| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!"
James presumably won't announce his intended...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner.
Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem opted out of his contract Saturday and will become a free agent July 1, but made the move to give the team more salary cap flexibility, according to Bleacher Report.
Haslem was due to make $4.62 million next season. By...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:33 PM
The Miami Heat spent Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena running on fumes in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, now one loss to the San Antonio Spurs from turning past tense when it comes to being NBA champions.
“They played great,” Heat Coach...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:24 AM
AmericanAirlines Arena isn't the only venue packing Heat these days.
Studio Kanter Gallery in Fort Lauderdale and the Wentworth Gallery in Boca Raton will be sources of slam-dunk artistry through the end of June, with large-scale portraits of LeBron...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I didn't expect the Heat to be on national television as much after LeBron James left, but don't you think that might fuel Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh? Won't Erik Spoelstra be pointing out how outsiders don't think they're good enough? -- Len.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Pat Riley is slowly killing the Miami Heat. First with the Chris Bosh max salary, then with Birdman's $10 million dollar, two-year year salary and then he signs Udonis Haslem to a two-year $5.6 million dollar deal! WOW! I could have built a better...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I saw you said they gave Michael Beasley's No. 8 to Shawne Williams. So I guess they're not going to retire Bease's number? (OK, so it means he's not coming back?) -- Henrique.
A: An adjustment still could be made if Beasley is brought back, but...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Tyler Johnson? Ira, I know you said that gives the Heat 14 players, but Pat Riley can't possibly be finished, can he? Where's our backup center, our point guard, our 3-pointer shooters? -- Nate.
A: First, Riley isn't finished because no one in the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Tim Hardaway didn't want to leave the Miami Heat, didn't want to leave South Florida. But he also desperately wanted to coach.
So he decided to put his Heat ties to use. Thursday, the former Heat All-Star point guard confirmed to the Sun Sentinel...