Heat’s Waiters opts for season-ending ankle surgery

On the eve of facing surgery that will end his 2017-18 season, Dion Waiters thoroughly enjoyed watching his hometown Philadelphia Eagles rout the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game on television Sunday night. The Miami Heat guard shared the news he has opted to have surgery on his problematic left ankle Monday on his […]

Hot again, can Heat find way to upgrade?

The Miami Heat are at it… again. Coming off a season a year ago in which it was, well, awful, in the first half and electric in the second, Miami is trending upward this season, doing so much earlier in the schedule. The Heat are expected to be among the teams to be active as […]

Heat’s Johnson, Raptors’ Ibaka suspended for fight

Miami Heat forward James Johnson and Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka have each been suspended for their role in an on-court skirmish, the league announced Wednesday. Ibaka and Johnson threw punches at each other following a foul on Johnson and immediate shove by Ibaka. The incident occurred with 7:50 remaining in the third quarter of the Heat’s […]

Williams Jr. lands back with Skyforce

The Sioux Falls Skyforce have signed free agent shooting guard Matt Williams Jr. as a returning player, the team announced Tuesday. Williams Jr. was waived by the Miami Heat earlier this week. He averaged 1.7 points in three NBA games. He has appeared in 16 games with the G-League’s Skyforce and averaged 9.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and […]

Heat add Jones Jr. on two-way contract

Free agent small forward Derrick Jones Jr. has agreed to a two-way contract with the Miami Heat, the team announced Sunday. Jones spent 32 games with the Phoenix Suns last season, and six this year, before being waived. The former UNLV standout has compiled career averages of 4.7 points and 2.2 rebounds. The Heat will […]

Heat’s Waiters pained by all-too-familiar injury

Dion Waiters said he will live up to his last name when it comes to having surgery on his left ankle, admitting to reporters Tuesday it will most likely take surgery to fully heal it. However, Waiters, who missed is his second game for the Miami Heat on Tuesday night against visiting Orlando because of […]

Heat’s Johnson out at least a week with ankle injury

Miami Heat forward James Johnson underwent an MRI on Sunday that revealed right ankle bursitis and the swingman will miss the next seven to 10 days, according to the team. Johnson suffered the injury Saturday against the Los Angeles Clippers while attempting to block Clippers guard Jawun Evans and did not return to the game. On the season, […]

Gee signs with Heat G-League affiliate

Free agent forward Alonzo Gee has signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the G League, the team announced in a press release. Gee, 30, has spent time with the Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets. He entered the league during the 2009 season, has played 417 career […]

Heat’s Winslow hopes to return in week

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow is hopeful to return within the next week after an MRI on his injured knee returned clean, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. Winslow, 27, is averaging 6.6 points and 5.4 rebounds in 27 games. He suffered a knee strain in Wednesday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Heat to shut down Whiteside for 1-2 weeks

Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside has continued to experience soreness in his right knee and will be shut down for the next one-to-two weeks. Whiteside underwent an MRI Thursday which revealed a bone bruise in his knee. Heat shutting down Hassan Whiteside for 1-2 weeks with a bone bruise in his knee. — Tim Reynolds […]

Interview: Heat’s Dragic aims to keep evolving

CLEVELAND — Losing a step is an athlete’s worst fear. Not being as fast or explosive as you once were can be concerning and possibly signal the end of your tenure is approaching. Once you start losing your best skill (quickness, strength, shot), it’s difficult to compete, to remain in the NBA. For Goran Dragic, […]

Heat’s Whiteside out tonight vs. Knicks

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside will miss tonight’s game against the New York Knicks due to left knee soreness. The Heat are on a back-to-back, as they lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers last night. Whiteside played 19 minutes and finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds. On the season, Whiteside is averaging 14.9 points and 12.7 […]