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MIAMI, June 29 – The Miami HEAT announced today they have made a qualifying offer to Earl Barron, making him a restricted free agent.
MIAMI, June 28 – The Miami HEAT announced today they have acquired the Indiana Pacers’ second-round pick in the 2009 NBA Draft in exchange for the draft rights to Stanko Barac (the 39th pick in the 2007 NBA Draft).
MIAMI, June 28 – The Miami HEAT announced today they have conveyed the draft rights to Jason Smith (the 20th pick in the 2007 NBA Draft) to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for the draft rights to Daequan Cook
MIAMI, June 26 – The HEAT announced today that three-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade was nominated for Best Male Athlete at the 7th Annual BET Awards, which is airing tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET.
MIAMI, June 26 – There is no off-season for the Miami HEAT as they spend their summer getting back on top of the basketball world.
MIAMI, June 22 – HEAT guard Dwyane Wade will kick off ESPN’s 2007 award-winning SportsCenter “My Wish” series, which begins this weekend. Wade’s segment will debut on Sunday, June 24 at 10:30AM and re-air at 11PM the same night.
MIAMI, June 15 - Miami HEAT superfan and Deal or No Deal contestant Arthur Joseph accepted the offer presented by Dwyane Wade on the June 13th broadcast of NBC’s hit game show Deal or No Deal.
MIAMI, June 13 - The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT today launched its new campaign designed to highlight the many activities taking place within the next few months.
MIAMI, June 8 – NBC’s hit game show Deal or No Deal will feature Dwyane Wade as a special guest during an episode scheduled to air on Wednesday, June 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Miami, June 7 – The HEAT Group announced today the promotion of Jarred Diamond to the position of Vice President, Bookings and Assistant General Manager.
MIAMI, June 7 – The Miami HEAT announced that former Head Coach and current Consultant to the Head Coach Stan Van Gundy has been released from his contractual obligations in order to become the Head Coach of the Orlando Magic.
MIAMI, June 6 – The Miami HEAT announced today that it has signed a multi-year extension with top rated Miami-based Univision Radio station WQBA 1140AM to continue to broadcast all HEAT games in Spanish. WQBA-1140 AM “La Voz De Miami” has been the official Spanish radio station of the Miami HEAT for the past three years.
MIAMI, June 6 – The Miami HEAT announced today that it has signed a multi-year extension with top rated Miami-based Univision Radio station WQBA 1140AM to continue to broadcast all HEAT games in Spanish.
MIAMI, June 5 – HEAT guard Dwyane Wade will be among eight men honored at the 66th Annual National Father of the Year Luncheon presented by the National Father’s Day Committee on Thursday, June 7, 2007.
MIAMI, May 29 (AP) -- Dwyane Wade of the Miami HEAT and his wife, Siohvaughn, became parents Tuesday for the second time.
MIAMI, May 18 – The HEAT announced today that three-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade was nominated for Best Male Athlete at the 7th Annual BET Awards. Wade joins Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, who took home honors last year, New Orleans Sai
All-Star guard Dwyane Wade underwent a pair of successful surgeries Tuesday morning performed by Miami HEAT team physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick. The procedures entailed a repair of his dislocated left shoulder and a debridement and repair of his...
MIAMI, May 15 – The Miami HEAT announced today that All-Star guard Dwyane Wade underwent a pair of successful surgeries this morning at Baptist Doctors Hospital of Miami. The procedures entailed a repair of his dislocated left shoulder and a debrid
MIAMI, May 15 – The Miami HEAT announced today the four recipients of its HEAT Scholarships – HEAT Student-Athlete Scholarship, Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship and two HEAT Scholarships. In its 11th year, the HEAT Scholarships, presented by Publix, offers $10,000 in scholarship funds to high school seniors attending Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties schools.
MIAMI, May 10 – Miami HEAT All-Star guard Dwyane Wade was named a Third Team All-NBA selection today, marking the third consecutive year he has earned All-NBA honors.
MIAMI, May 9 – “Amongst growing speculation in the media, in reference to Shaq, I want to set the record straight and say that we are not trading Shaq.”
MIAMI, May 3 – The Miami HEAT announced today that the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund raised nearly $1.7 million as a result of its two main fundraising events this season, “A Knight with the Champions” and the 10th Annual Miami HEAT Family Festival. All proceeds will benefit Jackson Memorial Foundation’s Guardian Angels, SafeSpace and the Miami Coalition for a Safe & Drug-Free Community.
