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MIAMI, 06/25 – The HEAT announced today that it will host its Miami HEAT Draft Party Powered By Kia Motors at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday, June 26 starting at 6:00 p.m. Fans in attendance will watch the ESPN broadcast o
MIAMI, 06/08 – The Miami HEAT announced today they have made qualifying offers to Dorell Wright, Chris Quinn and Kasib Powell, making them restricted free agents.
MIAMI, June 23 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on forward Alexander Johnson.
MIAMI, 06/23 – Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was among the 12 players selected today to represent the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games as part of the USA Basketball Senior National Team.
Four-time Miami HEAT All-Star Dwyane Wade has announced plans to host the inaugural Old Spice D.Wade All-Star Camp for youth this summer at two South Florida locations.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have hired David Fizdale as an assistant coach, returning the Los Angeles native to where he began his NBA career.
The Miami HEAT announced today the four recipients of its 2008 HEAT Scholarships: the Alec Kessler Student-Athlete Scholarship, the Dr. Jack Ramsay Scholarship and two HEAT Scholarships.
The Miami HEAT announced today it is offering fans the opportunity to meet its future 2008 draft pick by launching the “There Can Only Be One” online sweepstakes.
MIAMI, May 13 – The Miami HEAT announced today that it has been named recipient of the John I. Smith Award for its HEAT Academy after school educational initiatives by the Miami-Dade Coalition for Community Education at the 2008 School House Awards ceremony.
MIAMI, May 12 – The HEAT announced today that it will host its Miami HEAT Draft Lottery Party Powered By Kia Motors at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday, May 20 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
MIAMI, May 8Miami HEAT assistant coach Bob McAdoo was selected as one of the 50 most influential personalities of European Club Basketball over the last half-century.

On April 28, Managing General Partner Micky Arison and Riley jointly announced that Assistant Coach/Director of Scouting Erik Spoelstra has been elevated to Head Coach. Spoelstra becomes the sixth Head Coach in franchise history. Following his introductory press conference, HEAT Insider got a chance to catch up with the HEAT’s new Head Coach.
MIAMI, April 28 – Miami HEAT President and Head Coach Pat Riley announced this afternoon that he has decided to step down as Head Coach of the Miami HEAT, but will continue to serve as team President. HEAT Managing General Partner Micky Arison and
MIAMI, April 11 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Blake Ahearn for the remainder of the season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, April 10 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Stephane Lasme for the remainder of the season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, April 8 –The newly expanded and renovated pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Holtz Children’s Hospital — called the Carnival Cares for Kids Center — will provide a family-centered environment and improve the pace at which care is deliv
The Miami HEAT announced today the launching of the “Ten Gets You In!” Season Ticket package. For only ten dollars per game, per seat, HEAT fans can secure their seat location for the 2008-09 season and enjoy an unparalleled entertainment experience as a
MIAMI, FL – 4/8 The Miami HEAT has teamed up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, the American Red Cross, the City of Coral Gables and the AVP to host the 7th Annual April Pool’s Day on Thursday, April 10 at Venetian Pool at 3:00 p.m. Venetian Pool
MIAMI, FL – 4/8 The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Kasib Powell for the remainder of the season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, April 7 – Miami HEAT President and Head Coach Pat Riley headlined a group announced today as the seven members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2008.
MIAMI, April 8 –The newly expanded and renovated pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Holtz Children’s Hospital — called the Carnival Cares for Kids Center — will provide a family-centered environment and improve the pace at which care is delivered.
The Miami HEAT has announced today that the April 13 game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers has been changed to a 6:00PM tip-off. The game will not be broadcast on local television.
MIAMI, March 31 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Blake Ahearn and forward Stephane Lasme to second 10-day contracts. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
MIAMI, March 27– The Miami HEAT announced today that during the 2008 NBA preseason, they will play one preseason game in London and one preseason game in Paris as part of NBA Europe Live presented by EA SPORTS™.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Kasib Powell to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that forward Udonis Haslem underwent ankle arthroscopy and debridement surgery to remove a large bone spur in his left ankle today.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Blake Ahearn to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Stephane Lasme to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent forward Bobby Jones to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that guard Dwyane Wade underwent shock wave therapy on his left knee yesterday.
