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2016 Schedule
48-34, 1st in Southeast
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Carmelo 'shocked' Wade left Miami (0:28)
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Waiters, Heat could both be winners

Dion Waiters had no future in Oklahoma City and was fortunate to land in Miami, though at a bargain rate. The Heat might have landed a valuable talent without making a long-term commitment, Kevin Pelton writes. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

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7 Other times NBA ambition went wrong... (1:00)
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Tyler Johnson was in total shock after receiving $50 million offer (1:21)
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Everybody's favorite Amar'e Stoudemire dunk (0:46)
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Miami will be lottery team next season

The Big Three isn't what it used to be. In ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast, our expert panel predicts the Dwyane Wade-less Heat will fall to their worst record in nine seasons and finish 12th in the conference. Forecast: 2016-17 East standings

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Waiters, Heat agree to 2-year deal, source says

The Heat and free-agent guard Dion Waiters have agreed to a two-year contract worth $6 million with a player option in the second year of the deal, ESPN confirmed.

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Summer Forecast: How the East will play out in 2016-17

Summer Forecast is back! How will the East standings shake out in 2016-17? Will anyone threaten to dethrone the champion Cavs? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.

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White Chocolate has still got it at 40

Jason "White Chocolate" Williams threaded an impossible needle at The Basketball Tournament.

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No. 5 Pedro's Posse vs. No. 9 Always a Brave

Mike Bibby and Jason Williams lead Pedro's Posse. Bibby nearly had a triple-double, meanwhile, White Chocolate had 17 points and 10 assists in the opener. The supporting cast includes former Florida State guards Deividas Dulkys and Luke Loucks. TBT Super 16

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Mario Chalmers still available

The veteran guard suffered an Achilles injury in early March, which will likely keep him out of at the start of the 2016-17 season. Kevin Pelton believes the Heat could consider bring him back to Miami. Best available NBA free agents (Insider)

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Jalen and Jacoby: The Dwayne Wade/Pat Riley rift (2:21)
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Is Pat Riley Miami's new villain?

Miami and Dwyane Wade parted ways after 13 great seasons. Heat fans with throw a lot of blame towards Riley if things go bad at the start of the season. 5-on-5: NBA’s heroes/villains of summer

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

How new Grizzlies coach David Fizdale survived South Central and much more about his dealing with Los Angeles police and gun violence in The Undefeated. http://bit.ly/2an6Ome

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Did Riley really want Wade back? (1:44)
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Who's in a better position: L.A. or Boston?

Are the Celtics in a better position than the Lakers? Plus, Sliwa & Lyons discuss the Lakers final summer league game, breakdown team U.S.A. and interview Dorell Wright from the Drew League.

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Riley 'floored' by Wade departure, admits regret

Pat Riley said he regrets letting Dwyane Wade leave the Miami Heat, acknowledging that he was "floored" by the superstar's decision to join the Chicago Bulls in free agency.

Team Stats

Points Per Game100.023rd
Rebounds Per Game44.113th
Assists Per Game20.823rd
Points Allowed98.45th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164834.585
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.659
2012-136616.805
2011-124620.697

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