’s first season with the Miami Heat could not be going any better, and Erik Spoelstra took issue with a reporter’s question concerning the superstar’s off night Thursday in an 84-76 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Butler was cold from the field in the win, scoring eight points while hitting on only 20% (2-of-10) of his shots. The forward, as he has throughout his career, nevertheless...2020
  • Miami’s Dwyane Wade has scary fall, returns to game and scores 15
    • Miami’s Dwyane Wade has scary fall, returns to game and scores 15
    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade avoided a serious injury after crashing hard to the floor at the end of the first quarter....2019
  • LeBron James scores 51 points, Lakers torch Heat 113-97
    • LeBron James scores 51 points, Lakers torch Heat 113-97
    LeBron James scored 51 points against his former club and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat on Sunday night....2018
  • LeBron James scores 51 points, Lakers torch Heat 113-97
    • LeBron James scores 51 points, Lakers torch Heat 113-97
    LeBron James scored 51 points against his former club and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat on Sunday night....2018

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  • • Udonis Haslem hints that he may still return for another season
    2020
  • • Report: Heat plan to retire Dwyane Wade's number Feb. 22 vs. Cavaliers
    Just a few months after Dwyane Wade stepped off the court for the final time at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat are planning to retire Wade’s iconic No. 3 jersey and honor one of the organization’s most beloved players. According to The Sun-Sentinel’s Ira Winderman, the Heat plan to retire Wade’s No. 3 jersey and honor him in a special ceremony for the Feb. 22 game against the Cleveland Cav...2020
  • • Dwyane Wade will seek therapy for life after basketball
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has four games remaining in his NBA career, and he’s already started preparing for life after basketball. Wade admitted that he intends to speak to a therapist after he moves into retirement as he will seek to come to grips with the huge life change. “I’ll be in therapy. Seriously,” Wade told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols. “I meant it, it is going to be a big change. I told my...2019
  • • Heat raise Chris Bosh's No. 1 jersey to rafters
    Chris Bosh stood at center court, looked out at the Miami Heat fans and just let the words flow. He spoke about his health scare in 2015. He spoke of his grandfather, the one he called Daddy Jack, the one who told his first grandson that he was going to be special one day.
...2019
  • • Watch: Chris Paul and son rocking Dwyane Wade gear
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade’s farewell NBA tour continues Thursday night in Houston against best bud Chris Paul and the Rockets. Barring a surprise NBA Finals matchup between the two teams, this is the final time these two members of the Banana Boat crew will be taking on one another. Prior to the game, Paul and his son were seen rocking Wade gear as the two entered the Toyota Center in Houston. ...2019
  • • Carmelo Anthony’s toast to Dwyane Wade: ‘We more than a banana boat’
    Dwyane Wade was treated to a star-studded salute — in more ways than one — Thursday night, as the retiring Miami Heat legend was honored for his iconic career. Among those attending the fête — where Wade was presented with his own Hollywood star — were longtime pals Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, not to mention Magic Johnson. Anthony, in good spirits despite remaining unemployed, saluted his pal ...2019
  • • Watch: LeBron gets emotional talking about sons wearing his number
    LeBron James sounded like a proud papa while talking about his two sons deciding to wear his jersey number. On Monday, LeBron James Jr. aka “Bronny” played his first 8th grade basketball game for Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Calif. When he did so, Bronny was wearing No. 23, the number his father wears for the Los Angeles Lakers and wore while with the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron’s other son,...2018
  • • Dwyane Wade returns to Heat, will play Tuesday vs. Nets
    Dwyane Wade is back with the Miami Heat after a two-week paternity leave and will return to the lineup in Tuesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Heat shared video of Wade participating in Tuesday morning’s shootaround to celebrate the veteran’s return. The Heat went 2-5 in Wade’s absence as the star spent time with wife Gabrielle Union-Wade and newborn daughter Kaa...2018
  • • Dwyane Wade will step away from Heat to take care of newborn daughter
    Dwyane Wade and wife Gabrielle Union just welcomed their daughter to the world last week (via surrogate). But she’s a couple of weeks early, so Wade is taking a little more time away from basketball. Per Tim Reynolds of The Associated Press, Wade is going to spend at least another week. “With my daughter coming a couple weeks early, she’s a little tiny right now, so we’re making sure health-wise t...2018
  • • 'Our miracle': D-Wade, Union welcome baby girl
    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade and his actress wife Gabrielle Union-Wade have a baby....2018

Top Miami Heat news

  • • Running Diary: Lakers 113 | Heat 110
    Below is a running diary of the Lakers’ game against the Miami Heat, taking you through game day from start to finish....2019
  • • Lakers' LeBron James says he lost his 'love for the game' after losing the 2011 Finals
    LeBron and the Miami Heat were defeated by Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks in a big upset...2019
  • • Lakers at Heat: 3 Things to Know (12/13/19)
    Here is what you need to know before the Lakers visit the red-hot Miami Heat....2019
  • • Heat reveal plans for Wade jersey retirement
    The Miami Heat will celebrate Dwyane Wade's career with a three-day series of tributes next month, including the retirement of his No. 3 jersey and a viewing of the documentary that chronicles his final season....2020
  • • Lakers, Dion Waiters Agree to Deal
    2020
  • • The Miami Heat might not believe in moral victories, but they certainly earned the Lakers' respect in defeat
    The Heat had a chance to tie the Lakers at the buzzer despite playing without two key pieces...2019
  • • Miami Heat In Advanced Andre Iguodala Trade Talks
    The Miami Heat are in advanced discussions to acquire Memphis Grizzlies forward Andre Iguodala, Shams Charania of The Athletic. Iguodala has been available for trade since he landed with the Grizz franchise in the summer. Given Iguodala’s substantial $17.1M contract, the Heat don’t have a ton of options for players that could make the math […] The post Miami Heat In Advanced Andr...2020
  • • NBA Quarterly Grades: Lakers, Clippers, Bucks among top of the class; Knicks not only team with failing mark
    Also, the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat have earned grades few expected from them entering the 2019-20 season...2019
  • • Wade calls Butler's 'crazy' perfect match for Heat
    Former Miami Heat great Dwyane Wade isn't surprised that new Heat swingman, and good friend Jimmy Butler is having so much early success with his old team....2020
  • • Emotional night in Bay Area as Iguodala returns
    Now a member of the Miami Heat, former Golden State guard Andre Iguodala was given an emotional, standing ovation before the start of his return game vs. the Warriors on Monday night....2020

