Latest Victor Oladipo News

Oladipo returns to Heat, aiming toward return to past form

Jul. 07, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

Victor Oladipo went into free agency with his eyes open, determined to find what would be the best place for him. Turns out, he was already there. Oladipo signed his new contract with the Miami Heat on Thursday, a two-year deal with the second of those years at his...

5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

Jul. 01, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Business is good. The first night of free agency underscored how good. Nikola Jokic agreed to the biggest contract in NBA history, Bradley...

Riley enters offseason looking for ways to improve Heat

Jun. 06, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

Pat Riley is in his usual place entering the offseason. If there’s a way to make the Miami Heat better, he’s all ears. The Heat president raved Monday about what his team was able to do this season, earning the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and making the East finals. But...

Game 7: Heat, Celtics set to finally decide East champion

May. 28, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra didn’t even have to finish the sentence. The Miami Heat coach was speaking in the locker room after a season-extending win in Boston, players and staff standing around him in a semicircle. “There’s no two better words,” Spoelstra said. ...

Celtics, Heat in tight series, though games are anything but

May. 24, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Huge leads. Lengthy scoring droughts. Blowouts. The Eastern Conference finals between the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics are as close as can be, heading back to Miami all tied up at two wins apiece. But the individual games have been anything but. Boston...

Celtics torch Heat early, even series with 102-82 blowout

May. 24, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Miami Heat left Jayson Tatum lying on the court with a pain in his neck in the closing minutes of Game 3. The Celtics All-Star did his part to make sure the Heat were hurting after Game 4. Tatum scored 31 points and Boston took its turn pounding...

Celtics roll past Heat 127-102, tie Eastern finals at 1-1

May. 19, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — His team was down by 10 in the opening minutes, and Boston coach Ime Udoka was making no effort to hide his level of disappointment. His message was simple. “Wake up," he told his team. Oh, they listened. And the Eastern Conference...