TAG: Miami Heat

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 15, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Wade Announces Return To Heat On Instagram

Dwyane Wade

LeBron James decided to return home and Dwyane Wade has chosen to stay there. The Miami Heat star took to instagram today to announce that he’s signed a new contract with the team that drafted him in 2003. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 15, 2014 / 11:15 am

Luol Deng’s Agent Explains His Decision To Join Heat

Luol Deng

When Luol Deng signed a two-year, $20 million deal with the Miami Heat, some were surprised by the dollars and term Deng settled for, especially since he turned down a three-year, $30 million offer from the Chicago Bulls before he was traded to Cleveland last season. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Jul 14, 2014 / 3:45 pm

J.R. Smith Calls Out Rihanna On Instagram

Rihanna

During the 2014 NBA Playoffs, Bajan pop singer Rihanna made the rounds for an impressive — i.e. approaching Jimmy Goldstein levels — number of games. J.R. Smith didn’t appear in any playoff games this year, but the 2013 Sixth Man of the Year and victim of a Riri tongue-lashing after going out clubbin’ during the playoffs two season’s ago, uploaded a pic to Instagram appearing to mock singer’s shifting allegiances. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 13, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Deng Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Heat

Luol Deng

The shoes of LeBron James can’t be filled by a single player, but the Miami Heat made quick work in finding a replacement for the four-time MVP nevertheless. According to USA Today’s Sam Amick, Luol Deng has agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract with the Heat. Read More »

Smack / Jul 12, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Dwyane Wade: “LeBron Made The Right Decision”

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

Perhaps chief among the many reasons it was broadly assumed that LeBron James would re-sign with the Miami Heat this summer was because of his relationship with Dwyane Wade. And though the superstar friends will no longer be teammates, Wade made clear in a statement that he holds no ill-will towards James. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Heat “Making Progress” With Luol Deng

Luol Deng

A historically bad day for the Miami Heat could have been even worse had Chris Bosh done as expected and left South Beach for the Houston Rockets in the wake of LeBron James’ departure. But Bosh shocked the basketball world by re-committing to the Heat, and it’s only a matter of time until Dwyane Wade re-ups with Miami, too. Pat Riley still has ample cap space to improve his roster around the Big Two, and he’s reportedly using it in attempts to sign Luol Deng. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Bosh Spurns Rockets, Decides To Stay With Heat

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade

In a shocking twist to an already frenzied day of free agency, Chris Bosh re-signed with the Miami Heat. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 11, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Report: LeBron Reconciled With Dan Gilbert Last, Week Where Both Apologized

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

With rampant speculation about LeBron James‘ future flooding message boards and Twitter since he opted out of his deal with the Heat last month, no one knew of today’s announcement before Sports Illustrated published LeBron’s return-to-Cleveland missive — with an assist from Lee Jenkins — for all the world to see. Neither the Heat or Cavs knew his decision until they saw it online, which is exactly how James wanted it after the PR debacle surrounding his 2010 Decision. Before all that transpired today, James actually met with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert where both finally cleared the air, Yahoo reports. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Report: Bulls Going After Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade, Joakim Noah

LeBron James is heading home to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chris Bosh appears bound for the Houston Rockets. Though it’s been assumed that the first and last member of the Miami Heat’s Big Three would stay in South Beach, now comes a report that the Chicago Bulls are courting Dwyane Wade. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Smack / Jul 11, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Miami Fans Burning LeBron Jerseys & Defacing Murals After James’ Decision

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

As expected, LeBron James‘s decision to return to Cleveland is not going well in Miami. The level of hate spewing forth so quickly in Miami after the LeBron news broke might surprise some who thought juvenile reactions were only relegated to Northeastern Ohio. Read More »