The Miami HEAT announced today that guard Dwyane Wade will undergo OssaTron treatment (Shock wave therapy) on his left knee and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2007-08 season.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guard Smush Parker. Parker...
MIAMI, FL –3/08 The Miami HEAT announced today that Daequan Cook and Joel Anthony have been recalled from the NBA Development League. Cook and Anthony were assigned to the Iowa Energy, the HEAT’s D-League affiliate on Feb. 27 and guided the club to a 2-1
The Miami HEAT announced today that Dorell Wright underwent successful surgery this afternoon to repair a meniscal tear on the lateral joint line of his left knee.
MIAMI, FL – 2/27 The Miami HEAT announced today that Daequan Cook and Joel Anthony have been assigned to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League.
Miami, FL – 02/24 The Miami HEAT announced today the official beginning of the process of renewing its Season Ticket Holders with the launch of the 2008-09 Season Ticket renewal campaign.
HEAT President and Head Coach Pat Riley headlined a group of 15 Finalists announced today by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame during 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend festivities in New Orleans, LA.
MIAMI, FL – 02/06 The Miami HEAT announced today that they have acquired four-time All-Star forward Shawn Marion and guard Marcus Banks in a three-player trade with Phoenix in which they sent center Shaquille O’Neal to the Suns.
MIAMI, FL – 02/06 The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on forward/guard Luke Jackson.
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2008 – Today the NBA announced the twenty-four top wheelchair basketball players from the National Wheelchair Basketball Association who will participate in the 2008 NBA/NWBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic.
MIAMI, FL – 02/05 The Miami HEAT announced today that All-Star guard Dwyane Wade will participate in his third consecutive PlayStation Skills Challenge at the 2008 NBA All-Star Saturday Night event in New Orleans.
MIAMI, FL – 02/01 The Miami HEAT will once again honor Black History Month with a comprehensive campaign spanning multiple media platforms and outlets.
HEAT Insider sat down with NBA legend Bill Russell for an exclusive interview.
The Miami HEAT announced that center Shaquille O’Neal underwent an MRI
Echoing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sentiments of unity and equality, the Miami HEAT and the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers will join together in a special pre-game ceremony on January 21st to celebrate the birthday of and pay tribute to the civil rights l
NEW YORK, 01/11 – The NBA today granted a game protest filed by the Miami Heat after its 117-111 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on December 19 at Philips Arena, which will result in the replay of the final 51.9 seconds of the game’s overtime period with the Ha
MIAMI FL, 12/20 – The Miami HEAT announced today that Alonzo Mourning underwent successful surgery.
MIAMI FL, 12/18 - The Miami HEAT announced today the unveiling of the Top 25 HEAT Players of All-Time, as voted by HEAT fans.
The holiday season is a time of giving, and on Wednesday, December 12, the Miami HEAT gave both time and gifts to special South Florida military servicemen and women and critically ill children.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on guard Penny Hardaway and signed free agent forward/guard Luke Jackson. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
HEAT fans hungry for a great deal and great entertainment now have another reason to take in HEAT home games during the 20th Anniversary season.
Social Security Number. Tax ID number. Cell phone number. We are all identified by a number. In basketball, numbers are used on jerseys for identification and record keeping purposes.
“We are currently investigating the reported incident. Until we have concluded it, Smush will not be with the team."
A lot has changed with Dorell Wright since becoming the HEAT first-ever high school player drafted in 2004. When Wright first arrived in Miami for his introductory press conference, the skinny, 18-year old kid was sporting an oversized brown suit ...
MIAMI, FL – Partnering with Humana South Florida and Kids@Home, Miami HEAT players, coaches and the HEAT Wives Club look forward to making this Thanksgiving a special day for over 1,000 families in the Historic District of Overtown area, for its annual Th
Ricky Davis has only been back in Miami for a short time, but it didn’t take long for the recently acquired swingman to get involved in the community. Davis and The Related Group, the nation’s largest Hispanic owned business, each made a $5,000 donation to the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) orgainzation at a special press conference held at the Related Cervera Realty Services headquarters, located at 50 Biscayne in downtown Miami.
