The Miami Heat are preparing for their next game as the news and rumors ramp up.
Check out the latest buzz below.
Bosh Learning How to Play Without Wade
Dwyane Wade sat out a number of games last season, but Chris Bosh still had LeBron James to help him out with the offense. Now without James for the season and Wade for now, Bosh is trying to learn how to play well.
Bosh is shooting just 28.3 percent from the field since losing to the Indiana Pacers a little over a week ago.
“I haven’t been in this position in four or five years, so as far as dudes relying on me to lead them and put up some numbers, it’s different,” Bosh told the Miami Herald.
“Just the volume of touches, the way guys have been playing me, I haven’t seen it in a while.”
Bosh, who went 2-of-17 in the loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, said that he’s doing all of his old moves but understands he needs to adjust.
“Those old moves, you’ve got to put something else on the old moves. Then it’s a good move. It’s something I’ll have to adjust to,” he said.
“If the fastball drops down to 86 [mph], then you got to get a nice 72-mph change-up. Then the fastball seems fast.”
Cole or Chalmers More Likely to be Traded?
A Heat fan recently wondered whether the Heat are going to move Mario Chalmers since he’s displaying his versatility as a shooting guard.
“When it comes to guards the Heat might move, I think it would be more likely to be Cole, considering the Heat opted not to extend him at the Oct. 31 deadline,” said Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel.
“If the Heat re-sign him in the offseason (unless he takes the one-year qualifying offer as a restricted free agent), it would carry his money past the 2016 offseason, when the Heat are trying to mass their cap space for free agency. Chalmers, by contrast, has a contract that ends just before the 2016 offseason. Advantage Mario.
“Ultimately, moving either could come down to the confidence that Shabazz Napier instills as the point guard of the future (his money goes beyond the 2016 offseason, but at the affordable rookie scale).”
No definitive trade rumors have included Heat players yet, but more rumors will start floating around as the deadline approaches next month.
On the other hand, the Heat are seeking out another forward and another big man, so those are potential trade targets.