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MIAMI HEAT VIDEOS

November 2, 2014 Updates

Bosh is Miami’s main man now and he is having a pretty good time with it. He hit the 76ers with 30 points in tonight’s 114-96 victory at Philadelphia and is enjoying the freedom of playing the way he wants. “It’s fun, I’m not gonna lie,” he said. “It’s the beginning of the season and we haven’t hit any rough parts yet — and the rough parts will come. There will be times when it’s not fun. But so far, it’s OK. Fun or not, I try to stay even as much as possible and not get caught up in what everything means. I just keep playing basketball and try to get the job done. “It’s more natural to me to be aggressive and attack the basket. This team didn’t need me to do that the last four years, but I’ve always thought I could really show everybody and now’s my chance. I just humbly take the position and do as much work as I can.” Palm Beach Post

October 31, 2014 Updates

The Miami front office recently launched a more organic “Heat Nation” marketing campaign focusing on the city’s culture and devotion for its basketball team. The Heat website recently launched a six-minute video encapsulating this post-LeBron movement. In the video, the organization attempts to send the message that it is much bigger than LeBron. While this may be true, King James’ tenure in Miami seems to suggest otherwise. The Fields of Green

Prior to James’ arrival in Miami, the organization was losing money. However, following The Decision in 2010, James helped a struggling Miami franchise increase team revenues by 52 percent over four years. Considering where the Heat were in team value and revenue before James arrived in South Beach, the $67 million they paid him over four years wasn’t a bad investment. The Fields of Green

October 30, 2014 Updates

Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard on Thursday expressed regret and remorse regarding inappropriate messages he sent out in 2011 on the social media site Twitter. On Wednesday night, Deadspin published a series of tweets from Lillard that were unearthed by a user on the website imgur. The fishing expedition to find salacious tweets from a host of NBA players "before they were stars" netted a host of messages containing unsavory language and inappropriate comments. Everyone from MVP Kevin Durant to Paul George was featured. Deadspin posted six tweets from Lillard, four of which were written in June 2011, the summer before Lillard's senior season at Weber State. They were directed at Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star LeBron James, who then was playing in the NBA Finals for the Miami Heat. The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Heat in six games in an upset and Lillard, then a young fan of the Heat, was displeased with the outcome and James' play. Oregonian

Rasual Butler: Great play on that young mans part James Ennis the breaks of the game when you're competing trying to make a winning play for your team Twitter @RasualButler45

October 29, 2014 Updates

Zach Lowe: Point guard is obviously stacked around the league. Who else showed some interest? Which other teams did you look at as potential landing spots? Isaiah Thomas: Dallas was very interested. Miami for a little bit. Detroit was. The Lakers were interested. Those were the four teams, really. Grantland

Zach Lowe: Did the Heat interest come before or after LeBron went to Cleveland? Isaiah Thomas: It was before. And then when LeBron had left, it was kinda like they were going a different direction. Like I said, Phoenix came out of nowhere. I didn’t even list them as a team that I was looking at. I didn’t even know they were looking at me. And then they called, and wanted me to come in for a visit. Grantland

October 28, 2014 Updates

L.A. Clippers President Doc Rivers knows recruiting can be tough ... which is why he's already calling DIBS on LeBron James' and Dwyane Wade's kids!! Rivers was leaving Craig's in West Hollywood Monday night when we asked if he thinks Bron's or D-Wade's sons had a shot to make the NBA when they grow up. FYI -- LeBron has two boys (10 and 7) who are already generating serious buzz in the basketball world ... and Dwyane's boys have been ranked as some of the top youth prospects in the country. "I want rights to all their kids," Doc said. TMZ.com

October 27, 2014 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN HEAT HISTORY

Many players from the current squad in the list – including the two guys at the top.

   

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