Latest Udonis Haslem 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...

'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...

Wade, Haslem get big cheers at Heat end-of-camp scrimmage

Sep. 29, 2018 12:34 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Dwyane Wade's first touch of the game was a lob to set up a dunk. His first shot was a corner 3-pointer. And his first trip into the lane resulted in getting his shot swatted away. All three of those plays left him smiling. Wade's 16th and final season — his "last dance," as...

As NBA training camps open, and many stories worth noting

Sep. 25, 2018 12:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Training camps for most NBA teams open Tuesday, and with the season fast approaching, here's 10 items of note as the league heads into the 2018-19 campaign: ___ JIMMY BUTLER As media days were ending Monday, Jimmy Butler was still with the Minnesota Timberwolves. It's likely temporary. The...

'He has more to give': Wade's last dance with Heat begins

Sep. 24, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade doesn't know how this whole notion of his final season being called "The Last Dance" even started. Fun fact: He can't dance. But the three-time champion and 12-time All-Star can still play, and the Miami Heat are hoping — and expecting — Wade to still be extremely...

Heat camp arrives, and Dragic says he's more than ready

Sep. 23, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — This time last year, Miami's Goran Dragic was already tired and the season was just getting started. It's very different now. When the Heat hold their first practice of the season Tuesday, Dragic expects to be as rested and ready as he's been for any training camp in years. The point guard who...

Toledo excited for chance to play host to No. 21 Miami

Sep. 14, 2018 10:19 AM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There was honesty from both Toledo and Miami this week. The Rockets aren't pretending otherwise: Having the 21st-ranked Hurricanes come into their home Glass Bowl stadium in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday represents one of the biggest events in the 101 years of Toledo football, maybe...

AP Interview: Haslem reveals why he chose to return to Heat

Sep. 10, 2018 10:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem arrived at the Miami Heat facility for a workout one day last week, and was told he needed to sign a waiver before he took the court. The reason: Technically, he wasn't on the team. "That was a little weird, having to do that," Haslem said. It won't be a problem for the next...

AP source: Haslem, Heat agree on 1-year deal for 16th season

Sep. 6, 2018 9:21 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is barely given the chance to play anymore, and the Miami Heat wanted him back anyway. That's how much they value his presence. A person with knowledge of the negotiations said Haslem and the Heat have agreed on a one-year, $2.4 million contract that will keep him with his...