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AP source: Heat, Herro agree on 4-year, $130 million deal

Oct. 02, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro's future is secure, and the Miami Heat have him locked up for five years. Herro signed a four-year contract extension with the Heat on Sunday. A person with knowledge of the details said the deal could be worth as much as $130 million — less than the...

Chirpy, chippy Tucker brings missing toughness to 76ers

Sep. 27, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joel Embiid slung a towel over his shoulder and ditched his sneakers somewhere on the McAlister Field House court as he walked toward an ice tub. He stripped his socks, sunk his size-17 feet into the frosty water and started shooting the breeze with P.J. Tucker. ...

Heat gather for training camp, with roster largely intact

Sep. 26, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

Miami coach Erik Spoelstra’s chair remained vacant at Heat media day on Monday, for the best possible reason. His family roster is growing. Spoelstra and his wife Nikki welcomed their third child into the world Monday — Ruby Grace, the couple’s first daughter...

Take fouls, score changes will be different in NBA this year

Sep. 23, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

Changing the way the so-called “transition take fouls” are officiated this season won’t keep them out of the NBA game. In fact, the league thinks that sort of play now may make the game better. The long-awaited rule change — one of the points of education for...

Patriots facing 2 opponents this week: heat and the Dolphins

Sep. 05, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — On Sunday, New England plays Miami's Dolphins. Before that, the Patriots will take on Miami's heat. High temperatures are forecast to be in the mid-60s to mid-70s around Foxborough, Massachusetts, for the next few days — and the way...

Udonis Haslem says he's coming back for 20th year with Heat

Aug. 21, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kobe Bryant. Dirk Nowitzki. And now, Udonis Haslem. Miami’s captain is returning to the Heat for a 20th season, he announced Sunday. It’s a one-year deal worth $2.9 million; Miami extended the offer nearly two months ago, then waited for Haslem to decide between...

AP source: Grizzlies in line for 1st game on Christmas

Aug. 15, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

Merry Christmas, Memphis. The Grizzlies are in line to be part of that holiday’s NBA showcase for the first time. Ja Morant and the Grizzlies will face Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the rest of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Dec. 25 in San Francisco,...

Bulls and Dragic finalize $2.9 million, 1-year contract

Aug. 02, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and guard Goran Dragic finalized a one-year, $2.9 million contract on Tuesday. The Bulls tweeted a welcome message in announcing the deal about a month after the two sides reached an agreement. The 36-year-old Dragic has averaged 13.7...

Global game: NBA's Summer League has international influence

Jul. 13, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tim Cone is the Phil Jackson of coaching basketball in the Philippines. He’s the Gregg Popovich. He’s the Bill Belichick. Technically, those comparisons sell Cone a bit short. Jackson, Popovich and Belichick — a trio that’s among the greatest coaches in...