Everyone knows LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, and most of the other Heat stars. But there’s a fan favorite who debuted with the team in late January who could be playing the biggest role of all for Miami, center Chris “Birdman” Andersen.
University of Miami Hurricanes head basketball coach Jim Larranaga hopes he can awaken the echoes Thursday in the building that launched him to national prominence just six seasons ago.
Miami center Reggie Johnson had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue, said a person familiar with the situation.
Florida Panthers Center Jonathan Huberdeau is only in his first season in the NHL, but he’s already won his first award as a member of the team.
The NBA’s trade deadline wasn’t expected to generate a lot of activity from the Miami Heat, but the Heat did make one move before the deadline.
The college basketball season and the 2013 NBA Draft were turned upside down in an instant when Kentucky Wildcats star center Nerlens Noel went down in a heap during a game against the Florida Gators Tuesday night.
While he’s yet to make any meaningful contribution on the court, the Miami Heat have seen enough of Chris Andersen to sign him to a second 10-day contract.
Greg Oden hasn’t played in the NBA since December 2009, but his services are in high demand as he rehabs from his third microfracture surgery last year and the Miami Heat are one of the team’s looking to sign the former number one overall pick.
The Florida Panthers have decided to try to boost the roster by signing Alexi Kovalev to a one-year contract after the 39-year-old spent last season out of the National Hockey League.
The Miami Heat need a veteran center to man the middle of the floor and help rebound the ball. Enter former number one overall pick Greg Oden.