NBA GM: Heat Realized Shabazz Napier Wasn’t Good Enough at Small Size

Shabazz Napier is a small guy. Standing at 6’1, he looks like a little kid among the giant 7 footers and even 6 footers we see in the NBA. The Heat traded Napier to the Magic after trading with the Hornets to get him after one season, and one NBA general manger said the HeatContinue reading “NBA GM: Heat Realized Shabazz Napier Wasn’t Good Enough at Small Size”

Heat Will Trade Shabazz Napier to Magic for Second Rounder

The Miami Heat traded up two spots in the 2014 NBA Draft to land Shabazz Napier, who was coming off an amazing NCAA tournament run at UConn where he lead Uconn to the National Title. That rose Napier’s draft stock way up, and many believe LeBron James, who was playing for the Miami Heat atContinue reading “Heat Will Trade Shabazz Napier to Magic for Second Rounder”

Report: Heat Willing to Deal, Chalmers, Andersen, and Napier

The Miami Heat have their starting five set in Goran Dragic, Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng, Chris Bosh, and Hassan Whiteside. Now, they face the challenge of re-tooling their bench, and it looks as though Mario Chalmers, Chris Andersen, and maybe even Shabazz Napier aren’t apart of the Heat’s bench re-tooling. Per Zach Lowe of Grantland:Continue reading “Report: Heat Willing to Deal, Chalmers, Andersen, and Napier”

Heat’s Major Problems Run Deeper Than Just LeBron’s Absence

LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers to win championships with the Miami Heat in 2010. James joined the Heat along with Chris Bosh that off-season to join Dwyane Wade in Miami to form what was known as the ‘Big 3’. While the Miami Heat had already won a championship in 2006 defeating the Dallas MavericksContinue reading “Heat’s Major Problems Run Deeper Than Just LeBron’s Absence”

Is Mario Chalmers Done in Miami?

It has been a crazy year for Mario Chalmers. The Heat point guard has seen his role change throughout the entire season, which included him backing up Norris Cole at the start of the season. It then changed to being a starter. then it went to being Goran Dragic’s back-up. Chalmers’ role with the HeatContinue reading “Is Mario Chalmers Done in Miami?”

Luol Deng and Michael Beasley’s Seasons in Jeopardy

Just when you thought the Miami Heat couldn’t get even more bad news, look what shows up. Heat small forwards Luol Deng and Michael Beasley have dealt with knee problems all season, and now it could more then likely end their 2014-20145 season for good, according to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel. Deng andContinue reading “Luol Deng and Michael Beasley’s Seasons in Jeopardy”

Shabazz Napier Out for Remainder of the Season With Sports Hernia

Heat point guard Shabazz Napier will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury that has down graded his play as of late. Napier underwent surgery for the Sports Hernia earlier this morning at a hospital in Miami. Napier was the Heat’s 1st round pick in which they made a trade to theContinue reading “Shabazz Napier Out for Remainder of the Season With Sports Hernia”

Depleted Heat Beat Pistons 109-102 Behind Wade’s 40

The Heat finished the game with seven players, but they were still able to grind out a 104-99 win over the Detroit Pistons. Forwards Luol Deng and Micheal Beasley both left the game early for the Heat, as Deng had a knee injury while Beasley had a elbow injury. The Heat were also without ShabazzContinue reading “Depleted Heat Beat Pistons 109-102 Behind Wade’s 40”

Heat set Off-Season Deadlines for Multiple Players

The Miami Heat have signed a lot of young players and veterans this season that are basically ‘saving’ them right now, as it’s unlikely the Heat would even be in the playoffs with most of these guys not on the team. With the Heat’ 2015 1st round pick likely being taken by the Philadelphia 76ers,Continue reading “Heat set Off-Season Deadlines for Multiple Players”

Can the Heat Make the Playoffs?

The Miami Heat are currently 9th in the Eastern Conference sitting at a 29-36 record on the season. A lot has been made about this this Miami Heat team. Sure, they haven’t been playing the best basketball this season, but the roster has been changed a lot since they started on October 29th. Just howContinue reading “Can the Heat Make the Playoffs?”

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