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Friday's Heat News: 'I'm glad we didn't do anything stupid,' says Pat Riley

Chris Bosh moves to TNT studio, eliminating possibility of NBA return this season: In the clearest signal to date that Chris Bosh will not attempt to resume his NBA career this season, TNT announced Thursday that the Miami Heat power forward will serve as a studio analyst for five consecutive Mondays starting next week. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

NBA trade deadline passes without move by Miami Heat: From the moments Hassan Whiteside said yes, Kevin Durant said no, Dwyane Wade said goodbye and Tyler Johnson presented his offer sheet, the Miami Heat's focus was firmly established on the 2017 offseason. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Riley's first step to greatness is not being 'stupid': There was, in retrospect, a certain predictability to Pat Riley at this trade deadline. Riley isn’t about first-round playoff seasons. He’s not about sidestepping big deals. He turns the ordinary into extraordinary as much as any sports leader out there. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Without the ‘assets’ to make an impactful deal, Heat President Pat Riley focuses on playoffs: Heat President Pat Riley entered Thursday’s trade deadline with low expectations. He got just what he expected. As several teams made moves to either make a run at the playoffs or dump unwanted players, the Heat stood pat for the first time in five years. Riley was not surprised. -- The Palm Beach Post

Miami Heat President Pat Riley still believes in center Hassan Whiteside as a franchise player: Heat President Pat Riley doubled down on center Hassan Whiteside and his ability to be “an integral part of winning” and a force on both ends of the court. “I love Hassan,” Riley said. -- The Palm Beach Post

Heat’s Pat Riley on trade deadline: ‘I’m glad we didn’t do anything stupid’: Pat Riley said the Miami Heat did exactly what they expected at the trade deadline – “nothing.” The Heat, said Riley, were neither a buyer nor a seller. -- The Palm Beach Post

Pat Riley explains Heat decision not to make trade, other issues: The Heat did not make a move before Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, and here’s what president Pat Riley had to say in an informal news conference: He said the Heat did not come close to making a trade and he’s eager to see this roster over the final 25 games. -- The Miami Herald

‘Boring’ deadline day passes as Riley’s Heat readies for 25-game push toward playoffs: Describing Thursday’s trade deadline as “boring,” Heat president Pat Riley said he did not make a deal partly because he wants to see how his team plays over the final 25 games after a stretch of winning 14 of its past 16. -- The Miami Herald

Chris Bosh joins TNT; Heat cap situation after deadline: The Heat made no trade before Thursday’s trade deadline. Meanwhile, Heat forward Chris Bosh, sidelined all season because of a third blood clotting episode, on Thursday joined TNT as a studio analyst for the next five Mondays, reinforcing the belief that he has no intentions of playing this season. Meanwhile, the Heat in March is expected to begin the process of clearing Bosh’s contract from its salary cap. -- The Miami Herald