MIAMI, April 19 – The Miami HEAT announced today the formal unveiling of their 2007 playoff promotional campaign—White Hot HEAT 2007: an encore presentation of the color White...
MIAMI, April 11 – The Miami HEAT announced today that all individual game tickets for their first two home games of the 2007 NBA Playoffs will go on sale Monday, April 16, at 10:00 am.
MIAMI, April 10 Miami HEAT announced today that guard Gary Payton is expected to miss 2-3 weeks after tearing his left calf muscle. The incident occurred during practice on Monday, April 9.
MIAMI, April 9 - With regard to the incident on April 9th, I would like to thank so many people for their support and for their encouragement.
MIAMI, April 2 – The NBA announced this afternoon that Miami HEAT President and Head Coach Pat Riley was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for March.
MIAMI, April 2 – The HEAT kicks off a summer long “Learn to Swim” community swim safety campaign. HEAT players Udonis Haslem and Michael Doleac, along with the HEAT Dancers, will get into the pool with children from City of Miami Parks and Recreation for a special swimming lesson. The Xtreme Team will also be in attendance to provide entertainment from 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
MIAMI, March 30 – The NBA has once again joined the bracketology madness with its version of March Madness, the NBA Dance Team Bracket.
MIAMI, March 29 –The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT and Kia Motors America have teamed up to give the concept of dribble and drive a whole new meaning.
MIAMI, March 19th – Held this past Saturday night, the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund raised over $1.1 million at its benefit, “A Knight with the Champions”. This year’s event featured a performance by Grammy Award Winner Gladys Knight and took place at Shaquille and Shaunie O’Neal’s residence on Star Island.
MIAMI, March 7 – Recognizing the burgeoning support of the NBA and its players in Latin American countries, plus the influx of Latin American players in the NBA, the Miami HEAT will participate in the inaugural NBA Noche Latina commemorative uniform program during the two upcoming home games against the Timberwolves on March 9 and Wizards on March 11.
MIAMI, March 6– The Miami HEAT announced results of an MRI preformed Tuesday.
March 5 -Read Pat Riley's thoughts on Dwyane Wade's decision to go through rehabilitation. Click here....
March 5 - Dwyane Wade discusses his decision for rehabilitation in this transcript.
MIAMI, FL, February 22 - Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade suffered a dislocated left shoulder with 10:27 left in the fourth quarter of last night’s 112-102 loss at Houston.
MIAMI, February 12 – Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending February 11.
MIAMI, February 9 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that they have entered into a partnership with Stanford Financial, a financial services company specializing in private wealth management and investment banking. As part of the company’s multi-year sponsorship, Stanford Financial owns the naming rights to the exclusive Gate 4 V.I.P. entrance of the AmericanAirlines Arena through which celebrities, professional athletes and dignitaries are greeted. Additionally, the sponsorship includes a hospitality package and courtside rotational signage.
MIAMI, February 8 – The Miami HEAT announced today that forward Jason Kapono will participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout at the 2007 NBA All-Star Saturday Night event in Las Vegas.
MIAMI, February 5 – Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending February 4. This marks the 19th time in franchise history a HEAT player has earned Player of the Week honors.
MIAMI, February 5 – The defending champion Miami HEAT, among the leaders in the NBA in Season Ticket sales, today officially began the process of renewing its Season Ticket Holders with the launch of the 2007-08 Season Ticket renewal process.
MIAMI, February 5 – Following his much-anticipated return to the Miami HEAT lineup, Shaquille O’Neal will be featured in his very first in-depth sit-down interview this week on Sun Sports. Shaq sat down with Sun Sports’ Emmy Award-winning Miami HEAT host Jason Jackson on January 27 for the exclusive interview, which is scheduled to air during Sun Sports’ coverage of the Miami HEAT at Boston Celtics game this Wednesday, February 7.
MIAMI, February 1 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard Eddie Jones and requested waivers on guard Robert Hite. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, January 26 – The Miami HEAT announced today that All-Star guard Dwyane Wade will defend his PlayStation Skills Challenge title at the 2007 NBA All-Star Saturday Night event in Las Vegas.
MIAMI, January 25 – The NBA announced tonight that Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade were selected as starters for the Eastern Conference in a vote of the fans for the 2007 NBA All-Star Game.
MIAMI, January 24 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today the unveiling of a promotional campaign by Sun Sports, the exclusive local television partner of the team.
MIAMI, January 22 – Miami HEAT President and Head Coach Pat Riley released the following statement today on guard Robert Hite:
MIAMI, January 16 – The NBA Champion Miami HEAT has been named the 2006 Team Retailer of the Year by the National Basketball Association for their successful merchandise sales during the 2005-06 NBA season.
