Charlotte Hornets (3-9, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (4-7, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Heat -10.5; over/under is 217
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Udonis Haslem thought he would be able to walk around unnoticed at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Oddly enough, a 6-foot-8 man — one of South Florida's most recognizable athletes after 20 years and three championships with the Miami Heat — was somewhat easy to spot in the crowd Sunday, when he served as an honorary race official for NASCAR's annual stop at Homestead.
MIAMI (AP) — Kobe Bryant. Dirk Nowitzki. And now, Udonis Haslem.
Miami’s captain is returning to the Heat for a 20th season, he announced Sunday. It’s a one-year deal worth $2.9 million; Miami extended the offer nearly two months ago, then waited for Haslem to decide between retiring and returning.
MIAMI (AP) — The 2021 NBA Finals had been over for approximately three minutes, and newly crowned champion P.J. Tucker was already overcome by one very distinct emotion.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem started the Miami Heat postseason with an apology.
It wasn’t a real apology.
Haslem, like many other Heat players, is amused by the notion that the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs isn’t considered a favorite to win the Eastern Conference title.
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Udonis Haslem were shouting at each other, fingers were pointed in various directions, some Miami players were trying to play peacemaker and Heat coach Erik Spoelstra slammed a clipboard to the floor in frustration.
Oklahoma City Thunder (20-49, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (46-24, first in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City aims to end its seven-game losing streak with a win against Miami.
Miami Heat (32-20, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (19-33, 12th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Miami is looking to stop its three-game skid with a victory against San Antonio.
MIAMI (AP) — A few weeks ago, nobody would have seen this coming.
Not even Omer Yurtseven.
Consider all the stellar big men who have worn a Miami Heat uniform over the years, a list that includes Shaquille O’Neal, Alonzo Mourning, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and Bam Adebayo just to name a few.
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 29 points, Max Strus added 26 and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the short-handed Detroit Pistons 115-112 on Thursday night.
Strus’ fifth 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining gave the Heat their final margin.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem has been telling anyone who will listen the same thing for years, that if given a chance he can still impact winning.
The Miami Heat won’t disagree.
In a 90-second span Wednesday night, Haslem committed a foul, got a rebound, scored on a layup, blocked a shot, picked up another foul and grabbed another rebound.
Let the (real) games begin.
The NBA preseason finales were Friday night, the end of a two-week slate of exhibitions featuring more than 500 players — from 18-year-old Josh Primo in San Antonio, to 41-year-old Udonis Haslem in Miami — and some relatively unusual events.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem and Bam Adebayo were yelling at one another during Miami’s practice on Sunday, which was a critical step for the Heat.
It meant things were normal again. Their captain is back.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem is officially back with the Miami Heat.
Haslem signed another contract — the 10th of his career — with the Heat on Sunday, assuring that he will return for a 19th season with Miami.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem had one arm draped over the shoulders of Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava as they walked slowly toward the Champlain Towers condo collapse memorial site Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Dwight Howard was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Friday for picking up his 16th technical foul of the season.
The league said he will serve the suspension Friday night when the 76ers play the first of two homes against the Orlando Magic to close the regular season.
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler likes Miami's chances against anybody in a seven-game playoff series.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem finally played, and made an immediate impact for the Miami Heat.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Udonis Haslem is honest about it: Elections simply have not been overly important to him...