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Heat Cavaliers

GAME PREVIEW: Heat continue road trip against Cavaliers

The Miami Heat continue their five-game road trip against the Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday evening–Thanksgiving Eve–inside Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Heat have been one of the NBA’s hottest teams, having won seven of their last eight after beginning the season 1-4. Over this eight-game stretch, the Heat sport the NBA’s seventh-best NET […]

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Jaime Jaquez Jr. Heat

Heat’s trust in Jaime Jaquez Jr. should speak volumes

There was a growing consensus ahead of the 2023 NBA Draft that it was a promising draft class, beginning with Victor Wembanyama to G-League Ignite’s Scoot Henderson, Brandon Miller and even extending to hyper-athletic twin wings Amen and Ausar Thompson, among plenty others. The Miami Heat, as we all know, sputtered last regular season as

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Erik Spoelstra Dru Smith

Erik Spoelstra complimentary of Dru Smith’s impact to begin 2023-24 season

While the Miami Heat shored depth around the rest of their roster this offseason, they lack positional depth at one position: Point guard. Most of their offseason was ingrained in the Damian Lillard saga, though they left those crusades empty-handed. Miami also failed to retain guard Gabe Vincent, who signed a three-year, $33 million deal

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Heat Hawks

Shorthanded Heat earn 117-109 victory over Atlanta Hawks

Without Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro — who will miss the next few weeks with a Grade 2 ankle sprain — the Miami Heat earned their fourth straight victory Saturday evening. Behind a 26-point, 17-rebound, four-assist night from (super)star center Bam Adebayo plus a career night from rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr., the Heat won 117-109

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Heat Hawks

GAME PREVIEW: Heat look to continue three-game win streak against Hawks

The Miami Heat will play the second of their four-game road trip against the Atlanta Hawks Saturday evening in the first leg of a back-to-back, hoping to keep their three-game winning streak alive. After beginning the season 1-4, the Heat have rattled off three straight wins against the Washington Wizards, Los Angeles Lakers and, most

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Udonis Haslem Heat

Udonis Haslem hired as Heat’s VP of Basketball Development

*Clears throat* “HE’S BAAAAAAAAAACK!” The Miami Heat officially hired the recently-retired Udonis Haslem to be the team’s Vice President of Basketball development, Anthony Chiang of The Miami Herald reported Tuesday afternoon. Chiang notes that Haslem’s role with the organization working with the coaching staff and helping develop players with both the Heat and Sioux Falls

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