As recently as a few weeks ago, Miami Heat president Pat Riley said he wasn’t planning on amnestying any player on the roster. Apparently, plans changed as the Heat announced Tuesday that they have waived Miller using the one-time amnesty provision in the collective bargaining agreement.
The Miami Heat want to bring back the entire team for a run at a three-peat next season. But, with a new luxury tax system in place, the question for the Heat is how much is Micky Arison willing to pay to keep the team together.
It was nine months in the making, but shortly before 1:30 p.m., the Miami Heat’s championship celebration inside the AmericanAirlines Arena kicked off.
The Miami Heat entered into elite company Wednesday night when the team won its 20th straight game, becoming only the fourth team in NBA history to accomplish the feat in one season.
The Los Angeles Lakers shocked the basketball world Monday morning when they hired former New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns head coach Mike D’Antoni to be the team’s new head coach, replacing Mike Brown who was fired on Friday.
Now that the Miami Heat have guard Ray Allen and forward Rashard Lewis under contract; the team has two roster spots left that team president Pat Riley said won’t be filled immediately.
The old saying of the rich get richer certainly applied to the Miami Heat Wednesday. Roughly an hour after introducing Rashard Lewis as a new member of the Miami Heat; the team welcomed guard Ray Allen into Miami.
The Miami Heat welcomed Rashard Lewis to the team Wednesday, the first official day free agents could sign a new contract with teams.
When Ray Allen agreed late Friday night to join the Miami Heat; the reaction in Miami was one of joy and in Boston, the fans turned against him faster than you can say Judus.
Now that the 2012 NBA Finals are over, it’s time to look back at some of the interesting stats and nuggets from the series that saw the Miami Heat capture its second NBA championship in the last six years.