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2016 Schedule
48-34, 1st in Southeast
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1dNick Friedell

Wade leaves no doubt: Bulls are 'Jimmy's team'

Dwyane Wade made one point clear at his introductory news conference Friday in Chicago: The Bulls are Jimmy Butler's team, and Wade's arrival from Miami doesn't change that.

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Wade: "I have no rift with Pat Riley."

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Dorell Wright a good fit for Clippers?

Wright played sparringly for the Heat last year. In his most-recent full NBA season (2014-15), he shot 38 percent on 3-pointers for the Trail Blazers. Kevin Pelton believes the Clippers could use his shooting, especially if Paul Pierce retires. Pelton: 10 best free agents (Insider)

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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

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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