Miami Heat wouldn't be surprised by m...

Miami Heat wouldn't be surprised by major moves

There are 17 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from May 4, 2009, titled Miami Heat wouldn't be surprised by major moves. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Erik Spoelstra expressed regret for his team's final performance. "I apologize to the organization and the fans, that even though we got to a Game 7, we just hoped that we could have been a little bit more competitive," the Miami Heat coach said of Sunday's season-ending 91-78 loss in Atlanta.

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FLASH

MedellĂ­n, Colombia

#1 May 4, 2009
Man re-do game 7
That wasnt an 8 second violation that just killed our momentum we could've caught up
Ray Ray

AOL

#2 May 4, 2009
its just going to be the same story next year. they have no room and wouldnt sign anyone next year anyway cause they want alot of room for the class of 2010. i love most of the guys on this team but most of them arent starting caliber NBA players except Dwyane.
Art

Hollywood, FL

#3 May 4, 2009
We did better this season than anyone would have expected. This should raise the bar for next season, hopefully Beasley gets out of his "playful" mood and put his talents to work.
heat

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#4 May 4, 2009
trade marcus banks.marc blount,and jermaine o neal and dorrel wright for dwight howard....then we will be a dominateing team
Tejas

Sydney, Australia

#5 May 4, 2009
I am glad he expressed regret. It was a shameful performance. They way the series had gone, you would have thought a sense of urgency would be paramount. We flunked. Apart from Haslem of course. Wade needed to do what he did in game 6 but he only had 14 points in the first half. You knew it was over then. We have a long, long way to go because in the next week or so Hawks fans will be feeling the same way we do.
HEAT FAN

Pompano Beach, FL

#6 May 5, 2009
Need some aggressive players.
Tee

AOL

#7 May 5, 2009
Beasley needs to grow up no doubt, he is just to soft sorry.Chalmers either needs to greatly improve his offense, or we will be looking at Luther Head getting more time. They should not go out and take on more salary unless they are getting the right person. I strongly suggest Cook stay away from the three point contest next year. If he doesn't improve next year they need to get rid of him. Let's hope that O'Neal gets himself in better shape. These four players clearly have to step up next year and they all need to be held accountable.
Bullshark

Hialeah, FL

#8 May 5, 2009
heat wrote:
trade marcus banks.marc blount,and jermaine o neal and dorrel wright for dwight howard....then we will be a dominateing team
Uh...Banks is already gone, Heat fan.
Chicago Lee

Chicago, IL

#9 May 5, 2009
Bullshark wrote:
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Uh...Banks is already gone, Heat fan.
I don't think he was being serious. But while he's at it, why not throw in Alec Kessler.
ironic

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#10 May 5, 2009
Chicago Lee wrote:
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I don't think he was being serious. But while he's at it, why not throw in Alec Kessler.
I was thinking Willie Burton and Harold Miner. And I think he was dead serious, not smart, just serious.
Go Canes

Tampa, FL

#11 May 5, 2009
Wade headed to Chicago. He and Rose will be the new Jordan/Pippen.
andy

West Palm Beach, FL

#12 May 5, 2009
wow do you even follow the heat or even basketball? marcus banks was already traded for J.O... and also why would the magic make such a dumb deal? come on atleast be a little realistic!
heat wrote:
trade marcus banks.marc blount,and jermaine o neal and dorrel wright for dwight howard....then we will be a dominateing team
Sam

Clearwater, FL

#13 May 5, 2009
Jermaine O'Neal should be traded, but nobody is dumb enough to take a 30 year old center that makes $23 million a year, plays soft and cries for the ball all the time. So, another year of mediocrity for the Heat it is. Hopefully Wade doesn't mind playing with the Chris Quinns and Jamario Moons and sticks around. I personally see him playing for the Knicks, which makes me want to vomit. No way they get LBJ, so who is the next best on that list? Mr. Wade.
A New Day

North Palm Beach, FL

#14 May 5, 2009
C: O'Neal (C-), Anthony (D+)
PF: Beasley (B-), Haslem (C-)
SF: Jones (C-), Moon (C-)
SG: Wade (A+), Cook (D+)
PG: Chalmers (C-), Head (D+)

It's not a good thing when you only have 2 above average NBA starting level players.

If both of those players are great, or a third one joins them...then you have have a good/dangerous team.

Few teams have more than 3 above average players. Atlanta had 3 (Johnson, Smith, and Bibby)...it shouldn't have been enough with Wade & Beasley on our team...but with Wade injuried several of those games and us having so many players new to the play-offs (including Beasley)...it was.

Next year, all those players will have experienced the play-offs...if these two teams remeet next year, its the Heat in 6.
A New Day

North Palm Beach, FL

#15 May 5, 2009
don't forget, O'Neal is training with MJ's old trainer this year...boy did miracles restoring Wade's mojo.
mydrick taylor

Miami, FL

#16 May 6, 2009
we're all just lokking forward to next season we had to give this playoff experience to our young guys so they can be ready for next year and pat riley has to get d-wade some help
mydrick taylor

Miami, FL

#17 May 6, 2009
heat wrote:
trade marcus banks.marc blount,and jermaine o neal and dorrel wright for dwight howard....then we will be a dominateing team
what are u talking about? that was the dumbest statementi've heard all year besides lebron winning MVP even though wade DESERVED it

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