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Herro's 21 points lead Heat past slumping Hawks, 115-91

Jan. 12, 2022 22:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Herro and other young Miami players are finding ways to keep the Heat winning without some of their biggest names. Herro had 21 points and Miami scored the first 16 of the second half to break open a close game as the Heat capped a successful road trip by...

Pleasant surprise: Heat's Yurtseven putting up huge numbers

Jan. 06, 2022 02:54 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A few weeks ago, nobody would have seen this coming. Not even Omer Yurtseven. Consider all the stellar big men who have worn a Miami Heat uniform over the years, a list that includes Shaquille O’Neal, Alonzo Mourning, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and Bam...

Depleted Heat hold off depleted Wizards, 119-112

Dec. 28, 2021 22:25 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami had eight players available, losing one after he had completed his pregame warmup. Washington had players getting crash courses in Wizards terminology a couple hours before actually getting into the game. It wasn't an easy night for either side. It was just...

Heat's Dewayne Dedmon has sprained knee, out 1-2 weeks

Dec. 24, 2021 16:57 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat announced Friday that center Dewayne Dedmon is expected to miss no more than two weeks with a sprained MCL in his left knee. Dedmon suffered the injury Thursday in Miami’s win over Detroit. It’s another blow, albeit perhaps a short-term one, to...

Pistons topple Heat 100-90, snap 14-game losing streak

Dec. 19, 2021 21:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 26 points and the Detroit Pistons snapped their franchise record-tying, 14-game losing streak with a 100-90 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday. Hamidou Diallo had 15 points and seven rebounds for Detroit, which recorded its first victory since a...

Vincent, Robinson lead short-handed Heat past 76ers 101-96

Dec. 15, 2021 22:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gabe Vincent hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter and scored 26 points, Duncan Robinson had 21 points, and the short-handed Miami Heat built a 23-point lead and held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Wednesday night. Kyle Lowry added 14 points for...

Love scores 23 in second half, Cavaliers beat Heat 105-94

Dec. 13, 2021 22:28 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love made five 3-pointers and scored all 23 of his points in the second half, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their fourth straight win, 105-94 over the Miami Heat on Monday night. Love made 6 of 10 field goals, 5 of 8 from beyond the arc, and hit all six...

Bane, Brooks lead Grizzlies to fifth straight win

Dec. 06, 2021 23:24 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane scored 21 points each, and the surging Memphis Grizzlies beat the Miami Heat 105-90 Monday night. Memphis has won five straight without leading scorer Ja Morant, who hurt his left knee against Atlanta on Nov. 26. The Grizzlies have not...

Lowry leads 3-point barrage in Heat win over Pacers

Dec. 03, 2021 22:44 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Heat were coming off back-to-back losses and missing four regulars including their leading scorer, so Kyle Lowry sensed a need to score more. “I haven't been scoring as much this year as I can, but this was one of those games where you...

Heat center Bam Adebayo needs thumb surgery, will miss weeks

Dec. 01, 2021 22:17 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Heat star Bam Adebayo needs surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and is likely out until at least mid-January. It's the first major injury of Adebayo's five pro seasons. He is averaging a career-best 18.7 points for Miami this season,...