1. Heat Payroll Edging Past $130M in Salary and Tax; Hard Cap Possible

    It was the goal of Micky Arison during the last round of collective-bargaining negotiations and is the bane of many front offices around the NBA . Now the question is whether the Miami Heat are willing to play under a hard cap for the 2015-16 season...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 13 hours ago 165 reads 0 comments

  2. ASK IRA: Could a Sign-and-Trade Be Best Avenue for Heat?

    Miami fans are going hard for Lou Williams on Twitter. He lives in Miami and seems to be interested. Any chance Miami could be interested and do a sign-and-trade to get him? Since Toronto needs a power forward, Josh McRoberts would be the perfect fit.

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 hours ago 207 reads 0 comments

  3. Summer School Is in as Heat's Hassan Whiteside Aims to Improve

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  4. Winslow Era Begins for Heat with Versatile Summer Debut

    The attraction was the versatility. It all was on display Saturday with Miami Heat first-round NBA draft choice Justise Winslow...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 18 hours ago 149 reads 0 comments

  5. Aldridge Bypasses Heat Longshot Bid in NBA Free Agency

    As expected, dinner without the salary-cap cash to pay the overall bill only gets you so far during NBA free agency...

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  6. Realistic Expectations for Justise Winslow's Rookie Season with the Miami Heat

    Pat Riley and the Miami Heat snagged one of the best value picks in the 2015 NBA draft when Duke's Justise Winslow fell to No. 10...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 days ago 20,416 reads 56 comments

  7. Heat Sign Justise Winslow

    MIAMI, July 3 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Justise Winslow. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 days ago 389 reads 0 comments

  8. Dwyane Wade's New Contract Is Perfect Scenario for Both Star SG and Miami Heat

    Sometimes, compromise is better than consensus. The former requires more fuss and more muss, but seemingly ugly processes can (and often do) reveal a lot about both parties while yielding better business...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 3 days ago 192,749 reads 315 comments

  9. Dwyane Wade Got His $20 Million Deal, Painted His Toe Nails, and Sipped His Tea

    Heading into the offseason, uncertainty loomed large over Dwyane Wade 's head. He was aging, his contract had ran out, and no one was quite sure where he'd land. He said that he'd really like to see $20 million in the coming year and oh, how we laughed..

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 1,623 reads 0 comments

  10. Hassan Whiteside's Emergence Could Cost Dwyane Wade a Max Contract

    After boldly securing Goran Dragic at the trade deadline, the post-LeBron James Heat had the makings of a strong core for years to come...

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  11. Heat Summer League Roster Features 360-Pound Center Joshua Smith

    The Heat begin summer league in Orlando on Saturday and have put together a roster that includes several players already on their team.....

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  12. Heat Had No Good Fallback If Goran Dragic Left

    There has been plenty of talk about how much leverage Goran Dragic had because of how much the Heat gave up to trade for him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 174 reads 0 comments

  13. Free agent rumors: Miami Heat tracking Carlos Boozer, J.J. Barea | Heat Zone

    Miami appears to be close to signing free agent combo guard J.J. Barea, which probably means the team is close to making a trade.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 429 reads 0 comments

  14. Miami Heat: Dwyane Wade free agency update, summer league roster

    MIAMI — There was no major news on Dwyane Wade on the first day of free agency, but there are signs that he and the Miami Heat are headed toward a resolution.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  15. Miami Heat Hope Goran Dragic Deal Helps in Dwyane Wade Negotiations

    The sun was just rising in Slovenia on Wednesday when the NBA 's midnight madness bell rang for the start of free agency, not that Goran Dragic was staring at his watch.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 206 reads 0 comments

  16. Dwyane Wade, LeBron James Spotted Vacationing Together in the Bahamas

    Dwyane Wade and LeBron James -- best friends, former teammates and current unrestricted free agents -- were spotted at the Atlantis in the Bahamas for a much needed vacation along ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 561 reads 0 comments

  17. Miami Heat Could Survive Without Dwyane Wade, Even If It's Better to Keep Him

    Dwyane Wade is the Miami Heat . Over the last 12 years, the idea of him wearing another jersey has surpassed unfathomable. Until now…s ort of...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 days ago 6,416 reads 10 comments

  18. Dwyane Wade Spoils Heat's Plans for Quiet Summer of Free Agency

    MIAMI — As the Heat wrapped up their draining regular season in April, they appeared to be headed for a relatively easy and straightforward summer. That is unlikely to be the case...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 5 days ago 958 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Heat, Wade Progressing on Contract Talks

    Free agent Dwyane Wade and Miami are progressing in talks on a likely multi-year deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 5 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 5 Destinations for Dwyane Wade

    It still seems unlikely that Dwyane Wade and the Heat will break up, and now that free agency is underway, the two sides can officially negotiate a deal.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 5 days ago 898 reads 0 comments

  21. Goran Dragic's Return Could Make Heat 'LeBron's Biggest Obstacle' in East

    Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal Wednesday, the opening day of 2015 free agency, according to ESPN's Marc Stein...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 64,902 reads 431 comments

  22. Luol Deng's Miami Heat Return Puts Rookie Justise Winslow in Perfect Spot

    At first blush, it seems like Luol Deng 's decision to return to the Miami Heat is bad news for rookie Justise Winslow. It was certainly a surprise, as these rapid-fire tweets from ESPN...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 days ago 61,228 reads 93 comments

  23. Skolnick: Is There a Chance Dwyane Wade Doesn't Come Back After Opting Out?

    The clock has begun ticking on Dwyane Wade 's future with the Miami Heat , as the star 2-guard will opt out of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne reported Monday...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 7 days ago 187,715 reads 497 comments

  24. Luol Deng Opts In to Heat Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Luol Deng decided his first season with the Miami Heat went so well that he's going to do it all over again. The 30-year-old small forward exercised his player option for 2015-16, his agent revealed Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 39,054 reads 266 comments

  25. Deng Opts in with Heat for 2015-16

    Luol Deng 's agent Herb Rudoy says his client is staying with the Heat for the 2015-16 season. "He opted in 2 minutes ago," Rudoy said...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 23 reads 0 comments