| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Q: So it seems that Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh want to see Shabazz Napier get playing time, too. When can Pat Riley work out a trade for Mario Chalmers or Norris Cole? It would be a shame to lose Cole. -- Chet.
A: There is plenty of room on this...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, what does it tell you when Mario Chalmers is the best the Heat can do at shooting guard behind Dwyane Wade? -- Art.
A: It tells me that it's the third week in October, which makes it the best time for a team to experiment. Do I think Chalmers is...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Doc Rivers got a suite at Staples Center on Wednesday for the Clippers to watch the Kings raise their Stanley Cup championship banner.
He wanted the players to visualize that it was they who had just won a title. Apparently it worked.
"We tasted it,"...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Michael Beasley may not have played his way out of the NBA, but, for now, that's where the former Miami Heat forward is headed.
A source with the Memphis Grizzlies confirmed to the Sun Sentinel that Beasley has left the team to sign in China....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Q: I have repeatedly questioned Pat Riley's decision to re-sign Mario Chalmers for two years at $4 million per year. I honestly think the money could have been spent better. And if a veteran point guard were brought in for the minimum, he could have...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Even with Chris Bosh taking five more shots than any teammate in Saturday's exhibition opener, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Monday it doesn't necessarily mean Bosh will be the focus of his offense.
"That's not necessarily how we want to play,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:13 PM
With Monday's announcement of a new national NBA television contract that triples the league's revenues from the current package, the Miami Heat's approach to this past offseason came into greater focus Monday.
In the wake of losing LeBron James to...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The point, Pat Riley said, is not the free agents the Miami Heat bypassed as they rounded out their training-camp roster.
It is about the possibilities, he said, of the players brought to training camp.
After bypassing the likes of Andray...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
"I learned from a franchise that had been where I wanted to go. I will always think of Miami as my second home. Without the experiences I had there, I wouldn’t be able to do what I'm doing today." -- LeBron James, July 11, in his Sports...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: I am reading that Udonis Haslem is practicing his 3-pointer, Birdman is working on developing his perimeter jumper, and Mario Chalmers will get time at shooting guard. Please wake me from my Heat nightmare! -- Stone, Miami.
A: First, exhale. Udonis...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Miami Heat returned to AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday night seemingly in first place in the NBA in hashtags.
In the wake of a turbulent July were born #HeatLifer and #HeatNation. Even Pat Riley, who has a Twitter account that does not...