This year, share the true spirit of the holiday season with family, friends and business associates by sending Miami HEAT Charitable Fund Holiday Cards.
On November 5, HEAT All-Star Dwyane Wade returned to full-contact practice without restrictions for the first time since having off-season shoulder and knee surgeries.
The Miami HEAT announced today that “Lisa Lee” Arneaud was named as its new HEATV host. HEATV is the club’s Emmy award winning in-house broadcast channel.
After eight years away, Ricky Davis is back in a HEAT uniform. HEAT Insider sat down with the recently acquired swingman as he talked about settling in with his new team, maturing as a person and asking to play for Pat Riley.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on Brian Chase, Devin Green, Jeremy Richardson and Marcus Slaughter. The club’s opening night roster for the 2007-08 NBA season stands at 15.
The AmericanAirlines Arena, South Florida’s ultimate sports and entertainment showplace and home of the 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT is nearing the completion of the first stage of a multi-million dollar two-phase renovation project on its upscale suite l
To recognize the impact of the Hispanic community on the U.S., specifically in South Florida, the Miami HEAT players and the HEAT Experience, including the Xtreme Team, HEAT Dancers and mascot Burnie, visited Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah to celebrate Hispan
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have acquired guard Ricky Davis and center Mark Blount in a five-player trade with Minnesota in which they sent forwards Antoine Walker and Wayne Simien, center Michael Doleac and a conditional first-ro
As part of its 20-day promotional countdown “20 Days of HEAT” which began on October 12, the Miami HEAT announced the re-launch of its popular website, www.HEAT.com.
The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recognized the HEAT broadcasting department, HEATV, the in-house production house for the Miami HEAT and Sun Sports, the exclusive broadcast partner of the HEAT, read more...
MIAMI, FL – The AmericanAirlines Arena, South Florida’s ultimate sports and entertainment showplace and home of the 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT announced today the re-launch of its website, AAArena.com.
The 2007-08 season marks the 20th Anniversary of the Miami HEAT and the franchise aims to celebrate the milestone not only throughout the season, but during the 20 days leading up to the Opening Night contest versus the rival Detroit Pistons. Read more...
MIAMI, FL – The AmericanAirlines Arena, South Florida’s ultimate sports and entertainment showplace and home of the 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT, announced today that it is nearing the completion of the first stage of a multi-million dollar two-phase reno
Are you a vocalist, group, duet, or musician with enough talent to sing or play the national anthem during Miami HEAT home games? If so, we want you to audition for us at AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday, October 13th @ at 10:00 a.m. Be part of the game
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT and Sun Sports, the HEAT’s exclusive regional television home, have announced their broadcast schedule for the 2007-08 NBA season. A total of 70 regular season Miami HEAT games, 36 home and 34 away, are scheduled to air on Su
Language barriers and cultural differences don’t stop the Legends from making a difference worldwide and the recent Legends Reunion in Puerto Rico was no different. This September, the NBRPA incorporated a new element into their Reunion, read more...
The Miami HEAT announced today that all individual game tickets for the 2007-08 season will go on sale Monday, October 8, at 10:00 a.m. at HEAT.com, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and via 1-800-4NBA-TIX. Tickets start at $10 a ticket per game. Individual game tickets will also be available through the HEAT ticketExchange – the club’s official website to buy individual game tickets
The Miami HEAT announced today that three-time All-Star and 2006 NBA Finals MVP Dwyane Wade has the top selling NBA player jersey based on sales from retail locations across Europe during the 2006-07 NBA season.
The Miami HEAT announced today that it will host the HEAT Open Practice presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida on Friday, October 5, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena. The event is free and open to the public. HEAT fans wil
HEAT center Michael Doleac knows how to sweeten a deal. When he attended the Sports Stars Wishes Make-A-Wish Foundation live auction in March, Doleac volunteered to help the HEAT auction off a team VIP package to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation and to
MIAMI, September 25 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard Brian Chase. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Want to know what your favorite HEAT player is up to during the dog days of summer? HEAT Insider sat down with fourth-year swingman Dorell Wright to talk about developing his game, starting a family and the upcoming season.
