NBA to allow back-to-back resting for players at least 35 years old or career workloads of 35,000 regular-season minutes

The NBA plans to allow pre-approved designated back-to-back allowances for players who are 35 years old on opening night or have career workloads of 34,000 regular-season minutes or 1,000 regular-season and playoff games combined. Prior to the 2017-18 season, the NBA first implemented a player resting policy (PRP) for all 30 teams. Since 2017, teams […]

James Foglio  •  06 Nov 2023
NBA Win Totals Odds For 2023-24 Season: Heat To Disappoint Bettors?

NBA win totals odds for the 2023-24 season are featured here. The 2023-24 NBA regular season runs from Oct. 24, 2023, through Apr. 14, 2024. The NBA will hold its inaugural in-season tournament from Nov. 3 to Dec. 9. All games except the final count toward the regular season standings. The 2024 NBA All-Star Game […]

James Foglio  •  12 Sep 2023
NBA Rumors: Heat forward Nikola Jovic involved in Damian Lillard trade talks

According to the latest NBA rumors, Miami Heat forward Nikola Jovic was reportedly mentioned in recent trade talks for Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard. Jovic, 20, was selected 27th overall by the Heat in the 2022 NBA Draft. Portland is also still holding out hope that Lillard will retract his trade request. “Trade talks […]

James Foglio  •  28 Sep 2023
Marlins to honor retiring Heat legend Udonis Haslem on Thursday, Sept. 7

The MLB’s Miami Marlins plan to honor retiring Miami Heat legend Udonis Haslem on Thursday, Sept. 7 at LoanDepot Park in the Magic City. Haslem, 43, will serve as an in-game host for next Thursday’s 6:40 p.m. game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. This matchup will be known as “UD Night,” considering he attended Miami […]

James Foglio  •  29 Aug 2023
Derrick Jones Jr. considered Heat return before signing with Mavericks

Earlier this month, former Chicago Bulls forward Derrick Jones Jr. considered returning to the Miami Heat before signing a one-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks. “Derrick Jones Jr., league sources say, gave consideration to signing with Miami before opting to ink a one-year veteran minimum deal with Dallas on Aug. 18,” NBA insider Marc Stein […]

James Foglio  •  28 Aug 2023
Ja Morant unfollowed Jimmy Butler on X, formerly known as Twitter

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant unfollowed Miami Heat standout Jimmy Butler on X, formerly known as Twitter. The reason for this decision is unclear. The two-time All-Star has 2.7 million followers, and he’s currently following just 116 users on the social media site. NBA Alerts, an account that reportedly uses bots to track activities from […]

James Foglio  •  25 Aug 2023
WATCH: Jimmy Butler Scores Point Off Carlos Alcaraz During US Open Charity Match

Watch Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler score a point off Spanish pro Carlos Alcaraz, the No. 1-ranked tennis player in the world in 2023, at the US Open charity exhibition match at Louis Armstrong Stadium on Wednesday night. The six-time All-Star was serving as an honorary ball boy in a match between Alcaraz and France’s Tiafoe. During the […]

James Foglio  •  24 Aug 2023
Stan Van Gundy’s wife, Kimberly, of 25 years dies suddenly at the age of 61

Stan Van Gundy’s wife, Kimberly Jane Abbott Van Gundy, of 25 years has died suddenly at the age of 61. She passed away last Wednesday, Aug. 16, and her death was kept private by the family until this week. The cause of death is unknown. “Kimberly’s kindness and love for all around her was shown […]

James Foglio  •  24 Aug 2023
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra: ‘It’s hard not to look at Anthony Edwards and not see Dwyane Wade in him’

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was asked which Team USA player reminds him of Heat legend and NBA Hall of Famer Dwyane Wade, and the veteran coach mentioned Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards. “We know who that is,” Spoelstra said. “It’s hard not to look at Anthony Edwards and not see Dwyane Wade in him. […]

James Foglio  •  23 Aug 2023