Jul 14, 2016

Speaking at ESPY Awards, LeBron leads call to end gun violence

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling. The show honoring the year’s best athletes and sports ...

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Jul 7, 2016

Wade bids Heat farewell, will return home to play for Bulls

Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called “an extremely emotional and tough decision” on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls. Wade will sign a two-year deal with the Bulls, one that will ...

Jul 5, 2016

Heat make two-year offer to Wade

Dwyane Wade has an offer to consider. Wade has been extended a two-year, $40 million contract offer to stay with the Miami Heat, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The second year would be at Wade’s option, ...

Heat beat Raptors to force Game 7

May 14, 2016

Heat beat Raptors to force Game 7

The Miami Heat went small, and came up big. With that, another Game 7 awaits. Goran Dragic scored a postseason career-high 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 22 and the Heat rode a small lineup to a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday ...

Raptors outlast Heat in OT to even series

May 6, 2016

Raptors outlast Heat in OT to even series

DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-92 in overtime on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece. Valanciunas had 11 points and seven rebounds ...

May 3, 2016

Wade 'honored' to be Prince's favorite player

Dwyane Wade says he’s feeling “all kinds of emotions” after hearing that he was Prince’s favorite basketball player. The Miami Heat star took to Twitter after hearing Prince’s comments in a 2012 Australian radio interview the late pop icon conducted with model Damaris Lewis. ...

Mar 31, 2016

Clippers' Paul to skip Rio Games

Chris Paul is passing up a shot at Olympic history to take a much-needed summer off. The Los Angeles Clippers star said it was a difficult decision to pull his name from consideration for this summer’s Olympics in Rio, but after spending a decade ...

Whiteside ignites Heat

Jan 2, 2016

Whiteside ignites Heat

With 17 games to play in 31 days and two brutal road trips awaiting, the Miami Heat know January will be far from easy. At least it’s off to a flying start. Hassan Whiteside had 25 points and 19 rebounds, Gerald Green added 19 ...

Heat keep Wade for one more season with $20 million deal

Jul 3, 2015

Heat keep Wade for one more season with $20 million deal

After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him. Once he found out, any chance of him leaving vanished. Wade accepted a $20 million, one-year deal on Thursday to stay with the Heat next ...

Jun 30, 2015

Heat star Wade becomes free agent

Dwyane Wade will become a free agent Wednesday, and his 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending. The three-time champion and 11-time All-Star announced his decision Monday through a spokesperson. ESPN was first informed of the decision. Wade could have exercised an ...

May 29, 2015

Heat, Wade at 'an impasse' in contract talks: source

For the first time, the relationship between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat seems murky at best. And his future with the team is now in doubt. Contract talks between Wade and the Heat are at “an impasse” and the three-time NBA champion is ...