Posts From Jacari McRae

After banishing James Johnson from camp, Heat making sure there’s no culture slippage

After finishing short of the playoffs last season, Miami Heat President Pat Riley vowed there would be changes. The changes he was referring to was the Heat’s culture. The Heat prides itself on being the most conditioned team in the entire league. Riley believes that slipped last season and it was the reason the Heat missed the postseason.

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Bradley Beal Aware of Heat Fan Love on Social Media

Pat Riley finally landed an all-star this off-season in Jimmy Butler. After landing Butler, the Miami Heat’s focus now is pairing him with another all-star. To aide the Heat in their quest, Heat fans have been taking matters into their own hands through social media.

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JJ Redick on narrative about Jimmy Butler being a bad guy: ‘Its not true’

For the past three seasons, we’ve heard Jimmy Butler get called anything but a great leader. The national media painted Butler as a cancer to teammates, particularly younger players. However, New Orleans Pelicans guard J.J. Redick told Zach Lowe on his podcast that he doesn’t buy that narrative. Despite playing with Butler for less than one full season with the Philadelphia 76ers, the veteran guard had plenty of time to learn about Butler as a teammate.

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Bosh on Bam Adebayo: ‘The sky’s the limit for him’

There’s been a lot of optimism surrounding the Miami Heat this off-season. Not only because of the new addition of all-star forward Jimmy Butler but also because of Bam Adebayo. By trading Hassan Whiteside to Portland, the Heat are showing they fully believe in Adebayo. Another person who’s also very high on Adebayo is Chris Bosh.

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Dwyane Wade Responds to Comeback Rumors: ‘I’m retired asf’

“Is Dwyane Wade coming back?” That’s the question that’s been thrown around by fans across all social media platforms. This all started when Wade was asked about coming back in a recent interview. In a column by Arash Markazi of the Los Angeles Times, Wade stated that he plans to stay in shape and that he wouldn’t rule out an NBA comeback.

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Jalen Rose Believes the Heat Have a Bright Future Ahead of Them

ESPN’s Get Up! host Jalen Rose sees a bright future for the Miami Heat. At a recent golf event, Jalen Rose spoke with the Palm Beach Post’s Chris Nelsen Miami’s offseason moves. Rose believes the Heat have something up their sleeve.

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Erik Spoelstra has high praise for rookie guard Tyler Herro

Jacari McRae | Aug 31st, 2019 You can count Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra among those impressed with rookie guard Tyler Herro‘s NBA summer league performance last month. Spoelstra says he loved the way Herro embraced the competition and how

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Report: Suns’ Devin Booker could be trade target for Heat if they strike out in 2021

Jacari McRae | Aug 22nd, 2019 As the Miami Heat continue to build around its new star player Jimmy Butler, there are two options the team is currently pursuing. Those options include trading for a star now (like Bradley Beal) or waiting

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NBA scout weighs in on Heat’s playoff chances

Last season, the Miami Heat missed the playoffs for the third time in the past five seasons.  In order to improve their chances for this upcoming season, the Heat acquired all-star Jimmy Butler in a sign and trade from Philadelphia 76ers.  Miami traded Josh Richardson to the 76ers for Butler and also moved Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Meyers Leonard. With Butler in the fold, the Heat are likely to be better.

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Dwyane Wade on Tyler Herro: “He looks like he wants it”

Dwyane Wade may be retired, but that hasn’t stop him from following the Miami Heat. So far, the three-time NBA champion has been impressed by what he has seen from Heat rookie Tyler Herro.

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