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Bam back, Butler gets triple-double, Heat top Raptors 104-99

Jan. 17, 2022 22:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The final rebound of the game fell into Jimmy Butler's hands just a moment or two before the final buzzer, and Bam Adebayo started celebrating for two reasons. One, he knew Butler had just gotten a triple-double. Two, the Miami Heat had just won his...

Heat rally late, scramble to get past Hawks, 124-118

Jan. 14, 2022 23:15 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The stars were out in Miami. Drake was sitting courtside. Golfer Brooks Koepka had prime seats. They came to see a show. The Heat made them wait until the end, but they didn't disappoint. Tyler Herro scored 11 of his 24 points in the...

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...

Jordan Poole scores 32 points off bench, Warriors beat Heat

Jan. 04, 2022 01:35 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Poole spent a quarantine period in Boston doing jumping jacks, burpees, mountain climbers and anything else he could to keep his conditioning up while stuck in a hotel room. Poole scored 32 points in his new reserve role, Andrew Wiggins added 22 points...

Butler scores season-high 37, Heat beat Rockets 120-110

Dec. 31, 2021 22:22 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 37 points and the short-handed Miami Heat built a big lead early and held on for a 120-110 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. The Heat extended their winning streak to five games in their return to action after...

NBA postpones Heat-Spurs, after Miami has COVID outbreak

Dec. 29, 2021 20:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA postponed Wednesday's game between Miami and San Antonio after a combination of injuries and positive COVID-19 tests left the Heat unable to meet the league's requirement of eight available players. It was the 10th game postponed in the NBA this season because...

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...

Herro, Strus power Heat to 115-112 comeback win over Pistons

Dec. 23, 2021 23:20 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 29 points, Max Strus added 26 and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the short-handed Detroit Pistons 115-112 on Thursday night. Strus’ fifth 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining gave the Heat their final margin. Cory Joseph’s...

Herro, Robinson each score 26, Heat roll past Pacers 125-96

Dec. 21, 2021 22:15 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 26 points in his return from a three-game absence with a bruised thigh, Duncan Robinson tied a season-high with 26 points and the Miami Heat rolled past the Indiana Pacers 125-96 on Tuesday night. Miami tied a franchise record with 22 made...

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...