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2017 Schedule
1-0, 1st in Southeast
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Whiteside gets preseason DPoY votes

Hassan Whiteside received three votes for the Defensive Player of the Year in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Whiteside finished third in DPoY voting last season. Predictions: DPoY

Whiteside leads Heat past Magic (0:53)

Whiteside powers Heat to season-opening win

Miami center Hassan White had 18 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots and point guard Goran Dragic added 16 points as the Heat cruised to a 108-96 season-opening victory over the Magic.

Tyler Johnson throws down dunk, hangs on rim (0:26)
Whiteside's monster block sets up Dragic for two (0:22)
Whiteside gets the board and throws down dunk (0:23)
Winslow capitalizes on fastbreak (0:26)
Fournier drains early 3-pointer (0:22)
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All eyes on Heat's Hassan Whiteside

No Wade. No Bosh. Tempered expectations. It's the dawning of a new era in Miami after a decade of prominence, one that turns to the Heat's promising young center. Preseason Power Rankings

How many games will Miami win?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). The new-look Heat are predicted to miss the postseason, and the win total could drop more if they trade Goran Dragic. Final predictions (Insider)

Heat make final roster cuts

Miami announced on Saturday that it had waived guards Beno Udrih, Brianté Weber and Luis Montero, along with center Vashil Fernandez and forward Okaro White. The roster now stands at 15.

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Are the Heat a playoff team?

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He examines whether Miami has enough depth and shooting to compete for a playoff spot in the post-Wade era. Lowe's NBA tiers

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Anthem singer kneels midcourt at 76ers-Heat

A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, revealing a shirt with the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

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Dragic: Spoelstra told me Kings rumor 'not true'

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has assured Goran Dragic that, contrary to a recent report, Miami has not discussed including the starting point guard as part of trade talks with the Sacramento Kings.

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NBA Lockdown: Eastern Conference Purgatory

Jorge Sedano, Amin Elhassan and Cassidy Hubbarth discuss the teams in the middle of the Eastern Conference and debate which ones could make the leap into contention.

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7dIsrael Guttierez

Ultimate Standings: Sans Wade, Bosh, Heat take a tumble

In ESPN The Magazine's annual ranking of 122 pro sports teams, the Miami Heat dropped 30 spots after losing Dwyane Wade to Chicago and Chris Bosh to his blood clotting condition.

Team Stats

Points Per Game100.023rd
Rebounds Per Game44.113th
Assists Per Game20.823rd
Points Allowed98.45th

Team History


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