South Florida Sports News

Airplane Turbulence: Derrick Jones Jr. Dunk Contest Debate Rages

Airplane Turbulence: Derrick Jones Jr. Dunk Contest Debate Rages

He promised all 50s, no matter how many it took. And while Derrick Jones Jr. didn't deliver that, he did give the Heat their first Slam Dunk championship since Harold Minor in 1995, beating Aaron Gordon in the final round. Derrick Jones Jr... this was NASTY. pic.twitter.com/9YqX6Whkjm— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) February 16, 2020 The 2020 ...
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Bam Adebayo's Breakout Weekend Continues with Skills Win

Bam Adebayo’s Breakout Weekend Continues with Skills Win

He's not our big little secret anymore. Bam Adebayo, the subject of a glowing profile by ESPN's Zach Lowe this week, has been one of the breakout stars of All-Star weekend, as media members gravitate toward his story and his sunny personality. And now, he's about to become even more well known.' Adebayo was the ...
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Jimmy Butler takes his new Heat culture to Chicago

Jimmy Butler takes his new Heat culture to Chicago

The media were waiting for Jimmy Butler in Chicago. Butler, after all, make his name here -- rising from 30th overall pick to Most Improved Player, All-Star, and maximum salary candidate player, even though he would have to go elsewhere to get that last reward. Now Butler is back, as a member of the Miami ...
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Chris Bosh NOT a finalist for Hall of Fame

Chris Bosh NOT a finalist for Hall of Fame

This felt like a given. Chris Bosh made 11 All-Star teams. He won two championships. He represented the game well. He basically invented -- or at minimum, perfected -- photo bombing. He was Tall Justise. And he would have done more if not for his career ending prematurely due to multiple bouts with blood clots, ...
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Florida Panthers: Defense struggles again in difficult loss

Florida Panthers: Defense struggles again in difficult loss

With the Florida Panthers and the Philadelphia Flyers meeting on Thursday,  the Panthers needed to put together a strong showing to remain in the playoff hunt. On home ice, they had a perfect opportunity to put themselves right in the playoff mix. Instead of winning, the Panthers were defeated 6-3. This was a game the ...
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Florida Panthers: Sergei Bobrovsky has little room for error Thursday

Florida Panthers: Sergei Bobrovsky has little room for error Thursday

It’s not too often that a goalie can be the focal point of the game, but such is life with Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers. Bobrovsky has struggled over his past couple of outings, and the Philadelphia Flyers will be a tough test for him on Thursday night. Bobrovsky has not won a game ...
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Inter Miami CF Sign Rodolfo Pizarro

Inter Miami CF Sign Rodolfo Pizarro

For weeks there had been speculation surrounding Rodolfo Pizarro and his rumored move to Inter Miami. On Wednesday, C.F. Monterrey announced in a press release that Pizarro “unilaterally rescinds his contract with the club due to his wish to continue his sports career with the new MLS franchise in Miami.” Although there is still no ...
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Magic rally to defeat Pistons in overtime

Magic rally to defeat Pistons in overtime

This story was written by Marcos Chisholm. Follow him on Twitter @marcosgchisholm. After losing a 22 point lead, the Orlando Magic defeated the Detroit Pistons 116-112 in overtime at the Amway Center on Wednesday. Markelle Fultz earned his third double-double on the season, scoring 22 points and tallying 10 assists. Aaron Gordon finished the night ...
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Florida Panthers: Fourth line comes up huge in win

Florida Panthers: Fourth line comes up huge in win

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The Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils by a 5-3 margin on Wednesday night. That was due largely to the play of the fourth line. They were flying all over the ice, and getting themselves involved in every play. They had their hands all over this game. Mark Pysyk had a goal and two ...
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Miami Hurricanes

Miami Hurricanes: Program lands explosive RB in Thad Franklin

The Miami Hurricanes continue to build their program. On Tuesday night, they landed the top 247Sports running back in Thaddeus Franklin. Franklin comes from Chaminade-Madonna Prep and is a native of Hollywood, Fla. He is the 11th overall running back in the 2021 class, and the 25th overall player in the state of Florida per the ...
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Tua Tagovailoa Aces Three-Month Doctor Visit

Tua Tagovailoa Aces Three-Month Doctor Visit

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa's hip looked 'as positive as possible' according to reports. Will the Dolphins draft the talented passer? The NFL offseason is a long and grueling process. No one truly knows what the team's end game is, but if early reports are accurate, Tua Tagovailoa is at the top of their wish list ...
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Miami Heat: Recap From Pat Riley Media Conference Call

Miami Heat: Recap From Pat Riley Media Conference Call

Miami Heat President Pat Riley held a conference call Friday with local media.  Ethan Skolnick of Five Reasons Sports was on the call, here are some of his takeaways along with others from local outlets. Riley spoke about Andre Iguodala and the organization's reset: Pat Riley calls Iguodala an “elite” defender and “you don’t lose ...
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Miami Heat: Tracking the biggest news from NBA trade deadline

Miami Heat: Tracking the biggest news from NBA trade deadline

The Miami Heat enter Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline in an interesting position. They have already made moves for a veteran in Andre Iguodala at the time this was written. It will be interesting to see how they handle the rest of the deadline. Many teams have made moves in an effort to get better, and ...
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Miami Heat: Dion Waiters headed to Memphis as deadline nears

Miami Heat: Dion Waiters headed to Memphis as deadline nears

The Miami Heat continue to make several moves ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline, and Thursday saw more fireworks. The Heat  traded Dion Waiters to Memphis according to a report from Shams Charania. Waiters is part of the trade that has seen veteran Andre Iguodala head to Miami. Waiters had interesting tenure with Miami Heat Dion ...
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Miami Heat: Andre Iguodala headed to South Beach

Miami Heat: Andre Iguodala headed to South Beach

The Miami Heat have made a move prior to the trade deadline. According to multiple media reports, they have acquired Andre Iguodala in a trade with the Memphis Grizzlies. Justise Winslow is headed to Memphis as part of the deal. Per ESPN Miami is signing Iguodala to a two-year, $30 million extension. Iguodala has a ...
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