HoopsHype Rashard Lewis rumors

June 4, 2014 Updates

Let's be honest: South Florida fans will jump from sport to sport, from team to team, for any intoxicating partnership with winning. "I think we've done a good job of transforming this into a basketball town,'' Wade said. "Now when people mention, 'Miami,' most of the sports fans around the country think, 'Heat.' '' There are 15 players who reflect the residue of this fame in their daily lives. They bump into it everywhere and the attention multiplies now. Chris "Birdman" Andersen gets stopped several times in one grocery trip. Rashard Lewis gets cheers picking up kids from school. "Any restaurant I go in, people clap for me, people want pictures,'' guard Norris Cole said. "That's just how it is now. It's pretty humbling to have happen to you, but when it happens all the time you figure it's just part of the playoffs scene." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

June 2, 2014 Updates

In the last four seasons, the Heat have won all three series they have been the road team. In addition to the Pacers and Thunder, they defeated the Chicago Bulls in the 2011 conference finals. "To win a championship, you have to win on road," forward Rashard Lewis said. "We're not going to say we're comfortable [on the road]. If we can get one, we feel like we've done our job. ... It [homecourt] can be overrated. Getting homecourt, I feel like it is a little added pressure because you have to win. You have to win at home." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

May 31, 2014 Updates

Lewis said he will discuss his playing future with his agent during the summer. The plan is to play at least "two or three" more years long as it's in the right situation. He said he wants to remain playing for a contending team. "I'm not going to just continue to play if I'm playing for a team that's rebuilding with young guys that's not even a playoff-contending team," Lewis said. "My whole goal is to continue to play for a team that's going to compete. I feel like I do have more years left in me." Sun Herald

May 26, 2014 Updates
November 25, 2013 Updates

“Even as we start the new season, I’m still extremely excited about winning a championship. I’m still focused on trying to get another one this season, we know we have even more of a challenge this year. But at the same, I still lie down at night and think about how San Antonio could have easily won that. It was a couple of seconds away from us walking in to the locker room with our heads down. Ball could of went either way and I’m just thankful that Ray was able to hit that three and we were able to send it to overtime to take it to a Game 7.” HoopsWorld

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October 25, 2013 Updates

Heat forwards James Jones and Rashard Lewis also were defrauded by Zafar and suffered undisclosed losses, but neither is pursuing claims against the team. Fine said Miller “has good feelings for the organization. He just feels like they should accept their share of responsibility for this situation.” Miami Herald

October 22, 2013 Updates
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June 25, 2013 Updates

Shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Heat issued a release that announced, "both forward James Jones and forward Rashard Lewis have exercised their player options for the 2013-14 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed." Except . . . those are just two of the three Heat players with player options for next season, with Ray Allen the third. The player-option deadline is Saturday. The reality is that Ray Allen is not opting in. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

June 19, 2013 Updates
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Allen has been largely mum on the issue of his $3.2 million 2013-14 option, at a stage where a second NBA title could either sate or rejuvenate. As for Lewis, there have been reports that he already has committed to his $1.4 million 2013-14 option. He said, however, that is not the case. "I haven't agreed to anything," he said. "I have no idea. The focus is on this year. I haven't even talked to my agent." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

June 16, 2013 Updates

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