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  • Heat's No. 1 offseason priority: secure Goran Dragic

    With the season done, with that one final game no one wanted to win finally over, Dwyane Wade walked out of the basketball arena in Philadelphia with his arm around Goran Dragic. Wade was smiling, laughing, pulling Dragic close and whispering in his ear....
  • ASK IRA: Do Hassan, Goran make 2014-15 a net gain?

    ASK IRA: Do Hassan, Goran make 2014-15 a net gain?
    Q: As a fan and season-ticket holder, I had hoped the Heat would be in the playoffs. As a realist, missing them was destined to happen this year. Looking forward, it will be exciting to see how Pat Riley utilizes his current assets to reinvent this team....
  • Ira Winderman: Napier going back to Final Four, but not reminiscing

    Ira Winderman: Napier going back to Final Four, but not reminiscing
    For the third time in five years, Shabazz Napier will be at the Final Four. If nothing else, that should have the Miami Heat rookie point guard in an NCAA Tournament state of mind these days. Or not. "I've been watching it," Napier said after...
  • ASK IRA: Does Riley need to reconsider coaching staff?

    ASK IRA: Does Riley need to reconsider coaching staff?
    Q: So frustrated watching Thursday. Do you believe the removal of Bob McAdoo and Ron Rothstein had an adverse impact on the team this season? Yes, the injuries have been devastating. But it seems like the move to new coaches didn't pay off. This team's...
  • ASK IRA: Will Heat approach on both ends change dramatically next season?

    ASK IRA: Will Heat approach on both ends change dramatically next season?
    Q: So wait, you're telling me that Goran Dragic finally gets more touches than the other three or four players on the team that he's better than, and the Heat win? I would've never guessed it! Giving the ball more and running plays around your second-best...
  • Hyde: Blood, guts and a necessary Heat win

    Hyde: Blood, guts and a necessary Heat win
    The Heat are hobbling, grimacing and exhaustedly weaving toward the finish line with a team held together by stitches, extra padding and a masseuse working overtime. Have you ever seen an entire basketball team labor through a win like it's suffering...
  • ASK IRA: Are injuries too simplistic an excuse for Heat season?

    ASK IRA: Are injuries too simplistic an excuse for Heat season?
    Q: Is the glass half full or half empty? Should Erik Spoelstra be commended for the great job he has done with a team that has four guys on the team (Whiteside, Henry Walker, Tyler Johnson and Michael Beasley) signed off of 10-day contracts and still is...
  • ASK IRA: Is tanking even an option at this point for Heat?

    ASK IRA: Is tanking even an option at this point for Heat?
    Q: I think I am about ready to shut this season down and try and reclaim a Top 10 pick. I know the team has fought all year and given their heart and soul to make the playoffs, but I'm just tired of seeing our guys go down with injury and I don't see...
  • ASK IRA: Will Whiteside merely be a two-year rental for Heat?

    ASK IRA: Will Whiteside merely be a two-year rental for Heat?
    Q: In the wake of your article about Hassan Whiteside becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2016, I have to admit, I was blindsided by this news.  I assumed the Heat could sign him to a long-term contract before he hit the open market. Since it will be...
  • Josh McRoberts travels with Heat for first time since knee surgery

    Josh McRoberts travels with Heat for first time since knee surgery
    For the first-time since undergoing knee surgery in December, forward Josh McRoberts has joined the Miami Heat on a road trip. McRoberts, who, according to coach Erik Spoelstra, has yet to resume on-court work with the coaching staff, left Saturday with...
  • Ira Winderman: Patience from Riley? Don't bet on it

    Ira Winderman: Patience from Riley? Don't bet on it
    Pat Riley has always been in a hurry. Impatience has been his virtue. At least when it has come to his tenure with the Miami Heat. Barely two months after his arrival in 1995, he blew up his roster and traded for Alonzo Mourning. Less than three...