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Heat draft Serbian forward Nikola Jovic with 27th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

Serbian forward Nikola Jovic was selected by the Miami Heat with the 27th pick in Thursday's NBA draft. The 19-year-old was born in England and moved to Serbia when he was 9. He has played for Mega Basket in the Serbian league, averaging 11.7 points on 43% shooting in that league...

LeBron trading card could fetch record price at auction

Jun. 15, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

RUNNEMEDE, N.J. (AP) — LeBron James might be on the cusp of setting another record. And someone will have to pay a lot of money to make it happen. A one-of-a-kind James trading card — called the “Triple Logoman” — is up for auction this month, with some...

Hawks' G Bogdanovic undergoes offseason knee surgery

Jun. 14, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Bogdan Bogdanovic is recovering from surgery on his right patella tendon after being hampered by knee inflammation this past season. The Hawks announced Tuesday that Bogdanovic is expected to make a full recovery before the start of the 2022-23...

CA--California Digest

Jun. 11, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

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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...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid has hand surgeries

May. 31, 2022 12:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid had surgeries for a sprained right thumb and an injury to his left index finger. The 76ers, who were knocked out of the playoffs by the Miami Heat, announced the surgeries on Tuesday. Neither procedure, which...

For Heat, no championship made season feel like 'a waste'

May. 30, 2022 11:56 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A frustrated Bam Adebayo tore his jersey apart as he walked off the court after the final buzzer. Erik Spoelstra made no effort to hide his sadness about how the Miami Heat's season ended. Kyle Lowry said the year was wasted. The hope was to spend Tuesday flying to the...

Heat go cold in Game 7 against Boston, and pay the price

May. 30, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler followed up one amazing performance with another. It just wasn't enough for the Miami Heat. The last shot of Butler's season was a 3-pointer that missed — and in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, that's the way most of the shots...

Celtics reach NBA Finals, hold off Heat 100-96 in Game 7

May. 30, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Not this time. After being thwarted on the doorstep of the NBA Finals three other times in the previous five seasons, the Boston Celtics have broken through. The beasts of the East, again. And now a chance at an NBA title awaits. Eastern...

Boston Celtics advance to face Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals, beating Miami Heat 100-96 in Game 7 of East finals

May. 29, 2022 23:18 PM EDT
MIAMI (AP) — Boston Celtics advance to face Golden State Warriors in NBA Finals, beating Miami Heat 100-96 in Game 7 of East finals.