| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Once he returns, expect Miami Heat center Justin Hamilton to receive serious consideration to crack the regular-season rotation.
Hamilton has been sidelined three weeks after undergoing surgery for an abnormal heartbeat the first week of training camp....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Ira, I liked Danny Granger at the four. His lack of mobility isn't as much of an issue there, and he certainly can be a stretch four. -- Ray, Miami.
A: The start Tuesday came somewhat out of necessity, with Josh McRoberts still out. And I could see...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:27 AM
To some, it's as if Chris Quinn never left, considering at 31 he's back with the Miami Heat.
For while, even after he was traded by the Heat in 2010, it felt like he never left, considering what he experienced in one of his ensuing adventures,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:16 AM
South Dakota in the winter? Perhaps not the ideal destination for an internship, but the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League is the lone minor league affiliate of the Miami Heat, and they are conducting tryouts for their training camp roster.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:19 AM
As he sat in a folding chair just outside of the locker room at AmericanAirlines Arena, Danny Granger surprisingly did not have the look of someone who had been consistently blindsided.
And yet, how could he possibly have seen so much of this...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Heat backup center Justin Hamilton is expected to miss at least three weeks after undergoing minor heart surgery on Monday.
The procedure repaired an atrial flutter _ an abnormal heart rhythm _ that had caused Hamilton to experience "light-headedness"...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Q: Hi, Ira. From your card, who among the 20 will make the final 15 before the season starts? It seems like everyone taken to camp are good scorers. -- Romeo.
A: To me, the roster locks going in is the probable starting lineup of Dwyane Wade, Mario...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Part of the rhythm of the NBA is the continuum is that you get to pick up where you left off, especially the elite.
While the offseasons tend to be brief, there is ample time to reflect, reassess, rededicate.
Eventually, the Detroit Pistons...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Phil Weber, a former assistant coach at the University of Florida and longtime NBA assistant coach, Tuesday was named coach of the Miami Heat's NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
Weber, who last worked in the NBA when Mike...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Erik Spoelstra has entered training camp the past two seasons with a mantra of "letting go," that even from NBA championships, you have to move on.
Saturday, when training camp opens at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat will have no other...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:02 AM
An updated look at the status of those on the Heat training-camp roster, those who left in the offseason, and those from last season's roster who remained unsigned:
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Age: Turned 36 on July 7.