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Zoran Dragic Assigned To Heat's D-League Team

Mar 4, 2015 3:19 PM

The Miami Heat have assigned guard Zoran Dragić to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

Dragic has appeared in eight NBA games this season, including two with the Heat since being acquired in a three-team trade on February 19, totaling six points, three rebounds and an assist in eight minutes of action.

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Alex Len Fined $20K, Hassan Whiteside Fined $15K By NBA For Altercation

Mar 3, 2015 7:21 PM

Alex Len and Hassan Whiteside have been fiend $20,000 and $15,000, respectively, for their altercation in Monday's game, the NBA announced.

The incident occurred during the Miami Heat's win over the Phoenix Suns.

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Raptors, Heat, Mavericks Among Teams Interested In JaVale McGee

Mar 3, 2015 5:25 PM

The Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks are among the teams to register interest in JaVale McGee.

McGee was waived this week by the Philadelphia 76ers and is eligible for the playoffs.

Masai Ujiri was general manager of the Denver Nuggets when McGee was signed to a four-year, $44 million contract.

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Tags: JaVale McGee, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Heat Signing Henry Walker To Second 10-Day Deal

Mar 2, 2015 1:01 PM

The Miami Heat have reached agreement with Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, a league source told RealGM.

Walker — formerly known as Bill — has persevered to resurrect his career in the NBA, using the Heat’s affiliate of Sioux Falls as a platform to earn a call up this season. As an active, floor-spacing wing, Walker played for the Boston Celtics (2008-10) and New York Knicks (2010-12) over four seasons.

Walker’s first 10-day deal ends on Monday.

After averaging 15 points for Sioux Falls in the D-League, Walker has scored 11.8 points in 27.9 minutes per game over four contests with the Heat.

Walker starred at Kansas State in 2007-08 alongside current teammate Michael Beasley. He has also played for overseas teams, including in Venezuela, and had seriously considered spending the season abroad before recommitting to the D-League in the preseason.

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

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Suns Thought Goran Dragic Would Re-Sign After Isaiah Thomas Trade

Mar 2, 2015 12:02 PM

The Phoenix Suns believed they had a commitment from Goran Dragic that he would re-sign long-term if they traded Isaiah Thomas. The commitment came after Dragic met with owner Robert Sarver.

But Dragic told the Suns on Feb. 15 of his preference for a trade and that he wouldn't re-sign in the offseason.

Dragic also made comments to the media suggesting the Suns were untrustworthy, which set off Ryan McDononough and Lon Babby.

Dragic was traded at the deadline to the Miami Heat.

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Tags: Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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76ers Waive JaVale McGee, Allowed To Sign With Playoff Team

Mar 2, 2015 12:10 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to waive JaVale McGee in time for him to sign with a playoff team.

McGee did not have to give any money back for the opportunity to play in meaningful games this season. McGee is owed $12 million for next season.

The 76ers acquired a future first round pick from the Denver Nuggets while taking on McGee and his contract.

McGee played in six games for the 76ers.

The San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Miami Heat are mentioned as possible destinations for McGee.

Update: McGee was officially waived on Monday morning.

Yahoo's Marc J. Spears reports ten teams, mostly playoff contenders, have already expressed interest in McGee.

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Tags: JaVale McGee, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Philadelphia Sixers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Chris Bosh Released From Hospital

Mar 1, 2015 10:35 AM

Chris Bosh has been released from the hospital following a weeklong stay for treatment after blood clots were found on one of his lungs.

Bosh was hospitalized for just over a week and still will be monitored closely.

"That was his first goal," Erik Spoelstra said. "He's been very anxious to get out of there. It was driving him nuts."

Bosh will miss at least the rest of the season.


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

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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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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.

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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.

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

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Ray Allen Could Decide Not To Play
There is a growing belief around the NBA that Ray Allen will not play this season.

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Lakers Remain Hopeful Of Signing Goran Dragic Despite Trade To Heat
The Heat can offer Goran Dragic a five-year deal, while the Lakers and other teams would only be able to offer him a four-year deal.

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Heat To Sign Henry Walker To 10-Day Contract
Henry Walker was most recently in the D-League with the Skyforce, where he averaged 15.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 27.7 minutes per game.

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Chris Bosh Has Blood Clots In Both Lungs
Chris Bosh was hospitalized on Thursday to undergo tests on his lungs.

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Chris Bosh Hospitalized, Undergoing Tests On Lungs
Chris Bosh was out of practice each of the past two days due to illness.

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Heat Acquire Goran Dragic From Suns
The Heat were on Goran Dragic's list of preferred destinations.

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Thunder Interested In Trading For Norris Cole
The Thunder have interest in trading for Norris Cole if Reggie Jackson is moved.

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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.

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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.


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

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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.

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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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