TAG: Pat Riley

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 5, 2014 / 12:40 pm

Report: Pat Riley To Meet With Luol Deng Today

Luol Deng, LeBron James

Heat president Pat Riley is attempting to add complementary players to a Heat roster with likely very little cap space in an attempt to persuade the Big 3 to re-sign and continue to challenge for championships. As such, Riles covets a player like free agent Luol Deng, and plans to meet with him today to lay his pitch out, reports Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jun 30, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Heat’s “Big Three” Have Contracts Set, Will Give Pat Riley “A Window” To Upgrade

Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

We’re less than 60 minutes removed from the beginning of 2014 free agency season, and the biggest mystery lies in Miami. The Heat’s Big Three — LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade — have all opted out of their contracts, and sources tell Yahoo the Heat triumvirate will give team president Pat Riley, “a window” to upgrade the Heat’s roster. Plus, they already have contract deals in place, waiting to see what Riles can put together. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jun 29, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: James, Wade, Bosh Discuss Contract Options

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh

The next steps to re-building the Miami Heat are taking place. As opposed to Pat Riley wielding free agency power, however, the team’s players appear to be running things. After LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh decided to opt-out of their deals for next season, the Heat’s Big Three are reportedly discussing terms of their new contracts amongst themselves. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 28, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Report: LeBron Wants Max Contract, Teammates Willing To Take Less

Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Udonis Haslem have followed the lead of LeBron James by opting out of their contracts for next season with the Miami Heat. Now comes the next step for Pat Riley and company: Negotiating new, presumably discounted salaries for Miami’s quartet of free agents. And though James had previously indicated he’d be willing to take a pay-cut to improve the Heat’s roster, the latest report is that he’s seeking the maximum contract allowable from the Heat. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Heat Looking To Trade Up For Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier

Mario Chalmers is an unrestricted free agent and coming off arguably the worst stretch of play in his six-year career. Norris Cole is the only player on the Miami Heat roster with a guaranteed contract for next season, but seems best suited to continue his role as a backup going forward. With so much uncertainty at point guard, Pat Riley is reportedly targeting LeBron James favorite Shabazz Napier in Thursday’s NBA draft. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jun 24, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Report: LeBron Will Meet With D-Wade & Bosh To Discuss Future

Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

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 »

2014 Free Agency, Twitter / Jun 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

What Pat Riley Said About The Future Of The Miami Heat

Pat Riley, Ray Allen

Pat Riley held a press conference today to address a variety of questions about the Miami Heat as they head into what will be a very busy off-season. We have the details. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 17, 2014 / 12:30 pm

LeBron James Unwilling To Take Less Unless Heat Roster Improves

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Micky Arison, LeBron James

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 »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jun 12, 2014 / 12:59 am

Report: Heat Exploring Options To Add Carmelo Anthony This Summer

LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony

After some crazy theorizing based off the friendship between LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony earlier today, it seems the Heat have been plotting all along how to add a fourth superstar to their Big Three of Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and James. A cursory plan has the Big Three opting out of their contracts to re-sign for significantly less in order to open up enough cap room to bring Anthony into the fold. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / May 28, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Chris Bosh Says He’d Accept Less Money To Stay In Miami

Chris Bosh, LeBron James

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 »