MIAMI, January 16 – Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending January 14.
MIAMI, January 12 – The Miami HEAT announced that President and Head Coach Pat Riley underwent successful left hip replacement surgery.
MIAMI, January 11 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced that they have extended their existing partnership with local cigar maker, Tabacalera Perdomo.
MIAMI, January 4 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that they have entered into a partnership with Kia Motors America. The car company, which offers the power to surprise is now an “Official Partner” of the Miami HEAT and part of a wider basketball program, which includes sponsorship of other NBA teams.
MIAMI, January 3 – The Miami HEAT announced that President and Head Coach Pat Riley will take an indefinite leave of absence beginning today to address health issues pertaining to his hip and knee.
MIAMI, December 28 - The Miami HEAT announced today that guard Dwyane Wade had an MRI on his right wrist to evaluate the injury caused during last night’s loss to the Chicago Bulls.
MIAMI, December 4 – The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recognized the Miami HEAT, and local broadcasting partner Sun Sports, for programming and production excellence.
New York, December 4 – Dwyane Wade, whose NBA Finals MVP performance led the Miami Heat to the franchise’s first championship, has been chosen as the 2006 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Sportsman of the Year for symbolizing in character and performance the ideals of sportsmanship, it was announced by SI Group Editor Terry McDonell.
MIAMI, December 4 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that they have entered into a partnership with 7-Eleven, Inc. As part of the company’s multi-year sponsorship, 7-Eleven® will be the “Official Convenience Store of the Miami HEAT.”
MIAMI, December 1 – Starting today, sports fans worldwide can vote online for the 2006 United States Sports Academy Athlete of the Year presented by USATODAY.com and MSNBC.com.
MIAMI, November 30 – The defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT today unveiled new “Late Night Ticket Specials,” a limited-time ticket offer designed to allow more fans to enjoy the HEAT Experience live and in person during upcoming home games in December.
MIAMI, Nov. 28 – The World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame announced that Steve Smith, an Olympic gold medalist and NBA World Champion, will be enshrined as a member of the Miami HEAT on November 30.
MIAMI, Nov. 17 – The Miami HEAT announced today that center Shaquille O’Neal is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after suffering a flap tear in the articular cartilage of his left knee in Miami’s Nov. 12 game against Houston on Nov. 12. HEAT team physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick will perform surgery on the 13-time All-Star at a date to be determined. After surgery, O’Neal can begin rehabilitation immediately. O’Neal has seen action in three games this year and has averaged 14 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.00 blocks and 30.8 minutes.
MIAMI, November 13 – NBA All-Star Balloting presented by T-Mobile begins today. Shaquille O’Neal, Dwyane Wade, Antoine Walker, Udonis Haslem, Jason Williams and Alonzo Mourning will represent the Miami HEAT on the ballot as fans worldwide have the opportunity to vote for their favorite players as starters for the 56th NBA All-Star Game.
SUNRISE, FL – Working to provide the South Florida community with additional opportunities to follow the Miami HEAT as they defend their 2006 NBA Championship, Sun Sports announced today that 34 HEAT home games will be produced and aired in Spanish this season.
MIAMI, November 3 – The NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that ADT Security Services has created a specially designed security solution for the Larry O’Brien Trophy Display that will house the Larry O’Brien Trophy at Miami Hoops Gear, the official team store located on the Mezzanine Level of the AmericanAirlines Arena.
MIAMI, November 2 – In the first contest of its kind in South Florida, the Miami HEAT will be offering fans a chance to win an authentic personalized HEAT Championship Trophy Ring, the same ring given to the Miami HEAT players, via the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund Championship Trophy Ring Raffle.
MIAMI, October 31 - The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that they have set their opening night roster for the 2006-07 NBA season. The club’s roster stands at 15.
MIAMI, October 29 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guard Vincent Grier.
MIAMI, October 29 – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT today announced the line-up of activities surrounding their 2006-07 Opening Night game against the Chicago Bulls. The highlight of the evening is the distribution of the “trophy rings” to the players and the raising of the 2006 NBA Champion banner.
MIAMI, October 28 - PAT RILEY: “Today is a sad day for everybody that knew Red, that competed against him, that enjoyed watching him ...”
SUNRISE, October 27 – Continuing to expand viewing enhancements for Florida sports fans, Sun Sports, a Fox owned and managed regional sports network, is bringing high-definition telecasts of 20 Miami HEAT home games to area HD cable and satellite subscribers starting next month.
