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1:10
Michael Beasley out again tonight. Wade a game-time decision.
Monday December 16, 2013 1:10 IraHeatBeat
2:07
Join me for AMA (Ask Me Anything) session @NBA_Reddit right now. Link: reddit.com/r/nba/comments…
Monday December 16, 2013 2:07 JoeGoodmanJr
2:16
Michael Beasley again sidelined for Heat bit.ly/1hXg5Rt as the hamstring injury lingers into its third week.
Monday December 16, 2013 2:16 IraHeatBeat
2:27
Following their10gm win streak @MiamiHEAT have lost 3 of last 6 shooting just 30.4% from downtown in those 6 contests.
Monday December 16, 2013 2:27 MikeInglisHEAT
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Monday December 16, 2013 2:34 UFCoachBillyD
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Monday December 16, 2013 2:43 DylanMacNamara
2:46
Kyrie Irving is this week's winner of the LeBron James Eastern Conference Player of the Week award.
Monday December 16, 2013 2:46 ByTimReynolds
2:51
Who wants tickets to tonight's #HEATgame? Head over to Instagram.com/MiamiHEAT and stay tuned to see where in Miami you can find a FREE pair!
Monday December 16, 2013 2:51 MiamiHEAT
2:58
Kyrie Irving loses to Heat, is 1-4 for 2 points in fourth quarter, and is Eastern Conference Player of the Week. OK, then. Aldridige in West
Monday December 16, 2013 2:58 IraHeatBeat
3:03
Herb Kohl Plans to Broaden Team Ownership, Strengthen Franchise & Keep Team in Milwaukee - on.nba.com/1hev1ba pic.twitter.com/w2nwM0ytjI
Monday December 16, 2013 3:03 Bucks
3:57
@KavitaChanne: @TonyHEATWC3x You are too sweet!!! You ain't so bad ya self, Tony :)”> :) :)
Monday December 16, 2013 3:57 TonyHEATWC3x
4:21
Check out today's ticket winner! instagram.com/p/h_02w_kMnz/ We've got more HEAT scavenger hunts to come!
Monday December 16, 2013 4:21 MiamiHEAT
4:26
Get ready for tonight's game vs Utah with HEAT.com's matchup preview! gohe.at/1k9FaZ0
Monday December 16, 2013 4:26 MiamiHEAT
4:46
Heat is 3-3 in last six games, shooting 30 percent from three-point range and out-rebounded by about nine per. Enter the Utah Jazz.
Monday December 16, 2013 4:46 JoeGoodmanJr
4:52
Mario Balotelli's rocking the criticism about him Newspapers on his own soccer cleats for game tonight. #legend pic.twitter.com/CFYN5iufMD
Monday December 16, 2013 4:52 JuanAgudelo
5:21
Happy bday my agent, brother, but most of all my friend Rich Paul! Man people have no idea what we've… instagram.com/p/h_8N86iTIb/
Monday December 16, 2013 5:21 KingJames
5:24
Coming to the game tonight? Arrive early and stop by the HEAT Winter Wonderland presented by @AmericanExpress on the @AAarena East Plaza!
