Zach Lowe highlights key faces in key places in his annual rundown of the NBA's most fascinating players and teams.
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The Miami Heat have signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Ultimate Software, which will have its logo on the team's jerseys starting this season.
Miami's summer shopping didn't land any marquee players. The result is the franchise's lowest ranking in FPR history.
Goran Dragic, fresh off an MVP performance in the European basketball championships, tears up after being presented with a jersey of the late Drazen Petrovic.
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The Heat announce that they have exercised the fourth-year team option foe Justise Winslow. Miami will have a $3.5M cap hit in 2018-19.
After winning a gold medal with Slovenia at the European basketball championship, Heat guard Goran Dragic said he is retiring from international competition.
Versatile defenders like Richardson are coveted, so it makes sense for Miami to lock him up. However, the new deal could push the Heat back into the luxury tax in 2018-19.
Heat add McCree to roster
Miami signed undrafted rookie Erik McCree, moving its camp roster to 19, on Monday. The 6-foot-8 forward led Louisiana Tech in scoring (17.7 points per game) last season.
Behind 35 points from Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, Slovenia won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85.
Set to take over as the NBA's official apparel provider this season, Nike gave us a first look at every team's new alternate uniform designs on Friday.
The Miami Heat Charitable Fund, Carnival Corporation and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation said Thursday they are giving up to $10 million in Hurricane Irma relief efforts across Florida and the Caribbean.
Hassan Whiteside and Goran Dragic are ranked in the 40s after neither landed within that group a year ago.
Josh Richardson and the Miami Heat have reached agreement on a four-year extension worth $42 million, league sources told ESPN.
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The Heat will be flirting with the luxury tax next season based on the Josh Richardson new extension. The Richardson $9.4M cap hit now has Miami with $117.5M in salary and roughly $5.5M below the tax. The guaranteed salary could increase to $119.6M if Dion Waiters and Kelly Olynyk reach their incentive bonus for games played. Miami now has 10 guaranteed contracts for 2018-19.
If you were tasked to assemble a team featuring the NBA's best "heat-check guys," Dion Waiters would snag a roster spot. He comes in at No. 98, while James Johnson notches a spot at No. 93 after a career-reviving season.
Grandes figuras de la mejor liga de básquetbol del planeta se dieron cita para representar a su país en Turquía, y no decepcionaron durante una fase de grupos.excepcional.
The Miami Heat have signed guard Larry Drew II, who will be heading to training camp with the team for the third time in five years.
Unsure what your team has acquired and given up in future draft choices? Fear not. Here's a listing of every team's draft stockpile.
Si Miami quiere tener aspiraciones, tiene que aprovechar lo mejor de Spoelstra: trabajo de equipo siendo todos para todos y nunca todos para uno.
Forward Jordan Mickey, who spent parts of the past two seasons with the Boston Celtics, signed a contract with the Miami Heat on Sunday that will pay him about $1.5 million this season.
Racking up MVP honors
In the past 16 years, the NBA has given out back-to-back MVP awards on five different occasions, with Stephen Curry being the most recent back-to-back winner. Will Russell Westbrook be able to duplicate his 2016-17 success and earn the award for a second straight season?
The Nets will host the Thunder and Heat in December, bringing to seven the number of regular-season NBA games in Mexico City.
With about five weeks remaining until NBA training camps open, veteran swingman Brandon Rush remains on the free-agent market.
The Heat were two teams last season -- one that started 11-30 and one that finished 30-11. They're neither that bad nor that good, but our panel thinks they should be back in the playoffs in 2017-18.