Archive for the ‘Miami Heat’ Category

NBA’s Dion Waiters to miss huge bonus payment after suspension over pot edibles

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters will miss out on a hefty check this season following his suspension Friday over an incident in which he required medical attention after eating a cannabis-infused edible during the team's charter flight to Los Angeles. The Heat suspended Waiters without pay for 10 games, citing “a number of instances this season in which Dion has engaged in conduct detrimental to the team.” While the Heat have yet to publicly comment on the details, Waiters experienced a bad reaction after eating pot gummies and passed out on the team plane, according to multiple reports. Waiters has a clause in his contract that would pay him a $1.2 million bonus if he played in at least 70 of the Heat's 82 games during the 2019-20 season.

Towns has huge night, Minnesota tops Miami 113-104

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Towns' monster game - 34 points, 18 rebounds, seven assists and six blocked shots - led Minnesota past the Miami Heat 113-104 on Sunday night. He became the first player to post such a stat line since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who had 35 points, 19 rebounds, nine assists and eight blocks for the Los Angeles Lakers against Phoenix on Nov. 14, 1975. I wanted to make the right plays that we needed to win,'' Towns said.

Weekend Sports in Brief

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet. Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play a 16th NBA season, making his announcement Sunday night. Wade spent the last 2 1/2 months weighing his options, and retirement was a serious possibility.