Miami Heat schedule, game

  • • Evaluating title chances of three Eastern Conference dark horses
    2020
  • • Four NBA teams to watch down the stretch
    2020
  • • Justise Winslow has great reaction to being traded
    The Miami Heat on Wednesday night acquired former NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala from the Memphis Grizzlies and promptly signed him to a two-year, $30 million extension. The initial report did not include that Miami had sent former first-round pick Justise Winslow to Memphis in the deal. At that point, former Heat star Dwyane Wade took to social media to note that it was a great deal for the team t...2020
  • • Heat reportedly have interest in Andre Iguodala trade
    Andre Iguodala wants to be traded ahead of Thursday’s deadline, and there is reportedly at least one team that has expressed interest in acquiring the veteran swingman. The Memphis Grizzlies have had discussions with the Miami Heat about a potential Iguodala trade, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. However, it is unclear if Iguodala will want to play for the Heat, as he may prefer to be...2020
  • • Eight NBA teams expected to be active ahead of trade deadline
    2020
  • • Heat To Sign Kyle Alexander To Two-Way Deal
    The Miami Heat plan to sign G League big man Kyle Alexander to a two-way contract, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports. The Canadian was among the team’s final cuts during training camp. During 23 games with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, the 23-year-old has averaged 10.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. He’ll occupy the […] The post Heat To Sign Kyle Alexander To Two-Way Deal ap...2020
  • • Jimmy Butler: TJ Warren ‘Not Even in My F**kin’ League’
    Jimmy Butler continued trash talking Pacers forward TJ Warren long after the on-court scuffles Wednesday night. “He’s not even in my f**kin’ league,” an irate Butler told reporters. Jimmy, who finished with 14 points and seven assists in the Miami Heat’s 122-108 road win over Indiana, is eager for his next matchup with Warren. Per […] The post Jimmy Butler: TJ W...2020
  • • Heat schedule Dwyane Wade jersey retirement ceremony for Feb. 22
    The Miami Heat organization is wasting no time making sure Dwyane Wade’s No. 3 jersey hangs in the AmericanAirlines Arena rafters alongside those of other franchise legends. According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Heat are targeting Feb. 22 to officially retire Wade’s jersey before a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat’s plan is said to involve a “more reserved...2020
  • • Goran Dragic Nearing Return From Groin Strain
    The Miami Heat have been without veteran point guard Goran Dragic for the majority of December. Now, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports, the 34-year-old is nearing his return to the lineup. Dragic has missed nine consecutive games for the Heat as he heals from a right groin strain sustained in early December but there’s optimism that […] The post Goran Dragic Nearing Return From G...2019
  • • Butler posts triple-double, spoils Lowry's return
    Jimmy Butler had 22 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, Duncan Robinson scored 22 points and the Miami Heat spoiled Kyle Lowry's return to Toronto's lineup by beating the Raptors 121-110 in overtime Tuesday....2019

Miami Heat rumors, scandals

  • • Andre Iguodala agrees to trade to Heat, gets $30M contract extension
    Andre Iguodala is getting his way, and so are the Miami Heat. Iguodala is being traded by the Memphis Grizzlies to the Heat, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday. The shocking part of the situation is that Woj says Iguodala has agreed to a two-year, $30 million contract extension with the Heat. Iguodala is 36 and making $17.1 million this season. He hasn’t played for Memphis, so he will...2020
  • • 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Miami Heat
    With the new year now finally upon us, speculation ahead of the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline is in full swing. Whether Miami Heat fans are in consensus about what the team ought to do before the Feb. 6, 2020 cut off or not, anticipation mounts across all fanbases that there will be fireworks. In this […] The post 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Miami Heat appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • The Miami Heat might not believe in moral victories, but they certainly earned the Lakers' respect in defeat
    2019
  • • Report: Juwan Howard would be candidate for Lakers’ coaching job
    Miami Heat assistant coach Juwan Howard would be a candidate for the Los Angeles Lakers’ coaching job, but perhaps not the leading one, according to a report. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Howard would be a candidate if the Laker job opened up, but he would not be considered the frontrunner. Much of the speculation surrounding Howard is because of his ties to LeBron James, who pla...2019
  • • NBA world reacts to Dwyane Wade beating Warriors at the buzzer
    Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat were on the verge of blowing a 24-point first-half lead at home against the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night. Down by one in the closing seconds, Miami fouled Kevin Durant to send him to the line. An 89 percent foul shooter this season, Durant hit one of two to put the defending champs up two. That’s when Wade made magic in his likely final game against the Warr...2019
  • • Watch: Dwyane Wade beats Warriors with circus three at buzzer
    In his final game against the Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade provided a finish that was, to put it lightly, memorable. Trailing by two in the final seconds, the Heat had the ball. Golden State had the play well-defended and knocked the ball loose. That’s when Wade grabbed it and put up an off-balance three as time was expiring. It went in for the future Hall of Famer. The pla...2019

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