Udonis Haslem returning to Heat for a 17th NBA season
Udonis Haslem has made his decision: He's returning to the Miami Heat.
Haslem, who was considering retirement, announced Tuesday that he is returning for a 17th season. The 39-year-old has...
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.
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.
Miami Heat player sues for lost income from dog’s neutering
COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Miami Heat veteran Udonis Haslem is suing the veterinary hospital he says "castrated" his dog without permission.
AP Interview: Haslem reveals why he chose to return to Heat
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem arrived at the Miami Heat facility for a workout one day last week, and was told he needed to sign a waiver before he took the court.
The reason: Technically, he wasn't on the team.
"That was a little weird, having to do that," Haslem said.
AP source: Haslem, Heat agree on 1-year deal for 16th season
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is barely given the chance to play anymore, and the Miami Heat wanted him back anyway.
That's how much they value his presence.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations said Haslem and the Heat have agreed on a one-year, $2.4 million contract that will keep him with his hometown team for a 16th season. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed, though that last detail is now merely a formality.
Udonis Haslem having talks with Heat, deciding on return
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is creating jobs, while working toward getting his Miami Heat job back for another season.
Haslem has had talks with the Heat in recent days as he continues working through the process of deciding whether to return for a 16th season. There is no timetable for a decision, but there are now indications that he is clearly leaning toward a return.
Wade says if he plays, he’ll be with Heat this season
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — If Dwyane Wade plays this season, it will be in a Miami Heat uniform.
It's still a significant "if."
Wade, speaking Saturday night during an appearance at the Jr. NBA World Championship, told reporters that he doesn't have a timetable for when he'll make a decision on whether to return to the heat this season.
For Haslem, being undrafted was just a beginning
MIAMI (AP) — There's going to be dozens of players left out in the cold at next week's NBA draft, players who will not hear their names called by the time the night is over.
Haslem among those mourning death of Miami prep star
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Heat captain Udonis Haslem considered himself a mentor to Malcolm Nicholas III, a promising 6-foot-5 guard from Miami who was being pursued by numerous colleges.
That's why Haslem's heart is heavy right now.
Nicholas was shot and killed Sunday night in Miami's Overtown neighborhood, police said. No arrests have been reported and police have not revealed if they believe there was a motive. Family members have said the 18-year-old was there visiting relatives.
Miami, Cleveland and OKC players all lobbying for Wade
MIAMI (AP) — Teams cannot officially start pursuing Dwyane Wade yet, because that would be tampering.
The same rules don't apply to players.
So on Monday, even though Wade's agreed-upon buyout deal with the Chicago Bulls has not yet become official, plenty of his NBA colleagues — particularly those in Cleveland, Oklahoma City and his former home in Miami — started lobbying the 12-time All-Star in earnest about where they think he should be playing this season.
Udonis Haslem returning to Heat for 15th season
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem believes he can still play, and the Miami Heat apparently agree.
The three-time NBA champion has signed a one-year, $2.3 million deal to remain with the Heat for what will be his 15th season. Haslem was already the longest-tenured player in Heat history, with all of his NBA seasons coming for his hometown team.
Among active players, only Dirk Nowitzki, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have spent the entirety of a career spanning at least 15 years with one franchise.
Gordon Hayward visits Miami, as Heat lay out their vision
Gordon Hayward was greeted on Saturday by an image of himself wearing a Miami Heat uniform.
Soon, the Heat will know if their vision becomes reality.
With coaches, staff and some current players helping to lay out the red carpet, the Heat made their pitch to the All-Star forward — who is also expected to speak with Boston and Utah in the coming days before announcing his decision.
Cavs sit LeBron and Kyrie, and Heat roll to 120-92 win
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving rested, and the Miami Heat took advantage.
Until the final seconds, that was the entire story.
Goran Dragic scored 23 points, Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Heat beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 120-92 on Saturday night.
Tyler Johnson added 17 points for the Heat, who won for the 18th time in their last 22 games and made 18 3-pointers.
Athletes to Trump: That’s not how our locker room talks
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem was leading some banter with Miami Heat teammates after practice Monday, the jokes and laughter helping everyone wind down after practice.
For Heat, the names are different, but approach is the same
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Udonis Haslem took a look around the first Miami Heat team meeting of the season after their arrival in the Bahamas and was struck by a sobering realization.
Haslem, Ellis, Vilma go into Miami Sports Hall of Champions
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem has spent his entire NBA career in the shadows of others, without complaint.
Udonis Haslem taking Heat leadership role with Dwyane Wade in Chicago
With Dwyane Wade now playing for the Chicago Bulls, Udonis Haslem is clearly the Heat’s leader and captain.
The rebuilding process has begun.
At the start of Sunday, the Heat had just nine players under contract. By Sunday night, Miami had reached the regular-season limit of 15 players. - The Heat’s busy day included acquiring free agents Wayne Ellington, James Johnson and Willie Reed. It included bringing back Miami native Udonis Haslem. It included a trade for 3-point specialist Luke Babbitt....
Haslem and Tyler Johnson stay with Heat, who add Ellington
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Johnson was all set for a new chapter in Brooklyn, thinking there was no way he would be back with the Heat.
He was wrong.
He's staying put, Udonis Haslem is also coming back and there's a slew of new faces in Miami now after a hectic Sunday series of moves. The Heat matched the $50 million, four-year offer sheet Johnson got from the Nets, and signed Haslem to a $4 million deal for his 14th season in Miami.