Heat’s Bam Adebayo available Tuesday against Cleveland

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo will be available for their Tuesday night game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to the team. Adebayo had missed the previous four games with a knee injury. On the season, the fourth-year center out of Kentucky is posting career-highs in points (19.5) and assists (5.4) to go along with 9.5 rebounds.

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Tyler Herro could be out with virus-related issue

From Tim Reynolds of the AP: MIAMI — The Miami Heat may have another player missing games for virus-related reasons, after second-year guard Tyler Herro revealed that someone who lives with him tested positive for COVID-19. Herro is listed as questionable on the team’s injury report for Monday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, that announcement coming Sunday afternoon — less than 24 hours after Herro learned of the positive test and his potential exposure. The reason the Heat cited for having Herro on the report is the NBA’s health and safety…

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Seven more Heat players out due to health and safety protocols

Several more Miami Heat players are now subject to the league’s health and safety protocols, taking them out of action. This comes on the heels of their game with the Boston Celtics being postponed amid COVID-19 issues.

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Sunday’s Heat v Celtics game postponed

If you were planning to watch Sunday’s Miami Heat and Boston Celtics game, you will now have to make alternate arrangements, that’s because the game is now postponed due to COVID-19. from Jenna Ciccotelli of B/R: Sunday night’s game between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat has been postponed as a result of COVID-19 contact tracing within the Heat organization, leaving the team without the league-mandated eight players to continue with the game. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic andStadium, the schedule change was made after a Heat player had an inconclusive test result.…

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Avery Bradley out due to league health and safety protocols

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Miami Heat’s Avery Bradley will miss the team’s game August the Boston Celtics on Sunday. However this may not be the only the games the veteran guard will miss, adds Wojnarowski. On the young season, Bradley is averaging 10.0 points and 1.7 assists per contest.

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Heat gets mule-kicking from the Bucks 144-97

From nba,com staff: The Milwaukee Bucks demolished the Miami Heat 144-97 on Tuesday night with the long ball, hitting 29 3-pointers to set an NBA team record for most shots made from beyond the arc. By the time Sam Merrill came off the bench late in the fourth quarter to nail his 3 (his only shot of the night), it was number 28 in the barrage, breaking the record of 27 held by the Houston Rockets. The Bucks went on to add another 3-pointer, and 12 Milwaukee players contributed to the onslaught…

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Bam Adebayo and Heat agree on five-year extension

From the AP’s Tim Reynolds: MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo came to the NBA with the goal of providing for his mother and changing her life. His first contract took care of that. And the way he sees it, his next contract sets his family up for generations. Adebayo and the Miami Heat agreed on a five-year extension that will be worth at least $163 million, the team and Adebayo’s agent Alex Saratsis said Tuesday. It will be the richest contract in terms of total value in Heat history. “This is…

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Avery Bradley inks two-year deal with the Heat

From nba.com: Free agent guard Avery Bradley has signed a two-year deal with the Miami Heat, the team announced on Monday. The veteran guard had been an integral part of the Los Angeles Lakers prior to the shutdown in March, coming off the bench for 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Bradley did not participate in the season restart in Orlando, opting out for family reasons. The 10-year veteran is known for his 3-point shooting and defensive ability. > Free Agent Tracker

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Chris Bosh was not too happy with how Lebron James informed him he was leaving the Heat

Bosh was initially hurt by James’ decision to leave South Beach but the two have since reconciled from Chris Bengel of cbssports.com LeBron James has made several big decisions when it comes to free agency during his NBA career. Not all of those choices have landed well with teammates. When James was leaving the Miami Heat to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, teammate Chris Boshwasn’t exactly thrilled with the method in which he heard the news. In an appearance on the “All the Smoke” podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Bosh revealed that he…

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