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Dragic says HEAT are doing group workouts on Zoom

Jacari McRae | April 1st, 2020 

It’s almost been a month since the NBA season was canceled. There’s still uncertainty on when or if the NBA season will resume. There’s been talk about resuming the season in the summer and possibly playing into September. However, no one knows what will happen. Everyone is still trying to adjust to the new normal. Continue reading

Former HEAT Assistant Coach David Fizdale Praises Heat’s Culture

Jacari McRae  | March 28th, 2020

Former Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale continues to speak highly of the Heat’s culture. Fizdale appeared on the Golic and Wingo show on ESPN Radio earlier this week and one of the topics discussed was the Brooklyn Nets firing of Kenny Atkinson. Brooklyn players reportedly being unhappy with Atkinson played a huge role in the coach’s departure.

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Lebron James: Losing to Celtics in 2012 Could’ve Ended the Big 3

Jacari McRae  | March 20th, 2020

Almost eight years ago, the Miami Heat trailed the Boston Celtics 3-2 heading into game six of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. There was huge pressure going into game six in Boston. A loss in game six could’ve sent the Heat home and raise questions about the future of the Heat’s superteam.

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HEAT Could Target DeMar DeRozan in This Year’s Free Agency

Jacari McRae  | March 17th, 2020

During last month’s trade deadline, the Miami Heat flipped Justise Winslow, James Johnson, and Dion Waiters for Andre Iguodala, Jae Crowder, and Solomon Hill. They nearly acquired Danilo Gallinari, but the failed extension talks ended the deal.

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Jae Crowder Wants to Stay in Miami Long-Term

Jacari McRae  | March 16th, 2020 

A three-team trade that included Miami, Minnesota, and Memphis landed Andre Iguodala to the Heat. While Andre Iguodala was the big name in the deal, Jae Crowder has made the most impact on the team so far. Since his Heat debut on February 9th, Crowder has averaged 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc. Continue reading

Jimmy Butler on Philadelphia fallout: “I didn’t know who the F*** was in charge”

Jacari McRae | March 11th, 2020

When Jimmy Butler made the decision to go to Miami he was criticized. Some wondered why he would leave a potential title contender in Philadelphia for a team that just missed the playoffs the season prior. Was there tension between Butler and his Sixers teammates? Or maybe Butler just wanted to be the guy in Miami.

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HEAT vs Wizards reaction

Jacari McRae | March 9th, 2020

The Miami Heat ends their two-game road trip with a split. Playing without Jimmy Butler, the Heat ran their offense through Bam Adebayo. After trailing the Washington Wizards by eight in the fourth quarter, the Heat went on a huge 25-3 run to close the game. And with the Oklahoma City Thunder beating the Boston Celtics, Miami now pulls within a game-and-a-half of the third seed.

Here are my takeaways from Sunday’s road win over the Wizards.

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