MIAMI, October 25th – The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT has teamed up with the Islands of the Bahamas to host an exclusive coaches clinic at the Comcast training facility located inside the AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at 4:00 pm.
MIAMI, October 24th – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guards Antonio Burks and Daniel Horton.
MIAMI, October 20 – The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recognized the Miami HEAT, and local broadcasting partner Sun Sports, for programming and production excellence by nominating the 2006 NBA Champion and regional sports network for six regional Emmy Awards.
MIAMI, October 19 - The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that Lesley Swanson has been hired as its new HEATV host.
MIAMI, October 12 - The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today the promotion of Lorrie-Ann Diaz to the position of Director of Marketing Communications.
MIAMI, October 3rd – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard Antonio Burks. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, September 30 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guard Mike Gansey.
MIAMI, September 26th – Relive the thrills! Relive the anticipation! Relive the victory! Fans will have the opportunity to do just that as Sun Sports and the Miami HEAT unveil “White Hot HEAT Week” October 1-6 on Sun Sports, the exclusive regional TV partner of the Miami HEAT.
MIAMI, September 21 – Tipoff magazine, the Miami HEAT game-day publication, won the Judges’ Award given by the Printing Association of Florida at the 19th Annual Florida Print Awards for best program. The Florida Print Awards is the largest, most prestigious print competition in Florida.
MIAMI, September 15 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have exercised the fourth year Rookie Scale Option on Dorell Wright and the third year Rookie Scale Option on Wayne Simien. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, Sept. 12– The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guard Derek Anderson.
MIAMI, Sept. 6 - The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed guard Gary Payton. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, August 28 – With the entire season ticket inventory for the 2006-07 being sold-out, the defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today that it will begin selling four Partial Plan Ticket Packages.
MIAMI, August 23 – The Miami HEAT announced today that President and Head Coach Pat Riley will remain on the sidelines as head coach for the 2006-07 season as the HEAT defend their first NBA championship.
MIAMI, August 18 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed center Alonzo Mourning. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, August 15 – The defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT and Sun Sports announced the team’s local broadcast schedule for the upcoming 2006-07 regular season.
MIAMI, August 11 - The 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT will kick off the 2006-07 school year and help alleviate first day jitters of students at Lillie C. Evan Elementary by bringing the HEAT Experience to the school.
MIAMI, August 8 – The Miami HEAT announced today that Alonzo Mourning was named recipient of the NBA Community Assist Award for the month of July for his flagship charitable event, “Zo’s Summer Groove.” Mourning is the fourth HEAT player to win the award, joining Lamar Odom (May 2004), Dwyane Wade (August 2004) and Shaquille O’Neal (December 2004).
MIAMI, August 4 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Robert Hite. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, August 3 – The Miami HEAT announced their 2006 preseason schedule today, which will open on Tuesday, October 10, when they host the Detroit Pistons at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The preseason will conclude with a nationally televised (ESPN) home contest on Wednesday, October 25, against the Houston Rockets.
MIAMI, August 1 – The defending NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced its 2006-07 regular season schedule today. The 82-game schedule consists of 41 home dates, all in the AmericanAirlines Arena, and 41 road contests, and runs from October 31, 2006 through April 18, 2007. For the second consecutive year the HEAT will make the league maximum 33 national television appearances. Miami will appear five times on ABC, 10 times on ESPN and nine times apiece on TNT and NBA TV.
MIAMI, July 31 – The Miami HEAT announced today that guard Jason Williams underwent successful surgery to repair a partial tear of his right patella tendon which caused him to miss 18 games this past season. The 60-minute surgery was performed by HEAT team physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick on July 21 at Baptist Doctors’ Hospital. After being examined today by Dr. Selesnick, Williams has been cleared to begin the rehabilitation process. There is currently no timetable for his return to the court.
MIAMI, July 24 – The Miami HEAT announced today that Adam Simon, Director of College/International Scouting, will serve as a coach for the NBA’s Basketball without Borders camp in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed guard Dwyane Wade. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Daniel Horton. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Vincent Grier. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, July 7th - The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guards Mike Gansey and Chris Quinn. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
MIAMI, July 7th - AmericanAirlines Arena, home of the 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT, will host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball championship in 2009. The first and second round games will take place on Friday, March 20 and Sunday, March 22, respectively.
MIAMI, July 6 – The Miami HEAT announced today that current HEAT players Earl Barron and Dorell Wright will represent the HEAT at the upcoming Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, FL.