Monday December 16, 2013 5:24 MiamiHEAT
5:49
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Michael Beasley and Greg Oden will not play. Everyone else planning to go.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:49 ByTimReynolds
5:49
Erik Spoelstra said Beasley and Oden out tonight, so it looks like Wade is good to go.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:49 IraHeatBeat
5:49
.@MiamiHEAT #Heat Spoelstra said Beasley and Oden out vs. Utah.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:49 mccarthy_chas
5:49
Dwyane Wade is likely to play, according to Spoelstra.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:49 EthanJSkolnick
5:49
Tonight's #HEATgame inactives vs the Jazz - Michael Beasley & Greg Oden.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:49 MiamiHEAT
5:50
Spoelstra, on Heat's uneven play, "We don't look at it as a struggle . . . It's an 82-game season, that will be a challenge unto itself."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:50 IraHeatBeat
5:50
Once again no Greg Oden or @easyst0 for @MiamiHEAT vs Jazz
Monday December 16, 2013 5:50 MikeInglisHEAT
5:52
Spo, on Birdman's 3-pointer Sat., "I don't mind it. I don't think it's going to be a dibble-up, jack 3. But the 3 is a big weapon for us."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:52 IraHeatBeat
5:53
Spo on Beasley's hamstring, "If he doesn't pass daily tests to move on to the next level of exercise then they'll keep him where he is."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:53 IraHeatBeat
5:53
.@MiamiHEAT #Heat Spoelstra says Beasley is getting closer "but he's not there yet." Training staff takes cautious approach with hammys.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:53 mccarthy_chas
5:54
Erik Spoelstra on incorporating Greg Oden eventually: "We'll get to that one when we get to that one."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:54 EthanJSkolnick
5:55
Spo on Beasley's status: "He's been making progress every single day. He's not there yet but he's getting closer."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:55 MiamiHEAT
5:55
Spoelstra, "You can't ever pinpoint what the biggest challenge is going to be during an NBA season."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:55 IraHeatBeat
5:55
Erik Spoelstra, on getting Greg Oden up to speed at some point, "We'll get to that one when we get to that one."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:55 IraHeatBeat
5:56
.@MiamiHEAT #Heat Spoelstra: "You can't ever pinpoint the biggest challenge in an NBA season." Translation: It's constantly changing.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:56 mccarthy_chas
5:57
Spoelstra says he is getting more comfortable with the 2 PG lineup, after using it by accident earlier in the season.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:57 EthanJSkolnick
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RT @lfcancun: En Miami, @betoborge se reúne con @MickyArison de #CarnivalCorp y Michele Paige de ... m.tmi.me/1d1tSS
Monday December 16, 2013 5:57 MickyArison
5:58
.@MiamiHEAT #Heat Scheduled to be on Reporters Round Table on the Heat 7 p.m. pregame show.
Monday December 16, 2013 5:58 mccarthy_chas
5:58
Spoelstra on Rashard Lewis: "Our game looks like our game when he's out there."
Monday December 16, 2013 5:58 EthanJSkolnick
6:18
STORY: Miami #Heat coach Erik Spoelstra danced around Greg Oden questions at shootaround. bit.ly/1kQ4LUw
Monday December 16, 2013 6:18 JoeGoodmanJr
6:20
For Heat's "Secret Santa," players picked one name out of a hat, then had a few days to find out something about teammates and buy a gift.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:20 EthanJSkolnick
6:26
LeBron says he's been watching Trey Burke since he was a 7th grader. "Happy for him, even though he went to M school."
Monday December 16, 2013 6:26 EthanJSkolnick
6:28
The Heat's Secret Santa had a limit on price. LeBron: "Couldn't go below a certain number."
Monday December 16, 2013 6:28 EthanJSkolnick
6:31
Michael Beasley gave Roger Mason Jr a painting. Rashard Lewis gave him a Louis Vuitton bag. Beasley: "Got to like those rich guys."
Monday December 16, 2013 6:31 EthanJSkolnick
6:33
Heat Secret Santa, unlike rest of ours, had a MINIMUM price tag. LeBron would not divulge the low end, but a Louis Vuitton bag was one gift.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:33 IraHeatBeat
6:34
LeBron couldn't get himself to even say the word, talking about Ohio native and Jazz guard Trey Burke having gone to "M" school.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:34 IraHeatBeat
6:44
Tonight's #HEATgame starters vs the Jazz presented by @SamsungMobileUS - Chalmers, Wade, James, Battier & Bosh.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:44 MiamiHEAT
6:46
Closest, by far RT @thefinktank: @EthanJSkolnick This team seems to genuinely like one another. One of the closest you've covered?
Monday December 16, 2013 6:46 EthanJSkolnick
6:48
For starters: A look at lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Heat-Jazz bit.ly/JtF0gP 7:30 p.m. (Sun Sports)
Monday December 16, 2013 6:48 IraHeatBeat
6:52
For Secret Santa, Beasley commissioned a piece of art for Roger Mason Jr.(@MoneyMase), American flag made of money.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:52 JoeGoodmanJr
6:53
Beasley told me he walked into Lincoln Road gallery and worked with artist to come up for something unique for Mason.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:53 JoeGoodmanJr
6:54
Roger Mason, who collects art, was highly impressed with Michael Beasley's thoughtful gift.
Monday December 16, 2013 6:54 JoeGoodmanJr
6:56
Sorry, they just drew names. It wasn't a secret. @rcrdmaza
Monday December 16, 2013 6:56 JoeGoodmanJr
 
 
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