Latest Miami Heat News

Walker scores 39, Hornets survive Heat rally 113-112

Oct. 20, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kemba Walker got a call, and the Charlotte Hornets got a win. Walker continued his red-hot start by scoring 39 points, including the game-winning free throw with a half-second left, and the Hornets wasted a 26-point second-half lead but still spoiled Dwyane Wade's final home opener by topping...

NBA vet Willie Reed goes No. 1 overall in G League draft

Oct. 20, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Reed was the No. 1 pick Saturday in the G League draft, his rights going to the Salt Lake City Stars. The 28-year-old Reed has spent parts of three seasons in the NBA, appearing in 152 games with the Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons. His career NBA...

Olynyk's putback off Wade's miss lifts Heat past Wiz 113-112

Oct. 19, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kelly Olynyk certainly wasn't counting on Dwyane Wade to miss. When Wade did, Olynyk was in the perfect spot. Olynyk grabbed the rebound off Wade's errant turnaround jumper and layed in the go-ahead basket with 0.2 seconds left Thursday night, lifting the Miami Heat to a ragged 113-112...

Bamba, Gordon lead Magic over Heat 104-101

Oct. 17, 2018 11:38 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mohamed Bamba made a big impact in his first NBA game. Orlando's 7-foot rookie dunked twice and blocked a shot during a 9-0 fourth quarter run, and the Magic held on for a 104-101 win over the Miami Heat in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night. "I was so nervous going out...

WNBA All-Star Toliver hired by NBA's Wizards as assistant

Oct. 16, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA's Washington Wizards this season. Toliver's job was one of several changes to coach Scott Brooks' staff announced by the Wizards on Tuesday, two days before they host the Miami Heat to open the...

AP Source: Winslow agrees to $39 million, 3-year extension

Oct. 12, 2018 11:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Justise Winslow has agreed to a $39 million, three-year extension with the Miami Heat. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement confirmed the terms to The Associated Press on Friday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Winslow isn't signing the contract until this...

'Our fans are everywhere': NBA still growing internationally

Oct. 12, 2018 9:52 AM EDT

It was the final minute of a preseason game between Philadelphia and Dallas, the 76ers were up by four points with the ball, and thousands of fans were screaming "defense" at the top of their lungs. A common scene, with an uncommon detail: The game was in China. "Fantastic," Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki marveled. "Shows...

Miami Heat player sues for lost income from dog's neutering

Oct. 11, 2018 8:21 AM EDT

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Miami Heat veteran Udonis Haslem is suing the veterinary hospital he says "castrated" his dog without permission. The Miami Herald reports the basketball player filed a lawsuit accusing Murber Inc.'s LeadER Animal Special Hospital of negligence Tuesday. Haslem says the hospital...

Jimmy Butler to ESPN: I was 'brutally honest' with Wolves

Oct. 10, 2018 11:19 PM EDT

Jimmy Butler is back with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and his first practice of the season had fireworks. He caused them — with his words and his play. Butler, who asked for a trade more than three weeks ago, practiced with the Timberwolves for the first time this season in Minneapolis on Wednesday. ESPN...

Heat have high expectations in Dwyane Wade's final season

Oct. 10, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — There was no need for introductions when the Miami Heat got to work this season. It's the same team as last year. That won't be the case next year. Dwyane Wade's 16th NBA season, almost all of which was spent in Miami, will be his last — and the Heat are determined to send the...