Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Will Miami’s draft pick foreshadow trade plans down the road? The 2020 NBA Draft is just under a month away, Nov. 18. And according to reports, the Miami Heat have expressed interest in a couple of players who may give clues as to other plans the team has. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported Monday that the Heat have requested a Zoom … [Read more...] about Heat interested in Draft prospects Jalen Smith, Malachi Flynn
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Five reasons for the Miami Heat to be optimistic about the future. The NBA’s Orlando Bubble restart, after a nearly five-month-long hiatus from the regular season, was executed to absolute perfection. While the atmosphere of the playoffs wasn’t quite as electric without fans present, the bubble provided viewers with some of the most pure, … [Read more...] about Can the Miami Heat become the NBA’s next dynasty?
Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images The former All Star is rumored to want out of Indiana. Back in June, Shams Charania reported that the Miami Heat planned to pursue both Victor Oladipo and Giannis Antetokounmpo in 2021 free agency. But two weeks ago, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reported that Oladipo is looking to “move on” from the Indiana Pacers. That now brings … [Read more...] about Should the Heat trade for Victor Oladipo this off-season?
Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images How could this plan affect other moves on the horizon? Shams Charania reported today that the Miami Heat are “preparing to go all in” on pursuing two-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in next season’s free agency. The Heat are "preparing to go all in" on pursuing Giannis Antetokounmpo in 2021 free agency, per @ShamsCharania … [Read more...] about Heat preparing to go ‘all in’ for Giannis Antetokounmpo
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images Both Craig and Quinn just completed their fourth season under head coach Erik Spoelstra. Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer tweeted Tuesday that Miami Heat assistant coaches Dan Craig and Chris Quinn will interview for the Indiana Pacers head coaching job. Last month, the Heat granted Craig permission to interview for the Chicago Bulls … [Read more...] about Heat assistants Craig, Quinn to interview for Pacers head coaching job
Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Miami entered the season hoping to get out of the first round — and ended it making a stand in the Finals. The Miami Heat’s 32nd season in franchise history ended with a blowout loss to the Los Angeles Lakers last night. It was undoubtedly a bitter end to an otherwise superb season. Bam Adebayo seemed to have borrowed Joel … [Read more...] about Heat’s 32nd season offered joy beyond expectations
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images The playoffs exposed both the strengths and weaknesses of the Miami Heat. Miami Heat exceeded expectations with the addition of Jimmy Butler last summer. John Hollinger has a different take on how the Heat should handle this offseason. “The Heat aren’t a ‘future’ team with a good present thanks to Butler. They’re a ‘now’ team with a good … [Read more...] about Should Miami Heat pursue former Wildcat DeMarcus Cousins to help Jimmy Butler?
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Heat look to even the NBA Finals at 3-3 with another victory tonight. The Miami Heat take on the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 6 of the 2020 NBA Finals tonight with a chance to tie the series at 2-2 and force the decisive Game 7 on Tuesday with their second consecutive victory. Goran Dragic is listed as active for Game 6, while Anthony Davis is … [Read more...] about GameThread: Los Angeles Lakers @ Miami Heat – NBA Finals Game 6
Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images Miami had nothing left in the tank in a blowout loss to end their season. The Miami Heat were unable to mount any sort of comeback against the Los Angeles Lakers in a highly disappointing 106-93 loss to end the NBA Finals in six games. After such an incredible performance from Jimmy Butler and the team Friday night to force a Game 6, … [Read more...] about Heat eliminated with 106-93 loss to the Lakers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals