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Michael Beasley Signs 10-Day Contract With Heat

Feb 26, 2015 12:55 PM

The Miami Heat have signed Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract.

Beasley was previously playing in China where he averaged 28.7 points, 10.4 rebounds, 5.2 assists (26.3 PER).

Beasley was drafted by the Heat in 2010 and returned in 2013 after stints with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns.

Beasley gives the Heat depth at power forward with Chris Bosh out for the season.

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Tags: Michael Beasley, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Chris Bosh Officially Ruled Out For Remainder Of Season With Blood Clots

Feb 21, 2015 4:36 PM

Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the season as he's treated for blood clots in his lungs.

Bosh was first hospitalized on Thursday.

Bosh, who is receiving care under the guidance of Miami Heat team physicians at a Baptist Health System Hospital, is currently resting comfortably.

Bosh was an All-Star selection in the first season of a five-year, $118 million contract.

The Heat acquired Goran Dragic at the deadline and appeared to be a sure playoff team if their starting five remained relatively healthy.

RealGM Staff Report

Tags: Chris Bosh, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Injury

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Heat Tried To Acquire Goran Dragic In Past Seasons

Feb 21, 2015 3:13 PM

Erik Spoelstra said the Miami Heat have tried to acquire Goran Dragic in past seasons.

Dragic was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Heat on Thursday.

Shandel Richardson/Sun Sentinel

Tags: Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Ray Allen Could Decide Not To Play

Feb 20, 2015 4:52 PM

There is a growing belief around the NBA that Ray Allen will not play this season.

Allen still hasn't delivered word through his agent Jim Tanner that he wants to play. Allen would also have to begin the process of choosing a team.

Allen has been working out, but not at a level where he would immediately be able to return to NBA playing shape.

As one general manager said Friday, "It's getting late in the game for this to happen."

Most contenders had an interest in Allen, but several lost the eagerness to check in on his status.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Ray Allen, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Lakers Remain Hopeful Of Signing Goran Dragic Despite Trade To Heat

Feb 20, 2015 1:01 PM

While Goran Dragic was traded to the Miami Heat at the deadline, a person familiar with his thinking said he “loves the opportunity” to join the Los Angeles Lakers and sees them as a “perfect fit” when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer.

The Heat can offer Dragic a five-year deal, while the Lakers and other teams would only be able to offer him a four-year deal.

The Lakers still have a reasonable chance of keeping their own pick this June and they'll also have the Houston Rockets' selection.

Mark Medina/Los Angeles Daily News

Tags: Goran Dragic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Heat To Sign Henry Walker To 10-Day Contract

Feb 20, 2015 12:54 PM

The Miami Heat will sign Henry Walker to a 10-day contract.

Walker was formerly known as Bill Walker and last played in the NBA with the New York Knicks during the 11-12 season.

Walker was most recently in the D-League with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, where he averaged 15.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 27.7 minutes per game.

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Tags: Henry Walker, Miami Heat, Sioux Falls Skyforce, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League, D-League Teams

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Chris Bosh Has Blood Clots In Both Lungs

Feb 20, 2015 10:44 AM

Chris Bosh has a blood clot in both lung.

Bosh was hospitalized on Thursday to undergo tests on his lungs.

There is no timetable for when he will return.

"Everybody's jumping the gun," said Erik Spoelstra on Friday. "Frankly, there's not a full diagnosis."

Jared Zwerling/Bleacher Report

Tags: Chris Bosh, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Injury

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Chris Bosh Hospitalized, Undergoing Tests On Lungs

Feb 19, 2015 10:22 PM

Chris Bosh has been hospitalized and is undergoing tests on his lungs.

Bosh was out of practice each of the past two days due to illness.

While in New York over the weekend for the All-Star Game, Bosh complained of pain in his side near his rib cage. Bosh then traveled to Haiti during Carnival.

Ethan J. Skolnick/Bleacher Report

Tags: Chris Bosh, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Injury

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Heat Acquire Goran Dragic From Suns

Feb 19, 2015 2:50 PM

The Miami Heat have acquired Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns.

