The franchise’s all-time leader in rebounds and a member of all three of its championship teams signed a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum of $2.3 million on Thursday afternoon to return as the Heat’s captain and a frontcourt reserve off the bench.
The Miami Dolphins welcomed their rookie players to their training facility in Davie on Thursday morning as the start of NFL training camp is just a week away. The Dolphins’ first practice in Davie comes Thursday, July 27, 2017.
Jones ended his career by playing in seven consecutive NBA Finals joining LeBron James and six Boston Celtics Hall of Famers from the 1950s and 1960s as the only players in NBA history to play in The Finals in seven consecutive seasons.
Paris Saint-Germain, the popular French soccer club, is taking over Miami during the next week as part of the build-up to the July 26 game against Juventus. The team is hosting open practices, autograph sessions, and opened a pop-up store in Wynwood.
Giancarlo Stanton homered in his first at-bat for the third consecutive game and tied Aaron Judge for the major-league lead on Wednesday. But Stanton took no pleasure in the accomplishment following another disappointing loss to the Phillies.
Reed, 27, had the option to change his mind and opt-in to his previous contract for next season before June 29. But he never did and the Heat instead drafted Kentucky’s Bam Adebayo, signed former Celtics center Kelly Olynyk and traded Josh McRoberts to Dallas for 7-footer A.J. Hammons to help shore up its front court depth behind Hassan Whiteside, the league’s leading rebounder.
Had the Miami Heat not been able to clear the salary cap space it needed to pick up his $6.27 million option for next season by 11:59 p.m. on July 7, Wayne Ellington, 29, would have just done what he’s done every summer for the last five years and prepared himself to start over with a new team. He’s glad it never came to that.