Spoelstra, Heat heading into post-Wade year with optimism
MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra bounded into his first Miami Heat news conference of the season looking tanned and relaxed, the benefit of having nearly six months off.
Jimmy Butler, once a Heat hater, now eager to be in Miami
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler once said he would never wear a Miami Heat uniform. That was when he was in Chicago, part of a Bulls team that disliked the Heat.
Summer League winds down, and now, maybe, some NBA rest
They'll hand out T-shirts to the Summer League winners following the championship game between Memphis and Minnesota in Las Vegas on Monday night, and then things will finally slow down a bit in...
Deals get real: Butler joins Heat, Raptors wish Kawhi well
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis.
Heat select Tyler Herro from Kentucky with No. 13 draft pick
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro is already the answer to a trivia question. He's the first shooting guard that the Miami Heat drafted after Dwyane Wade retired.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat has been selected as this season's winner of the Magic Johnson Award, presented by the Pro Basketball Writers Association.
Dwyane Wade memoir to be published this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball great Dwyane Wade, who retired at the end of the 2018-2019 regular season, has a memoir coming out this fall.
William Morrow announced Wednesday that the book is...
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade was a surprise guest speaker Sunday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's graduation ceremony, leading cheers and recalling how nervous he was...
Riley reflects on Heat season, says time to think is needed
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...
Wade has triple-double in finale; Nets beat Heat for 6 seed
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...
Final day of NBA regular season arrives with much to decide
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.
Wade scores 30 in last game in Miami; Heat top 76ers 122-99
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.
‘Still amazing’: Dwyane Wade plays his last game in Miami
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...
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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.
Heat need win to guarantee Wade’s playoff push will continue
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)
Celtics spoil Wade’s final Garden visit, beat Heat 110-105
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)
The East race: 5 teams for 3 spots, separated by 2 losses
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...
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...
Breaking down the NBA playoff races, which are winding down
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.
Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs’ 9-game winning streak
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...
Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Westbrook-less Thunder, 116-107
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...
Heat stay hot, pull away late to beat Cavaliers 126-110
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...
Wade surprises Huerter with a farewell gift _ his jersey
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...
Wade scores 14 in 4th to help Heat stave off Hawks, 114-113
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.