The Heat sent two future first round picks to the Suns as part of the deal. The Suns received Miami’s 2017 first-round pick (protected to seven) and Miami’s unprotected 2021 first-round pick as part of the deal.

The Heat also traded out Danny Granger, Norris Cole, Shawne Williams and Justin Hamilton.

Cole and Hamilton will go the New Orleans Pelicans.

Dragic requested a trade from the Suns this week with the Heat, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks as his preferred destinations.

The Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings also had interest in Dragic.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Goran Dragic, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Thunder Interested In Trading For Norris Cole

Feb 19, 2015 12:23 PM

The Oklahoma City Thunder have interest in trading for Norris Cole if they complete their discussed deal sending Reggie Jackson to the Brooklyn Nets.

The Miami Heat have been shopping Cole for several weeks.

RealGM's Shams Charania reported on Wednesday that the Washington Wizards have interest in Cole.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Norris Cole, Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Heat Offer Two First Round Picks To Suns For Goran Dragic
The Heat are the only team on Goran Dragic's list of preferred destinations that remain in the playoff picture.

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Suns Focused On Goran Dragic Talks With Celtics, Rockets, Kings
Goran Dragic prefers a trade to the Heat, Lakers or Knicks.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Suns Accept Goran Dragic's Trade Request, Will Try To Find Trade
The Lakers, Knicks and Heat are reportedly on Goran Dragic's wish list.

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Wizards, Heat Interested In Trade For Jameer Nelson
The Wizards and Heat have explored trade talks with the Nuggets on Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM's Shams Charania.

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Warriors, Hawks, Blazers In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense
Fourteen other teams are in the top-10 in either offensive or defensive efficiency.

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Dwyane Wade Pulls Out Of All-Star Game
Adam Silver will select Dwyane Wade's replacement on the Eastern Conference.

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Ray Allen To Make Decision Following All-Star Weekend
Ray Allen's potential role with a team is expected to be a deciding factor.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Tyler Johnson Signing Deal To Remain With Heat
Tyler Johnson has reached agreement on a contract to stay with the Heat for the remainder of the season, league sources told RealGM's Shams Charania.

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Chris Bosh: Things Are Slipping Away From Us
The Heat now are seven games under .500.

Ira Winderman/South Florida Sun Sentinel

Dwyane Wade Out Indefinitely With Hamstring Injury
Dwyane Wade has missed 10 of the 45 games played by the Heat this season.

Joseph Goodman/Miami Herald

Tyler Johnson Signs 10-Day Contract With Heat
The Heat have called up Tyler Johnson on a 10-day contract, league sources tell RealGM's Shams Charania.

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Pistons Considering Trade For Norris Cole
The Pistons are considering a trade with the Heat for Norris Cole following the season-ending injury to Brandon Jennings.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Dwyane Wade Fined $15K By NBA For Obscene Gesture
Dwyane Wade has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Heat's loss to the Hornets on Wednesday.

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Average NBA Franchise Valuation Now More Than $1 Billion
There are now 11 NBA teams worth at least $1 billion, compared to three a year ago.

Kurt Badenhausen/Forbes

Nate Robinson Bought Out, Clippers, Heat, Cavs, Wizards Interested
Nate Robinson will weigh offers from teams once he clears waivers, RealGM's Shams Charania reports.

Shams Charnaia/RealGM

Heat Show Strong Interest In Trading For Brook Lopez
Brook Lopez has a player option for the 15-16 season and becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2016.

Ohm Youngmisuk/ESPN

Heat, Clippers, Hornets Calling Nuggets On Arron Afflalo
The Nuggets acquired Arron Afflalo last offseason from the Magic and is on an expiring contract.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Grizzlies Seek Trade For Luol Deng Or Jeff Green
No deal is imminent, but the Grizzlies are committed to improving the wing.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Heat To Waive Andre Dawkins
The Heat are releasing guard Andre Dawkins ahead of his contract becoming fully guaranteed Wednesday, a league source told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Dwyane Wade Not Taking Involvement In Heat's 2016 Free Agency Plan
Pat Riley has planned to for the Heat to be competitive this season and next season and then make a free agency splash in the summer of 2016.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald