HoopsHype Juwan Howard rumors

February 3, 2013 Updates

How great is it that Michigan and Indiana are both really good again at the same time for the first time in two decades? Thoughts on this rekindled, classic Big Ten rivalry, Bob? "I'm not sure what the Fab Five was," Knight said Thursday during an ESPN broadcast of an Alabama-Arkansas game. "They never won anything. "They never won a championship, they didn't get anywhere, they got beat." CBSSports.com

Shortly after ESPN showed a promotion for Saturday's matchup between No. 1 Michigan and No. 3 Indiana in Bloomington's Assembly Hall, play-by-play man Rece Davis began to offer a historical perspective on how long it'd been since Michigan had reached the No. 1 spot in a national poll. And, naturally, the Fab Five's 1992-93 team -- which began the year as the preseason No. 1 -- came up. Knight, as is often the case these days, was not impressed. "Fab indicates, to me, that you've won something," Knight said. "I've never been able to understand what 'Fab' was," he added. "It wasn't championships, I always knew that." CBSSports.com

December 4, 2012 Updates

Chicago-born NBA champ Juwan Howard recently put his sky-high pad in Trump Tower up for sale to the tune of $2.9 million. Listed roughly two weeks ago, according to Estately, the mini palace in the sky boasts three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a half bath and three fireplaces. If sitting on a primo piece of downtown real estate weren't enough of a status symbol, there are few views that can match the one from Howard's condo, which overlooks part of the Loop, River North and Lake Michigan. Huffington Post

October 8, 2012 Updates
October 7, 2012 Updates

Among those getting in a workout before Sunday's game was veteran forward Juwan Howard, who is not on the Heat's preseason roster. "Having fun," Howard, 39, said when asked why he was around. "You know me, having fun." The Heat said Howard is "helping out in an undefined role." He is traveling with the team for their weeklong preseason trip to China. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

October 1, 2012 Updates
September 27, 2012 Updates

Heat coach Erik Spoelstra had told reporters earlier Thursday that Howard, an 18-year veteran who played the past two seasons with Miami, would not be in camp for Saturday’s start but did not rule out he eventually could join the team. Falk said he’s continuing to try to get Howard signed. “Juwan has a very strong affinity (for the Heat),’’ Falk said. “We’re trying to work it out …. He’s interested in playing another season for the Heat.’’ FOXSports Florida

September 26, 2012 Updates

Juwan Howard is still working out with the Heat, hoping for a one-year contract. Pittman is the only one of the four with a guaranteed contract, but Riley made clear he expects more from him than his uneven, foul-plagued performance in summer league. The Heat likes his rebounding and offensive growth but has grown exasperated, at times, by his penchant for fouling: one every 4.1 minutes last season). Miami Herald

September 24, 2012 Updates
September 19, 2012 Updates

The Heat, this week, continues to audition former Oregon guard Chamberlain Oguchi, a 6-6 swingman from the Nigerian national team who scored 35 points in a loss to Spain at last month’s Olympics. Miami has 18 players under contract and former Memphis forward Robert Dozier drafted 60th by the Heat in 2009, likely will be the 19th. Teams can take 20 to camp but keep 15 once the regular season starts. Juwan Howard also continues to work out with the Heat, though it's difficult to envision a playing role for him. Miami Herald

September 18, 2012 Updates
September 2, 2012 Updates
September 1, 2012 Updates

Juwan Howard, who at 39 years old was one of the NBA's oldest players last season, has decided to record a rap album. Just a helpful reminder for context: Howard was in the NBA for two full seasons before Tupac Shakur died. Nevertheless, NBCMiami.com reports that Howard is teaming with rap star Rick Ross to release a single called "It's Time to Ball." The song will headline a forthcoming album entitled, "Full Court Press Volume 1." CBSSports.com

August 27, 2012 Updates

Amid the Heat's inspection of free-agent options in the power rotation is the issue of whether power forward Juwan Howard returns for a third season with the team. At 39 (he'll turn 40 of Feb. 7), Howard has been working at AmericanAirlines Arena. To a degree, Dwyane Wade danced around the issue when asked if he would like to see Howard back. "Obviously, if he comes into camp and we've got open spots, Juwan is a guy who has meant so much to us, we would love him around, no matter what the case may be," he said. "If it's around as a player? Yeah. If it's around as part of the coaching staff, we just want him to be here. And hopefully he'll want to stay here and everyone can do whatever they can to make it happen." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

July 20, 2012 Updates

Juwan Howard is still deciding whether he wants to return for a 19th NBA season. The forward who spent the past two seasons with Miami says he resumed working out a few days after the Heat's championship celebration, just in case he decides he wants to play again. Howard is a free agent, though has indicated he would stay with the Heat if they want him back. Washington Examiner

July 12, 2012 Updates

For Miami Heat winning ESPY Team of the Year, Juwan Howard thanks "the Big Three'' as well as the "Little 12,'' saying you're seeing "two of them now (the other Mike Miller).'' "Little 12'' T-shirts have to be next. Sulia

June 30, 2012 Updates

The moves with Turiaf and Pittman leave the Heat with 11 players under contract due a combined $78.2 million. Juwan Howard and Eddy Curry and unrestricted free agents. Miami wants to keep restricted free agent Terrel Harris. Free agency begins at 12:01 a.m. Sunday and the Heat is expected to pursue Ray Allen and others with its $3.1 million mini mid-level exception. Miami Herald

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