Latest Victor Oladipo News

Bam! Adebayo's jumper lifts Heat past Nets, 109-107

Apr. 18, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away. “Your moment," Adebayo told himself. ...

Butler calls struggling Heat 'soft,' urges 'bully ball'

Apr. 17, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat are losing, and their highest-paid player isn’t happy. Jimmy Butler labeled the reigning Eastern Conference champions as “soft” after a loss in Minnesota on Friday night, Miami’s third straight defeat and one that dropped the Heat to...

Towns scores 24, helps Timberwolves beat Heat 119-111

Apr. 16, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points, including eight in the fourth quarter before fouling out, to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-111 win against the Miami Heat on Friday night. Ricky Rubio added 17 points and Naz Reid scored 16 off the bench...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Heat 123-106

Apr. 15, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 15th triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Miami Heat 123-106 on Wednesday night. Michael Porter Jr. added 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets. Six Denver...

Suns get big night from bench, cruise past Heat 106-86

Apr. 14, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Payne was the man who got the curtain call on Tuesday night. The backup guard sheepishly grinned and waved to the screaming Phoenix Suns' fans as he trotted off the court postgame. Usually, those cheers are reserved for All-Stars like Devin Booker or...

Analysis: Injuries wreaking more havoc than virus protocols

Apr. 13, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences. Still, preparing to play outside of the...

Adebayo has 22 points, Heat down Blazers 107-98

Apr. 12, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 22 points and Jimmy Butler added 20 to lead the Miami Heat to a 107—98 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night. The Heat, who have won six of their last seven games, led by as many as 20 points early in the...

Heat say Oladipo not traveling for West Coast trip

Apr. 09, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo will not be with the Miami Heat when they depart Saturday for a four-game West Coast trip, and more evaluation will be required before the team knows the full extent of his right-knee issue. Oladipo hurt the knee during the fourth quarter of...

Butler scores 28, Heat beat depleted Lakers 110-104

Apr. 08, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to lead the Miami Heat past the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 110-104 on Thursday night. Victor Oladipo added 18 points but limped off the court, favoring his right knee, after a dunk late in the fourth quarter. Coach Erik...

Brooks, Grizzlies end another Heat win streak, 124-112

Apr. 06, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored a season-high 28 points on 10-for-16 shooting and the Memphis Grizzlies ended another Miami winning streak, beating the Heat 124-112 on Tuesday night. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Anderson finished with 19...