Latest Miami Heat News

Heat is off Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever after getting their 1st win of the WNBA season

May. 25, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The heat is off Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever. The WNBA rookie sensation and her team won their first game of the season. The Fever rallied from 11 points down in the first half to beat Los Angeles 78-73 and snap a five-game skid on Friday night in front a...

The Celtics and Cavaliers last met in playoffs in 2018. This time Boston is the team to beat

May. 06, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — One of the things Celtics forward Jaylen Brown remembers about his time inside the NBA’s Florida bubble in 2020 during the pandemic was his random sightings of Donovan Mitchell. Mitchell, then with the Utah Jazz, seemed to pop up in the common spaces of the bubble...

Riley says Heat aren't sure on a Butler extension. Player availability is a big priority

May. 06, 2024 15:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — If Jimmy Butler wants to see more pay, Pat Riley will want to see more play. And in simple terms, that is the entry point to this offseason for the Miami Heat. Butler is almost certainly going to ask the Heat for a two-year extension this summer — it...

Top-seeded Celtics roll over Heat and into second round. They'll play Cleveland or Orlando

May. 02, 2024 09:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics ran away from the rest of the NBA in the regular season. So far, the playoffs have been more of the same. The team that won 64 games to claim the league's overall top seed dumped the Miami Heat in five games, winning 118-84 on Wednesday night to...

Celtics advance to East semifinals, beating short-handed Heat 118-84 in Game 5

May. 01, 2024 23:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — If this playoff run is about redemption for the Boston Celtics, it had to start with exacting some revenge against the Miami Heat. A year ago, Miami embarrassed Boston in a Game 7 showdown at TD Garden. This time, the Celtics returned the favor. ...

Mavericks-Clippers, Heat-Celtics set for pivotal Game 5s in their first-round series

Apr. 30, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks are all tied up after four games in a series that's been a back-and-forth thriller with big finishes, surprising twists and an intriguingly counterintuitive narrative. The Boston Celtics know they should really...

Kristaps Porzingis is out with a calf strain for Celtics' potential series clincher against Heat

Apr. 30, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis has been ruled out of Boston's potential series-clinching matchup against the Miami Heat with a strained right calf. Porzingis played only 14 minutes in Boston's 102-88 Game 4 win at Miami, leaving in the second quarter and finishing...

Heat rule rookie forward Jaime Jaquez Jr. out of Game 5 vs. Celtics with hip injury

Apr. 30, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat will be without yet another starter when they face an elimination game in Boston on Wednesday night. Rookie forward Jaime Jaquez Jr. did not travel with the team on Tuesday to Boston for a Game 5 against the Celtics, ruled out with a strained right hip...

Derrick White scores 38, Celtics top Heat 102-88 to take a 3-1 East playoff series lead

Apr. 29, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The good news for the Miami Heat is that the Boston Celtics might not be back in South Florida for a few months. And that’s also the bad news for the Heat. Boston now has full control of this Eastern Conference series, with Derrick White scoring a...

Messi to Miami: Soccer star, and a few teammates, show up for Heat-Celtics game

Apr. 29, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Lionel Messi took a night off to watch the Miami Heat. The Inter Miami star and eight-time Ballon d'Or winner as the world's best player — along with teammates Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suarez — arrived just before tip-off of the Heat playoff game with...