Miami Heat Hot Topics: Former Miami Heat players dominate the Headlines

Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat laughs with Dwyane Wade #3 and Udonis Haslem #40 (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Head coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat laughs with Dwyane Wade #3 and Udonis Haslem #40 (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /
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Norris Cole #30 helps up Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat against the Indiana Pacers (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) /

The Headlines

To not get too far away from the point though, even the piece on UD needed the assistance of being paralleled with a former player to make it work. Mining content has simply become even more of a task. Never fear though, here are some of the best most recent Miami Heat headlines we could dig up.

Recent Miami Heat News From Around The FanSided Network

Dwyane Wade remembers Kobe Bryant as first player to respect his shooting – All U Can Heat, Josh Wilson

"“Dwyane Wade closed his career as one of the most respected NBA athletes of all time. He sits in a legendary-like status within Miami Heat history as one of the only players (along with Udonis Haslem) to be around for all three of the team’s titles.” “Speaking to Stephen Curry on Instagram Live, Wade talked about the first player to pick him up with full-court defense, a major sign of respect for his offensive explosiveness — Kobe Bryant.”"

Dion Waiters’ humanity highlights the Players’ Tribune piece – All U Can Heat, Kenneth Wilson

"“The Miami Heat are a team that usually makes the soundest decisions. While that’s not here for us to decide or not, we can at least say that quite a few people questioned one of their more recent decisions beforehand, in its duration, and most certainly after the fact. This decision was one that saw the Miami Heat hand over a deal for four years and worth $52 million dollars to the enigmatic Dion Waiters. Fast forward three years and that deal is now a void one, as he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies just a few short months ago, before being waived and most recently latching on with the Los Angeles Lakers.” “That seems to most certainly be the case with Waiters. This would be most indicated by the fact that he recently published a piece in The Players’ Tribune, called “For Me, Depression Is Fake Happiness”. While the piece is actually quite the good read, what we took from it was the humility and mostly, the humanity, exhibited by Waiters himself.”"

Ranking the franchise’s last 10 first-round picks – Hoops Habit, Sam DiGiovanni

"“Few teams have enjoyed the amount of success the Miami Heat have achieved in recent memory. Miami is one of four teams to win at least three titles this century, an impressive feat given its lackluster draft record. The Heat have largely built their best teams on free agents and trade acquisitions and not with drafted players. Often times, Miami uses its first-round picks well, swapping them along with other assets for stars. Other times, the Heat have tried to flip first-rounders for other assets; the franchise has yet to make such a trade that nets something valuable.” “The head-decision maker before Riley, Randy Pfund, traded away five first-rounders in his 12 years at the helm. Due to having two trade-happy executives, in order to grade Miami’s last 10 first-round picks, we have to go back to 1997.”"