Tag: the Heat

Ray Allen, the top 3-point shooter in NBA history, retires

MIAMI (AP) — Ray Allen won championships in Boston and Miami, made one of the most memorable shots in NBA Finals history and has more 3-pointers than anyone who ever played in the league. More than two years after his last game, he’s decided that was enough. Allen announced his retirement on Tuesday in a post on The Players’ Tribune website. Allen spent 18 seasons in the league with Milwaukee, Seattle, the Celtics and the Heat, averaging 18.9 points in 1,300 career regular-season games and appearing in 10 All-Star Games. “I write this to you today as a 41-year-old...

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Hassan Whiteside Makes His Decision: He’s Staying In Miami

Hassan Whiteside is staying with the Miami Heat. A person familiar with the terms of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Whiteside will be signing a four-year contract worth the maximum amount the Heat could offer, roughly $98 million. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be finalized and signed before July 7. Whiteside made his announcement Friday on Snapchat and through a post on The Players’ Tribune, a few hours after he met with the Heat and the Dallas Mavericks in New York to hear their sales pitches. He went...

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Carroll scores 21, Raptors beat Heat in OT to tie series

TORONTO (AP) — This time, overtime went the way of the Toronto Raptors. Jonas Valanciunas made sure of it. DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Raptors beat the Miami Heat 96-92 on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece. Virtually ignored through three quarters, scoring four points on three shots, Valanciunas came alive with 11 points and seven rebounds in the fourth quarter and overtime as the Raptors avoided losing consecutive games for the first time this postseason. “He came through big,” Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan...

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Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry’s halfcourt heave

TORONTO (AP) — It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it. Goran Dragic scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had seven of his 24 in overtime after Kyle Lowry’s halfcourt shot tied it at the buzzer, and the Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. “We had to win the game twice tonight,” Wade said. Joe Johnson scored 16 points and Josh Richardson had 11. Hassan Whiteside had 17 rebounds for the Heat. Game 2 is Thursday night...

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AP Source: Chris Bosh dealing with another blood-clot scare

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat is dealing with another blood-clot scare, making this the second consecutive year that he’s spent the All-Star break facing a most uncertain future because of a health issue. Bosh will spend “the next few days” reviewing options and no determination will be made about his playing status until he goes through more tests and evaluation, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither the All-Star forward nor the Heat have revealed the concerns publicly. Bosh...

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