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  • ASK IRA: Would Gilbert Arenas make sense for Heat?

     
    Q: If the Magic get rid of Gilbert Arenas, which they most likely will do with “amnesty”, don't you think the Heat should go after him? He's a shooting point guard and that's exactly what the Heat need. — Jason. A: Just because a...
  • ASK IRA: Would Caron Butler, Grant Hill consider Heat?

     
    Q: So apparently Caron Butler's preferred choice is a team with the same amount of available money as Miami, but one that fell to the Heat in five games in the playoffs? — Adam. A: The difference is Caron could start at shooting guard in Chicago. He...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat have their closing lineup?

     
    Q: How likely is a Heat lineup of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Shane Battier, Mike Miller and Chris Bosh? And what do you think about it? — Aaron. A: Look, I believe without any further moves, the Heat already have their closing lineup. If the...
  • ASK IRA: Is Battier all there is in free agency for Heat? (Updated)

     
    Q: So now no  T-Mac (Atlanta), no Grant Hill (back to Phoenix), no Sam Dalembert (money), no Nene (Denver), no Caron Butler (Bulls or Spurs), no Jamal Crawford (back to Atlanta). I thought people would be lining up at the AAA to play with these guys. What...
  • Breakdown: What does Battier to Heat mean?

     
    A few thoughts on Shane Battier's decision to sign with the Heat: Foremost, it will mean significant flexibility, particularly if Mike Miller is not discarded as an amnesty release. It also likely spells the end of James Jones' tenure with the Heat....
  • Analysis: Heat appear set at 14 of 15 roster spots

     
    Why change a good thing? Why indeed. “There's going to be some stability there,” James Jones said Friday morning shortly after he agreed to return as a free agent, following a similar decision by Heat free-agent point guard Mario Chalmers....
  • ASK IRA: Can the Heat land Chauncey Billups?

     
    Q: After reading Chauncey's comments, I'm convinced he'd rather sit out the year than play somewhere he doesn't want to be. Do you think those teams under the cap will heed his warnings? — Eddy. A: I think the league, especially the small-market...
  • ASK IRA: Can Heat get into Dwight Howard bidding?

     
    Q: Doesn't the relentless and cut-throat Pat Riley have an obligation to his owner to at least investigate the possibility of getting Dwight Howard? — Moshe. A: Yes he does and I'm sure he has (or will). But he's not giving up LeBron James (he's...
  • In the NBA, there is chaos, then there are the Heat

     
    At various times during Monday's media day, Heat players were asked about Chris Paul's impending move to the Clippers, as well as the Clippers' failed bid to land Paul. It also was a day when Heat players were united in their desire to add Chauncey...
  • ASK IRA: Would Heat revisit Arroyo, Dampier?

     
    Q: With all this concern at point guard, do you think we will have a Carlos Arroyo comeback to the Heat? — Miguel. A: I have to admit, I found the Heat's treatment of Carlos somewhat confounding over the years. Yes, he does not have the 3-point...
  • Pat Riley: It doesn’t matter if we have enough

     
    The question was about whether the Heat accomplished their personnel goals with the regular season mere days away. But the one thing with Pat Riley is it's never about the question, only the answer the Miami Heat president had scripted on the ubiquitous...
  • Heat 118, Magic 85

     
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