MIAMI (AP) — A flight was awaiting Miami Heat President Pat Riley on Saturday, just as he hoped.
It just wasn't to Toronto or Milwaukee for Game 1 of a playoff series. That's the...
Playoff time: 10 things to know for the NBA postseason
There's no LeBron James in these playoffs, so the NBA Finals will have a distinctly new look for the first time in nine years.
There's no Tony Parker, for the first time in nearly two...
And now, the Heat prepare for life after Dwyane Wade
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has gone full circle.
He arrived in Miami in 2003, holding his 16-month-old son Zaire at the introductory news conference the day after the Heat drafted him and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade was hurting, sitting on the training table trying to get enough treatment to get him on the floor one last time.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade had some superstar fans on hand for his final NBA game.
LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony were all sitting courtside in Brooklyn on Wednesday night to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade has some superstar fans on hand for his final NBA game.
LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony were all sitting courtside in Brooklyn on Wednesday night to...
The final day of the regular season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 30 points in the tribute-filled final home game of his career, and the Miami Heat defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 122-99 on Tuesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's final home game was memorable for countless reasons.
All of his children were there. Former President Barack Obama sent a video, one of many tributes. Fans came...
Wade goes out a winner in Miami, Heat top 76ers 122-99
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's wife was slapping his backside in celebration.
His oldest son, the heir to the Wade basketball throne, was on the Miami bench for the final minutes.
A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with four days remaining in the regular season:
Miami faces Boston in conference showdown
Boston Celtics (46-32, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (38-39, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics showed Dwyane Wade plenty of appreciation in his final regular-season visit to TD Garden.
They also made sure his memories of that visit included a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dwyane Wade felt something special about Madison Square Garden since first stepping on its floor during his sophomore season in college.
Dragic’s triple-double lifts Heat past Mavs, 105-99
MIAMI (AP) — The subplots were obvious: Goran Dragic vs. Luka Doncic for the first time, Dwyane Wade vs. Dirk Nowitzki for the last time.
Heat host the Mavericks for cross-conference contest
Dallas Mavericks (29-45, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (36-38, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
MIAMI (AP) — The last game of the Miami Heat season, the last regular-season game of Dwyane Wade's career, is April 10 in Brooklyn. If he had his way Wade would play for a few largely ceremonial...
- The Santa Fe New MexicanSanta Fe lawyer, thanks retiring NBA star Dwyane Wade for paying college tuitionApril 10, 2019
- The Washington TimesDwyane Wade leaves Wizards wondering why he's even retiringMarch 24, 2019
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- The Washington TimesWizards open season with last-second loss to HeatOctober 19, 2018
Dwyane Wade says college basketball needs a makeover
Dwyane Wade says it's time college basketball got a makeover.
Wade sits down with PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the NCAA Tournament and the memories he has of his Final Four run with...
MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set.
The positioning, that's still anyone's guess.
So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA...
Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Miami Heat nearing the end of a grueling but successful stretch, they turned to their closer yet again.
Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth...
Antetokounmpo scores 27, Bucks beat Heat 116-87
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks won the game. Dwyane Wade countered with a classy move as the Miami Heat trudged off the court.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dwyane Wade was upset, ecstatic, tenacious and gracious in his final battle with the San Antonio Spurs.
It was the perfect ending to Wade's fiery showdowns with San...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder were foundering without their star point guard, and the Miami Heat — like Oklahoma City trying to improve their playoff position — took advantage.
Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade arrived for work on Sunday not expecting to play much, if at all. His bruised right hip was sore and he was feeling pain with every step.
Heat start 2nd half on 21-0 run, top Pistons 108-74
MIAMI (AP) — The outcome was in doubt at halftime.
It didn't stay that way for long.
And thanks to a 21-0 run to open the second half, the Miami Heat now have a tiny bit of breathing...
MIAMI (AP) — Rodney McGruder was having a quiet night.
And in a span of 22 seconds, everything changed.
Josh Richardson scored 20 points to lead a club record-tying eight Miami players...
MIAMI (AP) — Kevin Huerter used to have Dwyane Wade's sneakers.
Now, he's got his jersey.
Wade has been exchanging uniform tops with opposing players all season long as part of his...
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade got into the record book for defense.
And he saved the Miami Heat with offense.
Wade scored 14 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Heat won their...
Wade passes Jordan for most blocked shots by a guard
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade now has more blocked shots than any guard in NBA history.
The Miami Heat star swatted away the 1,052nd shot of his career Monday night, blocking an attempt by...
Heat run away from Nets, win 117-88
MIAMI (AP) — Getting big leads hasn't been a problem lately for the Miami Heat. Keeping them, however, has been an enormous issue.
Gordon scores 22, Magic rally past Warriors 103-96
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic proved again they can beat the best of the NBA.
They've also shown this week they can lose to some of the worst.
