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Stoudemire hopes Big3 leads to another NBA shot; talks Whiteside

Amare Stoudemire will be back in Miami this week, playing in a Big3 league game Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Stoudemire last played in the NBA while with the Heat in the 2015-16 season. The 35-year-old Stoudemire is hoping his time in the Big3 can catch the eye of an NBA team. He won a […]


Wade, Haslem have invitations to return to Heat

Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem have invitations to return to the Miami Heat, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The Heat currently have 11 players under contract. The franchise surpassed the luxury tax threshold by more than $3 million to sign guard Wayne Ellington. Miami’s projected tax payment is at $4.9 million, but if Wade agrees to […]


Heat offer Exhibit 10 deals to Macon, Maten

A pair of undrafted players have been offered Exhibit 10 contracts by the Miami Heat. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports with Miami’s summer-league season having concluded, the Heat had extended the offers to Daryl Macon and Yante Maten. The agents of both players say they will consider the offers from Miami, but they […]


Whiteside likely to remain with Heat

The Miami Heat have made center Hassan Whiteside available in trade talks this summer, but the trade market is limited for Whiteside and he’s likely to remain with the franchise, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Several prominent members of the Heat want to move on from Whiteside, but the franchise understands his trade value […]


Only six teams have at least full mid-level money left to spend

The dust is beginning to settle a bit in regards to the wild and wacky NBA free-agent market. After the flurry of activity Thursday night, only six teams in the league have the mid-level exception ($8.6 million) or more that they can spend on free agents. The MLE is $8.6 million and will be where […]


Ellington re-signs with Heat

Free agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington is re-signing with the Miami Heat, according to a report from ESPN. Ellington agreed to a one-year, $6.2 million deal to stay in South Beach. Sources: Wayne Ellington agreed to a one-year deal for $6.2 million. https://t.co/9uKbm0LeY0 — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 13, 2018 In 77 games this past season, […]


Spoelstra, Whiteside have been in constant contact

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra says he and center Hassan Whiteside have been in communication all summer and that their relationship is not what it appears. Whiteside totaled just 26 points, 30 rebounds and six blocks in the five-game playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers and was very vocal about his lack of playing time and […]


Sources: Heat have gauged trade market for Waiters

Eager to create cap space, the Miami Heat have gauged the trade market for shooting guard Dion Waiters, league sources told Amico Hoops. Waiters has three years and roughly $36 million left on his contract. Currently, the Heat’s 2018-19 salary stands close to $120 million and that’s with Dwyane Wade, Wayne Ellington and Udonis Haslem unsigned, three […]


Heat withdraw qualifying offer to Walton

The Miami Heat have withdrawn the qualifying offer they presented Derrick Walton Jr., according to RealGM’s log of official NBA transactions. Walton, who was a two-way player for the Heat last season, had received a qualifying offer for a one-year, two-way contract with a $50,000 guarantee. It made him a restricted free agent and gave […]


Heat signing Robinson to two-way contract

The Miami Heat and Duncan Robinson have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract, according to a report. Michael Scotto of The Athletic reports the Michigan product, who attended Williams Ephs prior to heading to Ann Arbor, will have a chance to become the first Division III player since Devean George to play in an NBA game. […]


Heat haven’t found trade market for Whiteside, Johnson

The Miami Heat have tried to trade center Hassan Whiteside and guard Tyler Johnson this offseason, but haven’t found a trade market for either player, according to a report from the Miami Herald. Several prominent members of the Heat want to move on from Whiteside, but the franchise understands his trade value is heavily diminished and […]


Rockets, Lakers, Heat showing interest in Carmelo

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony continues to draw interest from the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, according to The Washington Post. Anthony and the Thunder are expected to part ways, via a contract buyout, this offseason. His agent was spotted sitting with a contingent of Rockets’ basketball employees, including head coach […]


Heat sign Jones Jr. to two-year contract

The Miami Heat have signed Derrick Jones Jr. to a contract, according to a report. Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported the details on Jones’ deal with Miami. The Heat have signed Derrick Jones Jr. to a standard contract, no longer on as two-way deal. Derrick Walton Jr. has a qualifying offer […]


Pindowns: Time for a new award — ‘The MVP, other than LeBron’

LeBron James comes to a team, it goes to the NBA Finals. LeBron James leaves a team, it languishes in either mediocrity (Miami) or purgatory (Cleveland, both times). For the fifth consecutive season, James didn’t win the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award Monday night. He has not won it since the 2012-13 season. LeBron has […]