Heat hire Udonis Haslem as VP of basketball development

The Miami Heat are hiring Udonis Haslem as vice president of basketball development, according to reports. His responsibilities will include being a source to the coaching staff, mentoring players from both the Heat and Sioux Falls Skyforce — Miami’s G League affiliate — along with representing the organization in the community. Udonis, 43, reiterated that […]

James Foglio  •  07 Nov 2023
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Bam Adebayo is ‘the best defensive player’ in the NBA

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was asked about a recent survey regarding NBA general managers listing the best players based on a variety of different metrics, and it turns out that Bam Adebayo did not receive a single vote as the best defensive player in the league. “That one is unbelievable to me,” Spoelstra told […]

James Foglio  •  11 Oct 2023
Former NBA Champion Matt Barnes Says Damian Lillard’s Better Off With Bucks Than Heat

Former 2017 NBA champion Matt Barnes, also the host of “All The Smoke” podcast, believes ex-Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard has a better chance of winning a title with the Milwaukee Bucks than he would with the Miami Heat. Barnes, 43, was asked by TMZ Sports last week about the Lillard trade, while at […]

James Foglio  •  09 Oct 2023
Heat exercise Nikola Jovic’s $2.4 million team option for 2024-25 season

The Miami Heat are exercising forward Nikola Jovic’s $2.4 million team option for the 2024-25 season, per sources. This is part of the four-year, $11.4 million rookie-scale contract he signed last July. Jovic, 20, is relieved to still be playing in a Heat uniform after last month’s Damian Lillard trade rumors surfaced. “I’m happy I’m […]

James Foglio  •  03 Oct 2023
Heat sign guard R.J. Hampton to a two-way contract

The Miami Heat have signed free agent guard R.J. Hampton to a two-way contract, according to reports. Hampton, 22, was selected 24th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2020 NBA Draft. Following the draft, the Bucks traded the former National Basketball League (NBL) star to the Denver Nuggets. In 25 games off the bench […]

James Foglio  •  28 Sep 2023
5 of the Most Expensive NBA Jerseys Ever Sold

Here are the five most expensive NBA jerseys ever sold. Collectors and investors enjoy purchasing game-worn items for a logical list of reasons – to celebrate the athlete’s legacy, a rare championship moment, a history-making moment, or just for an iconic performance. Another jersey made the list on Wednesday night. Check out the most expensive […]

James Foglio  •  28 Sep 2023
Raptors, Heat, and Celtics targeting Jrue Holiday after Damian Lillard trade

The Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, and Boston Celtics are interested in adding Jrue Holiday after the two-time All-Star was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in Damian Lillard’s three-team blockbuster deal. “Portland is going to be active over the next several days to find a new landing spot, rerouting Jrue Holiday to another team. … […]

James Foglio  •  27 Sep 2023
Heat’s Offseason Deemed A Failure If Damian Lillard Isn’t Added?

The Miami Heat were defeated in five games by the Denver Nuggets in the 2023 NBA Finals, and the Eastern Conference contender lost a few notable stars during free agency, with expectations of trading for Portland Trail Blazers veteran Damian Lillard. Therefore, if Miami cannot trade for the seven-time All-Star, is the team’s offseason a […]

James Foglio  •  25 Sep 2023
Ex-Heat Guard Victor Oladipo Sells Miami Beach Mansion For $9 Million

Former Miami Heat guard Victor Oladipo, 31, has sold his Miami Beach mansion for $9 million, according to reports. In June, the seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom mansion was first listed for $9.995 million on the man-made Hibiscus Island, a guard-gated community in Biscayne Bay and only accessible by the MacArthur Causeway. In July, the Heat traded Oladipo, […]

James Foglio  •  22 Nov 2023