Dexter Pittman

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Ronny Turiaf #14 of the New York Knicks reacts against the Boston Celtics in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 24, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Heat Sign Center Ronny Turiaf

The biggest hole in the lineup for the Miami Heat since the Big Three were acquired has been a quality big man. Heat president Pat Riley is on the verge of filling the team’s final roster spot with a playoff tested big.


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LeBron Sent Home Sick Ahead Of Lakers Game

The Miami Heat will face arguably its toughest challenge of the young NBA season Thursday night when Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers come to the AmericanAirlines Arena.


MIAMI, FL - MARCH 3: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks to drive against Hedo Turkoglu #15 of the Orlando Magic during the game on March 3, 2011 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

No Center, No Problem For The Heat?

The Miami Heat came up short in their search for a true starting center this offseason, but a key cog in the Big Three may be just enough to make people forget about the lack of size in the middle.


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Finally! Miami Heat Take Court On Friday

It looked for months like it would never happen, but Friday, the Miami Heat returned to the court for their first practice since before the final game of last year’s NBA Finals.


NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 22:  Nate Robinson #2 and Eddy Curry #34 of the New York Knicks talk on the court during the game against the Boston Celtics on November 22, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Celtics won 107-105.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Options At Center Are Curry & Pittman

Heading into the mad dash of free agency set to commence Friday afternoon, there’s not a lot of quality talent that the Miami Heat can afford at the center position.


DENVER, CO - APRIL 23:   Denver Nuggets center Nene Hilario #31  protects the ball  during action against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2011 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Can Contact Player Agents Starting Wednesday

While teams can’t officially sign any player until December 9th, many teams are already hitting the ground running looking to fill out their roster with one or two players who could help propel the team to the NBA Finals.


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Heat Point To Future In 2011 Draft

Miami Heat fans have gotten used to being able to pass on watching the NBA Draft while Pat Riley has been in charge. With the 2011 NBA Draft just hours away, the Heat has all of one pick in the draft at the top of the second-round.