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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 20, 2014.
By United Press International
Greg Oden signs with Miami Heat

Greg Oden signs with Miami Heat

MIAMI, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Greg Oden, a former overall No. 1 NBA draft pick whose career has been marked by injury, officially signed with the Miami Heat, the team said Wednesday.
Miami Heat waive Mike Miller

Miami Heat waive Mike Miller

MIAMI, July 16 (UPI) -- The Miami Heat Tuesday used the amnesty clause to waive small forward Mike Miller, who played on Miami's back-to-back NBA champion teams.

NBA: Minnesota 107, Detroit 101

MINNEAPOLIS, April 6 (UPI) -- Luke Ridnour led a clutch effort from the foul line Saturday that gave Minnesota a 107-101 win over Detroit -- the 1,000th in the career of Coach Rick Adelman.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
By United Press International

Romney wins Tennessee's 11 electoral votes

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney won Tennessee's 11 electoral votes Tuesday, but President Barack Obama won a second term, results showed.
Larry Bird named NBA exec of the year

Larry Bird named NBA exec of the year

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Wednesday that Larry Bird, president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, had been named the league's executive of the year.
Illinois confirms Groce as new coach

Illinois confirms Groce as new coach

URBANA, Ill., March 29 (UPI) -- John Groce was named Thursday as the new head coach for the University of Illinois men's basketball team, the university announced at an Urbana news conference.
Veteran center Turiaf signs with Heat

Veteran center Turiaf signs with Heat

MIAMI, March 21 (UPI) -- Seven-year veteran center Ronny Turiaf has signed a contract with the Miami Heat, team President Pat Riley said Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
By United Press International
Forman, Riley share NBA executive award

Forman, Riley share NBA executive award

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman and Miami Heat President Pat Riley were selected co-winners of the 2011 NBA Executive of the Year Award.

NBA: Utah 112, Minnesota 107

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Deron Williams scored 25 points Wednesday to lead a big Utah comeback that brought the Jazz a 112-107 decision over Minnesota.
Report: Cavs probe possible LeBron tamper

Report: Cavs probe possible LeBron tamper

CLEVELAND, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers suspect the Miami Heat broke NBA anti-tampering rules while wooing free agent forward LeBron James, Yahoo! Sports reported Wednesday.
Reports: Heat pass on center Dampier

Reports: Heat pass on center Dampier

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Miami Heat have decided against offering a contract to free agent center Erick Dampier, multiple reports indicated Friday.
Bosh, Wade say they're heading for Miami

Bosh, Wade say they're heading for Miami

MIAMI, July 7 (UPI) -- Guard Dwyane Wade and forward Chris Bosh told ESPN Wednesday they are intent on playing together in Miami next season.
Real estate developer suing Pat Riley

Real estate developer suing Pat Riley

FORY MYERS, Fla., June 10 (UPI) -- A Florida real estate developer is suing the president of the Miami Heat, claiming he never saw promised profits from a 1998 development deal.

Riley to return as Miami Heat president

MIAMI, May 3 (UPI) -- Miami Heat President Pat Riley said Monday he has signed a contract to return as the NBA team's chief executive.

U.S. detains accused Liberian war criminal

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A Liberian man accused of war crimes in his home country has been detained by U.S. immigration officials, authorities say.

NBA: LA Lakers 103, New Jersey 95

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 27 (UPI) -- Pau Gasol made up for Kobe Bryant's off night, scoring 36 points Friday and carrying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 103-95 win over New Jersey.
Riley steps down as Heat's coach

Riley steps down as Heat's coach

MIAMI, April 28 (UPI) -- Pat Riley said Monday he was stepping down as coach of the Miami Heat but would retain the title of president of the NBA team.
Riley, Ewing, Olajuwon headed for hall

Riley, Ewing, Olajuwon headed for hall

SAN ANTONIO, April 7 (UPI) -- The 2008 Basketball Hall of Fame class includes centers Hakeem Olajuwon and Patrick Ewing, and five-time NBA champion coach Pat Riley.

Heat's Johnson suffers concussion

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Miami Heat forward Alexander Johnson was checked out at a hospital after colliding with a teammate during a game against Washington.

Foot injury ends Shawn Marion's season

MIAMI, April 4 (UPI) -- A foot injury has ended the 2007-08 NBA season of Miami Heat forward Shawn Marion.

NBA: Charlotte 94, Miami 82

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22 (UPI) -- Gerald Wallace had 26 points and five rebounds Saturday to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 94-82 win over the Miami Heat.

NBA: Washington 103, Miami 86

MIAMI, March 21 (UPI) -- Caron Butler scored 25 points Friday and the Washington Wizards had no trouble disposing of the collapsing Miami Heat 103-86.
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