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Should The Heat Still Trade Mario Chalmers?

Welcome to Be The Ball, a wqam blog featuring Miami sports musings by @JoshBaumgard — be the ball The Miami Heat’s roster has experienced a severe case of shrinkage in the last 24 hours, with the team unloading Shabazz […]

WQAM–15 hours ago

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Miami Heat brings the ball up court against the Sacramento Kings on March 7, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Heat Trade Shabazz Napier To Orlando For Draft Pick

The Miami Heat’s roster shake-up that has been going on during the summer may be about to shake one player loose.

07/26/2015

Former Miami Heat star and current team executive Alonzo Mourning speaks to the media at the groundbreaking of his project to build brand new affordable housing in Overtown. (Source: CBS4)

Alonzo Mourning, Developers Break Ground For Overtown Housing Project

The Miami Heat’s Alonzo Mourning went on the record on Monday regarding the team’s current superstar, Dwyane Wade, and his future with the team.

06/22/2015

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Report: Heat Trying to Trade Chalmers, Birdman

The Miami Heat is shopping Mario Chalmers and Chris “Birdman” Andersen, according to ESPN, in an effort to free up more salary to pay Dwyane Wade. According to multiple league sources, the Heat are currently attempting to trade […]

WQAM–06/22/2015

The Miami Heat huddle before a game against the Toronto Raptors on April 11, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Audio: Michael Wallace Talks Heat on Joe Rose Show

The ESPN reporter joined Joe Rose to talk about Mario Chalmers’ role on the team and their future this offseason.

WQAM–04/14/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat stands on the court during a game against the Detroit Pistons on March 29, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dragic Lifts Heat Late, Miami Tops Charlotte 105-100

Goran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since coming to Miami in a February trade, and the Heathelped their playoff chances by topping the Charlotte Hornets 105-100 on Tuesday night.

04/07/2015

Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat during the game against the Detroit Pistons on April 4, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Source: B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Enter Final Homestand On Outside Of Playoff Picture

The Miami Heat’s season has entered crunch time, with a playoff spot now on the horizon instead of within their grasp.

04/07/2015

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

George’s Return Powers Pacers Past Heat In 112-89 Win

Paul George’s first return to action since breaking his right leg on Aug. 1 helped pump up the Pacers, as Indiana beat the Miami Heat 112-89 on Sunday.

04/05/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat prepares to shoot against the Detroit Pistons during the game on April 4, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  (Source: B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Look To End Losing Streak Against Host Pacers

The reeling Miami Heat will have to face another obstacle when they visit the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

04/05/2015

AUBURN HILLS, MI - APRIL 4: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat defends the ball against the Detroit Pistons during the game on April 4, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Suits Up, But Heat Still Lose To Pistons 99-98

Dwyane Wade suited up for Miami on Saturday night after suffering a scary knee injury earlier in the week. But his gritty effort wasn’t enough to push Miami past the Piston, as Detroit took home the 99-98 win.

04/04/2015

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