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UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020

AP source: Heat’s Derrick Jones Jr. tests positive for virus

A person with knowledge of the situation says Miami forward Derrick Jones Jr. has tested positive for the coronavirus, a result that came in shortly after the Heat and other …

UPDATED: Tue., June 16, 2020

Bam Adebayo thinking about financial future as NBA restart looms

Bam Adebayo thinks injuries could be more prevalent than usual when the NBA gets back on the floor next month, given the demands that will be on players’ bodies after …

Heat’s Goran Dragic says he’s not going to Slovenia during layoff

Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat says he is prepared to forgo his annual offseason move back to his native Slovenia if that is what the NBA schedule necessitates.

UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020

Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk at another Olympics crossroads

MIAMI – For the second consecutive year, it looks like an Olympic dream deferred for Miami Heat center Kelly Olynyk, a result of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics possibly being postponed …

Miami’s Duncan Robinson on a record path from 3-point land

Duncan Robinson is about to collect a whole slew of records.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020

Heat, Grizzlies complete trade sending Andre Iguodala to Miami

The trade sending Andre Iguodala to Miami is official, finally getting completed on Thursday with league approval one day after the Heat struck a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies to …

NBA roundup: Heat rely on defense to beat Raptors 84-76

Bam Adebayo had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Miami Heat put together their best defensive performance of the season in an 84-76 victory over the Toronto Raptors on …

The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 25, 2019

Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk embracing his veteran role with Miami Heat, Canadian National Team

This season marks Kelly Olynyk’s third in Miami and seventh in the NBA, and the affable big man is drawing on his previous experiences to help younger teammates acclimate to …

NBA roundup: Miami snaps 76ers’ 14-game home winning streak, wins 108-104

Kendrick Nunn scored 26 points to help the Miami Heat hand the Philadelphia 76ers their first home loss of the season, 108-104 on Wednesday night.

NBA roundup: Heat score first 16 points in OT, beat Hawks 135-121

Duncan Robinson tied a franchise record with 10 3-pointers, Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler each had triple-doubles and the Miami Heat scored 22 unanswered points down the stretch to beat …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019

NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler, Heat down Raptors in OT

Jimmy Butler had 22 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, Duncan Robinson scored 22 points and the Miami Heat spoiled Kyle Lowry’s return to Toronto’s lineup by beating the Raptors …

Heat suspend guard Dion Waiters for 10 games

Miami suspends Dion Waiters for 10 games, his second team-ordered banishment of the season

Heat reinstate Dion Waiters, but he will miss 4th straight game

Dion Waiters is back with the Miami Heat, though it remains unclear when he will make his on-court season debut.

NBA roundup: Goran Dragic, Heat rally past Bucks

Goran Dragic scored 25 points off the bench, Bam Adebayo added 19 points and the Miami Heat rallied from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee …

Jimmy Butler ruled out of Heat opener for ‘personal reasons’

Jimmy Butler’s debut for the Miami Heat will be delayed by a few days. Butler was ruled out of Miami’s season-opener against Memphis on Wednesday for what the team is …

Jimmy Butler gives a new look – and sound – to the Heat

Jimmy Butler makes his official Heat debut on Wednesday night when Miami opens the season at home against No. 2 overall pick Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies. Landing Butler …

Jimmy Butler, once a Heat hater, now eager to be in Miami

Jimmy Butler once said he would never wear a Miami Heat uniform. That was when he was in Chicago, part of a Bulls team that disliked the Heat. He remembers …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019

X-rays negative after Kelly Olynyk suffers knee injury while playing for Team Canada

The injury that sidelined Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk during a Wednesday exhibition with the Canadian national team in Toronto turned out to be nothing more than a bruised knee

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Udonis Haslem returning to Heat for a 17th NBA season

Udonis Haslem is returning to the Miami Heat. Haslem announced Tuesday that he is coming back for a 17th NBA season. Haslem has spent his entire career with the Heat, …

Jimmy Butler-to-Miami Heat gets done

The Miami Heat completed agreements on what will become a four-team trade Monday to land Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers also …

Miami Heat land Jimmy Butler, keep Kelly Olynyk after all

It took longer than expected and became bigger than anticipated, but the sign-and-trade transaction that delivered Jimmy Butler to the Miami Heat is now a done deal.

Former Gonzaga star Kelly Olynyk headed to Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks are acquiring Kelly Olynyk and Derrick Jones Jr. from the Miami Heat, according to multiple reports.

UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019

Gonzaga Legends: Kelly Olynyk happy to take a break from South Beach for a trip back to Spokane, Hoopfest

The Miami Heat forward has tried illustrating the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament to some of his less-familiar NBA teammates, but he insists it’s something they’d appreciate with their own …

AP source: Hassan Whiteside opts in for $27 million with Heat

A person with knowledge of the situation says Hassan Whiteside has told the Miami Heat that he is exercising his $27.1 million player option for next season. The person spoke …

UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019

AP source: Goran Dragic exercises $19.2 million option

A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat that he is exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. Dragic was limited to …

NBA roundup: James Harden scores 58 points, Rockets beat Heat 121-118

James Harden had 58 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds, and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night.