MIAMI, September 11 – In recognition of Dwyane Wade’s outstanding efforts in the community and for his ongoing philanthropic work, the NBA has honored the Miami HEAT guard with the Community Assist Award for August.
Want to know what your favorite HEAT player is up to during the dog days of summer? HEAT Insider caught up with Wayne Simien to discuss fishing, his health and the upcoming season.
Briarcliff Manor, NY- August 28- A competitive spirit was in the air this month at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, New York. Leading the excitement was NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning along with teammate Shaquille O’Neal and business
Opa Locka, August 20– Starting the first day of school can be a welcoming experience. But for many students, it can be downright nerve wrecking. The HEAT visited a local school to ease the tensions. Read more...
MIAMI, August 10– The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard Devin Green. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, August 9 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named to Esquire's 4th annual Best Dressed Men in the World list for the second straight year, the magazine announced.
The Miami HEAT announced their 2007 preseason schedule August 8, which will open on Monday, October 8, when they travel to Auburn Hills to face the Detroit Pistons. The preseason will conclude with a home contest on Tuesday, October 23, against the San An
Briarcliff Manor, NY- August 1, 2007- Let the competition begin! NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning along with friends Shaquille O’Neal and Donald Trump will host the 4th Annual Zo’s Million Dollar Shootout at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff M
Winning NBA championships is important to Dwyane Wade, but working with kids and having an impact on the community is equally significant to the three-time All-Star. HEAT Insider will follow the 2006 Finals MVP during “A Week of Wade’s World in South Flor
Watch the video of the 2007 HEAT Dancer Finals and see who made the squad.
MIAMI, August 2 - The Miami HEAT has created three Partial Plan Ticket Packages, with prices starting as low as $199 per seat.
MIAMI, August 2 - The Miami HEAT announced its 2007-08 schedule today, highlighted by a fourth consecutive Christmas Day game.
On July 27, the Miami HEAT signed free-agent point guard William “Smush” Parker. During his four-year NBA career with Cleveland, Detroit, Phoenix and the Los Angeles Lakers, Parker has averaged 9.4 ppg, 2.9 apg and 1.27 spg. HEAT Insider sat down with the
MIAMI, July 27 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard William “Smush” Parker. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, July 23 - Want to know what your favorite HEAT player is up to during the dog days of summer? HEAT Insider sat down with Dwyane Wade to chat with the three-time All-Star about summer vacation, rehab, fatherhood and business.
MIAMI, July 20 – The Miami HEAT announced today that General Manager Randy Pfund has signed a contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, July 20 -- Alonzo Mourning Charities (AMC) recently selected Spine3D, leading architectural rendering and animation studio, to generate a vision of a new Youth Center for at-risk children.
MIAMI, July 17 – HEATV, the in-house broadcast production arm of The HEAT Group, walked away with two “Golden Matrix Awards."
MIAMI, July 13 – The HEAT announced today the launching of its latest Season Ticket sales promotion, the FIBA Americas Championship 2007 Fly-A-Way promotion.
New York, June 28 -- NBA World Champion Alonzo Mourning is used to teamwork on the court. But his successful rebound from kidney disease has led to the ultimate assist on the home front as well.
MIAMI, July 8 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have added Orien Greene to their 2007 Summer League roster and have released guards Vincent Grier, Dontell Jefferson, Dewarick Spencer and Levi Stukes and forward Ekene Ibekwe.
MIAMI, July 5 – The Miami HEAT announced today that current HEAT player Chris Quinn and 2007 First Round NBA Draft pick Daequan Cook will represent the HEAT at the upcoming Pepsi Pro Summer League in Orlando, FL.
MIAMI, July 5 – The Miami HEAT announced today that forward Wayne Simien underwent successful arthroscopic surgery of his left knee on July 3 at Baptist Doctors Hospital of Miami.
MIAMI, July 5 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed center Joel Anthony, guard Jeremy Richardson and forward Marcus Slaughter. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
MIAMI, July 5– The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Daequan Cook, the 21st pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.