After game-winning shot, Wade’s thoughts turn to Kobe
MIAMI (AP) — It's been more than nine years, and Dwyane Wade still wonders from time to time how Kobe Bryant hit a straightaway 3-pointer off the glass to beat him.
Wade banks in straightaway 3 to lift Heat past Warriors
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade jumped onto a courtside table and thumped himself on the chest three times. He took a victory lap, waving a towel. He got mobbed by teammates.
Suns snap 17-game slide, top reeling Heat 124-121
MIAMI (AP) — Devin Booker came into his final matchup against Dwyane Wade looking to be the next player on the list of those who have snared a retirement-season jersey from the Miami...
76ers overcome Joel Embiid’s absence to beat Heat 106-102
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Boban Marjanovic covered up All-Star center Joel Embiid's absence — at least for a night.
Marjanovic had 19 points and 12 rebounds and made three key free throws in the...
The NBA playoff push starts now with All-Star break ending
MIAMI (AP) — Golden State is still the favorite for a fourth title in five years.
Milwaukee, Toronto, Indiana, Boston, Philadelphia, Oklahoma City and Denver can all go ahead and cancel...
His last All-Star complete, Wade turns focus on playoff push
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwyane Wade is adamant that the end of this season will be the right time for him to bid farewell to the game of basketball.
The game of basketball spent the weekend disagreeing with him.
Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Catching lobs from former teammate Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word.
Oh, this mattered to James — and Team LeBron as well.
The Latest: OKC’s Diallo leaps over Shaq to win dunk contest
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Weekend (all times local):
Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo is the NBA's slam dunk champion.
Going over Shaquille O'Neal in the first round, then getting a boost from rapper Quavo in the finale, Diallo soared to the crown by topping New York's Dennis Smith Jr.
Diallo topped Smith 88-85 in the finale. Charlotte's Miles Bridges and Atlanta's John Collins went out in the first round.
Wade, Nowitzki share eventful history as honorary All-Stars
DALLAS (AP) — Of all the opposing jerseys Dwyane Wade has collected through swaps during his final NBA season, Dirk Nowitzki's was among those the Miami star wanted the most and somehow seemed worried he wouldn't get.
Maybe it had something to do with the "frosty" phase of their relationship, as the Dallas icon described the strain following the Heat's six-game win over the Mavericks in the 2006 NBA Finals. Maybe Wade thought such a display wouldn't be possible on Dallas owner Mark Cuban's court.
Wade helps Heat top Mavs 112-101 in likely final Dallas game
DALLAS (AP) — Dwyane Wade finished his pregame warmups by re-enacting his launch of the basketball toward the rafters from the moment he won his first championship with Miami on the home floor of the Dallas Mavericks nearly 13 years ago.
The Heat star closed his night on the bench, with a win secure and many of his fans wearing or holding No. 3 jerseys standing and chanting, "We want Wade," in the closing minutes.
Miami’s Dwyane Wade clears concussion protocol after fall
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade cleared the concussion protocol and avoided a serious injury after crashing hard to the floor at the end of the first quarter against Sacramento on Friday night.
Wade landed awkwardly while going for a rebound with 15 seconds left in the first quarter. Wade's head bounced off the floor and he immediately grabbed the back of his head, and then rolled onto his stomach, where he lay while being checked by a team trainer.
Whiteside has 28 and the Heat hold off the Blazers 118-108
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside found his voice and the Miami Heat got a win.
Whiteside had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and took on a vocal role as the Heat snapped a three-game losing streak with a 118-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.
Heat say they’ll retire Chris Bosh’s jersey March 26
MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh, who had arguably the biggest rebound and assist in Miami Heat history, will have his No. 1 jersey retired by the franchise on March 26.
The Heat made the announcement Monday.
Bosh played parts of six seasons in Miami, before his career was cut short by recurring issues with blood clots. He last played for the Heat in 2016.
Reeling Heat now hitting road for toughest stretch of season
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has missed the playoffs only twice in his career, and the Miami Heat aren't exactly looking like a sure bet to get him one more trip to the postseason before retirement.
And a struggling team has no relief in sight, either.
NBA adds Wade, Nowitzki to All-Star player pool
MIAMI (AP) — Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane Wade are both NBA champions, NBA Finals MVPs and longtime ambassadors for the game of basketball.
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- AP Source: Cavaliers agree to terms with Cedi OsmanJuly 12, 2017
- Cavaliers announce Jeff Green signingJuly 11, 2017
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- Cavaliers sign veteran point guard Jose CalderonJuly 2, 2017
- AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
- Cavaliers watch NBA draft as Billups watch continues
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- Cavaliers win 5th straight in 116-88 rout of Pistons
- Cleveland Cavs could remain in The Q through 2044, according to new lease
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- LeBron James scores 31 points, Cavaliers top Hornets 115-107
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