/ Jul 29, 2014 / 11:00 am
When LeBron James announced he was returning to Cleveland, the Heat didn’t have much time to sulk. They had to get to work right away, as another one of their superstars, Chris Bosh, was highly sought-after on the open market. On the same day LeBron left, the Heat re-signed Bosh to a five-year deal. From there, they made other moves to remain a contender in the East, including bringing in Luol Deng as LeBron’s replacement. Yesterday, Miami owner Micky Arison published a letter addressing expectations for next season.
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LeBron James surprised many this morning when his agent informed the world he will exercise his early termination option in his contract with the Heat and would become a free agent on July 1. It seems he hasn’t talked to the other two-thirds of Miami’s Big Three, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, but planned to do so as he looks over his multitude of options in free agency next month. Read More »
With the 2014 NBA season finished, all eyes have turned to LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade to see what the former champs will do with early termination options in the next two weeks. They have until June 29 to decide on opting out, but reports have LeBron unwilling to take less unless Miami’s roster is significantly improved. Read More »
The Heat’s triumvirate of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, all possess early-termination options (ETO) in their contracts before next season, which would make all three unrestricted free agents this summer. Back in March, Bosh seemed to say he and ‘Bron were staying, and Bosh reiterated his stance when he told ESPN radio yesterday he’d accept less money if it meant staying with the Heat. Read More »
Unlikes Carmelo Anthony, who has publicly said he’ll opt out of the final year of his deal with the New York Knicks to test free agency, the Miami Heat’s “Big Three” of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh also have the option of opting out of the final year of their contracts this summer, but they’ve remained tight-lipped about their future plans as they try and win their third consecutive NBA Title this season. Heat owner Micky Arison told 790 The Ticket on Monday there was a “100 percent” chance they’ll stay in Miami. Read More »
/ Jun 24, 2012 / 12:00 am
We can at least thank the lockout for this much: It pushed the season back and now that the Finals are over – even if they ended much quicker than any of us expected – the NBA Draft is literally right around the corner. And the first round promises are flowing. We already know about Dion Waiters. There are reports Royce White has one from the Celtics. Now, the agent for West Virginia’s Kevin Jones says he has a promise among the first 30 selections, that someone has committed to him in the first round. We can’t say we expected that. Jones was a solid college player, even if his numbers this year made him out to be a beast (20.1 points, 11.1 rebounds) but perhaps he turns into another Taj Gibson. Read More »
/ Jul 9, 2010 / 11:30 am
After taking in the reaction from the LeBronapalooza last night, you would think the world had ended. Cleveland fans seemed ready to march on South Beach and there were NBA GMs sending out betrayal notes like some lost lover. Did anyone profit from this (outside of those obvious drama setters from ESPN)?
Ultimately, LeBron did just make himself a lot of money, but does he make the list of the 10 biggest winners from Thursday night? Read More »
If you think that a franchise’s coach or general manager doesn’t have influence on whether or not a free agent with sign (or stay) with your franchise – think again. Aside from the fact of how lucrative a contract you can put together, a team’s management is vital to attracting (and keeping) top talent. So for all you Miami Heat fans out there hoping to keep Dwyane Wade, this is great news: Pat Riley‘s time in Miami will not end anytime soon. Read More »